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New Govt report shows tech jobs booming in Scotland

New analysis of the 2.1 million people that work in the UK digital tech sector and live job adverts has captured the extent to which the digital tech sector is spreading beyond its stronghold in London and the South East.

Published 14 June 2019

Student debt hits £5.5 billion in Scotland

New figures from the Student Loans Company have revealed that total publicly owned student debt in Scotland has hit over £5.5 billion.

Published 14 June 2019

UK needs Sarbanes-Oxley style regime, says ICAS

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS) is calling for the UK to implement a US-style Sarbanes-Oxley regime on internal controls, to make audit fit for purpose for the 21st century.

Published 14 June 2019

Burness Paull assembles expert boardroom governance team

A new advice service dedicated to working with companies to enhance their boardroom governance has been launched by Burness Paull LLP.

Published 14 June 2019

Scottish EDGE Round 14 awards over £1 million to ground-breaking Scottish start-up businesses

The winners of Scottish EDGE Round 14 have been announced with designer sustainable wooden bag manufacturer, Roccio, taking the inaugural Circular Economy EDGE Award.

Published 14 June 2019

Dundee social enterprise wins national award to support third sector

A new social enterprise has won a prestigious national award to support charities while ploughing hundreds of thousands of pounds back into the third sector.

Published 14 June 2019

Prime commercial development sold in Glasgow’s Central Business District

Global real estate agency CBRE has announced that it has acquired 120 West Regent Street, a multi-let prime office investment in the heart of Glasgow’s Central Business District, on behalf of West Ranga Property Group.

Published 14 June 2019

And finally… designers propose world’s first 360-degree infinity pool atop London skyscraper

Death defying swimming pools are set to become the newest architectural trend in central London under newly unveiled concept designs.

Published 14 June 2019

MHA Henderson Loggie to wind up Tayside Plumbing & Building Supplies

Accountancy firm MHA Henderson Loggie has announced that directors at Tayside Plumbing & Building Supplies have announced their decision to close the 45 year old company and wind the business up while it remains solvent.

Published 13 June 2019

FCA final report on RBS GRG branded "complete whitewash"

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today published the final report on its investigation in to Royal Bank of Scotland’s (RBS) treatment of small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) customers transferred to its Global Restructuring Group (GRG).

Published 13 June 2019

Scottish architecture firm latest to become employee owned

Glasgow-based architectural practice Anderson Bell +Christie has become the latest Scottish business to announce its transition to employee ownership – an increasingly popular business model.

Published 13 June 2019

FreeAgent secures industry first with new Open Banking link-up

Edinburgh-based cloud accounting provider FreeAgent has secured an industry first by successfully connecting its software to the UK’s biggest banks through the new Open Banking framework.

Published 13 June 2019

Scottish SMEs experience decline in business health in the first quarter of the year

Clydedale Bank owner CYBG’s latest SME Health Check Index dropped by 6.6 points to 48.5 at a national level in the first quarter of 2019, its lowest rating for a year, driven by lower SME borrowing and an increase in businesses operating below capacity.

Published 13 June 2019

Scottish Government to sell off Prestwick Airport

Prestwick Airport will be advertised for sale as the Scottish Government said it looks to return the facility to the private sector.

Published 13 June 2019

Wylie & Bisset’s Accountant in Bankruptcy contract extended by two years

Chartered Accountants Wylie & Bisset has had its contract with Accountant in Bankruptcy (AiB) extended by a further two years.

Published 13 June 2019