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Pre-pack sales to face mandatory independent scrutiny

The UK Government has laid draft regulations in Parliament that implement the requirement for mandatory independent scrutiny of pre-pack administration sales where connected parties are involved in the purchase.

Published 26 February 2021

HMRC chief executive receives scam tax call as fraud reports increase

Jim Harra, the chief executive of HMRC, has revealed that he received a call from fraudsters pretending to be the taxman.

Published 26 February 2021

Jason Cozens: Why central banks will attempt to crush alternative global currencies

Jason Cozens, founder & CEO of fintech Glint, discusses the role banks will play in the future of alternative global currencies. 

Published 26 February 2021

UK Government 'must ensure fintech succeeds', Kalifa Review finds

The UK Government must continue to be focused on ensuring the success of UK fintech, according to the newly released Kalifa Review of Fintech.

Published 26 February 2021

Dentons appoints Claire Armstrong as Scotland managing partner

Dentons has appointed Claire Armstrong to the newly-created role of Scotland managing partner.

Published 26 February 2021

Scottish Government Budget Bill passes Stage 1

Proposed legislation to implement Scotland’s Budget for 2021-22 has passed its first parliamentary hurdle as MSPs voted to endorse the general principles of the Budget Bill at Stage 1.

Published 26 February 2021

Applications open for Business Women Scotland's Programme for Growth

Applications have opened for Business Women Scotland’s Programme for Growth, running virtually from March 9-11.

Published 26 February 2021

Greenshoots: Vistalworks takes part in UK's cyber security programme

Glasgow-based tech firm Vistalworks has taken part in a cybersecurity programme to help the UK lead the fight against cybercrime.

Published 26 February 2021

Aspirational female founders shortlisted as 2021 AccelerateHER Awards finalists

Twelve aspirational female company founders have been shortlisted as finalists in the AccelerateHER Awards 2021.

Published 26 February 2021

Furloughed jobs in Scotland rose over a quarter between December and January

The number of furloughed jobs in Scotland rose by just over a quarter between December and January, according to the latest HMRC coronavirus statistics.

Published 26 February 2021

Financial Conduct Authority announces five senior appointments

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has announced five senior appointments to help drive its transformation.

Published 26 February 2021

Opportunity North East launches Future Skills Partnership

Opportunity North East (ONE) has launched the Future Skills Partnership to enhance digital skills in north east Scotland.

Published 26 February 2021

FRC encourages transparency when reporting against UK Corporate Governance Code

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has today issued advice for companies on how to report transparently and effectively when departing from certain provisions of the UK Corporate Governance Code.

Published 26 February 2021

And finally… royalties

Spain's exiled former king Juan Carlos has paid the country’s tax authority more than €4 million.

Published 26 February 2021

Anderson Anderson & Brown Consulting announces two senior appointments

Anderson Anderson & Brown Consulting Limited (AAB Consulting), the dedicated consulting arm of accountancy firm Anderson Anderson & Brown Group, has announced two senior appointments following a period of growth.

Published 25 February 2021