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Liquidators seek former Cash Genie customers to complete redress process

Liquidators for payday lender Cash Genie (Ariste Holding Limited) are seeking out former customers who may be entitled to a payout as a result of the company’s unfair practices.

Published 6 January 2016

Sigma share price rises ahead of profit rise news

Edinburgh-based Sigma Capital has seen an 11 per cent rise in its share price after revealing that it is due to issue a positive trading update.

Published 6 January 2016

Clark Thomson eyes further acquisitions as it posts “excellent results”

Perth-based insurance broker Clark Thomson has reported “excellent results” in a year in which it consolidated its position as the industry’s largest independent Scottish player.

Published 6 January 2016

Investment fund expands team with Aberdeen appointment

The Business Growth Fund (BGF), which has invested more than £100 million in 19 companies across Scotland since 2011, has expanded its team in Aberdeen, taking its dedicated investment staff in Scotland to ten people

Published 5 January 2016

Labour pledges £3,000 boost for first time buyers

First time buyers will be given £3,000 towards the purchase of a property under new plans unveiled by Scottish Labour.

Published 5 January 2016

Over 700,000 people in Scotland fear missing rent or mortgage payments this year

New research has found that more than one in four adults in Scotland who are responsible for paying rent or a mortgage are worried about covering the cost of their housing in 2016.

Published 5 January 2016

First time buyer numbers rose by almost a quarter last year as costs fell

The number of completed first-time UK buyer transactions climbed to 31,300 in November, according to the latest First-time Buyer Tracker from Your Move & Reeds Rains.

Published 5 January 2016

Oil and gas production up for first time in 15 years

Chief executive of Oil & Gas UK Deirdre Michie has welcomed the first increase in production on the UK continental shelf for over 15 years as it was revealed that oil and gas production has increased by 7 per cent over the past twelve months.

Published 5 January 2016

Aberdeen AM donates £100,000 local good causes

A host of worthy causes have been able to support more people than ever before thanks to a helping hand from Aberdeen Asset Management's charitable foundation.

Published 5 January 2016

Scottish business confidence loses steam over weaker UK demand -BoS

Scottish business confidence for the next six months has declined as companies forecast weaker UK demand in 2016, according to the latest Business in Britain report from Bank of Scotland.

Published 5 January 2016

Campbell Dallas appoints new specialist tax partner

Campbell Dallas has added a tax partner to the firm’s Glasgow office.

Published 5 January 2016

Sir Tom Hunter enjoys big property profit hike

West Coast Capital, Sir Tom Hunter’s property investment businesses, has reported a significant increase in profits over the past 12 months.

Published 24 December 2015

‘SMEs finally seeing renewed commitment from financial services industry’

Early signs are emerging that SMEs are, at last, feeling supported by the Financial Services industry.

Published 24 December 2015