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RBS announces first two of three key north of Scotland business development appointments

Royal Bank of Scotland has announced the first two of a trio of new business development appointments for newly created roles in the north of Scotland.

Published 6 May 2015

Miller Homes increases completions target after profit jump

Edinburgh-based Miller Homes has raised its projections to 3,000 homes a year after posting strong profit growth for 2014.

Published 6 May 2015

Dundee accountant announces retirement

Accountant Roger Dunnett has retired as a partner of the Dundee firm Walker Dunnett.

Published 5 May 2015

Business Briefs - May 5

Alexander Dennis, the Scottish bus and coach builder bought 11 years ago by a consortium led by Sir Angus Grossart, Sir Brian Souter and Sir David Murray, could fetch £300 million, if rumours of an impending sale are true.

Published 5 May 2015

Global insurer Hiscox strengthens ties with Scottish broker

Specialist global insurer Hiscox has granted its Scottish broker “delegated authority” to underwrite on its behalf.

Published 5 May 2015

Scotland’s main tourist attractions see visitor numbers soar

Visits to Scotland’s main tourist attractions increased by 1.7 million last year, according to new research conducted by Glasgow Caledonian University’s (GCU) Moffat Centre for Travel and Tourism Business Development.

Published 5 May 2015

Clyde Blowers secures 73 Highland jobs with MacKellar Sub-Sea deal

The business and assets of Grantown-on-Spey-based MacKellar Sub-Sea Limited and its related company, Tritech Nairn Limited, have been sold to Ferguson Marine Engineering, a subsidiary of Clyde Blowers Capital.

Published 5 May 2015

BDO poach new corporate tax manager from JC

BDO has announced that David Dowell will be joining the accountancy firm next week as a senior manager in corporate tax in its Glasgow office.

Published 5 May 2015

William Duncan sets sights on further growth as new Glasgow office opens

Ayr-based accountants William Duncan + Co has launched its expansion drive with the opening of a new Glasgow office.

Published 5 May 2015

Scottish landlord exodus ‘imminent’, survey claims

The removal of no fault grounds for repossession and the spectre of rent controls in city hotspots will result in an exodus of landlords from the Scottish private rented sector (PRS), new research has suggested.

Published 5 May 2015

Johnston Carmichael shortlisted for Scots accountancy gongs as delegation heads to Houston

Johnston Carmichael has been announced as a finalist in the Scottish Accountancy & Finance Awards for an eighth consecutive year.

Published 5 May 2015

Aberdeen hit by £11bn outflows but SWIP effect keeps profits coming

Aberdeen Asset Management grew revenue, profit and assets under management in the six months to the end of March, as last year’s acquisition of Scottish Widows Investment Partnership buoyed half year results.

Published 5 May 2015

Business Briefs - May 1

Scotland’s population reached its highest ever total in 2014, new statistics have shown.

Published 1 May 2015

Two further senior appointments at AAB

Aberdeen-based accountants Anderson Anderson & Brown (AAB) has announced two further key senior appointments.

Published 1 May 2015

Aegon UK MD to move to group’s US business

Edinburgh-based Aegon UK has announced that its managing director is to leave his current role to take up a new position within the Dutch group.

Published 1 May 2015