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Mackie's invests £100,000 in UK-wide marketing drive

Mackie's of Scotland is embarking on a £100,000 growth drive to build awareness with new audiences across the UK.

Published 26 June 2020

Zumo becomes latest crypto start-up to partner with Modulr

Zumo, the Edinburgh-based cryptocurrency wallet and exchange platform, has taken its first step towards the creation of a seamless fiat-to-cryptocurrency payments system with the launch of a sterling (GBP) functionality, powered by Modulr, the digital payments platform.

Published 26 June 2020

Lloyds Bank International to cut 80 jobs

Lloyds Bank International has announced that it will be cutting 80 jobs as investment management firm Brooks Macdonald has purchased part of the business. The cuts will be made across various teams based in Jer

Published 26 June 2020

And finally… acting the goat

A bitter row between two neighbours over the paternity of five goats has ended up in court.

Published 26 June 2020

Charlotte Edwards: IR35 Reform – full steam ahead for April 2021

Charlotte Edwards, global employment taxes senior manager and head of IR35 at Anderson Anderson & Brown (AAB), discusses the needs for films to plan for the IR35 changes coming into place in 2021. 

Published 25 June 2020

RBS to create over 60 apprenticeships for young people from disadvantaged backgrounds

The Royal Bank of Scotland is launching a new apprenticeship programme at its digital and innovation unit for 16 to 24-year-olds.

Published 25 June 2020

Scottish Government requests new financial powers

Finance secretary Kate Forbes has formally requested new powers to help Scotland meet “the significant economic and fiscal challenges” of coronavirus.

Published 25 June 2020

Aviva to redevelop office block in Haymarket

Aviva Investors, a subsidiary of Perth-based insurance giants Aviva has announced plans to redevelop a 1970s office block in Edinburgh's Haymarket.

Published 25 June 2020

Saffery Champness: VAT deferred payments scheme cuts off on June 30

Saffery Champness is reminding rural businesses that the VAT payment holiday, which ran from March 21 because of the COVID-19 crisis, ends on June 30.

Published 25 June 2020

Peter Vardy Group prepares to open showrooms in Scotland

The Peter Vardy Group is preparing to open its dealerships across the UK, having completed an extensive coronavirus Health & Safety programme to ensure they are safe places to work and buy.

Published 25 June 2020

Martyn Paterson: ESG investing

Martyn Paterson, financial planner at AAB Wealth, discusses the intricacies of ESG investing.

Published 25 June 2020

Harry Nimmo takes over Aberdeen Standard Investments Global Smaller Companies fund

Veteran fund manager Harry Nimmo been appointed co-manager of the £1 billion Aberdeen Standard Investments Global Smaller Companies fund which he helped create in 2012.

Published 25 June 2020

New Scottish tourism recovery taskforce assembled

A new taskforce created to drive forward the recovery of Scotland’s vital tourism sector is to meet for the first time.

Published 25 June 2020

FCA seeks industry views on a new prudential regime for UK investment firms

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is seeking views on establishing a new prudential regime for UK investment firms.

Published 25 June 2020

And finally... asset depreciation

A brand new Lamborghini has been written off after it crashed on a motorway just twenty minutes after it was purchased in West Yorkshire.

Published 25 June 2020