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Campbell Dallas partners take over as Cairngorm Mountain Funicular Railway operator enters administration

Cairngorm Mountain Limited, the company that operates the Cairngorm Mountain Funicular Railway and associated visitor attractions, has been placed in administration, with Campbell Dallas partners Blair Milne and Derek Forsyth appointed as joint administrators.

Published 30 November 2018

Minister visits Edinburgh fintech for pensions dashboard demonstration

Ivan McKee, Scotland’s minister for trade, investment and innovation, visited the Edinburgh headquarters of Scottish fintech firm Origo this week.

Published 30 November 2018

Royal Bank of Scotland takes space at capital’s data science hub

Royal Bank of Scotland has opened a data innovation research unit at the University of Edinburgh, where it will join other industries, academics, and public sector partners in the heart of Edinburgh’s data science community.

Published 30 November 2018

Think tank warns Scottish Government can't afford to match UK government tax cuts

The Scottish Government will face an "unaffordable" £1 billion black hole over the next four years if it decides to match the UK government's tax cut for higher earners in its own budget, a think tank has warned.

Published 30 November 2018

Scottish businesses 'hostile to Brexit' as two thirds expect no benefits

Scottish businesses owners remain "hostile to the idea of Brexit", accountants and financial advisers French Duncan have said after a new survey showed two thirds of Scottish businesses don't believe they will benefit from Brexit.

Published 30 November 2018

Council approves Digital Glasgow Strategy to drive social and economic benefits from the digital revolution

More than 70 actions are to be delivered through a strategy approved by Glasgow councillors which includes a proposed new partnership to deliver investment in digital infrastructure and 5G mobile technology throughout the city.

Published 30 November 2018

Scottish Enterprise to lead work to transform Michelin Dundee site

Scottish Enterprise will lead work to transform the future of the Michelin Dundee site under a new plan agreed by the Scottish Government, working group partners and Michelin management.

Published 30 November 2018

And finally... wrong move

A modest Glasgow flat struggled to find a buyer after property website Rightmove accidentally listed it with a price tag of nearly £8 million.

Published 30 November 2018

Brewin Dolphin profits up by nearly £11m

Investment firm Brewin Dolphin said it had enjoyed a “strong” year in Scotland as it reported annual results showing profits across its business have risen by almost a fifth.

Published 29 November 2018

RBS move on Lobo loans could save Scottish councils hundreds of millions

Scotland’s three largest councils could collectively save over £1 billion by re-financing controversial high interest ‘Lobo’ loans, after one high street bank, Royal Bank of Scotland, indicated it is “open to discussions” about loan re-financing after agreeing to new terms over similar arrangements with with Kent and Northamptonshire councils.

Published 29 November 2018

Scottish smaller firms support up to 70 per cent of rural private sector jobs

Firms with fewer than 50 employees sustain up to seven in ten private sector jobs in parts of Scotland, according to figures compiled by the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) ahead Small Business Saturday this weekend.

Published 29 November 2018

Blog: Enterprise goes into reverse for floating charge-holders

Bruce Wood of Morton Fraser assess the implications for Scotland of the reinstatement of the "Crown Preference" in all insolvency processes

Published 29 November 2018

‘Social Capitalism’: A new measure of national success

Edinburgh-based global asset manager Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI) has released its first major study from the Aberdeen Standard Investments Research Institute.

Published 29 November 2018

Private finance secured for Port of Leith Distillery

Work to deliver a new distillery in Leith is set to begin next year after a group of private investors committed £10 million to the project.

Published 29 November 2018

Scottish office sector returns strengthen further in Q3

Scottish commercial real estate achieved a total return of 1.7 per cent in the third quarter of 2018, according to new data released by property consultant CBRE.

Published 29 November 2018