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RBS launches £7m fund to support organisations and communities across Scotland

The Royal Bank of Scotland has today unveiled a new £7 million programme to help support communities and organisations across Scotland.

Published 13 January 2020

Enterprise projects in Dumfries and Galloway to receive £500k funding

The Scottish Government has announced that enterprise projects in Dumfries and Galloway will receive a share of more than £500,000 from the South of Scotland Economic Partnership (SOSEP).

Published 13 January 2020

ACCA reveals pass rates for December 2019 exam sitting

ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) has revealed that a total of 4,659 students completed their final exams to become ACCA affiliates during the last sitting of 2019.

Published 13 January 2020

And finally... alpaca my bags

Paul Rippon, the co-founder and deputy CEO of Monzo, is stepping down from his role to farm alpacas with his wife in Northumberland.

Published 13 January 2020

Baillie Gifford fund appoints Caroline Roxburgh and Jonathan Simpson-Dent as non-executive directors

Baillie Gifford's Edinburgh Worldwide Investment Trust has appointed former PwC partner Caroline Roxburgh and McKinsey alumnus Jonathan Simpson-Dent as non-executive directors.

Published 10 January 2020

Scottish Building Society chief Paul Denton joins UK Finance board

UK Finance has appointed Scottish Building Society chief executive Paul Denton to its mortgages board.

Published 10 January 2020

Cluff Natural Resources appoints Sarah McLeod as chief financial officer

Cluff Natural Resources Plc, the AIM-quoted North Sea exploration firm, has appointed Sarah McLeod as chief financial officer.

Published 10 January 2020

RBS: Permanent job placements growth remained marginal in December

Permanent staff appointments increased for the second consecutive month in December, although growth remained historically subdued, the latest Royal Bank of Scotland Report on Jobs has found.

Published 10 January 2020

Andrew Sackey: Corporate fraud crackdown is gathering pace

Andrew Sackey, partner and head of tax fraud investigation at Pinsent Masons, discusses the accelerating speed of the crackdown on corporate fraud.

Published 10 January 2020

Addleshaw Goddard ends 2019 strongly with a deal a day in December

Addleshaw Goddard’s corporate team in Scotland has advised on the completion of more than a deal a day across a busy December.

Published 10 January 2020

Tricore Ltd moves into employee ownership

Aberdeen-based Tricore Ltd has become Scotland’s latest employee-owned business, with all members of staff becoming owners.

Published 10 January 2020

ABI: Trade credit insurers providing lifeline to help businesses cope with record levels of bad debt

Trade credit insurers have helped UK firms cope with a record level of bad debts, according to the latest figures released by ABI.

Published 10 January 2020

UK business confidence soars to record high, says Deloitte

Business sentiment has surged to an all-time high, according to Deloitte’s latest CFO survey.

Published 10 January 2020

ESPC: Decline in Edinburgh, Fife and Borders properties coming to market as 2019 ends

The number of properties coming to market in Edinburgh, Fife and the Borders has declined as 2019 ends, according to ESPC's latest House Price Report.

Published 10 January 2020

Scottish Government announces £125k fund for small bakeries

Independent bakeries are benefitting from £125,000 from the Scottish Government to help small food retailers face the challenges posed by bigger chains.

Published 10 January 2020