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Foresight Group opens Edinburgh office

Finance management company Foresight Group has opened an office in Edinburgh's George Street to support the deployments of the £20 million Foresight Scottish Growth Fund.

Published 7 November 2019

Grant Thornton leads sale of McConechy's Tyre Service to Halfords

A team from Grant Thornton Corporate Finance has led the sale of Ayr-based McConechy's Tyre Service Ltd to Halfords Group Plc.

Published 7 November 2019

RICS: Weak economic outlook constrains Scottish construction sector optimism

Optimism in Scotland’s construction sector has weakened for the year ahead however workloads are holding firmer than other UK regions, according to a new survey.

Published 7 November 2019

Edinburgh Tax Network to host two-part series of seminars on IR35

The Edinburgh Tax Network, in conjunction with Terra Firma Chambers, will present a two-part series of seminars on IR35.

Published 7 November 2019

Wheatley Group vice-chair Sheila Gunn joins board of Scottish Building Society

Sheila Gunn, vice-chair of Wheatley Group, has joined the board of Scottish Building Society in a non-executive role.

Published 7 November 2019

Bank of Scotland's latest £20 note features Queensferry Crossing

Bank of Scotland has revealed the design of its latest £20 which will feature a new image of the Forth Bridge, with the Queensferry Crossing visible in the background.

Published 7 November 2019

RBS: Female entrepreneurs less likely to ask for funding

Male entrepreneurs are more likely than female entrepreneurs to ask for funding from an external source, a new survey by Royal Bank of Scotland reveals.

Published 7 November 2019

Aberdeen Latin American Income Fund posts annual profits

Aberdeen Latin American Income Fund has reported a share price total return of +19.9% alongside a net asset value total return of +22.4%, both ahead of the benchmark's total return +17.4%.

Published 7 November 2019

Barclays sees increase in TV and film production funding

The TV and film production sector is experiencing a period of phenomenal growth, driven by demand for UK content from Netflix and Amazon Prime, according to new data released today by Barclays Business Banking.

Published 7 November 2019

Tayport-based Foodmek receives £500k from Scottish Loan Scheme

Tayport-based food processing equipment manager Foodmek has obtained a £500,000 loan from Scottish Loan Scheme (SLS) to help activate its growth plan.

Published 7 November 2019

Clear Business moves into Clyde Gateway's One Rutherglen Links office development

Clyde Gateway has announced that Scotland’s second-largest water supplier Clear Business will become the second tenant of their speculative office development, One Rutherglen Links.

Published 7 November 2019

And finally... digital banking

DBS has launched a hybrid human-robo investment service to offer customers in Singapore financial advice.

Published 7 November 2019

Scottish Friendly doubles assets under management after acquiring life and pensions book from Canada Life

Scottish Friendly has announced a "substantial" acquisition of life and pensions policies from Canada Life, increasing the financial mutual's assets under management by £2.4 billion to over £5bn.

Published 6 November 2019

French Duncan announces Edinburgh appointments after £250k office refurbishment

Accountancy and business advisory firm French Duncan LLP has announced a series of appointments in its Edinburgh office following a £250,000 refurbishment.

Published 6 November 2019

Scottish horticultural wholesaler secures £1.6m RBS and Lombard funding package

Horticultural grower Craigmarloch Nurseries has been provided with a £1.6 million funding package from Royal Bank of Scotland and Lombard.

Published 6 November 2019