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Shoppers numbers sag but vacancy rate improves -SRC

October saw footfall numbers in Scotland down 0.6 per cent year-on-year but better than the 0.8 per cent decline recorded in September, according to latest figures.

Published 16 November 2015

Upmarket housebuilder named Scotland’s Large Business of the Year

A star-studded event graced by George Clooney has seen CALA Homes named Scotland’s large business of the year.

Published 16 November 2015

Generation Y’s depleting pension pot and how to save it

Aberdeen accountancy firm Hall Morrice is urging young people not to delay retirement plans.

Published 16 November 2015

Job cuts expected at Aberdeen Asset Management

Aberdeen Asset Management is set to reveal job cuts to reduce costs in the face of emerging markets pressures.

Published 16 November 2015

Neat figures reveal top Scotch is up 60 per cent in the US

Premium single malt Scotch whisky exports to the US have soared by 60 per cent between 2004 and 2014.

Published 13 November 2015

More job cuts expected as RBS seeks £2bn cost savings in CIB division

Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) has set out plans to cut costs in its corporate and institutional banking (CIB) business by about £2bn over the next three years as part of a wider strategy to reduce the size of the division.

Published 13 November 2015

Aegon boss eyes future of online pensions as profits dip

Edinburgh-based insurer Aegon UK is eyeing an online expansion having more than doubled assets on its digital platform this year already.

Published 13 November 2015

Scotland's poorest most likely to be involved in crime

Scotland's poorest people are more likely to be victims of crime while the clear-up rates of police have not helped the worst hit areas of the country according to two new studies.

Published 13 November 2015

£50,000 prize launched to boost creative collaboration in Scotland

A £50,000 competition has been launched to inspire Scotland’s creative businesses to collaborate and grow.

Published 13 November 2015

Thousands of Scottish jobs at risk in HMRC office cull

HMRC is to consolidate its UK network of offices in a move which could see more than 2,000 jobs lost in Scotland.

Published 13 November 2015

Aberdeen Asset Management charitable foundation opts to support Childhope

Aberdeen Asset Management Charitable Foundation has selected ChildHope as its fourth emerging markets charity partner.

Published 13 November 2015

Imminent HBOS report to question FSA investigation after collapse

A long-awaited investigation into the collapse of HBOS in 2008, which is due to be published next week, is expected to question the regulator’s decision to only investigate one executive over the affair.

Published 13 November 2015

e-Safe lands funding package from Maven-managed fund

The Greater Manchester Loan Fund, managed by Scottish investment firm Maven Capital Partners, has invested in Salford-based e-Safe Systems Limited, a specialist software and service provider focused on safeguarding  and the monitoring of risk across the UK educational sector.

Published 12 November 2015

Wealthy student at Scottish university has Maserati confiscated after being caught drink-driving - twice

A wealthy student at Stirling University had his Maserati confiscated yesterday after he was caught drink-driving for the second time.

Published 12 November 2015