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Publisher crowdfund drive raises £30,000 to continue Graham Hunter football podcast

The Glasgow-based football publishing company responsible for the autobiography of football icon Andrea Pirlo has raised more than £30,000 through a crowdfunding drive to help maintain and improve a popular football podcast.

Published 12 November 2015

Blog: Smart Beta - where active and passive meet

Lloyd Davies, is a financial adviser at Aberdeen-based Central Investment

Published 12 November 2015

Seven out of ten Tullis Russell workers re-employed

The Fife Taskforce, set up in the wake of mass redundancies at the Tullis Russell paper processing plant in Glenrothes, has supported 288 of the 446 workers into re-employment.

Published 12 November 2015

Edinburgh tax specialist welcomes HMRC move to simplify and improve R&D reliefs

Edinburgh-based R&D tax credit specialist, Jumpstart, has welcomed new moves by HMRC to simplify and improve access to research and development (R&D) tax relief for small businesses.

Published 12 November 2015

Record growth continues at Scotland’s busiest airports

Scotland’s busiest airports have continued their record growth, according to latest figures.

Published 12 November 2015

Business minister hails insolvency profession’s contribution to Scottish economy

Scottish Government Business Minister, Fergus Ewing MSP, has hailed the contribution that Scottish Insolvency Practitioners (IPs) make to the Scottish economy in a keynote address to the ICAS Insolvency and Restructuring Conference.

Published 12 November 2015

'Important milestone' reached by Debt Arrangement Scheme

A Scottish government scheme designed to help people with debt has seen more than £100m repaid to creditors.

Published 12 November 2015

Rics: housing shortage continues to push up Scottish prices

The  latest RICS UK Residential Market Survey  has determined that Scottish house prices expected to rise by 4.2 per cent per annum, over the next five years (a cumulative increase of around 25 per cent).

Published 12 November 2015

Prudential takes £3.9bn hit on M&G business

Insurer Prudential, which employs more than 2,000 workers at its site near Stirling, has revealed a £3.9 billion blow to its asset management arm.

Published 11 November 2015

SSE's posts 48 per cent rise in pre-tax profits

Perth-based utilities giant SSE has announced adjusted pre-tax profit of just under £549m in the six months to the end of September – an increase of 48 per cent on the same period last year.

Published 11 November 2015

RBS executives and senior directors scoop £3.3m in new share allowances

A number of key staff members at Royal Bank of Scotland have received more than £3.3 million in shares.

Published 11 November 2015

'Oil should rebound to $80 by 2020'

Oil price should return to $80 a barrel by 2020, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA).

Published 11 November 2015

Regulator stresses key role for auditors

The Scottish Housing Regulator has stressed the key role of auditors in Registered Social Landlords risk management and compliance with regulatory standards.

Published 11 November 2015

Scottish Government to consider croft house loans

The Scottish Government has said it is prepared to look into potentially reintroducing loans for building croft houses.

Published 11 November 2015

2.2% increase in average Scots private 2-bed rents

Rents have soared by more than a third in some parts of Scotland over the past five years, according to new figures.

Published 11 November 2015