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Legal & General to fund student accommodation development

Legal & General has agreed to fund the development of new high-quality student accommodation block to a top Scottish university.

Published 29 November 2018

Edrington sells Cutty Sark whisky brand

Premium spirits company Edrington has announced the sale of its Cutty Sark whisky brand to French spirits group La Martiniquaise-Bardinet.

Published 29 November 2018

AAB becomes Sleep in the Park sponsor

Aberdeen-based accountancy firm Anderson Anderson & Brown LLP (AAB) has announced that it is to be a corporate sponsor of Sleep in the Park, a nationwide sleep out organised by social enterprise Social Bite, aimed at ending homelessness in Scotland for good.

Published 29 November 2018

Blog: ICAAP: Making a wrong move could cost businesses dearly

By Emma MacArthur, Manager at Scott-Moncrieff

Published 29 November 2018

Clydesdale boss pay hit as PPI charges bite

David Duffy, chief executive of Clydesdale Bank owner CYBG, suffered a fall in his overall pay on the back of the £164 million loss the lender disclosed last week.

Published 28 November 2018

UK bank IT failures more than doubled in a year - FCA

UK bank IT failures have more than doubled over the past year, according to new data compiled by the Financial Conduct Authority.

Published 28 November 2018

Standard Life Aberdeen boss named on Edinburgh's Poverty Commission

Edinburgh’s Poverty Commission met for the first time this week and named nine commissioners, which included a senior figure at Standard Life Aberdeen, and one commission advisor to define the long-term responses needed to significantly reduce poverty in Edinburgh.

Published 28 November 2018

Scottish retail failures highest in five years

The number of retailers in Scotland going bust in 2018 is set to be the highest in five years, according to new analysis of the sector by leading accountants and business advisers French Duncan.

Published 28 November 2018

Barclays backs next generation to boost Scotland's farms

Barclays has today launched #FarmtheFuture, a nationwide campaign encouraging farmers to plan for their future and tell young people about the benefits of a career in agriculture, as new data reveals that Britain’s farming population is ageing rapidly.

Published 28 November 2018

More than a quarter have not put any money into savings in the past 12 months

The latest Lloyds Bank Quarterly Savings Review shows that many Brits are still struggling to save, with the majority of reasons given for not saving showing a common feeling of pressure on personal finances.

Published 28 November 2018

Permanent vacancies in Scotland rise 39 per cent year-on-year

Demand for permanent professionals in Scotland rose by 39 per cent year-on-year to October 2018, according to research from the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo).

Published 28 November 2018

LDC Scotland welcomes new investment director

LDC, the mid-market private equity investor, has bolstered its team in Scotland with the appointment of Lee Donaldson as investment director.

Published 28 November 2018

Scottish Government says Brexit draft agreement could cost £1,600 per person as May arrives to sell her deal

The UK Government's proposed Brexit deal will make Scotland poorer, the Scottish Government has said.

Published 28 November 2018

1825 appointed by Hymans Robertson to deliver staff financial education programme

1825, the financial planning and advice arm of Standard Life Aberdeen, has been appointed by independent pensions and risk consultancy Hymans Robertson to deliver a financial educational programme to all their employees and partners across the UK.

Published 27 November 2018

Degree gives women bigger salary advantage than men, official report finds

Data published today shows that women in the UK are much more likely to get an increase in earnings as a result of going to university than men.

Published 27 November 2018