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SpaceandPeople appoints Graham Bird as non-executive director

Glasgow-based retail promotions company SpaceandPeople has appointed finance chief Graham Bird as non-executive director.

Published 10 January 2020

And finally... A costly ride

The car which Tupac Shakur was travelling in when he was shot in Las Vegas in 1996 is being sold for $1.75 million.

Published 10 January 2020

EQ Accountants announces trio of partner promotions

Scottish tax and business advisory specialists EQ Accountants LLP has promoted Rachel Bell, Scott Greig and Robert Young from principal managers to partners, effective from 1 April 2020.

Published 9 January 2020

Standard Life Private Equity Trust posts strong results

Standard Life Private Equity Trust Plc has posted strong results following an "active year for new commitments".

Published 9 January 2020

Leonard Curtis Business Rescue and Recovery appointed administrators of Leven Cars Group

Leven Car Company, Scotland’s only Aston Martin and Rolls-Royce car dealership, has gone into administration with Leonard Curtis Business Rescue and Recovery appointed as its administrators.

Published 9 January 2020

Scottish Enterprise provides £39k grant to Angus 3D Solutions

Brechin-based 3D-printing specialist Angus 3D Solutions have received a £39,000 Regional Selective Assistance (RSA) grant from Scottish Enterprise.

Published 9 January 2020

BGF investment opens window to expansion for Livingston manufacturer

Livingston-based Window Supply Company (WSC) is aiming to treble its manufacturing capacity after it secured a £2 million equity investment from BGF.

Published 9 January 2020

The number of fintech enterprises in Scotland continues to grow

FinTech Scotland has confirmed that the number of innovative fintech SMEs based in Scotland has grown by over 60% from 72 to 119 over the last twelve months.

Published 9 January 2020

Federation of Small Businesses elects Andy Aird as Scotland Group chair

Strathaven-based businessman Andy Aird, who has over four decades of experience in the automotive industry, has been elected to co-ordinate grassroots activity for the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) in Scotland.

Published 9 January 2020

Shoosmiths appoints Fiona Cameron as banking partner

Law firm Shoosmiths has appointed Fiona Cameron as a banking partner in its Glasgow branch.

Published 9 January 2020

British Retail Consortium: Worst year on record for retail

Last year marked the “worst year on record” for retail sales in the UK, according to new research conducted by the British Retail Consortium (BRC).

Published 9 January 2020

Scottish Africa Business Association appoints John Paterson as new chairman

Scottish Africa Business Association (SABA), an organisation which is creating export opportunities for Scottish companies, has appointed John Paterson as its new executive chairman.

Published 9 January 2020

FCA acts to help customers get better rates for cash savings

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is today proposing to reform the easy access cash savings market. 

Published 9 January 2020

Holyrood committee launches inquiry into Scotland and UK internal market post-Brexit

Holyrood’s Finance and Constitution Committee has launched a new inquiry into how the UK internal market might operate post-Brexit.

Published 9 January 2020

FRC: Companies must improve governance and reporting to promote sustainability and trust

Companies need to improve their governance practices and reporting if they are to demonstrate their positive impact on the economy and wider society, according to a new report from the Financial Reporting Council (FRC).

Published 9 January 2020