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University of Stirling Management School joins global elite

The University of Stirling Management School has been accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA) for its MBA and MBM programmes - the international standard of quality in postgraduate management education.

Published 23 March 2016

Scottish Labour unveils property based levy to replace ‘unfair’ council tax

A new form of local government tax based on property value will replace the “unfair” council tax under new plans revealed by Scottish Labour.

Published 23 March 2016

Scottish Enterprise backs investment to support international growth in oil and gas sector

Oil and gas firm, OneSubsea is to invest £1.8 million in a new research and development (R&D) project to help grow its global presence.

Published 22 March 2016

And finally...golfers pitch in £4 billion a year to UK economy

Golfers in the United Kingdom spent £4.3 billion on their sport in 2014, accounting for 14 per cent of all consumer spending on sport, according to an independent report published today by Sheffield Hallam University’s Sport Industry Research Centre (SIRC).

Published 22 March 2016

Campbell Dallas granted more time to deal with Muirfield creditors

The administrators of collapsed Dundee building company Muirfield Contracts have been given another year to continue their work.

Published 22 March 2016

Scottish businesses urged to get ready for National Living Wage

Two weeks before the new UK National Living Wage comes into force, Scotland Office Minister Andrew Dunlop has urged Scotland’s top business influencers to help spread the word among the Scottish business community.

Published 22 March 2016

Scottish Christians and Muslims unite to tackle banking ethics crisis

The Church of Scotland and Islamic Finance Council UK have announced a partnership to create ethical financial services.

Published 22 March 2016

Scottish income tax rates to be frozen

Published 22 March 2016

Standard Life AGM moves from Scotland for first time ever

For the first time in its 191-year history, Edinburgh-based insurance giant Standard Life is to hold its annual shareholder meeting outside Scotland.

Published 22 March 2016

Professional contracting jobs availability in Scotland falls 3 per cent year-on-year

Following months of growth, demand for professional talent in Scotland has declined by 3 per cent in the 12 months to February 2016, according to the Association of Professional Staffing Companies (APSCo).

Published 22 March 2016

RBS and HMT to retire the DAS as milestone is reached

The Royal Bank of Scotland has today announced the final payment of a Dividend Access Share (‘DAS’) dividend of £1.193 billion to Her Majesty’s Treasury (‘HMT’), marking a significant milestone in the drive to return to shareholder dividend payments.

Published 22 March 2016

Blog: Balancing of Accounts in Bankruptcy

Richard McMeeken is a Partner in Morton Fraser LLP's litigation and dispute resolution team.

Published 22 March 2016

£315 million City Deal for Inverness

Inverness will benefit from a £135 million Scottish Government investment into the city’s infrastructure following the award of a City Deal.

Published 22 March 2016

Standard Life snaps up Munro Partnership

1825, Standard Life’s wholly-owned financial planning business, has established a Scottish regional office with the announcement today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire Munro Partnership Limited with assets under advice of over £600 million.

Published 21 March 2016