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PwC loses third major retailer this year as John Lewis switches

Department store chain John Lewis has ditched accountants PwC.

Published 4 June 2015

Two new hires for Baker Tilly’s Scottish consulting practice

Accountants Baker Tilly have made two senior appointments at their consulting practice in Scotland.

Published 3 June 2015

Female fund managers remain just 7 per cent of industry

Latest research has revealed that the number of female bosses in the asset management industry has not moved over the past year.

Published 3 June 2015

Cash home buys at record high - Nationwide

Nearly four out of 10 UK homes were sold during the first three months of 2015 were bough with cash, according to the UK’s second biggest mortgage lender.

Published 3 June 2015

Aberdeen can “easily” negotiate “inconvenient” Brexit, says Gilbert

Aberdeen Asset Management chief executive Martin Gilbert has said that he harbours no worries for his business in the case of a British exit from the EU.

Published 3 June 2015

Hazledene announces £11m upgrade of grand old Maltese hotel

Hazledene Investment Management, part of the Edinburgh-based hotel and property development group, Hazledene, has today announced a £11 million restoration and refurbishment of Malta’s grandest hotel.

Published 3 June 2015

£1bn Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Deal plans move forward

Plans for a £1 billion City Deal involving six local authorities has moved a step closer following a £275,000 investment by Fife Council.

Published 3 June 2015

HSBC to cut up to 20,000 jobs in wake of tax scandal

HSBC, Britain’s biggest bank, is to announce plans to cut 20,000 jobs globally.

Published 3 June 2015

Standard Life Investments/Ignis integration sees 10 funds renamed

Edinburgh-based wealth manager Standard Life Investments has announced plans to rename 10 funds taken on as part of its acquisition of Ignis last year.

Published 3 June 2015

Private sector house building drives rise in new build completions

A 16 per cent increase in private-led new build homes has accounted for a large proportion of a continued rise in housing completions across the country.

Published 2 June 2015

Glasgow reveals plans for £400m share of City Deal

Glasgow City Council has revealed details of the range of projects to benefit from its share of a £1.13 billion City Deal over the next 10 years.

Published 2 June 2015

Aberdeen business driving lawyers Bond Dickinson as profits soar

Commercial lawyers Bond Dickinson have announced seven per cent growth for the business, buoyed by continuing activity for its Aberdeen office.

Published 2 June 2015

Business Briefs - June 2

Scottish engineering dips again

Published 2 June 2015

Scottish Investment Trust outperforms market with total return just shy of 10 per cent

Investment group Scottish Investment Trust has announced that its net asset value per share total return in the first half of the year fell just short of 10 per cent.

Published 2 June 2015

Osborne could use Mansion House address to announce RBS sale

Chancellor George Osborne’s Mansion House address to senior City figures next week is expected to include a layout of plans for the selling off of the government’s 80 per cent stake in Royal Bank of Scotland.

Published 2 June 2015