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Eastern towns lead the way in decade of rising seaside house prices

Three seaside towns in Scotland have recorded at least a doubling in house prices since 2005, according to research from Bank of Scotland.

Published 26 May 2015

Blog: The Modern Slavery Act 2015

Paul Marshall is a partner, and Niall McLean is an associate in the business ethics team at Brodies LLP

Published 26 May 2015

New corporate rules will mean more SME red tape, say lawyers

New laws hailed as making it easier to start and grow a business are actually likely to increase the burden of red tape on Scottish SMEs, according to law firm HBJ Gateley.

Published 26 May 2015

Scotland’s financial jobs market rises 20 per cent as Indy Ref fallout subsides

The number of new financial services jobs available in Scotland's largest cities has increased by more than 20 per cent since the independence referendum, according to a new report.

Published 26 May 2015

Business Briefs - May 22

The Nationwide Building Society has reported a 54 per cent rise in annual pre-tax profit to £1.04bn.

Published 22 May 2015

Tobacco firm targets Scottish Government for billions in plain packaging compensation

A global cigarette and tobacco company is targeting Holyrood as it launches the largest corporate compensation case in history over plain packaging legislation.

Published 22 May 2015

Marjory MacDonald Solicitors to merge with Blackadders LLP

Angus legal firm Marjory MacDonald Solicitors is to merge with Blackadders LLP on 22 May.

Published 22 May 2015

More jobs go at Tullis Russell as KPMG’s hopes of sale fade

More job losses have been announced by administrators at Fife-based paper maker Tullis Russell.

Published 22 May 2015

KPMG and Glasgow nightclub tycoon agree Espionage deal

Espionage, the nightclub business with premises in Edinburgh and Aberdeen has been sold 10 months after it was put into administration.

Published 22 May 2015

Granite City accountancy firms Infinity and Accord Tax to merge

Accord Tax and Accountancy is merging with Infinity Partnership to create an Aberdeen firm serving more than 1,000 clients.

Published 22 May 2015

RBS reveals Scottish branches for the chop

The Royal Bank of Scotland is to close two of its Edinburgh branches this year along with a host of others across Scotland.

Published 22 May 2015

Large challenger banks are no longer mere challengers, says KPMG

The UK challenger banking sector is outperforming the ‘Big Five’ UK high street banks, according to a new KPMG report.

Published 22 May 2015

Business Briefs - May 21

Perth-based energy supplier SSE, the UK's second biggest company, has reported a 39 per cent increase in profits to £456.8 million for the year to March 31.

Published 21 May 2015