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Black Friday boom could prove a bust for unwary e-businesses, Eureka Solutions warns

E-commerce retailers and start-ups have been warned by Scottish-based cloud software experts Eureka Solutions, that the highly-anticipated Black Friday and festive shopping rushes could end up damaging their operations instead of benefitting them.

Published 12 October 2021

Scottish Government announces £450,000 boost for the events sector

An additional £450,000 has been made available as part of Scotland’s Events Recovery Fund to help the return of events across the country.

Published 12 October 2021

And finally… grounded

A speeding motorist was relieved of his brand-new Lamborghini just hours after he purchased it under new Danish legislation.

Published 12 October 2021

Chiene + Tait announces five new hires following UK Enterprise Investment Scheme Award

The entrepreneurial tax team at accountancy firm Chiene + Tait (C+T) has taken on five new recruits to help service major growth over the last quarter.

Published 11 October 2021

McCrea FS appoints Gerard Cumming to head up mortgages team

McCrea Financial Services has announced the appointment Gerard Cumming as its new mortgage and protection adviser, as part of a recruitment drive which follows strong growth this year.

Published 11 October 2021

Par Equity named Best EIS Manager 2021

Edinburgh-based investment manager Par Equity has won Best EIS Manager at the prestigious 2021 EISA (Enterprise Investment Scheme Association) awards.

Published 11 October 2021

Former SFE CEO Graeme Jones joins Exizent board

Exizent, the Glasgow-based technology firm, has appointed Graeme Jones, the former CEO of Scottish Financial Enterprise, as a senior adviser to its board.

Published 11 October 2021

Tilney Smith & Williamson continues expansion with two new hires

Wealth management and professional services group Tilney Smith & Williamson has announced two further senior hires in its financial intermediaries business development team which provides investment management services to financial advisers.

Published 11 October 2021

G&S Investments acquires Lanarkshire pharmacy with HSBC UK funding

G&S Investments is now the sole owner of Lanarkshire chemist thanks to substantial funding from HSBC UK.

Published 11 October 2021

Scottish expansion for fee-sharing law firm Spencer West

Integrated fee-sharing law firm Spencer West LLP has launched a Scottish practice.

Published 11 October 2021

New Glasgow offices for DM Hall

Independent chartered surveyors DM Hall is set to move next month to new, highly visible office premises at 12 Bothwell Street in Glasgow.

Published 11 October 2021

Aviva reveals unusual claims as it celebrates 325 years

Perth-based insurance giant Aviva has trawled through its archives to unearth a treasure trove of unusual claims dating back centuries, as it approaches its 325th anniversary on November 12.

Published 11 October 2021

RBS: Private sector output growth moderates but remains sharp

Scottish private sector firms registered a further sharp uplift in business activity during September, according to the latest Royal Bank of Scotland PMI.

Published 11 October 2021

TSB extends banking scheme for people experiencing homelessness

TSB has extended its pilot scheme that offers bank accounts to homeless people.

Published 11 October 2021

New Virgin Money app to help businesses improve their sustainability

Virgin Money, owner of Glasgow-based Clydesdale Bank, has launched a free new app designed to help businesses be more sustainable by measuring, tracking and offering guidance on improving their Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) credentials.

Published 11 October 2021