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Record amount of cash deposited at Post Offices in June

Post Office saw the highest ever amount of cash deposited and withdrawn from its 11,500 branches nationwide in June, according to the latest data from its Cash Tracker.

Published 13 July 2021

Seven figure South Lanarkshire wind farm extension contract to boost local economy

Glasgow-headquartered RJ McLeod has been awarded the “balance of plant” contract by Hamilton-based employer, Banks Renewables for its 15-turbine Kype Muir wind farm extension project near Strathaven in South Lanarkshire.

Published 13 July 2021

Scottish Government releases £12 million of additional funding to Scottish health boards

The Scottish Government has released £12 million in additional funding to health boards across Scotland to support non-Covid emergency care.

Published 13 July 2021

And finally… cardinal sin

A group of alleged fraudsters who dressed up as cardinals in order to dupe people out of millions of euros have been caught in an undercover police operation that saw officers themselves disguised – as priests.

Published 13 July 2021

Interpath Advisory: Scottish insolvencies more than halve over first half of 2021

A new corporate insolvency analysis by Interpath Advisory has revealed that corporate insolvencies across Scotland more than halved during the fix six months of 2021.

Published 12 July 2021

Johnston Carmichael partners with new investment platform for brewers

Accountancy firm Johnston Carmichael has partnered with BrewFunder, a new first of its kind investment platform designed to bring brewers and potential investors together.

Published 12 July 2021

AAB announces acquisition of Edinburgh-based Purpose HR

Anderson Anderson & Brown (AAB) has announced that it has acquired a majority stake in Edinburgh-based Purpose HR.

Published 12 July 2021

Azets: Construction cash crunch looms when moratoriums ends

Scotland’s construction sector could see a high risk of business closures with the expiry of temporary measures introduced under CIGA (Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020) and the removal of financial support schemes such as Furlough, both due to end on 30th September, a construction sector restructuring specialist at Azets has warned.

Published 12 July 2021

Phil Anderson's podcast offering financial guidance tops charts

Phil Anderson, the founder of Phil Anderson Financial Services, is celebrating ranking top on Apple Podcast with his podcast series, ‘The UK Personal Finance Show’.

Published 12 July 2021

Deloitte: UK CFOs gear up for growth and foresee spending boom

Spending by UK businesses is set to surge in the coming months, according to Deloitte’s UK CFO Survey Q2 2021.

Published 12 July 2021

RBS: Scottish private sector ends second quarter with further rapid expansion

Scottish private sector firms registered another solid performance during June, according to the latest Royal Bank of Scotland PMI, as loosening COVID restrictions continued to spur growth.

Published 12 July 2021

‘Hidden’ luxury property market thriving in Scotland

A hidden luxury property market is thriving in Scotland as agents offer exclusive homes on private lists, The Times reports.

Published 12 July 2021

Knight Frank: Edinburgh office take-up surges in Q2 as economy re-opens

Edinburgh office take-up increased nearly 80% in the second quarter of 2021 compared to the first three months of the year as the economy began to emerge from lockdown, according to new analysis from Knight Frank.

Published 12 July 2021

Greenshoots: Scots youngster caught selling bootleg gin at school goes legit by creating award-winning brand

A young Glaswegian once sent home from school for selling his homemade gin to classmates has distilled his teenage rebellion into an award-winning business.

Published 12 July 2021

Scottish Sculpture Workshop shares capital development plans for transformed rural centre in Aberdeenshire

Scottish Sculpture Workshop has unveiled plans for the first phase of its £1.75 million capital development project which will see the creation of a creative community making space, the expansion of its ceramics studios and the refurbishment of its artist studio and accommodation all realised in the coming year.

Published 12 July 2021