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AAB announces quartet of senior appointments

Aberdeen-based accountants Anderson Anderson Brown has announced the promotion of four members of their management team to senior positions.

Published 10 April 2015

Baker Tilly strengthens Scottish restructuring and recovery practice with Begbies Traynor trio

Baker Tilly has strengthened its restructuring and recovery practice in Scotland with three senior hires poached from Begbies Traynor.

Published 9 April 2015

Stripped back Co-op returns to annual profit

The Co-operative has today posted a profit of £124m for 2014, marking a remarkable turnaround for the Group which suffered a £255m loss in 2013.

Published 9 April 2015

Business Briefs - 9 April

The Bank of England has announced that UK interest rates are to remain at 0.5 per cent, more than six years after the record low was introduced.

Published 9 April 2015

15 per cent of Scots borrowed money to buy food last month

One in seven Scots say they borrowed money last month to buy food, according to research carried out on behalf of debt advice and solutions provider Debt Advisory Centre Scotland (DACS).

Published 9 April 2015

Aberdeen University capital projects ‘paused’ in cost cutting bid

The University of Aberdeen has put a number of major projects at the campus on hold as part of plans to reduce its budget by £10.5 million.

Published 9 April 2015

Aberdeen launches quartet of post pension reform multi-asset funds

Aberdeen Asset Management has launched four multi-asset funds aimed a retirees exploring post pension reform options.

Published 9 April 2015

Another record month for new Scottish car registrations

A total of 44,826 new cars were sold in Scotland's last month marking yet another record month for motor registrations.

Published 9 April 2015

House prices up 0.4 per cent in March but down year-on-year -Halifax

Latest figures released by the Halifax have revealed that UK house prices rose by 0.4 per cent last month.

Published 9 April 2015

Business Briefs 8th April

The Gleneagles Hotel has seen a near £1 million rise in profits for the financial year prior to its hosting of the Ryder Cup.

Published 8 April 2015

It’s keep calm and carry on for ‘generation cautious’ as first days of reforms play out

New research has revealed that the 55 and overs are not all risk-taking baby boomers but are in fact becoming ‘Generation Cautious.’

Published 8 April 2015

Standard Life executive Begbie off-loads incentive shares to scoop £1m

Standard Life director Sandy Begbie has sold share options worth almost £1 million.

Published 8 April 2015

Young Scots resigned to a life without home ownership

Fewer than half of people aged between 20 and 45 are making financial plans to save for a house while the number of those saving for a deposit has fallen, according to a new report.

Published 8 April 2015

Gillespie Macandrew eye growth with new chairman and chief executive appointments

Law firm Gillespie Macandrew has announced major changes to its leadership team, with Murray Shaw becoming chairman and Chris West taking over as chief executive from Ian Turnbull.

Published 8 April 2015