Edinburgh-based LendingCrowd named Best P2P Business Lender

Edinburgh-based fintech lending platform LendingCrowd has been named Best P2P Business Lender at the inaugural Growth Finance Awards.

Published 13 September 2019

Investment performance of rare Scotch dips for first time

The investment performance of rare Scotch dipped during the first six months of the year, the first such recorded half year decline, according to new analysis.

Published 13 September 2019

Mitie secures ‘payment-by-results’ extension to IFM contract with Lloyds

Mitie Group has been awarded an extension to its contract to provide integrated facilities management (IFM) services to Lloyds Banking Group (LBG) which will see the firm paid on its results.

Published 13 September 2019

Accountant David MacFarlane jailed for providing false alibi for gangster

Accountant David MacFarlane has been found guilty of perjury and jailed for three years after providing a false alibi for a gangster.

Published 13 September 2019

And finally... feel the heat

A major porn production company has launched a $10 million bid for naming rights to the home stadium of a major basketball team.

Published 13 September 2019

ICAS names Hamisha Mehta as top young chartered accountant for 2019

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS) has named Hamisha Mehta as the top young chartered accountant for 2019.

Published 12 September 2019

Glasgow-based challenger bank Alba partners with software company Temenos

New Scottish SME challenger bank Alba has moved closer to launch next year after partnering with software company Temenos.

Published 12 September 2019

Bank of Scotland tops number of complaints to financial ombudsman in first half of 2019

There were more complaints about Bank of Scotland to the Financial Ombudsman Service (FOS) in the first half of the year than any other bank, according to new figures.

Published 12 September 2019

Barclays’ Eagle Labs announces AI Frenzy events across Scotland

Barclays’ national network of Eagle Labs is set to host a series of free artificial intelligence (AI) themed Frenzy events across Scotland to inspire entrepreneurs and businesses to consider the opportunities being presented by the increasingly high-profile technology.

Published 12 September 2019

Ten finalists to compete at Scottish Financial Services Awards 2019

Ten companies and individuals have been named as finalists across three categories for the Scottish Financial Services Awards 2019, run by Scottish Financial Enterprise (SFE) and sponsored by EY.

Published 12 September 2019