Xcel Financial Solutions appoints Margo Kidd as director

Glasgow-based Xcel Financial Services Limited (XFS Limited), a provider of sales ledger management, credit control and debt recovery, has appointed Margo Kidd as a director.

Published 30 July 2021

BGF invests almost £33 million in Scottish firms in first half of 2021

Throughout the last six months, the investment team for BGF Scotland has invested close to £33 million across 10 Scottish growth businesses.

Published 30 July 2021

Robertson Group reveals £6.7m operating loss in wake of pandemic

Robertson Group said it has returned to "normal trading expectations” after revealing a £6.7m operating loss last year due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Published 30 July 2021

Aberdeen-based KCA Deutag launches new business unit

Aberdeen-based drilling, engineering and technology contractors KCA Deutag has announced the creation of a new business unit that will expand its offering in both the hydrocarbons and energy transition markets.

Published 30 July 2021

SRC: Scottish shop vacancies spike by a quarter since Q2 2020

Scottish shop vacancies have risen by a quarter since the second quarter of 2020, according to the latest Scottish Retail Consortium (SRC)-Local Data Company (LDC) Vacancy Monitor.

Published 30 July 2021

Cineworld secures £143.3 million in new loans

Cineworld has secured £143.3 million in new loans to secure its finances as the firm prepared for an “unprecedented slate of films” in the second half of this year.

Published 30 July 2021

New SkillSeeder app proves popular with women looking to upskill

SkillSeeder, the go-to marketplace app for in-person and online training, has seen a surge in interest from female skill sharers and skill seekers.

Published 30 July 2021

FRC announces 44% growth in enforcement division

The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has today published its third Annual Enforcement Review revealing that its Enforcement Division has grown by 44% in the last year. 

Published 30 July 2021

FCA proposes changes to streamline decision-making

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) is proposing changes to its decision-making process which will enable it to make faster and more effective decisions.

Published 30 July 2021

And finally... life changing

An Anglo-Saxon coin discovered by a metal detectorist is expected to fetch up to £200,000 at auction.

Published 30 July 2021