Appointments

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Business in the Community (BITC), The Prince of Wales' Responsible Business Network, has appointed Louisa Macdonell as its new Scotland director. Louisa Macdonell joins BITC from the SCVO (Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations) Employability team and is Entrepreneur-in Residence at the Univer

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The UK's second oldest bank, C. Hoare & Co., has announced the appointment of Giles Andrews as an independent non-executive director of the bank. Mr Andrews has extensive experience in financial technology, lending and investment. In 2004, he co-founded Zopa, an online peer-to-peer lending busin

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Wylie & Bisset has appointed a seasoned specialist to manage and grow its growing payroll team. Margaret Egan has over 30 years' payroll experience operating the full gamut of software packages and advising clients on all the increasingly complex and ever-changing processes and regulations invol

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The Entrepreneurial Scotland Foundation has appointed three trustees to its board who will join this summer. Non-executive director of Scottish Golf, Caroline Mansley, CEO of Inspiring Scotland, Celia Tennant, and Jason McGibbon, non-executive director of Scottish National Investment Bank will join

Accountancy

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New PwC analysis has revealed that Scotland’s energy sector has a critical role to play in helping meet the emerging green energy skills gap, with the creation of green jobs related to energy transition north of the border more than one-and-a-half times the national average. The Energy Transit

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New research has highlighted a growing skills gap in the UK and how it is affecting the accounting profession. The research by Go1, shows that over a quarter (28%) of accountants feel they haven’t been properly trained to do their job and that more a third (35%) of accountants agree that

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The Financial Reporting Council (FRC) has released the 20th edition of its annual Key Facts and Trends (KFAT) report. This year's KFAT shows that membership of the accountancy bodies continues to grow, with nearly 390,000 members in the UK and Republic of Ireland and over 590,000 members worldw

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The majority of Scots want finance companies to deliver more responsible investment to tackle climate change, according to a new report from the Global Ethical Finance Initiative (GEFI). In 2019 Global Ethical Finance Initiative (GEFI) asked YouGov to carry out a survey to ascertain what people in S

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New PwC analysis has revealed that Scotland’s energy sector has a critical role to play in helping meet the emerging green energy skills gap, with the creation of green jobs related to energy transition north of the border more than one-and-a-half times the national average. The Energy Transit

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Real earnings in the UK have fallen by a record 3.0%, according to the latest figures published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS). In real terms (adjusted for inflation), growth in total and regular pay fell on the year in April to June 2022 at 2.5% for total pay and 3.0% for regular pay.

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Business in the Community (BITC), The Prince of Wales' Responsible Business Network, has appointed Louisa Macdonell as its new Scotland director. Louisa Macdonell joins BITC from the SCVO (Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations) Employability team and is Entrepreneur-in Residence at the Univer