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KPMG cuts partners' pay as profits fall

KPMG has cut the average pay of each of its 621 equity partners by £52,000 after the firm experienced a decline in profits.

Published 12 December 2019

Innis & Gunn crowdfunding campaign tops £2m

Scottish brewer Innis & Gunn is well on the way to building the largest major brewery in Edinburgh for over 150 years as it’s ‘Beer Money’ crowdfunding campaign sails past the crucial £2 million mark.

Published 12 December 2019

Coventry Building Society blunder exaggerated financial strength for 11 years

Coventry Building Society has released a statement which admits the society's exaggeration of its financial strength for the last 11 years due to a calculation error.

Published 12 December 2019

St James's Place Wealth Management acquires Linlithgow financial firm

St James's Place Wealth Management (SJP) has today announced its acquisition of the Linlithgow-based financial advice firm Policy Services Ltd (PSL).

Published 12 December 2019

Specialized Signs drives sustainability with HSBC UK funding

Edinburgh-based Specialized Signs, a signs and graphics company, has purchased the very first HP R1000 printer in Scotland, enabling the company to print far faster and more efficiently, following a six-figure funding package from HSBC UK.

Published 12 December 2019

RICS: Scottish housing market subdued but prices hold up

House prices in Scotland continued to hold up in November, despite ongoing uncertainty and a subdued picture regarding activity, according to the monthly Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) Residential Market Survey.

Published 12 December 2019

Ceres Holographics awarded €1.4m grant

St Andrews-based Ceres Holographics has been awarded a €1.4 million  European Commission Horizon 2020 grant to accelerate the commercialisation of its holographic technology.

Published 12 December 2019

Edinburgh-based Current Health closes £9m funding round

Edinburgh-based Current Health has closed a £9 million ($11.5m) Series A funding round led by MMC Ventures and Legal & General.

Published 12 December 2019

Waracle receives £4.8m investment from BGF

Waracle, one of the UK's largest mobile apps and digital products developers, has received a £4.8m investment from BGF, one of the UK and Ireland’s most active investors in growing businesses, to support its long-term growth plans.

Published 12 December 2019

Erris Resources to join gold search in Scottish mountains

Erris Resources has announced that it has entered into an Option Agreement with GreenOre Gold Plc giving it the option to acquire 80% of the Loch Tay gold and associated base metals project in Perthshire.

Published 12 December 2019

Souter and Gloag step down at Stagecoach

Sir Brian Souter and Dame Ann Gloag have announced that they will step down from Stagecoach Group's board of directors.

Published 12 December 2019

SIS Ventures appoints David Ovens as chair

SIS Ventures, Scotland’s leading ‘profit with purpose’ fund, has appointed David Ovens as it gears up for its next phase of fundraising with the appointment of a new chair.

Published 12 December 2019

Beeks Financial Cloud appoints Graeme Marsh as chief informational security officer

Beeks Financial Cloud Group has appointed Virgin Money's Graeme Marsh as chief information security officer.

Published 12 December 2019

ACCA announces new council board and welcomes new and re-elected council members

The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) has announced that six new ACCA members have been elected to sit on its council.

Published 12 December 2019

Lanarkshire Women in Business holds Closing The Female Funding Gap event

The Lanarkshire Women in Business Closing The Female Funding Gap event was the second event in a year-long pilot initiative aimed at boosting female entrepreneurship in Lanarkshire.

Published 12 December 2019