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RBS appoints new CFO

Royal Bank of Scotland has today announced the appointment of Katie Murray as executive director and chief financial officer (CFO), with effect from 1 January.

Published 18 December 2018

FCA to ban overdraft fees as watchdog announces fundamental reforms to bank charges

The Financial Conduct Authority announced this morning that banks are to be banned from charging customers a fixed daily or monthly fee for using their overdraft in a move Andrew Bailey, the City watchdog's chief executive said was the "biggest intervention in the overdraft market for a generation".

Published 18 December 2018

Baillie Gifford to cut charges on four investment trusts

The Edinburgh-based Baillie Gifford has announced that it is lowering the annual management charge on four of its investment trusts from New Year’s Day.

Published 18 December 2018

Scottish Equity Partners among backers as fintech company agrees £29m growth funding

Credit Fintech provider TotallyMoney has agreed £29 million of funding from Elliott Advisors and existing investors Scottish Equity Partners (SEP). 

Published 18 December 2018

EY: Entrepreneurs' growth plans blocked by access to funding

More than half of UK entrepreneurs (51 per cent) expect to increase their revenues by 50 per cent in 2019, yet many are facing an uphill battle when it comes to funding the growth of their businesses, according to EY’s latest Fast Growth Tracker published today.

Published 18 December 2018

Blog: How to leave a grand gift for your grandchildren

By Bruce Swankie, Financial Adviser, Brewin Dolphin Aberdeen

Published 18 December 2018

Aberdeen IFA announces new appointment following year of further expansion and award success

Aberdeen-based Phil Anderson Financial Services has accelerated it's growth plans with the appointment of Laura Mackay as a mortgage adviser.

Published 18 December 2018

Specialist Coatings company becomes Scotland's latest employee-owned firm

Specialist coatings company Chemco International, which has 24 staff, has become 100 per cent employee-owned in a move the Coatbridge firm said was made to address succession issues and safeguard local skills and jobs.

Published 18 December 2018

HSBC UK dispenses multi-million pound finance deal to Scottish pharmacy group

Glasgow-based M&D Green Group, one of Scotland’s largest independent pharmacy operators, has secured an eight-figure funding package from HSBC UK to aid its growth across Scotland.

Published 18 December 2018

Censis appoints tech stalwart as new chief executive

Censis, Scotland’s Innovation Centre for sensing, imaging systems, and Internet of Things (IoT) technologies, has appointed entrepreneurial technologist Paul Winstanley as its new chief executive.

Published 18 December 2018

Grant Thornton relocates to larger office and makes four new hires in Aberdeen expansion

Grant Thornton has hired four new team members in the last month and relocated to larger office space as it continues its expansion in Aberdeen.

Published 17 December 2018

Better internet connection introduces scourge of online fraud to islands as cases increase 700 per cent

Better broadband connection has lead to fraud in the Scottish islands soaring by 700 per cent as people hitherto out-of-reach begin falling victim to cyber criminals for the first time.

Published 17 December 2018

Campbell Dallas secures sale of Cairngorm Mountain Limited

Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) has reached agreement with the joint administrators, Blair Milne and Derek Forsyth, partners with Campbell Dallas, to acquire the business and assets of Cairngorm Estate.

Published 17 December 2018

Johnston Carmichael reports continued growth despite challenging marketplace

Johnston Carmichael, Scotland’s largest independent firm of chartered accountants and business advisers, has reported a four per cent growth in turnover after generating revenues of £45.5 million in the financial year ended 31 May 2018.

Published 17 December 2018

Anderson Strathern's 'record year' sees turnover up six per cent and profits up ten per cent

Anderson Strathern has announced a six per cent increase in turnover to £22.8 million and a 10 per cent rise in profits in the year ending 31 August 2018.

Published 17 December 2018