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Over 400,000 Scots have fallen victim to a financial scam

More than 400,000 Scots (10 per cent) have fallen victim to a financial scam at some point in their lives, new research by Bank of Scotland and YouGov has revealed.

Published 14 June 2019

Unpaid UK – bad debt claims soar to a 10-year high

Over 50 firms every day now being helped by insurers to cope with bad debts.

Published 14 June 2019

Eileen Blackburn: More CVAs following Arcadia on the way as retail sector problems continue

There are likely to be many more Company Voluntary Arrangements (CVAs) for retailers following the recent agreement for the Arcadia group as the sector’s problems continue according to a leading Scottish insolvency practitioner.

Published 14 June 2019

Blog: Scotland’s CEOs demonstrate resilience as they face a new norm – uncertainty

By Catherine Burnet, Senior Partner and Head of Scotland at KPMG UK.

Published 14 June 2019

Glasgow’s slowest and fastest house sale markets revealed

Professional house buying firm Property Solvers has revealed that it’s taking an average of 17.35 weeks to sell a property in the Glasgow (G) postcodes.

Published 14 June 2019

New Govt report shows tech jobs booming in Scotland

New analysis of the 2.1 million people that work in the UK digital tech sector and live job adverts has captured the extent to which the digital tech sector is spreading beyond its stronghold in London and the South East.

Published 14 June 2019

Student debt hits £5.5 billion in Scotland

New figures from the Student Loans Company have revealed that total publicly owned student debt in Scotland has hit over £5.5 billion.

Published 14 June 2019

UK needs Sarbanes-Oxley style regime, says ICAS

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS) is calling for the UK to implement a US-style Sarbanes-Oxley regime on internal controls, to make audit fit for purpose for the 21st century.

Published 14 June 2019

Burness Paull assembles expert boardroom governance team

A new advice service dedicated to working with companies to enhance their boardroom governance has been launched by Burness Paull LLP.

Published 14 June 2019

Scottish EDGE Round 14 awards over £1 million to ground-breaking Scottish start-up businesses

The winners of Scottish EDGE Round 14 have been announced with designer sustainable wooden bag manufacturer, Roccio, taking the inaugural Circular Economy EDGE Award.

Published 14 June 2019

Dundee social enterprise wins national award to support third sector

A new social enterprise has won a prestigious national award to support charities while ploughing hundreds of thousands of pounds back into the third sector.

Published 14 June 2019

Prime commercial development sold in Glasgow’s Central Business District

Global real estate agency CBRE has announced that it has acquired 120 West Regent Street, a multi-let prime office investment in the heart of Glasgow’s Central Business District, on behalf of West Ranga Property Group.

Published 14 June 2019

And finally… designers propose world’s first 360-degree infinity pool atop London skyscraper

Death defying swimming pools are set to become the newest architectural trend in central London under newly unveiled concept designs.

Published 14 June 2019

MHA Henderson Loggie to wind up Tayside Plumbing & Building Supplies

Accountancy firm MHA Henderson Loggie has announced that directors at Tayside Plumbing & Building Supplies have announced their decision to close the 45 year old company and wind the business up while it remains solvent.

Published 13 June 2019

FCA final report on RBS GRG branded "complete whitewash"

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today published the final report on its investigation in to Royal Bank of Scotland’s (RBS) treatment of small and medium-sized enterprise (SME) customers transferred to its Global Restructuring Group (GRG).

Published 13 June 2019