Appointments

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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

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Glasgow firm N4 Partners (N4) has announced the appointment of Gordon Merrylees, the former managing director of Entrepreneurship for NatWest, RBS and Ulster Bank, as the firm readies itself for the launch of a new investment fund targeting entrepreneurs and early-stage businesses based in the UK. I

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The Joint Regulatory Oversight Committee (JROC) has appointed Bryan Zhang as independent chair of the newly set-up strategic working group (SWG). The committee, led by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and Payment Systems Regulator (PSR) and including the CMA and HM Treasury, announced the forma

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NatWest Group has announced that Scott Marcar will join its executive committee as chief information officer from 5 September 2022, subject to regulatory approval. Mr Marcar joins the group from Deutsche Bank where he was CIO. Scott has over 25 years of technology experience having led teams across

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Commercial property company HFD Group has made two new appointments to its board with the promotion of Stuart Teape and Katrina Ovenden to finance director and legal director respectively. Mr Teape joined HFD in July 2021 and previously held a number of senior finance roles within the

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Business transformation and advanced data science consultancy Optima Partners has received £2.3 million from investment company BGF. Optima Partners is an Edinburgh-headquartered data science and transformation consultancy founded in 2013, with offices in London and Bristol.

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Experienced business advisor Craig Nicol has been appointed as a consultant by EQ Accountants LLP. Craig Nicol, former managing partner of Thorntons Law LLP, will join EQ in August to focus on supporting the firm with its growth ambitions and in enthusing the next generation of advisers. He wil

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Aberdeen-based firm Bespoke Decorators has collapsed - 15 jobs have been lost as a result. Begbies Traynor has been appointed liquidator. The firm had to cease trading due to cashflow issues from a build-up of bad debts and delayed payment from customers. It has been reported that the firm closed ow

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In an unusual appeal, the liquidators of Glencraft are urging creditors to get in touch to register their claims. A substantial legacy left to the Royal Aberdeen Workshops for the Blind and Disabled, which traded as Glencraft since 1873 on Wellington Road in Aberdeen prior to entering liquidation in

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Two new directors have been appointed at Wylie & Bisset. The promotions see insolvency and business recovery team associate director Paul McDougall, with almost 16 years’ service, become a director, and senior internal audit manager Stephen Pringle, with 11.5 years’ service with the

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Accountancy and business advisory firm Johnston Carmichael has embarked on a significant expansion of its restructuring team with the appointment of seven trainee accountants. The trainees, most of whom joined the firm over the last 12 months, are based across Scotland and were recruited as part of

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