Taylor & Martin, the Glasgow-based factoring business, has opened an Edinburgh office and appointed David Jones to head the company’s East Coast operations. Mr Jones, formerly of James Gibb and Hacking and Patterson, has already helped the comp
Eilidh Mactaggart has been appointed the first CEO of the Scottish National Investment Bank. With over 20 years of global experience in banking and investment management, she will lead the Bank’s mission-based approach to investing in Scotland’s economy.
Kingdom Housing Association has appointed Ken Tudhope as its new director of finance. Currently director of finance at Weslo Housing, Mr Tudhope will take up his new role on July 1 and brings with him a wealth of experience in the sector which will prove invaluable in his work to secure funding for
The board of directors of the Edinburgh-headquartered bank Hampden & Co has announced that Simon Miller is set to become its new chairman. Mr Miller will rejoin the private bank he helped found under its original name, Scoban, in 2010. Scoban was rebranded as Hampden & Co in 2014 and opened
Andrew Davis and Emma Herd have been appointed to the board of Historic Environment Scotland. Andrew Davis is a qualified accountant and experienced strategy and commercial director in the Scottish financial services sector. He currently holds the role of commercial director at TSB, having also
Aberdonian Anneliese Dodds has been appointed as shadow chancellor following Sir Kier Starmer's appointment as leader of The Labour Party. Ms Dodds grew up in Aberdeen and completed a Masters Degree in social policy at the University of Edinburgh and a PhD in government at the London School of Econo
Three new partners will take up their roles at tax and business advisory firm, EQ Accountants LLP on 1 April 2020, bringing the total number of partners in the Firm to 17. At a time when all businesses are finding economic conditions as difficult as they have ever been, it is important to remember t
Edinburgh-based Sigma Capital Group has appointed Michael McGill as its new chief financial officer and posted its interim results. Mr McGill's appointment takes immediate effect. As well as taking executive responsibility for the overall financial management of the group and its subsidiaries, he wi
Chartered accountancy and business advisory firm Anderson Anderson & Brown (AAB) has bolstered its team of directors with three new appointments. AAB has promoted three members of staff to the position of director with the aim of further augmenting their team of expert and trusted advisors durin
ASCO, the global integrated materials and logistics management company, has appointed Gary Paver as its new group chief financial officer. A seasoned finance executive, Mr Paver is a chartered accountant with over 25 years' experience in North Sea oil and gas including roles with Halliburton, Petrol
Dundee-based Broker Insights, an independent searchable platform connecting insurers and brokers, has appointed Stephen Smith as insurer account manager. With a successful career as both an underwriter and a broker, Broker Insights said that Mr Smith is
Qualified accountant Stewart MacLeod has been appointed as a member of the Gaelic language body Bòrd na Gàidhlig. Mr MacLeod is from the Isle of Lewis and attended school in Stornoway. He studied English language and Literature at the University of Aberdeen and obtained a PhD researchi
The Royal Bank of Scotland has announced that Yasmin Jetha will be appointed as a non-executive director at the group on 1st April 2020 as Alison Davis steps down at the end of March. Ms Jetha will succeed Ms Davis as chairman of the technology and innovation centre and will also become a member of
Paragon Commercial Finance Limited has appointed Craig Owens as its new business development manager. Paragon supports businesses by funding new and used construction equipment through a variety of flexible finance options, including seasonal payment plans.
Accountancy firm EY has appointed Hywel Ball as its UK & Ireland managing partner and chairman as it prepares for its audit and consultancy divisions to be divided. EY offered the job to Mr Ball after a leadership content where he beat Lynn Rattigan, EY’s current UK chief operating o