Malcolm Cannon has begun his role as national director for Scotland at the Institute of Directors (IoD). Mr Cannon will be responsible for leading the organisation through a transformative era to establish greater autonomy in IoD Scotland and to attract directors and other leaders from across all se
Chiene + Tait (C+T) has announced the promotion of personal and business tax specialist Michelle Fallon to the role of partner. She was initially recruited to the firm as personal tax manager and promoted to director level in 2017. Ms Fallon has been with the firm for six years, during which C+T has
Business restructuring and insolvency firm Dunedin Advisory has moved to larger Dundee premises after expanding its team with the appointment of development director Linda Grant and associate director Angela Paterson. Ms Grant has over 25 years’ experience in business, marketing and financial
Big Four accountancy firm EY has appointed a new associate partner, Alan Maudsley, to lead a dedicated team in Scotland that will be focused on working with private mid-market (PMM) clients. Mr Maudsley was previously head of corporate development at Barclays and is well connected in the local busin
Edinburgh-based pensions provider Aegon UK will be headed up by Mike Holliday-Williams from next year, the firm has announced. The current chief executive, Adrian Grace, will retire from the position on 31 March 2020, The Scotsman reports.
Business education and membership organisation Entrepreneurial Scotland (ES) has announced the appointment of Sara Cook and Sean McGrath as directors. Ms Cook has been promoted to the new position of director of talent programmes, while Mr McGrath has been appointed as ES's new finance director.
Project Heather, the Edinburgh-based project to establish a Scottish stock exchange, has announced the appointment of Andy Clarkson as head of market operations. Mr Clarkson, formerly of Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI), will oversee all operational aspects of trading, clearing and settlement act
BDO LLP has expanded its teams in Edinburgh and Glasgow by taking on 13 new trainees. The new intake, made up of graduates and apprentices, will work across tax, audit, and the business services, bringing total headcount of both offices to over 160. Eight of the new hires will be based in the firm&r
Technology and management consultancy Capco has announced the appointment of Derek Pennor to lead its wealth, asset management and insurance practice in Scotland. Mr Pennor, based in Edinburgh, brings over 25 years' experience in the asset management and insurance investments industry.
Business advisory firm Grant Thornton has announced the appointment of senior manager Susan Roberts and assistant manager Yomi Solanke in its Aberdeen office.
Apropos by DJ Alexander has announced the appointment of Nick Maunder and Matthew Garstang to its board of directors as the firm builds up to the launch of its new property portal next year. The firm said the appointments reflect its desire to grow its senior management team to deliver on its expand
Construction group Robertson has announced the appointment of Colin Mitchell as finance director in its new residential business. Mr Mitchell is a qualified chartered accountant with over thirty years of experience across commercial property and housebuilding, including Murray Group and Barratt West
Glasgow-based mortgage broker Mortgage Advice Bureau New Homes has announced the appointment of Stan Collins as a business development manager. MAB New Homes, part of the UK-wide Mortgage Advice Bureau, said Mr Collins joins after parting company with Stan Collins & Co Ltd.
XPS Pension Group has appointed Ben Gold as head of investment. Mr Gold takes over from Patrick McCoy, who has also received the new role of head of advisory for the pensions and investment businesses.
Anne Whitaker has been appointed to the Financial Reporting Council's (FRC) Conduct Committee and chair of the Audit Quality Review Committee (AQRC). Ms Whitaker was first appointed to the AQRC in 2016 and she replaces David Cannon, who has served as chair of the AQRC and a member of the Conduct Co