The commercial real estate market in Scotland started 2023 on a sluggish note, with only £250 million worth of transactions, a sharp drop from the five-year quarterly average of £550m, according to a recent report by Colliers.
David Renton, an experienced chartered certified accountant, has been promoted to partner at the Scottish Borders firm Greaves West & Ayre (GWA). Mr Renton, who hails from Eyemouth, joined GWA in 2000 shortly after receiving his degree in accountancy and finance. By 2009, he had earned his
Scottish gold producer Scotgold Resources has been challenged with an imminent leadership change after its CEO, Phil Day, announced his intention to resign.
Cross-border advisory firm, Quantuma, has appointed seasoned restructuring advisory professional Alistair Dickson as a managing director in its Glasgow office. With over 30 years of industry experience, Mr Dickson, a chartered accountant, will join the firm from his previous position as the director
Airbnb, the popular online holiday let platform, has come under scrutiny from HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) in an extensive tax investigation dating back to the 2017-18 financial year.
A cigar smoked by Winston Churchill is set to go up for auction.
Commonwealth Games Scotland has appointed Ian Reid CBE as the organisation’s new chair. Mr Reid will bring a wealth of relevant experience to the role, having served as Chief Financial Officer of the Glasgow 2014 Games and more recently as Chief Executive Officer of the Birmingham 2022 Commonw
St Andrews-based biotech firm Pneumagen has secured £8 million in financing from existing and new investors to support the continued Phase 2 development of Neumifil, a broad-spectrum antiviral, intranasal drug for the prophylaxis and treatment of viral respiratory tract infections (RTIs). Pneu
Thomson Cooper Accountants has successfully raised £7,000 through a tenpin bowling event in Dunfermline for its charity of the year, Marie Curie. In addition, a bake sale organised by the Cress Company Limited contributed nearly another £1,000 to the fundraising total.
The Livingston Trade Park, jointly represented by real estate firms JLL and Colliers, has achieved full occupancy with the addition of YESSS Electrical as the final tenant. Northwood Urban Logistics, the owner of the 40,274 sq ft estate, has let all its units to various tenants including City P
Border To Coast Pensions Partnership has engaged with Edinburgh-based investment giant abrdn for the development and management of its new UK real estate proposition, aiming to launch in late 2024. The partnership will target Border to Coast's 11 local government pension fund shareholders and invest
Scottish accountancy firm, Johnston Carmichael, has expanded its senior management ranks with three new director promotions as part of its strategic leadership growth plan. Irina Cheburdanidze, who is based in the firm’s Edinburgh office, Ryan Crilley, based in Glasgow, and Ruth Canham, in Elg
Equity Gap, the Edinburgh-based angel investment syndicate has today announced changes to its top team that will see the syndicate continue to expand its portfolio across Scotland and the UK. Fraser Lusty becomes managing director, leading the Equity Gap team as they work to deliver positive outcome
Annual house price growth dropped in May, with a 0.1% month-on-month fall in house prices witnessed, according to the latest Nationwide House Price Index.
New research by The Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and BDO, the international network of public accounting, tax and advisory firms, has revealed how the role of the CFO is growing to include driving business decisions and reporting on the non-financial areas of their operatio