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Kingdom Housing Association’s payroll team win at National Excellence Awards

Kingdom Housing Association’s payroll team has won the coveted In-house Payroll Team of the Year award at the Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals Annual Excellence Awards.

Published 15 October 2021

Mark Sterritt: Access to finance is critical fuel for Scotland’s entrepreneurial ecosystem

Mark Sterritt, UK network director - Scotland at the British Business Bank, talks about the success of the Start Up Loans programme in Scotland and the value that new business brings to the Scottish economy, particularly as we focus on recovery.

Published 15 October 2021

Plans to buy Britain's most remote pub move forward thanks to SLF funding

Plans for a Scottish community to buy the UK's most remote pub have moved closer to completion after the Scottish Land Fund (SLF) granted funding to support the scheme.

Published 15 October 2021

Cairngorm Bothies to build six more bothies by Spring 2022

Eco-friendly holiday home firm Cairngorm Bothies is to add six more “off road and off-grid” bothies by spring 2022 in a bid to meet growing demand for staycations.

Published 15 October 2021

Shoosmiths moves to new office at Glasgow’s Garment Factory

Law firm Shoosmiths will move into its new c.5000sq ft of leased office space at The Garment Factory on Montrose Street in the heart of Glasgow’s innovation district next Monday.

Published 15 October 2021

Lidl and B&M to invest £30m in new stores in Dunbar

Lidl and B&M have submitted planning applications to build two retail outlets in DunBear Park, part of the Halhill development in East Lothian.

Published 15 October 2021

Charles Randell to step down as FCA and PSR chair in Spring 2022

Charles Randell has asked the Chancellor of the Exchequer to commence the process to appoint his successor as chair of the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and Payment Systems Regulator (PSR).

Published 15 October 2021

Argyll and Bute council announces additional £98,000 to support local businesses

Argyll and Bute Council is providing an additional £98,000 to support local businesses who applied to and qualified for its Business Hardship Fund.

Published 15 October 2021

CMS launches COP26 insights hub

CMS has launched a new online resource to help keep business and other groups informed of developments surrounding the COP26 in Glasgow.

Published 15 October 2021

Loganair launches £30,000 community renewable energy fund

Loganair has introduced a new £30,000 community grant scheme dedicated to supporting local renewable energy projects across Scotland.

Published 15 October 2021

Scottish and UK Government agree first stage of the Fiscal Framework Review

Yesterday, the UK Government and Scottish Government agreed in principle the scope of the independent report that will inform the subsequent review of the Scottish Government’s Fiscal Framework.

Published 15 October 2021

Roll-out of new £100 contactless limit begins today

UK Finance has announced that the national roll-out of the new £100 spending limit for contactless card payments will begin today.

Published 15 October 2021

Companies bidding to win public sector contracts must pay the real living wage

Companies bidding to win Scottish Government contracts will have to pay the real Living Wage.

Published 15 October 2021

And finally... parking mad

A parking space located opposite Harrods has gone up for sale for £250,000.

Published 15 October 2021

KPMG accused of 'advancing an untruthful defence' in Silentnight case

David Costley-Wood, the former head of KPMG Manchester restructuring, "advanced an untruthful defence" at a disciplinary hearing into KPMG's misconduct in the sale of Silentnight, according to the Financial Reporting Council's (FRC) Independent Disciplinary Tribunal.

Published 14 October 2021