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Moving west and north starts to reap dividends for Hardies

Two years into its five year Master Plan to develop new markets in Glasgow and Aberdeen, Hardies Property & Construction Consultants has announced that it is on track to achieve a million pound turnover between both offices for 2015-16.

Published 22 September 2015

US defence giant plans 327 new Glasgow jobs

Published 22 September 2015

Blog: How can a company in liquidation make a claim for swap misselling?

New scheme aims to persuade Insolvency Practitioners to pursue claims for a company in liquidation or administration, against banks.

Published 21 September 2015

Sin Bin: Three jailed over Scotland’s first ever ‘cuckoo smurfing’ money laundering fraud

A trio of Scottish fraudsters have been jailed for total of nine and a half years as a result of prosecutions in the Scotland’s first ever ‘cuckoo smurfing’ fraud case.

Published 21 September 2015

Scotland has lowest percentage of workers paid below living wage in UK

New figures have revealed that Scotland has the lowest proportion of workers paid below the Living Wage of any nation in the UK and lower than any region in England outside of London and the South East.

Published 21 September 2015

Ernst & Young removes degree classification from entry criteria

Ernst & Young has announced that it will remove the degree classification from its entry criteria, saying there is "no evidence" success at university correlates with achievement in later life.

Published 21 September 2015

Dundee blazes a trail but permanent staff appointments rise at slowest rate in four months –BoS Report on Jobs

Scottish recruitment consultancies recorded a further rise in staff placements in August with Dundee leading the way, though the latest increase in permanent appointments was the slowest in four months, according to the latest Bank of Scotland Report on Jobs.

Published 21 September 2015

Scots first time buyers expect to spend more than three years saving deposit

Almost 40 per cent of first time buyers expect to take over three years to save a deposit for their first home, according to a new study.

Published 21 September 2015

Skills shortage and planning system ‘preventing solution to housing crisis’

A severe shortage of skilled workers and a “slow planning system” are hindering efforts to tackle the housing crisis in Scotland, according to a new research.

Published 21 September 2015