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Clydesdale to be jettisoned by Aussie parent

It has finally been officially confirmed that Glasgow-based Clydesdale Bank is to be split from its Australian parent company and floated.

Published 7 May 2015

One in eight Scots were victim to fraud in 2014

One in eight people living in Scotland have been victim to fraud in the last year, according to the results of a survey conducted across the UK in March.

Published 6 May 2015

Business Briefs - May 6

Edinburgh-based accountants Chiene + Tait have confirmed that their 'Entrepreneurial Tax Team’ has been selected as finalists for the Scottish Accountancy Awards in the Tax Team of the Year category.

Published 6 May 2015

Blog: Three reasons for investors to avoid election angst

Guy Tulloch is senior investment manager at Turcan Connell Asset Management

Published 6 May 2015

Search begins for new Scottish Financial Enterprise boss as chief executive steps down

Scottish Financial Enterprise has announced that chief executive Owen Kelly is to step down after seven years in the role.

Published 6 May 2015

Aberdeen financial adviser boosts team with new appointment

An Aberdeen-based independent financial services firm has made a key appointment to strengthen its services.

Published 6 May 2015

Sin Bin: Scots accountant drank ten pints before head-on taxi smash

A Scottish accountant has narrowly avoided jail after admitting that he consumed ten pints of beer before getting behind the wheel of his car and ploughing into a taxi as he drove home from a country club party.

Published 6 May 2015

Grant Thornton set to become shared enterprise firm

Accountancy firm Grant Thornton is set to make equitable history as the first major practice to launch an all-employee consultation on a model for shared enterprise which will empower all of its 4,500 employees to have a say and a stake in the firm.

Published 6 May 2015

RBS announces first two of three key north of Scotland business development appointments

Royal Bank of Scotland has announced the first two of a trio of new business development appointments for newly created roles in the north of Scotland.

Published 6 May 2015

Miller Homes increases completions target after profit jump

Edinburgh-based Miller Homes has raised its projections to 3,000 homes a year after posting strong profit growth for 2014.

Published 6 May 2015

Dundee accountant announces retirement

Accountant Roger Dunnett has retired as a partner of the Dundee firm Walker Dunnett.

Published 5 May 2015

Business Briefs - May 5

Alexander Dennis, the Scottish bus and coach builder bought 11 years ago by a consortium led by Sir Angus Grossart, Sir Brian Souter and Sir David Murray, could fetch £300 million, if rumours of an impending sale are true.

Published 5 May 2015

Global insurer Hiscox strengthens ties with Scottish broker

Specialist global insurer Hiscox has granted its Scottish broker “delegated authority” to underwrite on its behalf.

Published 5 May 2015

Scotland’s main tourist attractions see visitor numbers soar

Visits to Scotland’s main tourist attractions increased by 1.7 million last year, according to new research conducted by Glasgow Caledonian University’s (GCU) Moffat Centre for Travel and Tourism Business Development.

Published 5 May 2015

Clyde Blowers secures 73 Highland jobs with MacKellar Sub-Sea deal

The business and assets of Grantown-on-Spey-based MacKellar Sub-Sea Limited and its related company, Tritech Nairn Limited, have been sold to Ferguson Marine Engineering, a subsidiary of Clyde Blowers Capital.

Published 5 May 2015