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Business confidence in Scotland fell among the backdrop of uncertainty in the Greek and Chinese markets, according to accountants and business advisers BDO LLP. BDO's monthly Optimism Index has dropped to its lowest level - 103.9 - since November 2014, reflecting concerns that the crisis in Greece a

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Average rents in Scotland reached a new peak in May, according to the latest Scotland Buy-to-Let Index from Your Move. The report by one of Scotland’s largest lettings agent networks said the average Scottish rent reached an all-time high of £544 in May 2015, an increase of 1 per cent on the prev

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More than £13.2 million in council tax payments went unpaid to Glasgow City Council in the 2014/15 financial year, according to new figures. However, the data emerged in the same year that the local authority’s collection rate for the tax reached an all-time high.

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The futures of 900 workers at a major north-east employer were plunged into uncertainty yesterday after fish processing giant Young’s Seafoods unveiled plans to axe three of its factories. According to reports, the means jobs at the Fraserburgh-based company’s plants, as well as a smoking facili

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Senior figures from the Aberdeen and Houston oil and gas communities will be representing Scotland at the second annual Swing4Saltire Golf Fundraiser next Friday at the River Ridge Golf Course in Houston, Texas. The event, in support of the Saltire Foundation, whose mission is to "find, fuel and spa

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Hampden & Co, the brand new Edinburgh-based private bank, has appointed Norwegian IT firm Evry to provide its card services. The bank, which opened to clients last month, said Evry will produce and personalise its cards.

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The annual house price appreciation in Glasgow and west of Scotland has remained positive for six consecutive quarters, the longest growth stretch since 2008, according to the most recent quarterly report from the Glasgow Solicitors Property Centre. According to data based on GSPC sales, annual hous

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A Scots businessman has been banned from running a company for more than a decade after submitting false VAT returns and taking money out of his payroll and employment agency company to which he was not entitled. Former lawyer David Allen’s firm went bust with debts of more than £43 million in 20

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James Leigh-Pemberton UK Financial Investments, the body charged with managing the UK Government’s stake in the bailed-out banks, has revealed plans to raise £25 billion by off-loading three-quarters of the taxpayer’s near-80 per cent stake in Royal Bank of Scotland over the next five years.

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