Aberdeen Asset Management has today announced that it has launched the Aberdeen Alternative Strategies Fund (AASF) offering access to a portfolio of alternative strategies intended to provide diversifying returns against traditional asset classes.
John Swinney Scotland’s Finance Minister and Deputy First Minister John Swinney has appealed to 73 per cent taxpayer-owned Royal Bank of Scotland to reconsider its decision to close its branch in the town of Alyth in his Perthshire North constituency.
David Lonsdale Scotland’s retail industry is seeking to concentrate the minds of policy makers and politicians on lifting the country’s economic growth and productivity ahead of the 2016 Holyrood election after unveiling plans for an overhaul of business taxation.
The number of millionaires in Scotland has soared over the past five years, according to new research. Figures obtained by Barclays show there are now 48,000 millionaires living in Scotland, which amounts to a 41 per cent increase since 2010.
Philip Hogg A six per cent fall in home ownership levels between 2009 and 2014 is largely the result of the dramatic decline in private home building and ongoing issues surrounding large mortgage deposits, according to industry experts.
Planning consent has been granted for a brand new office development and multi-storey car park in Edinburgh’s city centre for Hermes Investment Management. Centrally located off Morrison Street in the heart of the Exchange district, the ‘Capital Square’ building will comprise 152,623 sq ft of
David Robertson Single malt whisky distilling is poised to return to Scotland’s capital after a 90 year absence, following the City of Edinburgh Council’s decision to enter into a lease with a new distillery at the Engine Shed near Holyrood Park.
Steven McKnight (left) welcomes Gary MacFarlane to his St. James’s Place Wealth Management team. St. James's Place Wealth Management has strengthened its Aberdeen team with the appointment of Gary MacFarlane in the role of financial consultant.
A Scottish husband and wife business duo are to face trial over an alleged four year plot to scam the Department of Work and Pensions out of to nearly £250,000 by submitting claims for sign-language interpreters they did not need from a company they owned themselves.
Latest official figures have shown that total bonus payments received by British workers last year were almost back at the record levels enjoyed before the financial crisis. But bonuses paid to bankers and financial industry staff fell to £13,100 on average, £800 less than the previous year as tou