Peter Rogerson Edinburgh-based Virgin Money has appointed Hometrack as its new residential property data analysts to provide Automated Valuation Model (AVM) services to the challenger bank under a three-year licence.
City of Edinburgh Council is set to become the first local authority in Scotland to become a private landlord, if plans currently under consideration go ahead. The local authority is planning to create an arm's-length company called Edinburgh Homes, which will attract private investment to fund new
Derren McRae Aberdeen’s transition from North Sea oil town to global energy city will assist in reducing the impacts of a low oil price on the city’s commercial property market, according to a paper from property consultant CBRE.
Andrew Thorburn Clydesdale Bank has denied that it sacked staff involved in the falsifying of customer records in a PPI scandal that this week saw the Financial Conduct Authority hit the Glasgow-based lender with a record-breaking £20 million fine.
Anton Colella The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland and the Chartered Institute of Public Finance and Accountancy are to work together in developing a joint qualification covering both public and corporate sector audit.
Energy giant Centrica, the owner of Scottish Gas, has appointed a former Aviva boss to run its residential energy business. Mark Hodges becomes managing director of the key operation at a time when the energy market is the subject of a fullscale competition inquiry.
Mark Guest More than half of Scottish oil and gas workers are pessimistic about their short-term prospects and three-quarters of the sector’s UK work force are considering working abroad, according to a new study.
The owner of Edinburgh’s Ocean Terminal shopping centre has announced plans for a £6 million redevelopment the site with a scheme that will “include the introduction of new uses including residential and hotel development”.