George Osborne The Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osborne has confirmed that the UK Government is to begin selling-off its 80 per cent stake in bailed-out Royal Bank of Scotland, regardless of any losses incurred by British taxpayers.
New figures released by the Scottish accountancy institute ICAS and Perth-based energy giant SSE, have revealed that the majority of people do not believe big companies pay their fair share of tax. The YouGov study of 2,000 adults found only a third of people think most big businesses in the UK pay
Tom Faichnie and Ian McDonald. (Photo: Ross Johnston/Newsline Media) Professional services firm Baker Tilly has strengthened its corporate finance team in Aberdeen with two senior appointments to support and deliver its current pipeline of transactions across the North East of Scotland.
UK air travellers are being hit by some of the world’s highest taxes, which are penalising SMEs trying to expand overseas, disadvantaging remote regional cities, and chipping away at labour mobility, according to Scottish accountancy firm Campbell Dallas. A study by Campbell Dallas’ membership n
Katherine Garrett-Cox Katherine Garrett-Cox, the chief executive of Dundee-based wealth manager Alliance Trust, has netted herself close to £700,000 through the exercising of share options linked to a long-term incentive plan.
The average house price in Scotland has increased by 35 per cent over the last decade, a new report has revealed. A 10-year overview of the Scottish property market from the Registers of Scotland (RoS) showed the average house price was £123,977 in 2005-06 and £167,396 in 2014-15.
George Osborne A report published by an independent think tank has said it would be “negligent” for UK Chancellor George Osborne to carry out a “reckless fire sale” of 80 per cent state-owned Royal Bank of Scotland.
Royal Bank of Scotland and Nat West will offer customers access to Apple Pay when it launches in the UK, making them among the first in the country to use the new system. The state-backed lender said the facility is “transforming mobile payments with an easy, secure and private way to pay”.