Margaret Gibson The chief executive of Women's Enterprise Scotland has become the first Scottish woman to win the Queen's Award for Enterprise Promotion after being recognised for spending more than 20 years mentoring young people across Scotland.
Scottish salmon has become the most exported British food after raking in £500million in overseas sales for the first time last year. Figures released by industry body the Scottish Salmon Producers’ Organisation (SSPO) yesterday showed the total value of exports of the fish jumped by 11 per cent,
Blair Nimmo New corporate insolvency statistics have revealed a positive start to the year for Scottish businesses, according to the latest quarterly insolvency figures from professional services firm KPMG.
Glasgow-based development lender Development Finance Ltd has released its new Permitted Development Loans product which takes clients through the lending and development process. Following the permitted development rights which came into effect in April last year, Development Finance Ltd has launche
A former director of a Scottish Championship football team who loaned more than £200,000 to the club has failed in a legal action to recover the money. The pursuer Gerard Nixon, who was a director of the defender Livingston Football Club (LFC) between 2009 and 2013, sought decree of payment of a to
New research by PwC has revealed that healthcare and tax efficient savings such as share schemes and pensions are among the most popular flexible work place benefits with Scottish workers. According to the the ‘big four’ accountant, businesses could make savings and boost productivity by revampi
New data released today by business rescue and recovery specialist Begbies Traynor has shown a static level of the most common indicators of business distress in Scotland and across the rest of the UK. Scotland’s firms showed 12,041 instances of ‘significant’ financial distress, the signals th
Aileen Scott The UK is inhibiting its economy with a tax burden 18 per cent heavier than the global average, and should consider setting a specific target for overall tax take, according to Scottish accountancy firm Campbell Dallas.
Aberdeen Asset Management and professional road cycling team NFTO (Not For The Ordinary) have announced a new partnership that will see the wealth manager become the team’s main jersey sponsor. The three year partnership is aimed to help NFTO fulfil its ambition of being the next UK team to compet
Staff placements in Scotland continued to grow during March but at a slower pace as starting salaries rose sharply driven by a lack of candidates, according to the Bank of Scotland’s latest report on jobs. The Edinburgh-based bank, whose survey found salaries eased to a 15-month low in February, r