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LINC Scotland: Angel investment set for a record year in Scotland

New figures from LINC Scotland, the national angel capital association, indicate that investment levels from Scotland’s business angel community into promising young companies are in line for a record year in 2021.

Published 16 September 2021

UK Enterprise Awards names Zudu as best web and app development company in Scotland

Dundee-based digital agency, Zudu, has been named the Best Web & App Development Company in Scotland at the 2021 UK Enterprise Awards hosted by SME News Magazine.

Published 16 September 2021

Edinburgh to host Barbados investment event

Edinburgh will host a leading diplomatic and business event showcasing opportunities on the Caribbean Island of Barbados.

Published 16 September 2021

FCA and TPR outline a framework for value for money in defined contribution pension schemes

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) and The Pensions Regulator (TPR) have published a joint discussion paper on developing a common framework for measuring value for money (VFM) in defined contribution (DC) pension schemes.

Published 16 September 2021

Royal Bank of Scotland launches £150 switch and stay offer

Royal Bank of Scotland is offering £150 to new and existing customers who switch and stay. The limited time offer runs until 18 November 2021.

Published 16 September 2021

HMRC warns Christmas shoppers not to get caught out with extra charges

With just 100 days to go until Christmas, HMRC is urging shoppers to ensure they don’t get caught out by unexpected charges when buying from overseas traders.

Published 16 September 2021

And finally… beach of the peace

A lawyer was arrested after dressing up as Michael Myers from the Halloween horror movie franchise and strolling on the beach with a bloody knife.

Published 16 September 2021

KPMG: Major Scottish cities could see employment rise by 5-7% in wake of COVID-19

Scottish cities including Glasgow, Edinburgh and Aberdeen could see employment rise by 5-7% as a result of increased availability of office space in the wake of COVID-19, according to a new report by KPMG.

Published 15 September 2021

Williams Bros. Brewing Company secures seven-figure investment from HSBC UK

Williams Bros. Brewing Company has solidified its business with long-term production solutions thanks to a seven-figure investment from HSBC UK.

Published 15 September 2021

The Glenburn Hotel Limited marketed for sale at offers over £1.1m

The Glenburn Hotel Limited in Rothesay on the Isle of Bute, which owned the historic Glenburn Hotel and which was placed in administration in August this year, is to be marketed for sale at offers over £1.1 million.

Published 15 September 2021

Walker Fraser Steele: Average house price in Scotland reaches new record level

Average house prices in Scotland reached a new record level of £207,877 in July, according to the latest House Price Index from Walker Fraser Steele.

Published 15 September 2021

Scottish Salmon Company owner Bakkafrost announces £700m investment

Bakkafrost, the Faroese owner of The Scottish Salmon Company, has announced that it will invest over £700 million to increase the output of its premium salmon by more than 40% over the next five years.

Published 15 September 2021

Drum secures the Student Loans Company at Buchanan Wharf in Glasgow

Drum Property Group, developers of Buchanan Wharf in Glasgow, has agreed a 20-year lease with the Student Loans Company (SLC) for a 75,000 square foot headquarter office housing up to 1100 staff at the Clydeside development.

Published 15 September 2021

SRC & KPMG: Lifting of restrictions a let down as summer retail sales stutter

The lifting of coronavirus restrictions has been dubbed a 'let down' as Scottish total retail sales in August continued to perform below pre-pandemic levels.

Published 15 September 2021

Scottish economy grows 4.7% in second quarter of 2021

Scotland's Chief Statistician has released statistics showing that the economy grew by 4.7% during April to June 2021.

Published 15 September 2021