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Edinburgh architects' rebrand is a 'blueprint' for continued expansion

AMA Studio, an architecture practice that has helped shape modern Edinburgh through several major city-centre developments is rebranding, as it eyes continued expansion throughout the UK.

Published 15 September 2021

Outer Hebrides business The Temple Cafe set to expand and create jobs

The Temple Café, an Outer Hebrides business which has gone from strength to strength since lockdown as a result of the owner’s unique approach to using local produce, is delivering an eco-friendly expansion with support from Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE).

Published 15 September 2021

FCA sets out plan to tackle investment harm

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has published a new strategy aimed at giving consumers the confidence to invest, supported by a high-quality, affordable advice market, which should lead to fewer people being scammed or persuaded to invest in products too risky for their needs.

Published 15 September 2021

And finally… nothing happens

Anti-vaccine protesters have failed in a bid to "bring London to a total standstill" by wantonly pressing buttons on pedestrian crossings.

Published 15 September 2021

Interpath Advisory announces appointment of four new managing directors

Interpath Advisory is broadening its suite of advisory service offerings with the appointment of four managing directors to build and grow new Forensic, Valuations, M&A and Transaction Services capabilities.

Published 14 September 2021

Grampian Growers unveils new green HQ thanks to £750,000 funding from RBS

Farming co-operative Grampian Growers has revealed new green, low carbon headquarters thanks to a £750,000 funding package from Royal Bank of Scotland.

Published 14 September 2021

Start Up Loans funding for young Scottish entrepreneurs passes £15m

Scottish companies founded by entrepreneurs under 30 have received £15 million of funding through the Start Up Loans programme, according to new data released today by the British Business Bank.

Published 14 September 2021

MPs accuse insolvency sector of widespread misconduct

UK Ministers have accused the insolvency profession of widespread misconduct after an inquiry found evidence of “intimidation”, “deception” and “misappropriation of assets”.

Published 14 September 2021

Standard Life Investments Property Income Trust Limited posts NAV total return of 10.2%

Standard Life Investments Property Income Trust, a fund managed by Aberdeen Standard Investments (ASI), has posted NAV total return of 10.2.% in the six months to 30 June 2021.

Published 14 September 2021

Springfield Properties reports record full year results and strong outlook

Housebuilder Springfield Properties has posted record-breaking revenue and profits in its final results for the year ended 30 May 2021.

Published 14 September 2021

Barratt Homes unveils new low deposit mortgage scheme to help Scottish buyers

The prospect of homeownership has been made more accessible for prospective buyers in Scotland thanks to the launch of a brand new low deposit mortgage scheme by Barratt Homes.

Published 14 September 2021

Schroders: Only a quarter of UK consumers on track to meet retirement goals

Only a quarter (26%) of UK consumers say they are on track to achieve their retirement goals, despite 85% of people saying they have a fair to excellent understanding of pensions according to new research from Schroders Personal Wealth (SPW).

Published 14 September 2021

Scotland’s employment rate estimate increased to 74.1% between May and July

For May-July 2021, Scotland’s employment rate estimate increased over the quarter to 74.1%, according to the latest figures published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

Published 14 September 2021

Work begins on 500-room hotel at Glasgow's Candleriggs Square

The start of construction on what will become Scotland’s largest hotel was marked on Friday by a ground-breaking ceremony at Candleriggs Square in the heart of Glasgow’s historic Merchant City, heralding the £300 million transformation of one of the city’s most prominent development sites.

Published 14 September 2021

Almost half of UK savers shy away from checking bank statements

Financial wellbeing is the top priority (57%) for Brits ahead of physical, intellectual and social wellbeing. Yet only around half (55%) feel comfortable regularly checking their bank statements, according to new research from Bank of Scotland owner Lloyds Bank.

Published 14 September 2021