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CMS and business experts to deliver March ESG series

Law firm CMS is joining forces with some leading experts in the Scottish business community to deliver ESG Exchange, a series of free to attend discussions focusing on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) issues.

Published 23 February 2021

Scotland's employment rate fell to 73.3% in final quarter of 2020

Scotland’s employment rate estimate fell over the final quarter of last year to 73.7%, according to the latest official labour market statistics from the Labour Force Survey, published by the Office For National Statistics (ONS) today.

Published 23 February 2021

FCA launches guidance for firms on the fair treatment of vulnerable customers

The Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) has today published final guidance clarifying its expectations of firms on the fair treatment of vulnerable customers.

Published 23 February 2021

And finally... dram-atic

The last of Speyside distillery The Glenrothes’ 50-year-old Single Malt Scotch Whisky has gone under the hammer at an exclusive auction for £39,000.

Published 23 February 2021

Stocks and shares investment in Scotland slumps by 14% in the final quarter of 2020

The value of all new stocks and shares ISA policies opened by savers in Scotland in Q4 2020 fell by -14% on the previous quarter, with only the North East and the East of England registering bigger decreases, according to new data released by Scottish Friendly.

Published 22 February 2021

Legal claims company targets accountants

Tax Recovery Services (TRS), a new legal claims company, has launched today to "help those affected by unclaimed tax relief pursue negligent accountants and recover their losses".

Published 22 February 2021

Frog Systems secures over £500,000 in latest investment round

Glasgow-based tech start-up Frog Systems is poised to announce a set of major new signings after securing more than £500,000 in its latest investment round.

Published 22 February 2021

ThermaFY helps hospitals tackle COVID-19 thanks to funding from DSL Business Finance Ltd

Trading under ThermaFY, Kelso-based Shock Innovations Ltd is helping hospitals to tackle coronavirus infections after receiving early-stage loan funding from DSL Business Finance Ltd to support the development of its thermal imaging technology.

Published 22 February 2021

Apropos: The volume of Scottish home sales fell by almost half in January

The volume of Scottish home sales fell by almost half in January according to an analysis of the latest Scottish Government data by property firm Apropos.

Published 22 February 2021

Burges Salmon advises BayWa r.e. UK on wind farm acquisition

A team from Burges Salmon has advised renewable energy developer BayWa r.e. UK on its acquisition of High Constellation Wind Farm from Blue Energy.

Published 22 February 2021

House prices in Paisley soared by 15% in past year

Paisley has been recognised as the UK's top property hotspot, with asking prices in the town soaring by 15% over the past year.

Published 22 February 2021

Gillespie Macandrew advises on landmark Waitrose deal

Gillespie Macandrew has advised on the purchase of two Waitrose stores in Glasgow for £23.2 million.

Published 22 February 2021

CIPD: Over half of UK employers plan to recruit staff in next three months

Over half of UK companies are planning on hiring more staff in the first quarter of 2021, according to the figures released by CIPD.

Published 22 February 2021

Greenshoots: Aberdeen’s newest collaborative workspace launched by Moorfield

A new collaborative workspace is set to open at the Enterprise Centre on Moorfield Group’s Energy & Innovation Parks in Bridge of Don.

Published 22 February 2021

Inoapps secures International Track 200 listing following major global growth

Aberdeen-headquartered Inoapps, an award-winning global Oracle Partner, has entered the annual Sunday Times HSBC International Track 200 list of companies for the first time on the back of a significant spike in global business over the past two years.

Published 22 February 2021