And finally… marked man

A middle-aged Liverpudlian spent three nights in a maximum-security jail after being mistaken for one of Italy's most-wanted mafia bosses.

Published 14 September 2021

AAB announces six new appointments to its Virtual Finance Function

Anderson Anderson & Brown (AAB), the tech-enabled business critical services group, has announced six new appointments to its Virtual Finance Function (VFF), following a period of substantial growth.

Published 13 September 2021

Johnston Carmichael announces series of appointments as it re-shapes and harnesses sector expertise

Accountancy firm Johnston Carmichael has reshaped and strengthened its sector focus to help clients take advantage of the market opportunities arising from the emerging economic recovery.

Published 13 September 2021

Douglas Home & Co set to launch new Edinburgh office

Accountancy firm Douglas Home & Co is launching an ambitious expansion in Edinburgh, fuelled by the number of firms and business leaders who are changing direction after the pandemic.

Published 13 September 2021

James Fennessey: Working capital vacuum threat as recovery continues

A severe shortage of working capital is set to cause a growing number of business failures as companies responding to the recovery become overstretched and insolvent due to a lack of cash, James Fennessey, restructuring partner with Azets in Scotland, has warned.

Published 13 September 2021

Gilson Gray Financial Management acquires GCR Financial in seven figure deal

Gilson Gray Financial Management (GGFM), the investment arm of law firm Gilson Gray, has acquired Dunblane-based holistic financial planning firm, GCR Financial, for a seven-figure sum.

Published 13 September 2021

Kieran Smith: Still no answers for investors in Woodford Equity Income Fund

Kieran Smith, an associate at Thompsons Solicitors, reveals why group action against Link Fund Solutions, in their role as manager of the Woodford Equity Income Fund (WEIF), is the only way to see justice done.

Published 13 September 2021

Scotland overtakes London as fastest million-pound market as capital loses share

Scotland has overtaken London as the fastest-moving market for million-pound properties, with homes finding a buyer 25 days quicker on average than before the pandemic, according to new research from Rightmove.

Published 13 September 2021

Rathbone Greenbank Investments appoints Craig Leslie as investment director of Edinburgh office

Rathbone Greenbank Investments (Greenbank) has bolstered its specialist ethical, sustainable, and impact (ESI) investment team with the appointment of Craig Leslie.

Published 13 September 2021

Savills appoints Niall Macleod as director and head of residential development in Aberdeen

Savills has appointed Niall Macleod as director and head of residential development in Aberdeen.

Published 13 September 2021

Scottish Enterprise helps entrepreneurs to unlock £36m of investment

Scottish Enterprise has today unveiled the impact of its support to entrepreneurs participating in its flagship business growth and leadership programme, Unlocking Ambition.

Published 13 September 2021

RBS: Scottish private sector sees further rapid growth during August

Scotland's private sector recorded further rapid growth midway through the third quarter, according to the latest Royal Bank of Scotland PMI.

Published 13 September 2021

Finance secretary Kate Forbes seeks assurances on National Insurance increase

Following UK Government plans to implement a 1.25% increase in National Insurance contributions to fund the NHS and social care in England, finance secretary Kate Forbes is seeking assurances that the UK Government will cover the full cost of this increase for public sector employers.

Published 13 September 2021

And finally... gearing up

Hot Wheels is giving one car owner the chance to have their car made into a toy.

Published 13 September 2021

RSM appoints Ross Stupart as new managing partner for Edinburgh

Audit, tax and consulting firm RSM has appointed Ross Stupart as the new office managing partner of its Edinburgh office.

Published 10 September 2021