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Azets praises staff for commitment during first year as a new accountancy brand

Peter Gallanagh, the CEO in Scotland for accountancy firm Azets, has marked the year of the business following a rebrand by paying tribute to staff for their commitment to clients and each other during the last year and for the contribution they have made to the development of the business.

Published 9 September 2021

KPMG aims for a third of its employees to be working class

Big Four accountancy firm KPMG is aiming for 29% of its partners and directors to come from working class backgrounds by 2030.

Published 9 September 2021

Deloitte posts 5.5% rise in global revenue for 2021

Deloitte has reported aggregate global revenue of $50.2 billion for the year ended 31 May 2021 - a 5.5% increase.

Published 9 September 2021

Phil Anderson Financial Services appoints Luke McColl as financial adviser

Aberdeenshire-based financial advisory firm Phil Anderson Financial Services has appointed Luke McColl as a financial adviser in their expanding Caithness branch. 

Published 9 September 2021

Glenapp Castle Hotel boosts capacity by 35% thanks to £1.25m funding from RBS

Glenapp Castle, a five-star boutique hotel in Ayrshire, has completed the development of its new Endeavour penthouse apartment following a £1.25 million finance package from Royal Bank of Scotland.

Published 9 September 2021

Winners of Scotland EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2021 announced

Scottish businesses Ascensos, Bella & Duke, Good-Loop, Snag Group Limited, and Systal Technology Solutions have been chosen to advance to the final stage of EY Entrepreneur Of The Year UK.

Published 9 September 2021

Candle Shack lights flame under growth with £4.4m private equity investment

Falkirk-based Candle Shack, a fast-growing e-commerce business that supplies candle-making components and contract candle manufacture for luxury international brands, has completed a £4.4 million deal with Maven Capital Partners to pursue an ambitious European expansion plan.

Published 9 September 2021

Strathclyde Pension Fund joins FRC's UK Stewardship List

The Strathclyde Pension Fund has been approved as a signatory to the Financial Reporting Council’s UK Stewardship Code.

Published 9 September 2021

Neil Bradbrook: COVID-19 world of work means Scottish firms can now think global, not local

Neil Bradbrook, managing director of Falkirk-based Ahead Business Consulting, highlights the new opportunities made available to Scottish businesses in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Published 9 September 2021

Scottish Enterprise partnership to support female business founders achieve global growth

AccelerateHER and Scottish Enterprise are partnering to increase support for female-led companies to maximise their global growth potential.

Published 9 September 2021

Number of Scottish fintech SMEs increases by over 50% during pandemic

The number of Scottish Fintech SMEs has increased by over 50% during the eighteen months of the pandemic with the FinTech Scotland entrepreneurial community growing from 119 in March 2020 to 181 today.

Published 9 September 2021

Insolvency Service announces end of temporary insolvency measures

Temporary insolvency restrictions protections are being lifted and new targeted measures to support small business and commercial tenants introduced.

Published 9 September 2021

RBS reports ‘unprecedented’ surge in Scottish hiring

Scottish labour market conditions continued to strengthen during July, according to the latest Royal Bank of Scotland Report on Jobs.

Published 9 September 2021

Loganair adds to Summer 2022 schedule with three new routes

Loganair, the UK’s largest regional airline, has continued to build on its network and UK-wide connectivity as it adds three further routes to its Summer 2022 programme.

Published 9 September 2021

Glasgow to host biggest ever British Chamber international trade mission during COP26

Glasgow Chamber of Commerce is set to host the largest-ever international trade mission during COP26.

Published 9 September 2021