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And finally... bowled over

A porcelain bowl thought to have been worth £500 has sold at auction for £320,000 after it turned out to be a rare Chinese artefact.

Published 9 September 2021

FRP Advisory appointed administrators of Argyll wind tower solutions firm CS Wind

Michelle Elliot and Tom MacLennan of FRP Advisory have been appointed as administrators of CS Wind (UK) Limited, a wind tower solutions business based in Argyll.

Published 8 September 2021

David Ferguson to depart Nucleus Financial after James Hay takeover

The founder of Edinburgh-based financial services company Nucleus Financial Group has departed the company following its takeover by James Hay Partnership.

Published 8 September 2021

Scottish taxpayers to be worse off under UK government tax rises

Scottish taxpayers will be worse off under UK government plans to increase National Insurance than those in the rest of the UK, the Chartered Institute of Taxation (CIOT) has said.

Published 8 September 2021

Scottish Land Court and Lands Tribunal for Scotland to be unified

The Scottish Land Court and the Lands Tribunal for Scotland are to be unified to form an expanded Land Court.

Published 8 September 2021

Pacitti Jones acquires Alexander, Jubb & Taylor

Estate and letting agency Pacitti Jones has acquired 167-year-old law firm Alexander, Jubb & Taylor, based in Dennistoun, Glasgow.

Published 8 September 2021

Aberdeen-based Infinity Partnership shortlisted for three accolades

Aberdeen-based accountancy firm Infinity Partnership has been shortlisted for three accolades in a prestigious UK awards event for accountancy professionals.

Published 8 September 2021

And finally... out of whack

A junior council worker who rejected and approved real planning applications, adding sarcastic comments in the process, in the belief they were testing a dummy website has learned that the decisions are now legally binding.

Published 8 September 2021

Henderson Loggie welcomes Lucy Crow as head of agriculture and rural business

Accountancy firm Henderson Loggie has announced the appointment of Lucy Crow as head of agriculture and rural business in its specialist tax consultancy team.

Published 7 September 2021

Professional services company SKSi boosts Scottish operation with series of appointments

Professional services company SKSi has more than tripled its headcount in Scotland with a series of recent appointments, including Donald Scott joining as a senior manager.

Published 7 September 2021

Tidal energy manufacturer secures £6.4m investment from Scottish National Investment Bank

Tidal energy pioneer Nova Innovation has secured £6.4 million from the Scottish National Investment Bank (SNIB) to fund manufacturing and distribution of its innovative subsea tidal turbines.

Published 7 September 2021

CrowdX names Paul Atkinson as chairperson

Scottish fintech CrowdX has announced the appointment of Paul Atkinson as its chairperson.

Published 7 September 2021

Standard Life Investments Property Income Trust acquires Cairngorm land for £7.5m

Standard Life Investments Property Income Trust (SLIPIT) has acquired 1,447 hectares of upland rough grazing and open moorland in the Cairngorm national park for £7.5 million.

Published 7 September 2021

Melissa Rigby joins Fraser Irvine Sheriff Officers in Edinburgh

Fraser Irvine Sheriff Officers LLP has appointed Melissa Rigby to the position of regional enforcement manager at its recently-opened Edinburgh office.

Published 7 September 2021

And finally... Pain in the biomass

A biomass power generator built by Aviva Investors should be torn down because of planning irregularities, a council has ruled.

Published 7 September 2021