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Colliers expects UK all-property total returns growth to moderate to 9.6% in 2022 and 6.4% in 2023 as rental growth slows and yields stabilise, following a six-year high of 16.5% in 2021. The industrial sector will continue to remain popular with investors this year as will retail warehouses, prime

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Scottish footfall decreased by 17.5% in February (Yo2Y), 1.3 percentage points worse than January, according to the latest Scottish Footfall Monitor from the Scottish Retail Consortium (SRC) and Sensormatic IQ.

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FinTech Scotland has published a ground-breaking Research and Innovation (R&I) Roadmap with the objective of boosting economic recovery, driving growth and creating jobs over the next ten years. Over the ten-year period, the ambition will be to deliver in Scotland an additional 20,000 plus finte

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Mackay Corporate Insurance Brokers has appointed three senior directors to join its team in Aberdeen as part of a £1 million investment in the company. David Binnie and Steven Thomson, former directors at Central Insurance Services and formerly Marsh, joined MacKay Corporate this week, and Dar

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Murray International Trust Plc, a fund managed by abrdn, has posted a net asset value return of 14.1% for 2021. The company has no benchmark, but this performance compares with a rise over the same period of 7.6% for the UK Retail Price Index and a total return for the Reference Index, the FSTE ALL

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Engineering consultancy firm David Narro Associates has opened a new office in Newcastle-upon-Tyne, which will be the firm's first location in England. The firm has continued its growth and expansion over the past two years. Since its founding in Scotland in 1986, the firm has worked with Archi

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Local politicians have confirmed that 222 employees at OVO Energy's Perth office will take voluntary redundancy. The remainder of the staff at the Perth site, which employs about 700 people, will work from home for the foreseeable future.

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Following support from Business Gateway, Today Agency, a media agency focused on connecting independent businesses with social media savvy students has expanded its presence in the UK and Africa, driving the future growth of its services. Edinburgh-based Today assists independent businesses with cre

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Wave power specialists Mocean Energy have secured a major new investment to accelerate the commercial roll-out of their ground-breaking wave energy technology. The Edinburgh firm has raised £730,000 equity funding from existing funders, led by angel syndicate Equity Gap, together with Old Coll

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Perth-based insurance giant Aviva has announced a proposed return of capital of £3.75 billion to the holders of its ordinary shares. The shares will be returned by the way of a B share scheme. This is in addition to the £1 billion share buy-back which is underway

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Blue Rock Insurance Brokers has opened new premises in the Bellshill area, generating three new jobs and bringing a customer-focused approach to the businesses of the surrounding areas. With headquarters in Ayrshire, where the Blue Rock brand was launched in 2018, the leadership team made the decisi

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abrdn has reported a 6% rise in profits before tax with figures reaching £1.15 billion in 2021. Adjusted operating profits rose to £323m, an increase of 47% from the £219m reported in 2020. Total assets under management and administration also increased by 1% to £542bn.

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