Saturday, September 18, 2021
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Scottish borers could be “global leader” in mountain biking thanks to deal

£19 MILLION of funding has been announced for a world first mountain biking innovation centre after a  multi-million pound deal signed today has confirmed funding for the Scottish borders.The Borderlands Inclusive Growth deal was...
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Penny Stocks: An Investment Better than Gold?

Gold bugs often tout stocks in their investment sphere as time-tested and beyond reproach. The general mantra is that there’s no other investment than gold, and that no portfolio should do without it. While...
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New report for Scotland’s finance sector paints stark picture of challenges ahead

SCOTLAND'S critical financial sector is experiencing "deep and dramatic changes" which are now being accelerated by Coronavirus, Brexit and the Climate emergency a new report has found. The report “Industry Trends and Salary Guide” published...
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Hostels set to receive over £2m of funding through funding package

HOSTELS are set to receive over £2m of funding from the Scottish Government as part of a £104.3m support fund to the tourism and hospitality sector.The fund, acting as relief from COVID-19 aims to...
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Bank boosts support of climate focussed entrepreneurs ahead of COP26 conference

CLIMATE focused businesses in Scotland can now gain extra support after a national bank announced an enterprise programme.The Royal Bank of Scotland announced a new programme today to boost its support for scale up...
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Scottish Investment firm trolled online after changing name

A SCOTTISH asset management firm has been trolled online after re-imagining  its name to make it "digitally enabled"Standard Life Aberdeen (SLA) has faced mockery after revealing its new name to be as abrdn.The firm...
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Analysis reveals the places in the UK with the biggest increase in house prices

NEW analysis of the latest official ONS figures has revealed where Scotland has had the biggest increase in average house prices.The analysis discovered that the Outer Hebrides has had the UK’s biggest increase in...
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Pandemic pushes government spending to £56.35 billion

All £8.6 billion of consequential funding guaranteed to the Scottish Government for 2020-21 has been allocated to tackling the pandemic
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Insolvency and restructuring profession rescued thousands of UK jobs

THE insolvency and restructuring profession rescued 297,000 jobs and returned £1.82bn to creditors in insolvency cases in 2019.That is the equivalent of around 800 jobs and £5m a day, according to a new report...
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An energy firm unlocks £33.9 million for green projects in Scotland

An energy company has unlocked £33.9 million of funding to invest in 18 green energy projects in Central and Southern Scotland.The projects will provide additional electrical capacity in areas where SP Energy Networks, the...
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Strategy specialists launch new consultancy division after record year

SCOTTISH business strategists have announced record results and have now launched a new management consultancy arm. Turnover and profit have soared for Genoa Black as clients have sought support to help their companies grow. The firm...
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Recruitment partnership leads to over 100 new recruits for firm in Q1 of 2021

A GLASGOW based firm has reported over 100 new recruits joining its ranks in the first quarter of 2021 thanks to a partnership with a recruitment firm.Pastdue Credit Solutions reported 110 new starts...
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More people than ever have created companies during lockdown

ON May 13 2021, a loan provider released new research to celebrate funding its 4,000th founder.Virgin’s not-for-profit entrepreneurial hub, Virgin StartUp, reveals that one in three Brits dream of becoming an entrepreneur and would...
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Leading Tax firm believes the government needs to do more to help businesses

TAX firm Blick Rothenberg suggest that the Government should support landlords and tenants in the hospitality and retail sectors after COVID-19.They believe that the government should bare a third of the cost of rents while...
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Financial advisers report boom during lockdown in 2020

DESPITE lockdown and unprecedented market volatility, financial advisers reported a boom in demand for their services throughout 2020.With greater use of remote working and video calling to attract and serve new clients nearly 60%...

Top post-lockdown career paths outlined by financial services experts

SPECIALISTS in recruitment for Scotland's financial services sector have outlined the top seven "trending" career paths for those looking to enter work or to retrain in.Based on statistics and industry insights from its annual salary...
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Young people urged to apply for Job Start Payment

THE Social Justice Secretary has urged eligible young people to apply for Job Start Payment if they are starting a new job after a period of unemployment.Eligible 16-24 year olds, who have been on...
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Bank to give students fifty pounds after opening an account

A BANK is launching a new student account which will offer every student £50 cash and a four-year tastecard membership. The Royal Bank of Scotland will pay £50 within 10 days of the account opening...
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Credit company sees an increase in debt collection referrals in 2021

A GLASGOW-based Credit company has recorded a sharp increase in collection referrals from Insolvency Practitioners (IPs) UK-wide in the first six months of the year. BRS Credit primarily focuses on working with IPs to maximise...
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Accountancy firm’s performance is the silver lining in a taxing year

Scots firms insists getting “on their toes” helped them weather the pandemic  A DYNAMIC Scottish accountancy firm has reported growth despite the pandemic. As well as recording a 4% rise in turnover to £4million for the...
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