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Monday, August 21st, 2017


Boost for law firm

Taylor added to Stronachs tax team

Stronachs, the law firm, has strengthened its private client team ..

Merger proposed with S&W

Rathbones in £2 billion tie-up talk with wealth rival

Jim Pettigrew

Wealth manager Rathbones is considering a £2 billion all-share merger…

Big break with Bank of Scotland

Murray switches bank dealings to Barclays

Sir David Murray’s investment business Murray Capital has moved its day-to-day banking arrangements to Barclays..

£28.5m deal for prime offices

UBS Asset Management acquires Quartermile 2

UBS Asset Management has acquired Quartermile 2, one of Scotland’s prime new offices..

Meeting will decide future of building

Council urged to reject hotel plan for Royal High

Royal high school

Edinburgh councillors are being urged to reject “narrow commercial interests” and turn the iconic former Royal High School building into a “universally admired alternative..

Edinburgh Fringe

Vlad’s pick of the burlesque and buffoonery

Scot's Gleneagles ambition

Matthew keen on Solheim Cup captaincy

Catriona Matthew

As the dust settles on this year’s Solheim Cup in Iowa following the USA’s comfortable victory over Europe, it won’t be long before attention starts to turn towards the 2019 event at Gleneagles. North Berwick’s Catriona Matthew was one of the star performers in the European team in Des Moines, winning three of her four matches at the age of 47 after replacing the injured Suzann Pettersen at the last minute. Despite the Scot’s heroics, Annika Sorrenstam’s team went down 16½-11½. Matthew was originally named among Sorrenstam’s non-playing vice-captains beforeRead More

New supply deal

Cameron House switches to Anglian Water

Cameron House

Cameron House, the golf and spa retreat on the banks of Loch Lomond, has switched its water supply

Oil and gas sale

Total adds North Sea assets in $7.45bn Maersk deal

Total is buying Maersk’s oil and gas business in a $7.45 billion (£5.8bn) deal..

Strachan names squad

Keeper Archer earns first Scotland call-up

Gordon Strachan

Scotland manager Gordon Strachan has named his squad for the upcoming World Cup qualifying double-header against Lithuania and Malta, with Millwall goalkeeper Jordan Archer earning his first call-up. There is a recall for 31-times capped Hibernian right-back Steven Whittaker, while Newcastle winger Matt Ritchie and Matt Phillips are back in the after missing the last match against England through injury. Striker Leigh Griffiths is one of six Celtic players included in the squad after his two majestic free-kicks earned Scotland a point against Gareth Southgate’s side. There was no place,Read More