News archive from 6 October 2014

SFT aims to deliver savings to taxpayer

SFT aims to deliver savings to taxpayer

THE Scottish Futures Trust (SFT) plans to deliver up to £750 million of savings to the taxpayer over the next five years as it deploys funding strategies it learned in the years after its inception on a wider scale. According to its latest corporate...

Scotsman, 00:04 in Business
 
Interview: Anne Richards. Aberdeen Asset Management

Interview: Anne Richards. Aberdeen Asset Management

YOU don't need to be a rocket scientist to become a fund manager, but a spell working on a particle accelerator in Geneva during the 1980s gave Anne Richards the impetus to break into the industry. Now global chief investment officer at Aberdeen Asset...

Scotsman, 00:04 in Business
 
Contini draws the crowds for V&C’s anniversary

Contini draws the crowds for V&C’s anniversary

GIVEN his penchant for Dean Martin, Cole Porter and everything Italian and Neapolitan, it was inevitable that Philip Contini would break into song at some point on Wednesday evening. The Valvona & Crolla boss was in fine form as the host for the...

Scotsman, 00:04 in Business
 
Prima invests £7.25m in site refurbishment

Prima invests £7.25m in site refurbishment

PRIMA Hotel Group has invested £7.25 million in its flagship property on Edinburgh's Royal Terrace as it looks for a slice of the business travel market. The refurbishment project was combined with a new ­alignment under the Crowne Plaza brand, The...

Scotsman, 00:04 in Business
 
Denvir MD post for Kay MacGregor

Denvir MD post for Kay MacGregor

KAY MacGregor has clearly used some of her marketing skills on herself, securing the job of managing director at Stirling-based firm Denvir. She moves from Equator, the largest digital agency in Scotland, where she was client services director. Denvir...

Scotsman, 00:04 in Business
 
UK financial services sees profits surge

UK financial services sees profits surge

The UK's financial services firms saw strong growth in business volumes in the three months to September, with profits rebounding and hiring on the up. The 100th survey of the sector by the CBI and accountancy firm PwC, published today, shows that...

Scotsman, 00:04 in Business
 
Monaco’s Anthony Martial thwarts PSG in battle of Ligue 1 big spenders

Monaco’s Anthony Martial thwarts PSG in battle of Ligue 1 big spenders

Paris Saint-Germain were moments away from the perfect week. Beating Barcelona was one thing; overcoming Monaco and levering themselves closer to the surprise Ligue 1 leaders, Marseille, would have made for a useful double statement after an...

Guardian, 00:04 in Sport
 
Bodies found in Mexico mass grave ‘too badly burned to be identified quickly’

Bodies found in Mexico mass grave ‘too badly burned to be identified quickly’

Authorities examining a mass grave have said the bodies are too badly burned to determine quickly whether they are among 43 students unaccounted for after a deadly clash between police and protesters a week ago, a lawyer for families said yesterday....

 
Homebuyers pay £125,000 extra for beautiful scenery

Homebuyers pay £125,000 extra for beautiful scenery

Homebuyers pay an average premium of £125,000 to live in some of the country's most scenic locations, according to new research. House prices in some national parks can be up to double what they are in the surrounding area, said a report from Lloyds...

BBC, 00:05 in Business
 
The death of the weekly supermarket shop

The death of the weekly supermarket shop

"I tend to avoid the big stores as there's so much choice and they're very busy," says Gaynor Francis, a 37-year-old working mum of two. She does an online shop once a month, which she supplements with weekly top-up shops, typically at...

BBC, 00:05 in Business
 

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Nick Clegg tells Lib Dems to brutalise Tories over tax

Nick Clegg tells Lib Dems to brutalise Tories over tax

Nick Clegg has instructed his leading ministers to “brutalise” the Tories after George Osborne created an “open goal” for the Liberal Democrats by exempting the rich from further tax increases and using a freeze in benefits for the working poor to...

Guardian, 00:08 in Politics
 

Here's what you should be eating, drinking and doing in London this week

MONDAY Hear the voice of a generation It’s Monday and - though you’re too proud to mention it - you’re ever-so slightly nursing a hangover from the hangover you earned on Saturday night. But you won’t let that stop you hitting Monday hard. While...

Metro, 00:08 in Lifestyle
 
Sheffield golfer Matt Fitzpatrick has golf clubs stolen in Italy

Sheffield golfer Matt Fitzpatrick has golf clubs stolen in Italy

Sheffield golfer Matt Fitzpatrick has reportedly been robbed after taking part in a tournament in Rome. The 20 year old former Tapton School pupil wrote on his twitter feed that his clubs had been taken from a hire car, along with other valuables and...

 

Clarifications and corrections 

A MailOnline article of 13 July claimed that there had been a ‘bitter battle’ between Tamzin Outhwaite and Tom Ellis over child support payments following their divorce because Mr Ellis had said he was too poor to pay child maintenance. In fact there...

 


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