Archive for the ‘Financial & Business Services’ Category

09

Aug

Glasgow hailed for its good practice as a co-operative city

The city has been held up as an example to others for its work developing credit unions and implementing more co-operative ways of working The city of Glasgow has been recognised by European development body URBACT for its support of co-operatives, including credit unions. URBACT is the European programme for tackling the challenges...


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07

Aug

Insight Legal Software expands with Glasgow office and new software

Legal software supplier Insight Legal is set to create jobs and increase its share of the Scottish market as it opens its first office north of the border. The company is also launching a Scottish version of its software product that meets the needs of the Scottish legal community....


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12

Jul

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Insurance sector in Glasgow ‘one of the most important’ in the UK outside London

Research by the Association of British Insurers finds 9 per cent of the city’s workforce have jobs in insurance and other long-term savings Glasgow has been revealed as one of the most important areas outside London for the UK’s insurance and long-term savings industry. New analysis commissioned by the...


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14

Jun

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Glasgow’s top financial students recognised

Six top financial services students, from universities and colleges in Glasgow, have been recognised by Glasgow’s International Financial Services District (IFSD) for achieving outstanding performance on their courses. At an awards ceremony for the IFSD Glasgow Student Awards 2017, each student was presented with a certificate and £250 to...


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06

Jun

CENSIS launches new IoT accelerator programme

CENSIS is offering up to eight Scottish-based companies or individuals a package of co-ordinated growth support over several months to help them accelerate an IoT product or service into the market. Applications open on Thursday 1 June, 2017 and close on Thursday 29 June, 2017. Please visit the CENSIS website...


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11

May

NFU Mutual commences major refurbishment project on landmark Glasgow building

87,000 Sq Ft Office Development 191 West George Street Undergoing Extensive Programme of Works NFU Mutual has announced it has commenced a major programme of works to transform a landmark office development in Glasgow city centre. Leading property advisor JLL has been appointed as the sole letting agent. On...


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17

Feb

Council to develop city centre Innovation District

Glasgow City Council’s Executive Committee today (16 February) approved a proposal to support the development of an Innovation District in the city centre. Two innovation districts have been identified in Glasgow – in the Merchant City and the West End, anchored around the Universities of Strathclyde and Glasgow –...


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16

Feb

Ellis Whittam’s new Glasgow office creates 35 new jobs

A new Glasgow office has been opened by one of the UK’s leading, fastest growing providers of HR, employment law and health and safety services to employers. Creating 35 new jobs, the £1 million investment by Ellis Whittam in its first Scottish office, in the city’s St. Vincent Street,...


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05

Jan

Half a million pound boost for loyalty app provider creating 45 new jobs in Glasgow

Champion for the small and independent business owner, Glasgow based Swipii, has secured a half a million pound Regional Selective Assistance grant from Scottish Enterprise, allowing it to expand its operations while putting it in the best possible position to win even more new business. Swipii launched in 2014...


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04

Jan

UK’s first Fintech course launches at Strathclyde

A new Masters in Financial Technology (Fintech) is to launch at the University of Strathclyde to support the digital transformation of Scotland’s financial sector. The MSc in Financial Technology will give students the financial, programming and analytical skills needed to help companies accelerate transactions and enhance security – and...


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Glasgow Airport invests £1.4m to improve central security area

Work on a £1.4 million project to increase capacity in Glasgow Airport’s Central Search facility in the main terminal...Read More

Plans for Glasgow Connectivity Commission to transform city centre

Measures to transform Glasgow’s city centre and cement its role as one of the leading destinations in Europe will...Read More

Irish energy firm ESB opens new Glasgow office

ESB has officially opened an office at George Street Glasgow today (14 November 2017), from where it will continue...Read More

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