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  • Handelsbanken Expands In Glasgow

    Handelsbanken Expands In Glasgow

    25 Aug 2016

    Swedish bank Handelsbanken has opened its second branch in Glasgow, in Finnieston.

  • New campaign promotes F&BS sector

    IFSD Companies Feature in New Videos

    29 Jul 2016

    New videos featuring Morgan Stanley and Ashurst, released by Scottish Development International, highlight the reasons why 600 financial and business services companies are already based in Scotland.

  • BT Calls In Parseq

    BT Calls In Parseq

    29 Jun 2016

    Thirty five new jobs are being created in the IFSD by Parseq, the leading provider of customer communication services. The news follows Parseq’s success in securing an additional contract to provide BT with sales centre support.

  • AXA Signs Up For New Glasgow Office

    AXA Signs Up For New Glasgow Office

    28 Jun 2016

    Insurance firm AXA is consolidating its Glasgow operations with a move to a new 49,500 sq ft office at the Cuprum development on Argyle Street in the IFSD.

  • Thirty New Jobs At Encompass

    Thirty New Jobs At Encompass

    27 Jun 2016

    Encompass Corporation, the technology solutions provider to financial services, legal professional and insolvency and corporate recovery firms, has made a number of significant appointments to its team, bringing total numbers in the UK to 32.

  • Glasgow's Top Financial Students Recognised

    Glasgow's Top Financial Students Recognised

    17 Jun 2016

    Seven top financial services students, one from each university and college in Glasgow, have been recognised by Glasgow’s IFSD for achieving top performance on their courses.

  • Watt's Workshop to Inspire Next Generation

    Watt’s Workshop to Inspire Next Generation

    31 May 2016

    Young ambitious fintech companies are amongst the targets of The Tontine, the new innovation centre opened on Argyle Street.

  • Record Year for FDI

    Record Year for FDI

    30 May 2016

    2015 was a record-breaking year of foreign direct investment (FDI) in Scotland, according to the 2016 EY Scotland Attractiveness Survey.

  • £1bn investment on course at Glasgow University

    £1bn Investment On Course At Glasgow University

    05 Apr 2016

    It’s been an especially eventful month for the University of Glasgow which has formally taken possession of the former Western Infirmary site: a significant milestone which enables the proposed £1 billion investment in its Gilmorehill campus.

  • ACCA completes occupiers at 110 Queen Street

    ACCA completes occupiers at 110 Queen Street

    04 Apr 2016

    Underlining the demand for top quality Grade A offices in Glasgow city centre, ACCA (the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants) has confirmed it is leasing three floors at the brand new prestigious 110 Queen Street development which is now full.