News archive

  • City Deal to spend £740 million in next five years

    City Deal to spend £740 million in next five years

    29 Jan 2020

    The Glasgow City Region City Deal is set to spend £740 million on infrastructure in the next five years.

  • Tackling the talent challenge head on

    Tackling the talent challenge head on

    28 Jan 2020

    Investing in the talent of the future is a passion at Murphy Wealth, the lifestyle financial planners. The current 14 strong Glasgow based team features seven graduates, recruited from Glasgow Caledonian and Strathclyde universities, over the past 3 years.

  • Soar relocates to city centre

    Tech Partnership targets ethical finance

    10 Dec 2019

    Glasgow based fintech Soar has entered into a partnership to help ethical finance companies compete more effectively with mainstream providers.

  • Acquisition by Glasgow wealth manager

    Acquisition by Glasgow wealth manager

    09 Dec 2019

    Gilliland Neilson Brown, Chartered Financial Planners and Wealth Managers, based in the IFSD has acquired the client portfolio of Bishopbriggs-based Prudent Financial Management, taking their funds under management from £80m to £100m.

  • Fast Track course wins national award

    Fast Track course wins national award

    28 Nov 2019

    A pilot project involving Skills Development Scotland (SDS), the City of Glasgow College and financial services companies in Glasgow has won the Pioneer category at this year's Scottish Financial Services awards.

  • Blingo event to raise funds

    Blingo event to raise funds

    28 Nov 2019

    Employers in Glasgow’s IFSD are invited to wear their best and dress to impress at an innovative fund raising event taking place early next year right on their doorstep.

  • Scottish Friendly doubles assets under management

    Scottish Friendly doubles assets under management

    26 Nov 2019

    Glasgow based Scottish Friendly, one of the UK’s leading financial mutuals, recently announced the acquisition of life and pensions policies from financial services provider Canada Life. The deal sees assets under management increase by £2.4bn to over £5bn, while the number of members increases by 127,000 to around 700,000.

  • Altia-ABM wins contract in Peru

    Glasgow fintech wins contract in Peru

    31 Oct 2019

    Peru’s Ministerio Publico has adopted Glasgow based fintech company Altia-ABM’s suite of financial investigation and analysis software, to speed up complex financial investigations and strengthen its prosecutions service.

  • Soar relocates to city centre

    Soar relocates to city centre

    30 Oct 2019

    Glasgow-based fintech disruptor Soar has moved its operation to the centre of Glasgow, as part of its expansion plans.

  • New home in Glasgow for Allianz

    New home in Glasgow for Allianz

    28 Oct 2019

    Major insurer Allianz has moved to new commercial premises in Glasgow’s IFSD.

                       
top