Call for greater Glasgow-Dundee collaboration
Tuesday 3 December 2013 16:43
Greater collaboration between the Central Belt and Tayside business communities could help drive sustainable growth for both economies, delegates at a Dundee Waterfront roadshow will be told next week.
Time to kill off ‘zombie’ firms
Tuesday 3 December 2013 16:42
It might be time to kill off ‘zombie firms’ for the benefit of the economy, according to a partner with accountants French Duncan.
The Open ‘generated £88m for Scotland’
Tuesday 3 December 2013 16:41
The Open golf championship held at Muirfield at Gullane in East Lothian generated £88m for the Scottish economy, according to a study.
NewGalexy takes crowdfunding to new level
Tuesday 3 December 2013 16:40
As Ken Symon writes, a crowdfunding deal by a professional services firm is likely to give new impetus to the innovative form of financing in Scotland
RBS faces mammoth IT bill
Tuesday 3 December 2013 16:36
RBS will reportedly face a £1bn IT bill after a tech failure left millions of customers unable to access their money.
Construction sector’s rebuilding speeds up
Tuesday 3 December 2013 16:27
Recovery in the construction market continued in November with output surging at the fastest monthly rate in six years.
Chimney maker’s sales soar
Tuesday 3 December 2013 14:51
Domestic chimney manufacturer Schiedel Chimney Systems is gearing up for a year of record sales as homeowners return to traditional heat sources to combat rocketing gas and electricity bills.
£5m bonus for Northern Investor shareholders
Tuesday 3 December 2013 14:50
Northern Investors Company has sold its investment in Alaric Systems, which provides payment processing and fraud prevention software, for £5.06m, nearly doubling the amount to eventually be returned to shareholders.
Vianet profits down
Tuesday 3 December 2013 14:49
Data monitoring company Vianet Group has reported a fall in revenue and profits for the six months ended September 30.
Northgate back on track
Tuesday 3 December 2013 14:48
Light commercial vehicle hire business Northgate has reported a 14% rise in underlying pretax profits to £32m for the six months to October 31.
Major investment to fuel Maxim growth
Tuesday 3 December 2013 14:46
Independent contract cleaning and facilities management business Maxim Facilities Management has secured a £400,000 investment to more than treble in size and create jobs.
Construction industry bounces back with NEC show
Tuesday 3 December 2013 11:10
The Build Show - an exciting new concept from the award-winning organisers of The FIT Show - will launch at the NEC, Birmignham, from April 28 to 30, 2015, utilising 37,000m2 of flexible space.