Todays date: 02/09/2014

Todays News  - Scotland

£52.7m SSE pipeline deal for Scottish Equity Partners’ fund

SSE has sold SSE Pipelines - one of the UK's largest independent gas transporters - to a new fund set up by Scottish Equity Partners for £52.7m.

Glasgow IFA snapped up by expanding Bellpenny

Bellpenny, the national UK wealth manager - which has been on the acquisition trail - has completed a deal for Glasgow-based independent adviser Reid, Scott & Ross.

Scottish manufacturing shows more muted growth

Scottish manufacturers have reported the lowest orders and employment of any part of the UK over the last three months – this mirrors the recent Scottish engineering report which shows a dip in activity.

Annual meeting set for Perth angels

Braveheart Investment Group, the Scottish AIM-listed investment management group

Scotland’s two Magnox nuclear sites to be decommissioned in joint venture

Cavendish Fluor Partnership, a joint venture between Cavendish Nuclear, a subsidiary of Babcock International Group, and Fluor Corporation, has been awarded the contract to manage 12 UK nuclear sites - two in Scotland - and their decommissioning programmes.

Features

  • Grand designs

    Smith Teaser

    Car manufacturer Ford’s executive design director Martin Smith talks about the challenges and rewards of turning his boyhood dream into a lifelong career

  • Innovative retail app makes shopping social

    Depop Logo

    <p>Depop, a UK based startup app launched in April last year has now accumulated over 200,000 downloads on smartphones. BQ took a look at the rise of the inovative app.</p>

  • What England's early world cup exit means for UK business

    World Cup Teaser

    The England team will be back home before the postcards after being knocked out of the World Cup in the group stage for the first time since 1958.