Todays date: 30/07/2014

Todays News  - Scotland

Quiqley settles in as Jumpstart's finance chief

A newly created Finance Director role at Jumpstart, the leading UK research and development tax relief specialist, has been filled by Shona Quigley.

Claymore boost for Talisman in the North Sea

Talisman Energy – who are gradually withdrawing operations from the North Sea – report an increase in North Sea production as the Claymore Field was restarted.

Scotsman Conn moves from BP to Centrica

Centrica plc has appointed Iain Conn as chief executive to succeed Sam Laidlaw who retires at the end of the year.

UK and Scottish business not doing enough business in China, says envoy

The UK businesses – including those in Scotland - are not taking advantage of China's rapid economic growth.

Scottish home sales ‘encouraging’ leap up by 22pc

The Registers of Scotland – who catalogue all home sales in Scotland - report an increase of over 22% in the number of homes sold across Scotland between April and June - up over 22% compared with the same period the previous year.

Scottish firms can get online for Smarta awards

Scottish business unable to make the trek to London can view this year’s 02 Smarta 100 live online.