Business Bulletin

  • 8 March 2012

    A new £2m bid fund has been launched to boost Scotland’s prospects of attracting major international conferences.

  • 2 March 2012

    ABERDEEN software house Absoft has made the first acquisition in its  21-year history with an seven-figure purchase of performance management specialist Hexarus Consulting.

  • 20 February 2012

    John Clark, Scotland’s fourth-largest motor dealer with a resilient heartland in the north-east, has opened a £6 million facility in Edinburgh for Jaguar Land Rover, currently Europe’s most successful carmaker.

  • 20 February 2012

    Drilling successes may have seen 2011 end on a positive note for junior oil and gas companies, but ever-tightening credit markets mean they remain vulnerable to takeover by their larger peers, according to the latest Ernst & Young Oil and Gas Eye.

  • 20 February 2012

    The challenging economic outlook has prompted a further drop in confidence in the Scottish construction sector, according to a new quarterly survey of 700 member firms from the Scottish Building Federation (SBF).

  • 29 January 2012

    A survey of professional accountants has suggested that business confidence is low across the UK, though it is slightly more stable in Scotland.