Company News

  • 22 December 2014

    Maven Capital Partners has funded a £3.6million recapitalisation of Westway, a London-based facilities management business founded in 2001 where Maven backed a management buy-out in 2009.

  • 22 December 2014

    A specialist oil and gas services group says it is on a recruitment drive to boost its operational workforce in Aberdeen, despite the current industry headwinds.

  • 22 December 2014

    Prestwick Airport made a £1.26million profit in its first year of state ownership, according to its accounts just lodged at Companies House.

  • 21 December 2014

    cities Minister Keith Brown has defended a partnership of Scottish cities that has so far failed to show any returns for three years of operation, £1.3 million of expenditure on staff and consultancy costs, and £300,000 spent attending trade fairs, including events in London and Cannes.

  • 21 December 2014

    Chocolate & Love, the online premier chocolate firm founded by Scots web entrepreneur Richard O'Connor, has achieved £1 million in sales across more than 40 countries in 2014, largely due to explosive growth in China.

  • 21 December 2014

    The new Cabinet Secretary for Planning, Alex Neil, has pledged to investigate the cause of a slowdown in the planning system that prompted a scathing broadside from a leading industry expert last week.

  • 21 December 2014

    Thousands of Scottish businesses could be saved from bankruptcy thanks to an extension from the Scottish Government to a scheme for individuals struggling with debt to businesses.

  • 21 December 2014

    Our share tips were on the retreat again last week as stock markets took another dive on renewed fears that the UK's economic recovery could be hit by a slowdown in global trade during 2015.

  • 20 December 2014

    SCHLUMBERGER Oilfield UK has secured the contract for integrated drilling and well services on the Mariner field on the UK continental shelf (UKCS).

  • 20 December 2014

    M & C Energy, the former McKinnon & Clark business based in Fife, has reported a £4.1m reversal in operating profit in accounts just lodged at Companies House.

  • 20 December 2014

    Sigma, the urban housing specialist, has agreed a land transfer which will add a further 56 new homes to its £5.8million Regeneration Liverpool scheme.

  • 20 December 2014

    Carlton Bingo, which has 11 clubs in Scotland, has posted a £1.5million pre-tax loss after seeing a £12.7m VAT windfall reclaimed by the taxman.

  • 20 December 2014

    UTILITY Partnership (UP), which provides end-to-end utility infrastructure, smart metering and energy management services, has signed two contracts with customers of its parent company Smart Metering Systems (SMS), writes Emma Newlands.

  • 20 December 2014

    WHYTE and Mackay has seen profits fall 54% following a drop in sales of cheaper whisky but noted the success of its efforts to sell more upmarket products.

  • 19 December 2014

    Maven Capital Partners has led a management buy-out of Fathom Systems, which provides niche solutions to the commercial diving, remotely operated vehicles, and underwater engineering sectors.