THE east end of Glasgow has been placed firmly on the map as a place to locate business, but the story of its regeneration still has some way to run before the area reaches its economic and social potential.
ROYAL Dutch Shell's finance chief, Simon Henry, has stressed the company's enthusiasm for the West of Shetland area but said it faces tough choices in the Central North Sea off north east Scotland after it unveiled a 31 per cent hike in profits.
PEOPLES, the UK's largest independent Ford dealer, has increased profits to a record £4.36 million in its latest financial year, as chairman Brian Gilda said the market for new cars in the UK was reaching its peak.
TENNENT'S Lager owner C&C Group has insisted that acquiring a large pub estate is not its only option for growing its business in England and Wales, as the drinks firm unveiled a solid set of first-half results.
PLEXUS Holdings, the oil and gas technology firm, has said trading remains strong in spite of the recent fall in oil prices and expressed hope the Wood Report into the North Sea would help spur a much-needed increase in exploration off Scotland.