Company News

  • 23 July 2014

    GAP Group, the Glasgow-based plant and tool hire company, has achieved a 61 per cent hike in annual profits to a record £13.5 million on the back of a surge in turnover through the £100 million mark.

  • 23 July 2014

    A WAVE energy firm has entered discussions with salmon producers to see if its technology could help power offshore fish farms.

  • 23 July 2014

    THE auction for whisky liqueur brand Drambuie has stepped up, as a drinks industry analyst cast doubt on the mooted £100 million price tag attached to the company.

  • 23 July 2014

    GRANT Asset Management, the Edinburgh-based residential property company, has returned to profit.

  • 23 July 2014

    CONSTRUCTION firm ­Galliford Try has reached financial close on a project to build two Scottish schools for the Highland council and its development firm, North Scotland, in a contract worth £50.8 million.

  • 23 July 2014

    A SCOTTISH eyewear brand is launching a crowdfunding bid to raise £10,500 in order to start its first production run.

  • 22 July 2014

    Cake brand Mr Kipling is to be the subject of a major relaunch and marketing push as its owner plots its fight back following a slide in half-year profits.

  • 22 July 2014

    Oil and gas explorer Bowleven has received overwhelming shareholder backing for the £150 million deal which will see it sell off two-thirds of its principal asset for the cash it needs to continue exploration in Africa.

  • 22 July 2014

    The appointment of the first outsider to head Tesco in its 95-year history could herald a major strategy re-think at the world's third-largest retailer and a shake-up of the UK sector, analysts have said.

  • 22 July 2014

    PERTH-based Braveheart Investment Group has expressed confidence that it can achieve growth, highlighting its belief that more funding is now available for small and medium-sized enterprises.

  • 22 July 2014

    ENGINEERING contractor Babcock International Group has seen its order book for its financial year swell to £13.5 billion after a number of recent contract wins and the completion of its acquisition of helicopter transport firm Avincis.

  • 22 July 2014

    ROYAL Bank of Scotland has been censured by a financial watchdog in Australia over the manipulation of interest rate benchmarks.