A PUBLICLY funded body set up to develop the creative industries in the Highlands and Islands is helping launch the careers of aspiring writers, television producers and filmmakers by landing commissions with the BBC and forging partnerships with independent productions.
GLOBAL Energy Group wants to invest £37 million in extending the quay at the Nigg Energy Park to cater for more oil and gas business as well as position the facility to capture work from the renewable energy industry.
THE prospect of Lloyds Banking Group returning to the private sector moved a step closer when shares edged beyond 61.2p – the level signalled by the UK Government as the break-even point on its investment in the bank.
GLASGOW-based BDL Management has been bought by South Africa-listed real estate giant Redefine Property Group eight months after the death of the hotel management company's former chairman and co-founder, Louis Woodcock.
The 24% rise in Lloyds Banking Group shares this year following the 85% rise in 2012 shows the bank's return to the private sector and the resumption of dividends is getting closer, shareholders have been told.