Company News Archive

  • Sunday 1 February 2015

    London-based public relations and web marketing agency Beattie Communications is adding four new web marketing consultants to its offices in Glasgow and Falkirk as a result of growing demand for digital communications.

  • Sunday 1 February 2015

    Members of the public will this week for the first time have the opportunity to have their say on plans to transform one of Edinburgh's most distinctive landmarks into a five star hotel.

  • Sunday 1 February 2015

    Last May this paper detailed plans for the new Construction Scotland Innovation Centre, a place where great ideas that would improve the quality, style, efficiency and sustainability of new buildings, an area in which this country has a proud history and many strong practioners.

  • Sunday 1 February 2015

    One of Scotland's most experienced commercial property investors has been appointed to the board of Dundee Design Limited, the body charged with delivering the £80.11 million riverside V&A Museum of Design.

  • Saturday 31 January 2015

    DI Maggio's, the largest independent restaurant chain in Scotland, has unveiled a 21 per cent jump in underlying annual profits on higher turnover and expects further strong growth in revenues this financial year.

  • Saturday 31 January 2015

    AFRICA-focused Bowleven has moved closer to completing a $250 million (£170m) stake sale in Cameroon following delays.

  • Saturday 31 January 2015

    Havelock Europa is to part company with chief executive Eric Prescott and has begun the hunt for his successor.

  • Friday 30 January 2015

    British oil producer Afren has had the deadline for Nigeria's Seplat Petroleum Development Co to make a firm takeover offer or walk away extended.

  • Friday 30 January 2015

    LONDON focused brewer and pub company Fuller, Smith & Turner has said like-for-like sales in its managed pubs and hotels rose 6.8 per cent in the 43 weeks to January 24.

  • Friday 30 January 2015

    Waste management firm Shanks Group has said its UK municipal division performed well in the period from October 1.

  • Friday 30 January 2015

    SMART Metering Systems says it is well positioned for future growth after completing the integration of a major acquisition.

  • Friday 30 January 2015

    GOOGLE's revenue grew 15 per cent in the fourth quarter but fell short of analyst expectations as a result of falling online advertising prices and currency fluctuations.

  • Friday 30 January 2015

    Amazon has notched up a Prime fourth quarter, surprising investors with a profit that soundly beat expectations, despite a continued increase in spending and a slight sales miss, partly linked to the strong dollar.

  • Friday 30 January 2015

    The revival of the once staid British telecom monopoly BT has picked up pace after it launched a drive to upgrade its fibre network ahead of a key football rights auction and a deal to buy mobile operator EE.

  • Friday 30 January 2015

    Qatar Airways and the owner of British Airways have vowed to strengthen ties after the Gulf carrier snapped up a 10 per cent stake in its European counterpart.

  • Friday 30 January 2015

    Miner Vedanta Resources has said its third-quarter core earnings fell 11 per cent and that it was reviewing its operating and capital spending plans across its businesses, as the mining conglomerate responds to a sharp fall in commodity prices.

  • Friday 30 January 2015

    Clark Thomson Insurance Brokers (CTIB) has announced the completion of contracts to acquire the Scottish commercial business unit of Willis, the principal UK-regulated entity of the global risk adviser and insurance broker.

  • Friday 30 January 2015

    RBS is preparing to exit another group of overseas businesses, in the latest shrinking of its global footprint.

  • Friday 30 January 2015

    Supermarket price wars are taking their toll on Produce Investments, the Berwickshire-based potato grower with an Alternative Investment Market listing.

  • Friday 30 January 2015

    SCOTTISH brewers campaigning for an end to the beer tie in the pub trade have declared the way is clear for ministers to scrap the controversial practice in Scotland.

  • Friday 30 January 2015

    BREWDOG has moved into the drinks distribution and importing business, as it confirmed it was considering plans to build a brewery of its own in the US.

  • Friday 30 January 2015

    The Financial Conduct Authority is winding down its review scheme for the mis-selling of complex loans and says £1.8billion has so far been paid out to small businesses, including £365million for their consequential losses.

  • Friday 30 January 2015

    AN ambitious Life sciences business has decided to leave its English base and relocate to Scotland.

  • Friday 30 January 2015

    A SCOTTISH fire and safety engineering specialist which counts Sir Brian Souter among its backers has opened a new office as part of a plan to expand its marine division.

  • Friday 30 January 2015

    DIAGEO has declared that anti-extravagance measures in China and deepening economic challenges in Russia are continuing to limit global demand for premium spirits.

  • Friday 30 January 2015

    WOLFSON Microelectronics owner Cirrus Logic has reported a 36 per cent increase in quarterly revenue to $298.6 million.

  • Friday 30 January 2015

    THE private equity vehicle owned by Sir Fraser Morrison has reported a pre-tax loss of £7,031 in its most recent financial year.

  • Thursday 29 January 2015

    For the seventh quarter in a row, Facebook's results have beaten profit and revenue forecasts as the firm continues to win more mobile advertising revenue as users shift to using the site on smartphones.

  • Thursday 29 January 2015

    After selling its ailing handset unit, Nokia has turned a fourth-quarter net profit of 443 million euro (£331 million) with sales increasing nearly 10%, partly buoyed by strong growth in North America.

  • Thursday 29 January 2015

    Royal Dutch Shell is to cut 15 billion US dollars (£9.9 billion) from its spending plans over the next three years as it responds to sliding oil prices.