Company News Archive

  • Tuesday 28 October 2014

    BOWLEVEN has said it is preparing to extend the deadline for the completion of a $250million (£155m) stake sale in Cameroon a second time as it awaits approval of the deal by the country's president.

  • Tuesday 28 October 2014

    DELEGATES from Heathrow and Gatwick Airports have been courting the business community in Scotland to win support for their respective plans for expanding airport capacity in the south east of England.

  • Tuesday 28 October 2014

    A marine services specialist has increased the size of its vessel fleet by around 25 per cent largely in response to strong demand from the operators of wind farms.

  • Tuesday 28 October 2014

    EDINBURGH-based 442 Design has declared it is on track to deliver a 30 per cent hike in turnover after carrying work for clients including The Famous Grouse Experience and Arsenal.

  • Tuesday 28 October 2014

    SOFTWARE developer Gael has won a £1million plus deal to supply its cloud-based enterprise product to Hong Kong-based HAECO Group.

  • Tuesday 28 October 2014

    GLASGOW-based WEST Brewery has secured a listing for its flagship St Mungo beer in 83 Tesco stores around Scotland.

  • Tuesday 28 October 2014

    THE Edinburgh-based Green Investment Bank (GIB) is financing an eco-friendly biomass boiler at Royal Brackla Distillery in Nairn, the fourth Scottish distillery to be helped by funding earmarked by the lender to boost energy efficiency in that type of business.

  • Tuesday 28 October 2014

    MACFARLANE Group has launched a range of packaging designed to fit through standard-sized UK letterboxes to help online shoppers receive their orders the first time they are delivered.

  • Monday 27 October 2014

    SATELLITE pioneer Clyde Space is targeting further rapid growth with a move to a new home at Glasgow's Skypark which is three times the size of its existing premises, as it celebrates yet more prestigious orders.

  • Monday 27 October 2014

    BUILDING contractor ISG has won three Edinburgh-based contracts, worth a total of £11.1 million, in the education sector.

  • Monday 27 October 2014

    A TRAINING academy is being launched in Aberdeen today in the subsea centre of excellence at Westhill.

  • Monday 27 October 2014

    THE prospect of Royal Bank of Scotland retaining its Ulster Bank division has heightened in light of the improving Irish economy.

  • Monday 27 October 2014

    THE director of historic Fife conglomerate Wemyss Development Company has underlined its confidence in the global prospects for Scotch whisky, as he highlighted progress at the ­family's £3 million Kingsbarns distillery project.

  • Monday 27 October 2014

    TENNENT'S Lager owner C&C Group has been mulling whether to link up with a partner to make an all-cash bid for Spirit Pub Company.

  • Monday 27 October 2014

    Property agent brings in veteran

  • Monday 27 October 2014

    FRAME, the Glasgow-based ­creative marketing agency, has embarked on a joint venture that will see it move into consumer public relations for the first time.

  • Monday 27 October 2014

    SCOTTISH property firm CKD Galbraith has reported an increase in profits and turnover on the back of acquisitions and growth over the last 18 months.

  • Saturday 25 October 2014

    We took the first tentative steps towards rebuilding our share portfolios on Wednesday amid signs the stock market is beginning to stabilise after its recent battering.

  • Saturday 25 October 2014

    Entrepreneurial Spark, the not-for-profit Scots start-up "hatchery" supported by philanthropist-entrepreneurs Sir Tom Hunter and Lord Haughey, has published Scotland's first authoritative "A-list" of top young entrepreneurial talent whose ideas include a fresh fish delivery service, an app to assist teenage flirting, a new style of travel pillow and a board game for the visually impaired.

  • Saturday 25 October 2014

    A new health-promoting app by a Dundee start-up is one of the beneficiaries of crowdfunding platform Fireflock, launched last week.

  • Saturday 25 October 2014

    A new survey has shown that Scottish firms are better equipped to exploit the so-called "big data" revolution than organisations in the rest of the UK.

  • Saturday 25 October 2014

    Scottish Government Energy Minister Fergus Ewing has demanded an explanation from the UK's top price comparison websites after a newspaper campaign alleged the sites were concealing tariffs that earned them no commission.

  • Friday 24 October 2014

    Britain's newest bank, TSB, has rejected claims that it is too small to compete and says it is winning almost ten per cent of new bank accounts.

  • Friday 24 October 2014

    A DEAL to create the world's largest banana company has collapsed after shareholders of US firm Chiquita rejected a merger with Fyffes.

  • Friday 24 October 2014

    SHOPPERS in Alva will be the first in Scotland to use The Co-operative Food's new mobile "pop-up" shop, which will provide a temporary replacement while the Clackmannanshire town's main store is closed for a £394,000 refurbishment.

  • Friday 24 October 2014

    Tennent's Lager owner C&C Group has seen its share price tumble by more than 10 per cent as investors responded to its takeover approach for Spirit Pub Company.

  • Friday 24 October 2014

    SHARES in Omega Diagnostics have plunged 16 per cent after the firm issued a profits warning following setbacks with a key HIV-testing kit.

  • Friday 24 October 2014

    JOHNSTON Press has proposed a reorganisation of its share capital to reduce the number of shares in issue.

  • Friday 24 October 2014

    STV has made bids for local television licences in Aberdeen, Ayr and Dundee, to deliver "compelling" local news and current-affairs content, after launching Scotland's first local station in Glasgow in June.

  • Friday 24 October 2014

    TIDAL-POWER company Atlantis Resources has raised £5 million, which will partly fund its involvement in the MeyGen tidal-stream renewable-energy project in the Pentland Firth.