Company News Archive

  • Friday 12 December 2014

    Housebuilder Bellway said trading has returned to a more normal seasonal pattern, with reservations taken since August 1 averaging 147 a week.

  • Friday 12 December 2014

    SOME of Scotland's most prominent brewers have called on the Scottish Government to adopt new English legislation that will end to the controversial beer tie for tenanted pubs.

  • Friday 12 December 2014

    PLEXUS Holdings, the oil and gas technology firm, has moved to dampen concern over the falling price of oil, stressing that the medium to long term prospects for the industry remain healthy.

  • Friday 12 December 2014

    WOOD Group has said that oil and gas firms are re-considering their spending plans for 2015 following the fall in the oil price, with an impact on the service sector.

  • Friday 12 December 2014

    INDEPENDENT venture capital investors Albion Ventures and Scottish Equity Partners (SEP) have invested a total of £3.2 million in health technology company Exco InTouch, which has grown revenues by 66 per cent over the last year.

  • Friday 12 December 2014

    UNDERSEA communication specialist Nautronix has seen turnover jump by 15 per cent year on year in the 12 months to June 30, but noted that a £2.4 million inter-company write-off dragged down profit for the period.

  • Friday 12 December 2014

    MIKE Ashley's Sports Direct International is investing in a 30,000 square feet extension at one of its major Scottish city stores as it continues to look at ways to expand its high street presence in the UK and abroad.

  • Friday 12 December 2014

    SCOTTISH born SuperGroup chief executive Euan Sutherland has launched a sweeping review of the retailer's operations less than two months after taking charge.

  • Thursday 11 December 2014

    WELSH based investor Richard Griffiths has upped his stake in Scottish online dating company Cupid to more than 10 per cent.

  • Thursday 11 December 2014

    PREMIER Inn and coffee shop chain Costa are showing no signs of coming off the boil after owner Whitbread revealed more buoyant sales figures today.

  • Thursday 11 December 2014

    TECHNICAL textiles provider Low & Bonar has said annual sales at constant currency rose more than seven per cent.

  • Thursday 11 December 2014

    Energy services firm Wood Group said it will create 150 new jobs after securing a BP contract worth almost £500 million.

  • Thursday 11 December 2014

    Stagecoach has warned that Labour's plans for re-regulation of English city and regional bus services would impact public spending and lead to higher fares and worse services.

  • Thursday 11 December 2014

    A TOTAL of £852,000 has been awarded to 26 "exceptional" Scottish start-ups by the ScotEdge fund at a special event where firms had to show their ability to grow, and boost the Scottish economy.

  • Thursday 11 December 2014

    Pinnacle Technology, which recently raised £560,000 to support its turnround strategy, is strengthening its sales and marketing in a partnership with Astute, a market leader in generating demand for IT services from businesses.

  • Thursday 11 December 2014

    The top political priority among business managers is providing work experience for every young person, according to a report from the Chartered Management Institute.

  • Thursday 11 December 2014

    National Australia Bank (NAB) has received bids for around half its remaining UK commercial real estate (CRE) loan portfolio, according to an Australian report.

  • Thursday 11 December 2014

    RELAXING trade restrictions between the US and the EU via the proposed Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership (TTIP) would have far-reaching benefits for the Scottish economy, allowing exports to flourish by removing prohibitive costs.

  • Thursday 11 December 2014

    SANTANDER has appointed banking sector veteran Nick Peet to head its real estate operations in Scotland where the company sees opportunities for growth in the sector.

  • Thursday 11 December 2014

    BP has said it wants to make its Aberdeen operation as efficient and simple as possible but declined to give any indication of how many jobs it might cut in the city.

  • Wednesday 10 December 2014

    Transport operator Stagecoach today warned of lower earnings from its regional UK bus operations and US business this year though said its share of Virgin Rail operations should help make up the shortfall.

  • Wednesday 10 December 2014

    ASCO Group, the Scottish oil field logistics specialist, has announced the sudden exit of chief executive Derek Smith and long-standing chairman Billy Allan.

  • Wednesday 10 December 2014

    BOWLEVEN, the Africa-focused oil and gas firm, has been given another year to meet its commitment to drill two exploration wells on the Bomono permit onshore Cameroon, writes Mark Williamson.

  • Wednesday 10 December 2014

    ARIDHIA, the health data analytics firm, has won funding to carry out a research project that could lead to improved detection and prediction in the early management of traumatic brain injuries.

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  • Wednesday 10 December 2014

    THE prospect of a "fire sale" of Tesco assets has been raised by a City analyst after the troubled supermarket giant warned its full-year trading profits would be £1 billion below previous guidance.

  • Tuesday 9 December 2014

    EasyHotel, which has three hotels in London, Glasgow and Croydon as well as 17 franchised sites, said occupancy and revenues per available room were ahead of its expectations in the year to September 30.

  • Tuesday 9 December 2014

    Struggling supermarket giant Tesco capped a disastrous year today by warning that profits will be significantly short of expectations.

  • Tuesday 9 December 2014

    CUPID is proposing to sells its remaining online dating assets for £3 million, make around 180 staff redundant and turn itself into an investment company.

  • Tuesday 9 December 2014

    Johnston Carmichael, Scotland??s largest independent accountant, grew turnover by 10 per cent last year and says a slight fall in average partner profit to £203,000 reflects record levels of investment in growing the business.