Company News Archive

  • Sunday 13 April 2014

    A NEW lager being launched by an industry veteran this summer and aimed at the health-conscious drinker is to be stocked in 220 Tesco stores.

  • Sunday 13 April 2014

    Hawick-based company Emtelle, which manufactures cable duct - the plastic piping which encases underground fibre-optic cables - has helped BT reach its milestone of connecting one million homes and business in Scotland.

  • Sunday 13 April 2014

    Move over, Sandra Bullock, there is something super-fast coming your way.

  • Saturday 12 April 2014

    SILVERS Marine, a Helensburgh boatyard business with 15 skilled employees, is to become a marine centre of excellence after being bought by its fast-growing international neighbour GSS.

  • Saturday 12 April 2014

    NIALL Booker, the Scot who runs the troubled Co-operative Bank, has revealed he is going to be only a temporary appointment as he sought to justify his £1.7 million pay package for working half of last year.

  • Saturday 12 April 2014

    WILLIE Watt said that, with 70% of its business overseas, Martin Currie stood to be less affected than some financial services firms by a Yes vote in the referendum.

  • Saturday 12 April 2014

    THE investment affairs unit of the Association of British Insurers is to be merged with fund management trade body the Investment Management Association in a move designed to bolster the UK's waning influence in the boardroom.

  • Saturday 12 April 2014

    INVESTMENT house Martin Currie has bounced back from its first ever loss with a £14 million profit turnaround and a 17% rise in assets under management to £5.6 billion.

  • Friday 11 April 2014

    The Co-op banking arm reported a £1.3 billion annual loss today as it warned its legacy issues will continue to hit its financial performance for some time.

  • Friday 11 April 2014

    SHARES have soared in Aberdeen-based Faroe ­Petroleum by more than 8% after it reported a successful drill stem test in the Pil exploration well of the Norwegian Sea.

  • Friday 11 April 2014

    STRANRAER-based McMillan Hotels has booked a pre-tax loss of more than £5 million after wiping £4.76m from the value of its freehold properties.

  • Friday 11 April 2014

    Cairn Energy's turbulent times are continuing with the departure from the board of its two longest-serving executives, who will however devote themselves full-time for up to a year to resolving Cairn's crisis in India.

  • Friday 11 April 2014

    THERE are tentative signs that Marks & Spencer chief executive Marc Bolland's calls for patience in his overhaul of the retailer may have been justified after it posted a rise in clothing sales, although there was unexpected weakness in its food business.

  • Friday 11 April 2014

    CHANCELLOR of the Exchequer George Osborne has been rebuked by Conservative colleague Andrew Tyrie for failing to provide full records of Government contact with bidders for Lloyds TSB Scotland and other Lloyds branches that were up for sale, to Parliament's Treasury Committee.

  • Friday 11 April 2014

    BP CHAIRMAN Carl-Henric Svanberg has taken a more emollient stance on Scottish independence than the oil giant's chief executive by admitting it would not have a major long-term impact on its North Sea operations.

  • Thursday 10 April 2014

    Hundreds of jobs will be created in Aberdeen by a multi-national oil and gas company.

  • Thursday 10 April 2014

    EDINBURGH-based Cairn Energy has surprised the City by announcing the departures of long-serving executives Mike Watts and Jann Brown.

  • Thursday 10 April 2014

    Marks & Spencer delivered better-than-expected sales figures today amid signs of a revival for its struggling womenswear business.

  • Thursday 10 April 2014

    Marks & Spencer delivered better-than-expected sales figures today amid signs of a revival for its struggling womenswear business.

  • Thursday 10 April 2014

    Marks & Spencer delivered better-than-expected sales figures today amid signs of a revival for its struggling womenswear business.

  • Thursday 10 April 2014

    A CAITHNESS firm has won an order from US space agency Nasa.

  • Thursday 10 April 2014

    CLYDE Space, which has built Scotland's first satellite, has revealed plans to treble its manufacturing and design space and announced record annual orders of about £3 million.

  • Thursday 10 April 2014

    The embattled Co-operative group was plunged into a fresh round of bloodletting yesterday as its largest independent society was accused of making a "meaningless" political statement by voting against reform plans.

  • Thursday 10 April 2014

    MIDLANDS-based Martson's has revealed plans to invest £15 million a year in a rolling programme of pub openings in Scotland.

  • Thursday 10 April 2014

    Carr's Milling, the listed agricultural group best known for flour, has acquired an engineering company which makes components for Formula 1 carmaker McLaren.

  • Wednesday 9 April 2014

    The embattled Co-operative Group faced a fresh blow today after it emerged that the largest independent society under its umbrella had rejected plans for a corporate shake-up.

  • Wednesday 9 April 2014

    Pasta and pizza chain Prezzo is to add up to 30 new restaurants to its estate this year after serving up another healthy rise in profits today.

  • Wednesday 9 April 2014

    A NEW director of conference sales has been appointed at the Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre (SECC) in Glasgow.

  • Wednesday 9 April 2014

    MAVEN Capital Partners has sunk £7.5 million of growth capital into Forfar-based RMEC as part of a management buy-in, declaring it plays directly into its "sweet spot" of investing in oil and gas services firms.

  • Wednesday 9 April 2014

    THE promotion of grain whisky as a worthy drink in its own right has taken a step forward after drinks giant Diageo announced a partnership with former footballer David Beckham and entrepreneur Simon Fuller to launch Haig Club Single Grain Scotch Whisky.