Company News Archive

  • Monday 15 September 2014

    CLYDE Union has narrowed losses in a year which saw its US owner SPX consult on job cuts as part of a restructuring programme, accounts newly available at Companies House have revealed.

  • Sunday 14 September 2014

    As Scotland holds its breath amid the uncertainty of next week's vote, families are being urged to guard against the uncertainties they can insure against, particularly a loss of income due to accident or illness.

  • Sunday 14 September 2014

    For one of Scotland's most successful and respected fund managers, a 50-year investment of hope is on the verge of coming good.

  • Sunday 14 September 2014

    Hammond & Co, the menswear line designed by Edinburgh-born star tailor Patrick Grant, is set for launch in 60 Debenhams stores next week.

  • Sunday 14 September 2014

    Ferguson shipyard in Inverclyde, which was rescued on Wednesday by engineering tycoon Jim McColl, could learn as early as the end of this week whether it will win its first contract.

  • Sunday 14 September 2014

    The first renewable energy scheme in Scotland to draw heat from a river is set to be installed by the University of Glasgow in a bid to lower the university's heating bill by one-quarter.

  • Saturday 13 September 2014

    GLENCAIRN Crystal has said it plans to hit the acquisition trail and to create more jobs in Scotland as the company looks to maintain its strong growth rates.

  • Saturday 13 September 2014

    ONLINE fashion firm boohoo.com has said its sales jumped 31 per cent to £67 million in the half year to August 31.

  • Saturday 13 September 2014

    ALUMNO Developments and Kier Construction have officially opened a new student accommodation developed by the two companies in Glasgow's West End.

  • Saturday 13 September 2014

    ATLANTIC Petroleum has said it has made a discovery in the Southern North Sea with Centrica, which owns Scottish Gas.

  • Saturday 13 September 2014

    TGI Fridays, the American-style restaurant chain, plans to open an outlet in the Silverburn shopping centre on the south side of Glasgow where it expects to create 90 jobs.

  • Saturday 13 September 2014

    UTILITY meter provider Energy Assets has granted shares to its top staff worth almost £1 million at current prices, writes Marion Dakers.

  • Saturday 13 September 2014

    CRAIG Clark, the founder and chief executive of Clyde Space, has been named as the winner of the Baird of Bute Society's Scottish innovation award.

  • Saturday 13 September 2014

    FIRSTGROUP has suffered a blow as its chairman John McFarlane is stepping down to take up the same role at Barclays.

  • Saturday 13 September 2014

    VIRGIN Money has unveiled a leap in first half profits, which may increase the chance it will try to float on the stock market in coming weeks.

  • Saturday 13 September 2014

    THE boss of pub chain JD Wetherspoon has said there is "no sensible reason" for the price of a pint to rise in Scotland if the country votes for independence next week.

  • Friday 12 September 2014

    SEA ENERGY has secured a £500,000 overdraft facility from HSBC bank to help fund growth after cutting first half losses.

  • Friday 12 September 2014

    SEVEN companies across Scotland have triumphed at the inaugural Scottish Business Honours ceremony.

  • Friday 12 September 2014

    THE CHIEF executive of Wm Morrison has struck an upbeat note about the supermarket's direction, saying the firm is "back on the front foot" and raising the dividend despite a 51 per cent slump in half-year profits.

  • Friday 12 September 2014

    SHARES in SpaceandPeople have closed up a penny at 52p after sliding to about 40p on opening yesterday, as the shopping centre marketing and promotional specialist slashed its profit forecast for the second time this year.

  • Friday 12 September 2014

    SWEDISH fund manager HealthInvest Partners has upped its stake in Scottish retinal imaging firm Optos.

  • Friday 12 September 2014

    THE Quay Leisure Park in Glasgow has been put up for sale for £53.3 million.

  • Friday 12 September 2014

    THE John Lewis Partnership has seen its half-year profits surge 89 per cent as strong trading in its department stores offset tougher market conditions for grocery arm Waitrose.

  • Friday 12 September 2014

    DON & Low, the Scottish speciality textiles producer, has posted a 24 per cent fall in annual profits - but directors said the group has performed well amid challenging conditions.

  • Friday 12 September 2014

    GOLDEN Casket, the Greenock-based confectionery company, has seen profits slide by more than 30 per cent - in spite of turnover breaking through the £20 billion barrier.

  • Friday 12 September 2014

    FAMILY-owned jam and marmalade maker Mackays has seen a rise in profits after increasing sales at home and abroad.

  • Friday 12 September 2014

    FASHION retailer Next has enjoyed a 19 per cent rise in half-year profits as the improving economy, low interest rates and a warm summer encouraged shoppers to spend.

  • Thursday 11 September 2014

    Argos owner Home Retail said it has no plans to sell its DIY chain Homebase despite rumours it is being pursued by US buyout funds.

  • Thursday 11 September 2014

    Homewares chain Dunelm said former boss Will Adderley has resumed day-to-day running of the firm his parents started from a market stall in 1979.

  • Thursday 11 September 2014

    THE chief executive of Wm Morrison hopes to keep the supermarket's prices the same across the British Isles, but added that there are too many unknowns to predict whether prices would rise or fall in Scotland in the wake of a "Yes" vote in next week's referendum.