THE Little Chef name may disappear from Britain's roadsides, with owners of other brands including McDonalds, KFC and Costa Coffee reported to be bidding for the chain, which has two Scottish branches.
A new poll is likely to show that owners of small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) are more supportive of self-determination than the general public, according to the head of a new pro-independence business group.
The Scottish Cities Alliance (SCA), a £7 million plan to leverage the strengths of Scotland's seven cities, will achieve a long-anticipated landmark next month when it makes its debut at an investment event in London.
Robertson, the construction to facilities management group, has been awarded a £8.3 million contract from Clackmannanshire Council for the design and build of the new Redwell Primary School at Alloa West.
GLASGOW-based M Squared Lasers has launched a research partnership with the Fraunhofer Centre for Applied Photonics at Strathclyde University, which the company says could improve the way environmental bodies and industry monitor waste gas emissions.
CO-OPERATIVE Bank has pulled out of new lending to business, it has emerged, just weeks after its credit was downgraded to junk status and it withdrew from a deal to snap up 632 branches from Lloyds Banking Group.