Company News Archive

  • Thursday 20 March 2014

    Equator, Scotland's largest digital marketing agency, has launched a major recruitment drive to help meet its continued growth.

  • Thursday 20 March 2014

    THE Glasgow arm of EEW Energy Services, the steel supplier to the energy sector, has landed a £1.6 million deal to supply an offshore project in Indonesia.

  • Thursday 20 March 2014

    A charity working with the poor and homeless in Glasgow and Edinburgh claims mis-sold derivative-linked loans from Clydesdale Bank have so far cost it £400,000 and an ongoing £5500 a month.

  • Thursday 20 March 2014

    TWO Scotland-based serial technology entrepreneurs have won £750,000 backing for their latest venture, which makes video cameras that traffic wardens can wear in their identity badges.

  • Thursday 20 March 2014

    FALKIRK-based Alexander Dennis Limited (ADL) has secured a £100 million deal to manufacture 600 low-emission buses for transport giant National Express.

  • Thursday 20 March 2014

    UP to 150 jobs have been placed under threat following the announcement that a regional airport owned by Ann Gloag could close.

  • Thursday 20 March 2014

    THE oil industry has criticised as "perplexing" the Government's decision to proceed with a tax clampdown on oil services while making another attempt to support investment in the North Sea's most difficult fields and backing a review intended to extend the life of the sector.

  • Thursday 20 March 2014

    BARRATT Developments has declared its intention to boost its workforce in Scotland by hiring a combination of 125 apprentices, graduates and trainees over the next three years.

  • Thursday 20 March 2014

    AN Austrian oil and gas giant has underlined its faith in the potential of the North Sea by acquiring more acreage west of Shetland for up to $85 million (£50m).

  • Thursday 20 March 2014

    A SMALL textiles weaving company has said it could be in line for a major boost if the television series Outlander becomes a hit.

  • Thursday 20 March 2014

    Sigma Capital, the urban regeneration investor whose projects have been hailed by the Prime Minister, has reported a pre-tax loss of £860,000, which it says is a 26% improvement on the previous year.

  • Thursday 20 March 2014

    STAGECOACH Group has threatened a legal challenge over plans by the Welsh Government to reduce the budget of its concessionary travel scheme.

  • Wednesday 19 March 2014

    The Spanish owner of high street fashion chain Zara saw annual profits growth grind to a halt as it revamped flagship stores and expanded its global reach.

  • Wednesday 19 March 2014

    J SAINSBURY chief executive Justin King has dismissed recent price cutting plans unveiled by its rivals as little more than the normal cut and thrust of the sector as its 36 quarters of sales growth came to a sharp halt.

  • Wednesday 19 March 2014

    C&C Group, the owner of Glasgow-based Tennent Caledonian Breweries (TCB), has taken full control of Wallaces Express - a year after taking a 50% stake in the Scottish drinks wholesaler.

  • Wednesday 19 March 2014

    Friends Life insurer Resolution hailed the end of a three-year restructuring as it revealed plans to change its name and announced the departure of founder Clive Cowdery.

  • Wednesday 19 March 2014

    BANNATYNE Fitness, the 59-club health chain created by 'Dragon's Den' entrepreneur Duncan Bannatyne, is back on the acquisition trail after refinancing its £120 million debt.

  • Wednesday 19 March 2014

    THE Glasgow company charged with the task of kitting out the volunteers, technical and security officials, and Queen's Baton Relay baton-bearers for this summer's Commonwealth Games has announced a hike in profits.

  • Wednesday 19 March 2014

    NORTH Sea cost increases and exploration reverses have taken a heavy toll on Cairn Energy, which has posted a $1.1 billion (£660 million) loss and shelved share buy backs amid a tax dispute in India sending its shares plunging.

  • Wednesday 19 March 2014

    SPIRIT Pub Company has signalled its expectation that the World Cup in Brazil this summer will help sales rise by between 3% and 3.5% in its 800-strong managed estate this year.

  • Wednesday 19 March 2014

    ARRAN Brewery has secured planning permission from Loch Lomond and The Trossachs National Park for its proposed brewery overlooking Loch Earn.

  • Wednesday 19 March 2014

    SCOTTISH outdoor clothing specialist Jacobs and Turner, the company behind the Trespass brand, has highlighted tough market and economic conditions but expressed confidence about its future prospects, after hiking profits in its last financial year.

  • Tuesday 18 March 2014

    The stock market value of online fashion chain ASOS tumbled today after its latest sales figures missed City expectations.

  • Tuesday 18 March 2014

    Cairn Energy has halted a $300m share buy-back scheme due to an Indian tax probe.

  • Tuesday 18 March 2014

    CAIRN Energy has suffered another setback after a well targeting a big prospect off Morocco proved to be dry.

  • Tuesday 18 March 2014

    THE Edinburgh-based Independent Investment Trust outperformed the UK All-Share Index in the three months to February.

  • Tuesday 18 March 2014

    ONLINE takeaway food service Just Eat has announced plans to float on the London stock market next month.

  • Tuesday 18 March 2014

    Patisserie Holdings, which owns cafe chain Patisserie Valerie, has said its underlying earnings grew by 24% to £12.3 million in the year to September.

  • Tuesday 18 March 2014

    SCOTTISH law firm HBM Sayers has become the latest to merge with a larger English rival as the pace of consolidation in the sector shows no signs of slowing.

  • Tuesday 18 March 2014

    GLASGOW-based Smart Metering Systems (SMS) has taken on extra office space in Glasgow after a big increase in its workforce over the past year as it recorded its fastest rate of expansion in the firm's history.