THE new team at Pinnacle Technology has delivered a critical verdict on the company's recent past and revealed that it is embroiled in a legal action over the "wilful misconduct of various formerly closely associated parties".
CARPHONE Warehouse has said it is approaching its £3.6 billion tie-up with the owner of PC World and Currys from a "position of strength" as the two merger partners delivered separate results for the final time.
SHARES in Interbulk, where Jim McColl is on the board with a 3.6 per cent stake, have drooped to a four-year low as the company unveiled a £728,000 first-half loss before tax, compared with last year's £886,000.
STAGECOACH Group is eyeing further expansion of the Megabus network in Europe and North America while its annual results flagged uncertainty arising from the Scottish independence referendum and UK general election as potential risks to the business.
SMITH Anderson, a survivor of Scotland's Victorian manufacturing boom years, which makes grab bags used by fast-food chains increased turnover by 5% in the latest financial year but saw profits fall 40% amid tough trading conditions.
WEST Lothian company Paterson Arran has won a contract with Asda to produce a range of three new oatcakes under the supermarket group's "Chosen By You Scotland" brand, in a deal worth about £800,000 over the next year.