THREE new non-executive directors have been appointed to the Court of the Bank of England.
GIVEN the tendency of the UK's "big six" energy companies to attract negative headlines, it might be assumed there are less hostile sectors in which to launch a business.
CHRIS Gauld was born and educated just outside Aberdeen.
NEWS that a leading call centre in Glasgow has been taken over, heralding the creation of 120 new jobs, only serves to confirm that anyone who can sell coq au vin to pubs in Greenock and Port Glasgow is going places.
IN this week's SME Focus we hear from a celebrated restauranteur who has built a million pound business in Scotland amid some of the toughest trading conditions seen in decades.
FEW people are ever truly enthusiastic about the prospect of paying taxes and business (or non-domestic) rates.
This is one of those weeks when I wish that I could write three columns, as there are so many important issues which should be covered.
FIRSTGROUP is one of Scotland's surviving 'big beasts' in the quoted sector.
MOTHERCARE has named its new boss as the baby products retailer looks to shore up its UK business in the face of American takeover interest.
WELDEX the Scottish crawler crane hire heavyweight, has appointed a senior industrialist to oversee its push for growth at home and overseas.
A YOUNG businesswoman has teamed up with Royal Bank of Scotland to give entrepreneurs who need room to work the chance to hire space in one of Edinburgh's grandest commercial buildings.
IN this week's SME Focus we meet a woman whose love of art and learning was the spur to create a business with designs on the UK market.
Paterson goes east