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  • 17 August 2014

    While Glasgow City Council has made known its feelings about the humanitarian crisis in Gaza by flying the Palestinian flag, it has been less forthcoming about its award in June of a major security surveillance contract to NICE, an Israeli multinational company.

  • 15 August 2014

    THE scale of the changes at the top of two of Scotland's best-known quoted companies, and the attendant challenges, have been underlined this week by news of two executive moves, one entirely out of the blue and the other long anticipated.

  • 11 August 2014

    David Capaldi, managing director of Opinurate, a mobile-optimised customer experience management software firm, warns that businesses need to be careful with how they use daily deal sites in order to avoid damaging their customers' experience of them, their brand and, ultimately, their bottom line.

  • 21 August 2014

    FORMER Microsoft chief executive Steve Ballmer has left the company's board in order to spend more time on his newly-acquired Los Angeles Clippers basketball team, but said he plans to hang on to his four per cent stake in the software giant.

  • 19 August 2014

    TSB Bank has hired David Fenton from rival Royal Bank of Scotland to be its new chief economist.

  • 18 August 2014

    Diane Ness little suspected when her job disappeared in an insurance sector merger 13 years ago that she would create a business dedicated to preserving jobs in the textiles industry.

  • 17 August 2014

    Hugh Andrew, who has spent 20 years building Edinburgh's great publishing survivor, finds it odd that Birlinn is responsible for the only two heavyweight books on Scotland's financial crisis.

  • 16 August 2014

    The London Stock Exchange Group has appointed former Liberal Democrat MEP Sharon Bowles as a non-executive director.

  • 16 August 2014

    VETERAN banker Maurice Cleaves has been named interim chief executive of the Payments Council, the body responsible for ensuring payment services work for all those using them in the UK.