This article about the Glasgow taxi maker unveiling plans to manufacture within the EU was one of our best read business stories this week.

Allied Vehicles revealed it has explored the possibility of manufacturing within the European Union as part of its Brexit preparations.

READ MORE: The Glasgow-based maker of wheelchair-accessible taxis and and mobility vehicles has declared it will look to assemble cars on the European mainland if Brexit results in “punitive” tariffs.

The restaurant group behind the Di Maggio’s and Café Andaluz chains highlighted its focus on city-centre locations, while unveiling a dip in turnover but a rise in operating profits.

READ MORE: Scottish restaurant group focuses on city centres as operating profits rise

Waste management specialist NWH Group continued its expansion through the acquisition of a business based in Dumfries as it capitalises on the drive to protect the environment.

READ MORE: Waste management specialist acquires Dumfries business

The UK’s underwater engineering industry is set to recruit 9,000 new workers over the next three years, the majority of which will be in Scotland.

READ MORE: Subsea UK, the industry body, unveiled the findings of its sector review ahead of its flagship annual event, Subsea Expo, in Aberdeen.

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