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Balfour Beatty to close six Scottish offices

Balfour Beatty, the international construction group, is to close six Scotland based offices and creating a single base at the Maxim Business Park at Eurocentral, just off the M8 as a cost cutting exercise. The…

Victoria Freed

Savills makes retail hire in Scotland

International real estate advisor Savills has bolstered its retail agency team in Scotland with the appointment of Victoria Freed who joins as a surveyor in the firm’s Glasgow office on 19th June 2017. Victoria has…

Atrium Court, 50 Waterloo Street, Glasgow

Comprehensive refurbishment completes at Glasgow’s Atrium Court

A comprehensive refurbishment of a landmark Glasgow city centre building is complete, marking the final phase in the rejuvenation of Atrium Court on 50 Waterloo Street. Situated in one of Glasgow's most central locations, just…

Colin McHardy

Revenue Scotland devolved taxes expert joins Campbell Dallas

Campbell Dallas has appointed Revenue Scotland’s former Head of Tax Operations and Compliance, Colin McHardy, to lead the firm’s devolved tax service. Colin is a technical specialist in devolved taxes who also has extensive experience…

The School Cloud team in their new office, co-founder Robbie Beattie is second from the left, and co-founder Marcus Fields is far right

School Cloud Systems growth sees new office move

An award-winning Glasgow software development company has become the latest occupant at Clyde Gateway’s The Albus building in a move that brings a highly skilled team of 10 to Bridgeton. School Cloud Systems is an…

Julio Guerrero, Managing Director at Metixx

Patient Monitoring Technology Secures £1.2m Funding

Glasgow based medical technology developer Metix Limited has closed its initial R&D funding round of £1.2m, led by UK technology and life sciences investor Deepbridge Capital. Headquartered in Glasgow, this funding also includes investment from…

Electric bike startup targets £350k to commercialise patented technology

Scottish electric bike startup, FreeFlow Technologies, is targeting a £350k fund raise through Angels Den to support the commercialisation of their patented E-Bike System technology. The company was founded in 2012 by Glasgow based entrepreneur,…

Quiet April for funding deals in Scotland

Welcome to our monthly feature focussing on the Scottish investment sector, brought to you in partnership with Beauhurst, the platform that shares rich information on UK based high-growth companies. April was a fairly quiet month…

Andy Arkle, Commercial Director at Commsworld

Commsworld lists on UK public sector framework

A Scottish tech firm has taken a crucial step after successfully listing on a UK public sector framework that has generated £1.7billion in contracts since 2012. Commsworld has won approval for its services on G-Cloud…

Glasgow Skyline

Glasgow’s suburb property values set to rise by 25% in next five years

Glasgow’s suburbs are predicted to see the largest increase in average house prices in Scotland by 2021 according to new research released by the Barclays UK Property Predictor. Affluent areas in Glasgow’s outskirts, East Renfrewshire…

Iain Fraser

Glasgow based Hamilton Burns WS Ltd in administration

Hamilton Burns WS Limited, the Glasgow-based immigration, criminal, matrimonial and civil practice law firm has been placed in administration. The joint administrators Tom MacLennan and Iain Fraser, partners with FRP Advisory, have agreed the following…

L-R: Irvine Spowart, Sandy Manson (CEO), Iain Castles, Rosalind Catto, Scott Jeffrey, Ryan Diplexcito, Gavin Young, Emma Waterman and Andrew Shepherd (Chairman)

Johnston Carmichael promotions strengthen senior team

Accountancy and Business Advisory firm Johnston Carmichael has expanded its leadership team with seven new promotions as part of the firm’s growth strategy across Scotland. Rosalind Catto and Scott Jeffrey, who are based in the…

29-39 Cadogan Street, Glasgow

New £100m office redevelopment for Glasgow city centre

Glasgow City Council has granted planning consent for a new £100m office block in Glasgow city centre with work starting next spring. Property developer M&G Real Estate will demolish two 1980s office buildings at 29-39…

Lucy Bergius / photo credit Phil Wilkinson

Funding helps ice cream maker whip up growth plans

An ice cream maker is set to double the size of its manufacturing unit after securing funding through the Scottish Borders LEADER fund. Thanks to advice from Business Gateway Scottish Borders, Over Langshaw Ice Cream…

Left to right: John Devlin, CEO, Ascensos, and Lyle McLean, Operations Director, Isle of Wight – pictured in Cowes, Isle of Wight

Ascensos to open 600 job contact centre on Isle of Wight

Scottish-based contact centre management specialist Ascensos is to open a new customer service centre on the Isle of Wight, creating up to 600 new jobs. The new facility, located in Cowes, will handle inbound telephone, email,…

Scotland's 'cream of the crop' crowned at Scotlands Food and Drink Excellence Awards 2017

Scotland’s Cream of the Crop Crowned at Top Food & Drink Awards

25 winners are celebrating after being awarded at the prestigious Scotland Food & Drink Excellence Awards 2017. A record number of 820 guests attended Scotland’s food and drink ‘Oscars’, held in Edinburgh’s International Conference Centre…

Murray McCall, Managing Partner at Anderson Strathern.

Anderson Strathern turnover down 3% to £21m

Turnover at Scottish legal firm Anderson Strathern was £21 million for year end 31st August 2016, down 3% against the previous year. In spite of a marginal slowdown in the corporate and commercial property practices…

Karen Dance

BLM bolsters Scotland team with new senior appointments

Insurance and risk law specialist, BLM, has appointed Glasgow-based partner Karen Dance to become head of the firm’s Scotland business stream, while partner Gillian Rushbury has also been appointed head of office in Glasgow. Karen…

Paul R Brooks

CCL Energy Group makes major acquisition

Glasgow-headquartered, CCL Energy Group, one of the UK’s largest distributors of renewable energy systems, has acquired Firefly Solar Generators in a move which will increase group turnover to almost £30 million and pave the way…

WeeBox growth sees the firm export to 15 countries

Glasgow-based online gift subscription service WeeBox has exported its product to 15 different countries across the world and grown by 30% per month since January. The company packages some of Scotland’s most iconic products and…

Brodies’ Partners Duncan MacLean and Julian Voge

Brodies wins WWL’s Scotland Law Firm of the Year Award

Brodies was recognised as Scotland Law Firm of the Year for a record-breaking sixth time at the Who’s Who Legal Awards in London last night (15 May). Brodies lawyers are listed more times in WWL’s…

Margo McLenan, Business Recovery director, Middlebrooks

Insolvency firm adds big 4 experience to new Glasgow office

Business recovery specialist Claire Middlebrook has added to her team by appointing insolvency practitioner Margo McLenan. McLenan spent thirty three years working at EY and becomes Business Recovery director, leading her new firm’s Glasgow office.…

AIS CEO Matt Ainscough

Ainscough Industrial Services moves to purpose built facility

Ainscough Industrial Services, the engineering solution provider, has relocated their Glasgow machine moving & mechanical engineering division ‘AIS Vanguard’ to a brand new, larger and purpose built facility located on the Western Campus, Belshill, Glasgow.…

Paul Atkinson

Recruitment entrepreneur acquires Change Recruitment

Venture capitalist and serial investor, Paul Atkinson, has acquired Change Recruitment through his own recruitment business, The Head Group for an undisclosed sum. This transaction, which sees all staff retained, brings together four respected recruitment…

Founding directors of Brightwork, from left to right Anthony Knight and Charles Turner

Brightwork Recruitment acquired by Staffline

Staffline, the staffing and employability organisation, has acquired Brightwork Recruitment Limited, the Scottish recruitment business specialising in temporary and permanent jobs in the drinks, warehousing, manufacturing and distribution sectors. Brightwork has a long and successful…

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