Knight Frank: Edinburgh office market off to a positive start in 2021

Edinburgh’s office market got off to a positive start in 2021, despite ongoing lockdown measures restricting deal activity, according to analysis from Knight Frank.

Published 14 April 2021

Saffery Champness appoints Margi Campbell as partner in Inverness office

Accountancy firm Saffery Champness has promoted Margi Campbell to partner in its Inverness office with effect from April 1.

Published 14 April 2021

SCC: Scottish businesses continue to count costs of pandemic

Businesses in Scotland are at a crossroads as they take stock of the damage caused by the pandemic and face significant hurdles on the way to economic recovery, according to a leading quarterly survey led by the Scottish Chambers of Commerce (SCC).

Published 14 April 2021

Edinburgh Airport chief executive Gordon Dewar warns of decline of global influence and competitiveness

Scotland's global influence and economic competitiveness will be undermined unless the new government engages meaningfully with airports and airlines, Gordon Dewar, the chief executive of Edinburgh Airport, has said.

Published 14 April 2021

Promotion double at Lindsays

Louise Norris and Rachel Holt have been promoted to partner and associate respectively at Lindsays.

Published 14 April 2021

Islay green energy plant secures funding from AMP Clean Energy

A green energy scheme that was refused funding by the Scottish National Investment Bank (SNIB) a few weeks ago has secured funding from London-based AMP Clean Energy, one of Europe’s top infrastructure investment groups.

Published 14 April 2021

SRC breathes sigh of relief for shops as Scottish reopening date is confirmed

The Scottish Retail Consortium (SRC) has welcomed confirmation from the Scottish Government that all shops will be able to reopen from Monday 26th April. This will bring an end to the forced closure of so-called non-essential retail which commenced on the 26th of December.

Published 14 April 2021

BrewDog to tap into beer tourism market with Old Town hotel

Craft beer brewer and pub chain BrewDog has shared its plans for a beer-themed hotel in Edinburgh's Old Town.

Published 14 April 2021

Architects enlisted to help 'future-proof' Stirling shopping centre

A London-based architecture firm has been tasked with reconfiguring the Thistles Shopping Centre in Stirling to help 'future-proof' the retail space as it emerges from the pandemic.

Published 14 April 2021

UK productivity declined in last quarter of 2020

UK productivity – measured in terms of output per hour – fell in Q4 2020 after bouncing back in Q3 from declines in Q2 and Q1, according to the latest figures released by the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

Published 14 April 2021