Finance figures appointed to The Data Lab board

The Data Lab, Scotland’s innovation centre for data science and artificial intelligence (AI), has appointed two financial figures to its governance board.

Published 11 December 2019

SRC & KPMG: Some festive growth beneath black Friday distortion

Retail sales have seen some festive growth side from Black Friday sales distortions, according to the Scottish Retail Consortium (SRC) and KPMG.

Published 11 December 2019

Edinburgh based Robotical completes £43k funding campaign

Edinburgh-based tech start-up Robotical has announced the completion of its £43,291 Kickstarter campaign, having set an initial target of £30,000.

Published 11 December 2019

ICAS: Scottish tourist tax must avoid placing burdens on businesses

The Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS) has said that the burdens on businesses in the tourist industry arising from the implementation of the Transient Visitor Levy (TVL) must be kept to a minimum.

Published 11 December 2019

Work completed on £25m boutique hotel in Edinburgh

Work has been completed on the new £25m boutique Malmaison hotel in Edinburgh.

Published 11 December 2019

New £32m business park to be built in Glasgow

A new £32 million business park is to be built by entrepreneur Robert Morris on the site of his former furniture factory in Glasgow.

Published 11 December 2019

BT launches new support for SMEs in Scotland

Small and medium-sized businesses in Glasgow are being given the chance to learn vital digital skills for free as BT is working with Google Digital Garage to deliver the training.

Published 11 December 2019

Rolling Stones anniversary whisky sells for £30k at Edinburgh auction

A rare bottle of The Rolling Stones' 50th-anniversary whisky sold for over £30,000 at Bonham's Whisky Sale in Edinburgh yesterday.

Published 11 December 2019

Dundee's Launch It toasts success with young business owners

Dundee based charity Launch It, has toasted success after directly supporting 10 businesses in the eight months since opening its doors in the city.

Published 11 December 2019

And finally... Doubts over sprouts? Barclays has you covered

Almost a third (32%) of Scots don’t know how sprouts are grown, according to new research from Barclays Business Banking.

Published 11 December 2019