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Paisley dental surgery opens thanks to £500k funding package from RBS

Husband and wife team Dimitrios Giatras and Kyriaki (Kelly) Ntaoutidou have purchased a dental business with two surgeries in Paisley, thanks to a £500,000 funding package from Royal Bank of Scotland.

Published 16 January 2020

Logan Energy secures £1m funding from Kelvin Capital

Clean energy solutions provider Logan Energy has secured £1 million investment from Kelvin Capital via its international collaboration with Henan Lanxing Power Equipment Co Ltd (Lanxing) to build on its hydrogen technology capabilities and develop operations in the Chinese market.

Published 16 January 2020

RICS: Scottish housing market outlook strongest in 18 months

The short-term outlook for the Scottish housing market has improved markedly following the General Election result with price and sales expectations for the three months ahead increasing sharply, according to the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS).

Published 16 January 2020

TSB to open new IT centre in Edinburgh

TSB is set to open a new IT centre in Edinburgh in a move to drive the expansion of digital banking as part of a £130 million investment, creating 100 technology jobs.

Published 16 January 2020

SHE Software receives £1.4m R&D grant from Scottish Enterprise

SHE Software has received a £1.4 million research and development (R&D) grant from Scottish Enterprise to support its £4m expansion plans.

Published 16 January 2020

Sigma Capital anticipates strong year-end results for property development as it expands Edinburgh team

Edinburgh-based property investor Sigma Capital has celebrated a "significant uplift" in profits from its developments in the last few months of 2020, leading directors to expect the firm to hit market expectations when they announce full-year results in April.

Published 16 January 2020

City deals ‘positive for economy’ but lack measures of success

City deals have been positive for Scotland's economy but the Scottish Government does not have a plan to measure their overall long-term success, according to a report by the Accounts Commission and Audit Scotland.

Published 16 January 2020

Ingenious Audio secures six-figure investment

Edinburgh-based Ingenious Audio has secured a six-figure funding package from Kelvin Capital, The Scottish Investment Bank and e2c to commercialise its patented Wi-Fi Audio technology known as “Fi-Live”.

Published 16 January 2020

Majority of people in UK don't know VAT and national insurance rates

Only one in three people know the rate of VAT and even fewer know how much you can pay into an Isa, a further nine in ten did not know the rate of national insurance contributions, a survey by Vanquis has revealed.

Published 16 January 2020

Scottish Government responds to letters from Scottish businesses regarding Uniform Business Rate

Public finance minister Kate Forbes has replied to a letter from the Scottish business community highlighting the Scottish Government’s support for maintaining the Uniform Business Rate.

Published 16 January 2020

Falkirk and Grangemouth area 'ready for major investment'

Senior leaders from the public, private and third sectors gathered in Falkirk yesterday to hear about the Falkirk and Grangemouth Investment Zone.

Published 16 January 2020

Scotland's standards for trade must be protected, says First Minister

Standards for trade after Brexit must not be allowed to deteriorate, the First Minister has said.

Published 16 January 2020

Scottish Africa Business Association to support Scottish businesses at major international trade summit

Export-oriented companies will be represented by the newly-established Scottish Africa Business Association (SABA) at the UK Government’s UK-African Investment Summit (UK-AIS) which will take place on January 20.

Published 16 January 2020

TotsBots bought by Frugi

Glasgow-based TotsBots, the reusable nappy company, has been acquired by Frugi, the Cornish organic children’s clothing brand.

Published 16 January 2020

And finally... It's a goal!

A goalkeeper who was hit by a football has won a £500,000 payout over the injury.

Published 16 January 2020