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And finally… of mice and men

A freezer containing 235 dormice to be eaten by the Mafia was discovered by police at a farm in Italy.

Published 19 October 2021

Gigged.AI secures £600,000 investment to scale growth

Glasgow-based technology start-up Gigged.AI has closed an investment round of £600k to support its growth within the global AI talent marketplace.

Published 18 October 2021

Mark Sterritt: Are more Scottish companies beginning to believe in angels?

Mark Sterritt, UK network director, Scotland at the British Business Bank, discusses angel investment in Scotland.

Published 18 October 2021

Sentinel Subsea secures six-figure funding from Alba Equity and Scottish Enterprise

Aberdeen-based Sentinel Subsea, specialists in passive well integrity monitoring, has secured a six-figure investment from Alba Equity and Scottish Enterprise as it continues to develop its proven game-changing technology for the monitoring of subsea wells.

Published 18 October 2021

Carron Bathrooms invests in new robotics lines thanks to £1.5m funding from Bank of Scotland

Falkirk-based Carron Bathrooms has invested in new state-of-the-art robotics technology to improve and automate its manufacturing processes after securing a seven-figure loan from Bank of Scotland.

Published 18 October 2021

PwC: Optimistic outlook for UK law firms as fees and profits rise

UK law firms' fees and profits are exceeding expectations this year, a report from PwC shows.

Published 18 October 2021

CBRE: Glasgow office market sees highest quarterly take-up since Q4 2019

Take-up for the Glasgow office market totalled 289,209 sq ft in the third quarter of the year, the highest quarterly total since Q4 2019, according to the latest office market figures released by real estate advisor CBRE.

Published 18 October 2021

The Artisanal Spirits Company signs 10-year supply chain facility lease

The Artisanal Spirits Company, the owner of The Scotch Malt Whisky Society (SMWS), has announced that it has signed a 10-year lease for a new supply chain facility in Uddingston, Scotland.

Published 18 October 2021

Deloitte: CFOs see labour shortages and supply disruptions persisting, but remain focused on investment

Finance leaders believe that the labour shortages and supply disruptions British businesses are experiencing now are likely to persist for a year, with no meaningful easing until late 2022 and 2023, according to Deloitte’s UK CFO Survey Q3 2021.

Published 18 October 2021

Shepherd’s record commercial property auction features 30 lots with £7m combined value

Shepherd Chartered Surveyors' biggest-ever commercial property auction, featuring 30 lots with a combined commercial value of £7 million, will take place tomorrow.

Published 18 October 2021

Bathgate Dental Spa acquired by Clyde Munro

Bathgate Dental Spa has become the latest business to be acquired by Clyde Munro Dental Group.

Published 18 October 2021

Scottish Government allocates £2m to create 'resilient and sustainable' islands

People living in Scotland’s island-based communities will benefit from new Scottish Government funding for projects designed to support employment, community resilience and health and wellbeing.

Published 18 October 2021

And finally… backpedalling

A Glasgow man who helped another repair a bicycle realised that the stranger had stolen it – from him.

Published 18 October 2021

Kingdom Housing Association’s payroll team win at National Excellence Awards

Kingdom Housing Association’s payroll team has won the coveted In-house Payroll Team of the Year award at the Chartered Institute of Payroll Professionals Annual Excellence Awards.

Published 15 October 2021

Mark Sterritt: Access to finance is critical fuel for Scotland’s entrepreneurial ecosystem

Mark Sterritt, UK network director - Scotland at the British Business Bank, talks about the success of the Start Up Loans programme in Scotland and the value that new business brings to the Scottish economy, particularly as we focus on recovery.

Published 15 October 2021