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80 Aberdeen airport jobs at risk

The new holding company for bmi Regional and Loganair has warned that 80 north east jobs are at risk under plans to switch engineering facilities to Bristol.

Published 3 September 2015

Swinney: 'I cannot interfere with Fiscal Commission'

Scotland’s Finance secretary John Swinney has told a committee of MSPs that he will not interfere with the work of the new Fiscal Commission, after assuring them that he has "no control" over the "independent" body.

Published 3 September 2015

Picton Capital completes £14.2m Glasgow office building deal

Property investment firm Picton Capital has bought 180 West George Street in Glasgow, which counts TSB Bank, Standard Life and Michael Page among its tenents, for £14.25 million.

Published 3 September 2015

Brewdog moves into bond sales

Irreverent Scots craft beer company BrewDog has announced a new partnership with crowdfunding firm Crowdcube to offer beer enthusiasts the chance to bag bonds as well as equity in the business, which is now in its sixth consecutive year of growth.

Published 3 September 2015

Saltire Foundation celebrates launch of sixth and largest 26-strong fellowship programme

The Saltire Foundation, the charitable arm of Entrepreneurial Scotland dedicated to putting Scottish business on the world stage, has launched its sixth and largest yet Saltire Fellows programme.

Published 3 September 2015

Holyrood unveils details of £195m Help to Buy successor scheme

The Scottish Government has unveiled more details of its plans to spend £195 million over the next three years on a successor to the existing Help to Buy (Scotland) scheme.

Published 3 September 2015

Havelock Europa to shed 50 jobs following profit warning

Havelock Europa has announced plans to cut its workforce by 10 per cent as it warned annual profit and revenue will be “materially lower” than current market expectations.

Published 2 September 2015

Sturgeon sets out plans for private sector rent controls

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has laid out plans to introduce new bills to improve security for private tenants, introduce rent controls and abolish the "bedroom tax" as early as possible.

Published 2 September 2015

First ever census reveals major impact of Scotland’s social enterprises

The significant size and impact of Scotland’s social enterprise businesses is being revealed for the very first time, with the launch of the results of a large-scale census.

Published 2 September 2015

Food and drink specialist joins Baker Tilly in Scotland

Accountancy firm Baker Tilly has appointed food and drink specialist Stuart McCallum as a Director in its Scottish practice.

Published 2 September 2015

North Sea Task Force launches assault on inefficiency

Oil & Gas UK has today announced the launch of its Efficiency Task Force (ETF) which it says will drive efficiency improvements, competitiveness and support the drive to maximise economic recovery from the UK continental shelf.

Published 2 September 2015

Aberdeen announces FLAG acquisition

Aberdeen Asset Management has announced the completion of the acquisition of FLAG Capital Management.

Published 2 September 2015

RBS boss McEwan to join staff in 500 mile Sport Relief cycle challenge

Royal Bank of Scotland has today announced its partnership with Sport Relief 2016 and signalled the start of a 500 mile cycle ride from London to Edinburgh to raise money for the charity.

Published 2 September 2015

Virgin Money FD quits and pockets £3m

The finance director of challenger bank Virgin Money, which has one of its four main bases in Edinburgh, has resigned less than a year after the lender floated on the stock market.

Published 2 September 2015