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Rural firms across Scotland encouraged to take part in new business survey

Businesses in rural areas across Scotland are being encouraged to take part in a new Rural Business Panel survey which gets underway this week.

Published 13 October 2021

ONS: UK economy grew by 0.4% in August

The UK economy grew by 0.4% in August, according to the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

Published 13 October 2021

Barclays reports record-breaking rise in number of social enterprises founded during pandemic

Social enterprises are thriving despite operating in the toughest economic conditions for over a decade according to the latest research from Social Enterprise UK and Barclays.

Published 13 October 2021

And finally… fake news

Fur robes given to former US president Donald Trump by the Saudi royal family have turned out to be fake.

Published 13 October 2021

AAB Corporate Finance reports growing confidence in M&A market in Q3 2021

Anderson Anderson & Brown Corporate Finance (AABcf) has reported a growth in confidence in the M&A market throughout the third quarter of 2021 as it published its Deals+ Quarterly Market Review.

Published 12 October 2021

Russell & Russell specialists called in to highlight the benefits of doing business in Scotland

Experts at Glasgow-based chartered accountant, tax adviser and auditor Russell & Russell have been called on by the Scottish enterprise sector to present an authoritative investment view of Scotland to an international financial audience.

Published 12 October 2021

Stewart Milne to offload £100m timber frame division

Stewart Milne Group (SMG) has put its £100 million timber frame business up for sale to capitalise on its strong growth and invest in land for new homes.

Published 12 October 2021

Harper Macleod advises on £121 million windfarm sale

The energy & natural resources team at Harper Macleod assisted Statkraft UK Limited on its sale of the operational Andershaw wind farm in South Lanarkshire to Greencoat UK Wind with the provision of project-side advice, vendor due diligence and the provision of a certificate of title.

Published 12 October 2021

Scottish Enterprise welcomes formal opening of Barclays Glasgow Campus

Scottish Enterprise has today welcomed the official opening of Barclays new campus in Tradeston, Glasgow.

Published 12 October 2021

RSM: Retailers set to invest in more stores, despite business rates burden

New research from RSM has revealed that mid-market retailers are looking to invest in their physical stores in the next two years – increasing store space and enhancing the in-store customer experience.

Published 12 October 2021

Calnex Solutions sees 'strong levels of trading' in first half of 2021

Scottish telecoms technology company Calnex Solutions plc has experienced continued strong levels of trading in the first half of the year and expects this trend to continue through the second half of the year.

Published 12 October 2021

Glasgow office take-up 66% higher than 10-year average

During the first quarter of 2021, office take-up Glasgow city centre was 250,659 sq. ft., which was up a whopping 66% on the 10-year average, according to real estate advisor Avison Young.

Published 12 October 2021

Greenshoots: MKM opens new Peterhead branch

MKM Building Supplies’ has opened the doors of its new flagship Peterhead branch.

Published 12 October 2021

Skyrora agrees multi-launch deal with Shetland spaceport for the next decade

British rocket company Skyrora has agreed a multi-launch deal with the SaxaVord spaceport on Unst, the most northerly of the Shetland Islands, as it moves closer to launching its XL rocket in 2022.

Published 12 October 2021

Funding secured from HIE to help rebuild Fair Isle Bird Observatory

A £7.4 million project to rebuild Shetland’s world-renowned bird observatory on Fair Isle takes a step forward yesterday, as Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) and Scottish Government announced a funding package totalling £2.35m.

Published 12 October 2021