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And finally... Master of reality

Mastercard is to release an augmented reality app that it said will transport cardholders into an immersive 360-degree virtual reality environment where they can explore the benefits which come with their card.

Published 9 January 2020

Chiene + Tait announces director promotion as corporate finance team exceeds £200m

Chiene + Tait (C+T) has promoted one of its senior team members, Jonathan Griffiths, to the role of director as the firm's corporate finance team exceeds £200 million in deal values.

Published 8 January 2020

Scotland set for another bumper year of foreign direct investment

Scotland is set for another bumper year of foreign direct investment (FDI) after Scottish Development International (SDI) revealed figures that showed the country’s attractiveness to business remains strong.

Published 8 January 2020

Aberdeen set for new creative industries co-working hub thanks to Barclays funding

FortyTwo Studio, a specialist brand and digital agency based in Aberdeen, is expanding its team and capabilities and will be opening new co-working premises in 2020 thanks to funding support from Barclays.

Published 8 January 2020

Blackadders hails 2019 as 'successful year' as it posts strong results

Dundee-based solicitors Blackadders have labelled 2019 as "another successful year" as the firm saw its client base strengthen whilst it refocused on specialist and profitable work.

Published 8 January 2020

MHA Henderson Loggie sponsors Olympic ice-skating hopeful

MHA Henderson Loggie has announced a partnership agreement with Ice Dundee to support Scottish ice skater Anastasia Vaipan-Law in achieving her goals for the 2026 Winter Olympics.

Published 8 January 2020

Edinburgh start-up MiAlgae secures £1m investment

Edinburgh-based biotech start-up MiAlgae has secured an investment of £1 million from Hillhouse Capital, Equity Gap, Scottish Investment Bank and Old College Capital.

Published 8 January 2020

Professional sector urged to take account of cybersecurity to protect tendering process

Aberdeen-based IT specialist Clark Integrated Technologies has urged the Scottish professional sector to take account of cybersecurity to protect the tendering process.

Published 8 January 2020

Deliveroo to create 70 new jobs with launch of Edinburgh HQ

Deliveroo has announced the expansion of its Edinburgh-based tech hub which will create 70 new high-skilled jobs and a major flagship HQ in 2020.

Published 8 January 2020

McGill owner hits acquisition trail with investment company re-launch

The owner of Dundee building services company McGill, Graeme Carling, is seeking to acquire more well-performing companies in the sector with the re-launch of his investment company United Capital.

Published 8 January 2020

Scottish Government supports innovation in farming with £340k investment

The Scottish Government has supported innovation in farming by providing £340,000 of funding through the Knowledge Transfer and Innovation Fund (KTIF).

Published 8 January 2020

Edinburgh property market ended year with decade high transaction rate

Edinburgh's housing market closed the decade with activity between buyers and sellers at its highest level - with the rate of transactions soaring, estate agents Warners Solicitors and Estate Agents has revealed.

Published 8 January 2020

And finally... Hard currency

Hackers are holding foreign exchange company Travelex ransom after a cyber-attack forced the company to switch off all computer systems.

Published 8 January 2020

Lloyds Banking Group announces £1.6bn lending commitment for businesses in Scotland

As part of Lloyds Banking Group’s national pledge to lend up to £18 billion to UK businesses in 2020, the group will support firms in Scotland with up to £1.6bn of lending this year.

Published 7 January 2020

BP to sell North Sea assets to Premier Oil for £474m

BP has agreed to sell a package of its North Sea assets to Premier Oil for a price of £474 million.

Published 7 January 2020