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Graeme Williams: New reality for Scotland’s deals market as recovery kicks in

Graeme Williams, director of M&A at KPMG in Scotland, considers the state of the deals market in Scotland.

Published 20 November 2020

EY: IPO activity starts to return as the market adapts to new COVID-19 environment

After a quiet second quarter, there has been a resumption of Initial Public Offering (IPO) activity as both the Main Market and AIM have adapted to operating in a predominantly virtual environment as a result of COVID-19, according to EY’s latest market tracker IPO Eye.

Published 8 October 2020

Triodos Bank funds electric intercity coach from Dundee to Edinburgh

Triodos Bank UK has awarded a £490,000 loan to help transport start-up Ember purchase two all-electric coaches for its first route between Dundee and Edinburgh.

Published 21 September 2020

Scottish economy contracted by 19 per cent in Q2 2020

The Scottish economy contracted by 19.4 per cent in the second quarter of 2020 as the COVID-19 pandemic swept the country, new figures show.

Published 16 September 2020

Start-ups to benefit from new £38m Scottish Government fund

Start-ups whose routes for investment and growth have been impacted by COVID-19 will be eligible for support through a new £38 million package announced by the Scottish Government today.

Published 10 July 2020

Sturgeon urged to 'pivot to social enterprises' in COVID-19 recovery

A coalition of economists, charities, think tanks and businesses have called on the Scottish Government to make a "nationwide pivot towards community-led social enterprises" as part of the economic recovery from COVID-19.

Published 10 July 2020