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Ineos signs shale gas deal with ExxonMobil and Shell

Ineos has signed an agreement with ExxonMobil Chemical Limited and Shell Chemicals Europe BV to supply ethane from US shale gas for the Fife Ethylene Plant. ...Read More

Employers asked to support oil and gas apprenticeships

North Sea oil and gas firms are being asked to continue their support for technical apprenticeships for young people during the current downturn. ...Read More

Persimmon set for further growth as visitor numbers rise

Persimmon Homes says the company is set for further growth, with visitor numbers to its developments and the sales of new homes both continuing to rise. ...Read More

Scottish private sector rebounds with growth in October

Scotland’s private sector has returned to “expansionary territory” in October, with incoming new business stabilising after September’s fall, according to the latest Bank of Scotland PMI. ...Read More

Perthshire Oil Company Strikes Success In Middle East

A specialist Scottish business is celebrating a major export success by selling oil to the Middle East. ...Read More

Decline in Scotch Whisky exports slowing

The Scotch Whisky Association has found “clear evidence” the recent decline in the product is slowing, with industry exports in the first six months of 2015 totalling £1.7billion. ...Read More

Brightsolid launches in-house data analytics consultancy

Cloud and datacentre provider, brightsolid, has launched its Business Insights Model, making it the first Scottish company of its kind to launch its own in-house data analytics consultancy. ...Read More

Eight Scottish restaurants make Sunday Times Top 100

Scotland is home to eight restaurants featured in this year’s Sunday Times Top 100 Restaurants, which will be published this weekend. ...Read More

Scottish businesswoman marries tech with stationery with new innovative app

A Scottish business woman hopes to revolutionise everyday problems in today’s modern cluttered lifestyle in just a few taps with her crowdfunded "Tech Meets Paper" augmented reality app. https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/tech-meets-paper#/ ...Read More

‘Eat Perthshire’ Launches to Give Smaller Suppliers Big Opportunities

An initiative has been launched that brings together the varied catering services of some of Perthshire’s finest producers into a collective offering. ...Read More

Aberdeen and Edinburgh still in top 5 cities in which to live and work

Aberdeen and Edinburgh have ranked in the top five UK cities in which to live and work for a fourth consecutive year according to the latest 2015 Good Growth for Cities index, produced by PwC and think-tank, Demos. ...Read More

Scottish retail sales grow in last quarter

New figures from Scotland’s Chief Statistician show that the volume of retail sales in Scotland increased by 1% between July and September. ...Read More

Law Society of Scotland publishes annual plan

The Law Society of Scotland has published its annual plan for the year ahead, which sets out the targets for the first 12 months of its five-year “Leading Legal Excellence” strategy. ...Read More

Conference Care staff raise £10,000 with 400 mile cycle

Four members of venue finding and hotel booking agency Conference Care’s team have completed a gruelling 400 mile cycle for charity, raising £10,000 in the process. ...Read More

First female Chair of IoD Scotland appointed

Susan Deacon has been appointed as the first female chair of the Institute of Directors in Scotland, following an “open and extensive” recruitment process. ...Read More

Taskforce announces £2m to support Fife businesses

The sixth meeting of the Fife Taskforce has announced more than £2million in funding to support businesses and regenerate communities in the area. ...Read More

Scottish Entrepreneur: Lucinda Bruce-Gardyne - Using her loaf

Lucinda Bruce-Gardyne has changed people’s lives. ...Read More

Sir Tom Hunter call for more support for start-ups

Scottish entrepreneur Sir Tom Hunter has encouraged Scotland to rediscover its former glory as “inventor of the modern world” as he delivered the fifth annual Dover House Lecture on Monday. ...Read More

Record number of Scottish businesses

New figures show there were a record 361,345 private sector businesses registered in Scotland in March 2015 – representing a 50% increase since 2000. ...Read More

Honey Pharmacy acquires five new locations with funding package

Glasgow-based Honey Pharmacy Group has acquired five new pharmacies across Scotland after securing a multi-million pound finance package from HSBC. ...Read More

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