Latest Scottish Business News

Scotland celebrates with 622,000 golf fans attending pro golf events in last 12 months

Scotland is celebrating an unprecedented 12-month period of being in the world’s spotlight, during which time more than 622,000 spectators attended golf events watched by hundreds of millions of fans around the globe. ...Read More

New route between New York JFK and Edinburgh announced with Delta Virgin

From 27 May 2021 Delta will commence a daily service from Edinburgh Airport direct to New York JFK. ...Read More

Scottish Gas hires 30 smart meter apprentices

British Gas will hire up to 200 apprentices in smart metering across Britain, taking the total recruited to approximately 1,000 this year. Of those new roles, around 30 will be with Scottish Gas. ...Read More

Scottish businesses on global ride to Eurobike 2015

Scotland will be showcased as a key player in the global cycle market this week, as 15 Scottish businesses take their innovative cycle products to the world’s largest bike show, Eurobike, held in Germany between 26 and 29 August. ...Read More

IFDS to create 100 new financial service jobs in Stirling

International Financial Data Services (“IFDS”) is recruiting for more than 100 jobs in Stirling to work alongside the 500 already employed there. ...Read More

Golf and festivals driving demand for Edinburgh hotels

Following buoyant Edinburgh festival ticket sales, city centre hotels saw increased demand over July, while there was an “expected decline” in Glasgow, and further losses for Aberdeen. ...Read More

Perthshire LoadFast secured Big Apple business

Engineering and Manufacturing company, LoadFast Systems Ltd, has secured a significant contract in New York involving the customised design and manufacture of two hoists from its VertiLoad range. ...Read More

Scottish Investment Bank invests £66.5m and leverages record £99m

Scottish Enterprise has revealed that its investment arm, the Scottish Investment Bank (SIB), invested £66.5m into 155 Scottish companies during 2014/15, leveraging a record private sector investment of £99m. ...Read More

Burness Paull sees turnover increase by 11% to £51.3million

Law firm Burness Paull has seen turnover increase by 11% to £51.3million and profit go up by 12% to £23.2million in the financial year to 31 July 2015. All employees will share in this success with a bonus of 7.5% being paid. ...Read More

North Sea oil revenues drop 75% in first quarter of 2015

North Sea oil revenues fell 75% over the first three months of 2015 to their lowest ever level, according to Scottish Government figures. ...Read More

Edinburgh named one of Europe's best served airports

Edinburgh has been named as one of the most well-connected cities by low-cost airlines in Europe, while the UK has been named the best-served country. ...Read More

£7m St Andrews development will showcase "Most famous view in golf"

Macdonald Hotels have been granted planning permission for a 44-suite extension to the Rusacks Hotel, overlooking the 18th green at The Old Course. ...Read More

ScotlandIS Introduces Developers Conference to ScotSoft 2015

Developers will be centre stage at ScotSoft 2015 thanks to a new strand dedicated to all things technical. ...Read More

Scottish economy sees longest uninterrupted growth since 2001

Scotland’s economy saw its eleventh quarter of expansion at the start of 2015, marking its longest period of uninterrupted growth since 2001. ...Read More

New report shows Scottish SMEs’ huge growth potential

Almost half of all Scottish SMEs have introduced a new product or service in the last 12 months, according to a trio of Scottish Government reports highlighting the potential for future growth. ...Read More

Growing Scots eco fitness brand vivimoss launches in London

Scots fitness eco label, vivimoss, is taking up residency in London for the summer with a pop-up shop as part of the continuing expansion for the brand. ...Read More

Deadline Extended for Business Women Scotland Awards

The deadline for entry to the Business Women Scotland Awards has been extended over this weekend until 5pm Monday 24th August 2015. ...Read More

Webhelp UK creates 150 new jobs with relocation

Business process outsourcing specialist Webhelp UK has taken on 100 new team members at its new customer experience centre in Glasgow over the last three months with an additional 50 new hires in the pipeline. ...Read More

Pre-tax profits lift for JW Filshill

Food and drink wholesaler, and owner of the KeyStore brand, JW Filshill, has seen pre-tax profits rise to £1.3million for the year to January 31, up from £0.8million the previous year. ...Read More

Andy Murray uses crowdfunding to invest in British businesses

Tennis champion Andy Murray has invested in three British businesses using Seedrs, the largest equity crowdfunding platform in Europe. ...Read More

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