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US companies spend nearly £2.5 billion on Scottish M&A deals

US companies have spent over £2 billion on M&A deals involving Scottish businesses in the last two-and-a-half years, according to new analysis from Deloitte. ...Read More

Profits at Scotland’s leading private sector firms soar by 65%

Profits at Scotland’s leading private firms soared by 65% in the last 12 months, according to an annual review of the country’s top 100 private firms. ...Read More

Global Energy acquires Australian marine micro ROV specialists

Scotlands's Global Energy Group has acquired Perth, Australia-based subsea technology company, Geo Oceans. ...Read More

Skyscanner - by the numbers

In light of the recent revenue announcement from Edinburgh's Skyscanner we though we would break down the numbers for one of Scotland's fastest growing companies. Here is Skyscanner - in numbers. ...Read More

Skyscanner reports revenues up 28% to £120 million

Edinburgh based global travel search engine, Skyscanner has announced its financial results for the year ending 31/12/15 with Revenues up 28% to £120 million. ...Read More

NB Gin invited back to the star-studded BRIT Awards party

NB Gin, the multi-award-winning premium spirit produced in North Berwick, has received an exclusive return invitation to the Sony Music BRIT Awards After Party in London on 24th February. ...Read More

Tech body predicts 70,000 new digital technology jobs by 2021

ScotlandIS, the trade body for the digital technologies industry is predicting that 70,000 new jobs could be created in the digital tech sector by 2021. ...Read More

NOEA welcomes new outdoor events industry expo EventIt

The launch of a brand new events industry expo for Scotland has won the backing of the National Outdoor Events Association (NOEA). ...Read More

Second month of over 40% drop in revenue for Aberdeen hotel sector

During November Aberdeen’s hotel sector experienced its second successive monthly drop of over 40% in year-on-year revenue according to the latest report by accountants and business advisers, BDO LLP. ...Read More

Beattie to creating 30 new jobs after 30 years in business

Beattie, the creative communications group, is creating 30 new jobs across its UK office network as part of its 30th birthday celebrations. ...Read More

Mindstretchers international growth with 15 new associates

Mindstretchers, the Perthshire based training consultancy focusing on early years through nature pedagogy has added seven new associate trainers in the UK, as well as welcoming eight new associate trainers in Australia. ...Read More

Conference to ‘Mobilise’ against Scotland’s Biggest Business Menace

Scots companies are facing a ticking timebomb – unless they get a grip on the ever increasing use of mobile devices and make better use of security features and advice. ...Read More

BrewDog increases UK sales by 130% with a £45m turnover in 2015

Scottish brewery, BrewDog, had a turnover of £45m in 2015, a 52% increase on 2014. ...Read More

Scottish Entrepreneur Interview - Jamie Coleman of Codebase

You need a lot more than the code to get into Codebase. ...Read More

Port of Dundee to make £10 million infrastructure investment

Forth Ports Limited is to invest more than £10 million to create a new quayside at the Port of Dundee with an industry-leading “heavy lift” capability coupled with a significant onshore operational area. ...Read More

WOW Air to fly Edinburgh - Iceland route

Low cost airline WOW Air is to fly twice weekly from Scotland’s capital to Reykjavík-Keflavík Airport, Iceland. ...Read More

Scotland’s global sensor capabilities enhanced through innovative collaborative R&D project

A groundbreaking new collaborative research and development (R&D) project will place Scotland at the forefront of the £7 billion global sensors and imaging systems market, ...Read More

Tax specialist Jumpstart to advise Latvian government on better R&D take-up

Jumpstart, one of the UK's leading tax credit specialists has been requested to advise a European government. ...Read More

Entrepreneurial Spark opens new hatchery in RBS global HQ

Entrepreneurial Spark has opened the doors of its new RBS HQ based hatchery in Edinburgh. ...Read More

Zero Waste Scotland Welcomes £70m Boost for Circular Economy Ambitions

Zero Waste Scotland has welcomed the announcement by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon of a new £70m programme to develop and grow the circular economy as one part of a package of measures to boost manufacturing in Scotland. ...Read More


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