Latest Scottish Business News

Pufferfish to double Edinburgh workforce for market growth

Award-winning creative technology company Pufferfish is set to expand its Edinburgh team two-fold as it prepares to develop the North American and Far East markets. ...Read More

New Weapon To Fight the Devastating Impact of Metal Theft

Authorities have been given their most powerful tool yet in the fight to combat the menace of metal theft, according to organisers of the biggest conference of its kind to highlight the issue. ...Read More

Scotland’s IoD Director of the Year Awards shortlist announced

The crème de la crème of Scotland’s business leaders have been shortlisted for this year’s Director of the Year Awards. ...Read More

Hampden roars with annual water savings of £40,000

Scotland’s national football stadium, Hampden Park, has cut its water consumption by 35% and scored savings of £40,000 per year, thanks to its partnership with United Utilities Scotland. ...Read More

Is there a gender employment gap in Scotland? - Infographic

Unemployment in Scotland averages between 6-8 percent depending on your location, although the UK as a whole has a higher rate of unemployment than Scotland. ...Read More

First Minister to launch "A Manufacturing Future for Scotland"

The establishment of a joint Centre of Excellence for Manufacturing and Skills Academy is set to be announced by the First Minister later today. ...Read More

New Aberdeen / Mozambique partnership could be worth "tens of millions"

An important new partnership between Aberdeen and the Mozambican city of Pemba could result in tens of millions of pounds to the Scottish economy after today [Monday 15 February 2021]. ...Read More

Female Entrepreneurs Make Finals Pitch For AccelerateHER Award

Sixteen inspirational companies have made it through to the semi-finals of Scotland’s only pitch competition for women-led companies. ...Read More

New energy regulations may pack a financial punch for commercial property owners

The Scottish Government has published new rules aimed at improving the energy efficiency of commercial properties. ...Read More

New NB Gin distribution deal with Instil Drinks Company

NB Gin, the multi-award-winning craft gin produced in North Berwick, has secured a distribution deal with Instil Drinks Company. ...Read More

Flying start for The Works Scottish expansion plans

Discount stationery retailer, The Works, is accelerating its expansion in Scotland after securing a number of new Scottish leases. ...Read More

The Scottish Soup Company lands £250k Tesco Scotland deal

Cumbernauld-based family business The Scottish Soup Company has landing a £250k deal to supply 5 new chilled soup products into 64 Tesco stores across Scotland. ...Read More

Menzies Distribution Buys Aberdeen’s Thistle Couriers

Logistics company, Menzies Distribution, has acquired Aberdeen's Thistle Couriers for an undisclosed sum. ...Read More

Google, Microsoft to talk digital with Scotland's SMEs

Experts from Google, Microsoft and Barclays will talk about cyber resilience, data analytics and digital marketing at a national conference in Glasgow aimed at Scotland’s SME community. ...Read More

Shepherd and Wedderburn involved in closing £5.4bn of deals 2015

Law firm Shepherd and Wedderburn had a record year for corporate deals and M&A activity in 2015 as the firm closed over 97 with an aggregate deal value of £5.4 billion. ...Read More

Scotland's future as a world-leading centre for data science must be seized

Scotland must seize its window of opportunity to become a world-leading destination for data science, according to the head of the national data innovation centre. ...Read More

Archangels and SIB provide a further £3.9m funding to four Scottish growth companies

Scottish business angel investing syndicate, Archangels and Scottish Investment Bank (SIB) have committed to additional funding totalling £3.9m for four Scottish businesses. ...Read More

New plan for long term oil and gas industry growth

A new oil and gas strategy calls for a transformed supply chain to drive efficiency, innovation and internationalisation to ensure a long and vibrant future for the sector. ...Read More

More staff and increased salaries for Scottish businesses in 2016

Scotland's businesses plan to employ more staff and increase salaries in 2016, according to new research from leading business and financial adviser Grant Thornton. ...Read More

Aberdeen wins two prestigious life science ‘Oscars’

Two businesses developed out of University of Aberdeen research have won prestigious life science ‘Oscars’. ...Read More


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