Latest Scottish Business News

Scottish Business in the Community merges with Business in the Community

Scottish Business in the Community has merged with Business in the Community (BITC), to deliver both organisations shared ambition for a stronger responsible business movement across the UK. ...Read More

Craneware buoyed by half year results predictions

Edinburgh based Craneware has announced a strong performance in the first half of the financial year ending on 31 December 2015. ...Read More

Whisky entrepreneurs to build £8m distillery on Islay

Whisky entrepreneurs Andrew and Scott Laing, along with their father, Stewart, have revealed plans for Islay’s first new distillery in a decade. ...Read More

9% increase in overnight visits from Great Britain

The number of domestic tourist visits to Scotland jumped nine percent, to around 12.9 million, in the year to the end of September 2015. ...Read More

Aldi Gives Scottish Businesses a £1million Boost for Burns Night

ldi’s plans to stock Scottish produce across all its UK stores for Burns Night will result in a £1million cash injection for a range of Scottish suppliers. ...Read More

Spoon That Doesn’t Spill Wins Top Design Award

A spoon that reduces spillage, designed to aid those with shaky hands as a result of cerebral palsy, essential tremor and Parkinson’s, has scooped the top prize at a Dragons Den style design competition. ...Read More

Scottish startups share over £100,000 in prizes at the Entrepreneuring Awards

Start-up businesses throughout Scotland shared over £100,000 in prizes at the Entrepreneuring Awards on Wednesday 20 January. ...Read More

Small Businesses to benefit as extra funding approved for Investors in Young People

Investors in People Scotland the organisation behind Investors in Young People (IIYP), has announced the extension of 100% funding until March 2016 for small businesses that sign up to the IIYP accreditation. ...Read More

Bill Drummond re-elected as Brodies Managing Partner for seventh consecutive term

Bill Drummond, Managing Partner of Brodies LLP, has been unanimously re-elected by his Partners for a seventh consecutive three-year term. ...Read More

Scottish manufactured goods exports grew by 2.4% in 2015

The volume of manufactured goods sales to overseas markets grew by 2.4 per cent during the year, according to figures out today. ...Read More

Pinsent Masons in top 5 inclusive employers in Stonewall Index

Pinsent Masons has been recognised as the only legal firm in Scotland to be ranked in Stonewall’s Top 50 employers for commitment to workplace diversity. ...Read More

Park’s of Hamilton acquires Macrae and Dick motors

Park’s of Hamilton (Holdings) Ltd, has acquired Macrae and Dick, the long-established and renowned Scottish motor group. ...Read More

Scottish entrepreneur named as one of Forbes "30 Under 30 Europe"

Scottish entrepreneur Cally Russell, founder of Mallzee has been named as one of Forbes "30 under 30 Europe". ...Read More

SBRC and RBS Workshops Take on Financial Crime

Police Scotland and the Scottish Government’s business resilience delivery arm has teamed up with the Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) to help further protect customers from the growing threat of fraud. ...Read More

Highland Game lands £500,000 venison deal with Aldi

Dundee-based Highland Game has landed a £500,000 deal to supply Aldi’s Scottish stores with a new range of wild venison products, including diced venison, grill steaks, meatballs and burgers. ...Read More

Touch Bionics sales up 11% to £15 million in 2015

Livingston based Touch Bionics, a provider of upper limb prosthetic technologies has increased sales to £15 million in 2015, an increase of 11% over 2014. ...Read More

New Sports app launches after raising $150k and attracting some big name investors

A new app designed to take the pain out of organising and finding players for sports matches and games, has launched after raising £150,000 via a recent crowdfunding initiative. ...Read More

Scottish Entrepreneur interview: Cheeky Chompers partners win Entrepreneurial Scotland Emerging Entrepreneur of the Year 2015

Necessity is the mother of invention – and mothers are great at inventing. ...Read More

Dundee Waterfront infrastructure to be completed ahead of schedule

Dundee’s £100 million Central Waterfront infrastructure plan will be completed ahead of schedule and on budget, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon confirmed on a visit to see progress first hand. ...Read More

Scottish Rugby launches new Business Club

Businesses across Scotland are being invited to forge closer ties with the country’s rugby team through a new initiative. ...Read More


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