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Beeks Financial Cloud Group, the Hillington-based cloud computing and connectivity provider for financial markets, has announced the signing of a $2.2 million contract over four years for its recently launched Proximity Cloud offering, with one of the world's largest Foreign Exchange brokers. This i

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Edinburgh-based estate agents Coulters has bolstered its team through a merger with well-established solicitor and estate agent, Purdie & Co. The deal brings together decades of knowledge and expertise in the Edinburgh property market and adds four new colleagues - including Purdie partner Strua

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Glasgow-headquartered Mabbett & Associates Ltd has taken the first step in a strategic growth journey by acquiring Inverness-based planning and design specialist GH Johnston Building Consultants Ltd (GHJ). Mabbett said the acquisition will enhance the combined group’s offering of comprehen

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Edinburgh start-up HeatFix Scotland hopes to create 20 new jobs in the city within the first year of operation. Founded by former Royal Navy helicopter engineer Andrew Lamond, the new boiler repair business launches this month.

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Scotland’s all-female angel group Investing Women Angels (IWA) has announced major growth plans as it restructures ahead of launching a new IW AccelerateHER Fund for female-founded companies in Scotland. IWA has announced its collaboration with the Scottish National Investment Bank (SNIB) to d

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Ahead of National Apprenticeship Week (7-13 February), new research from Grant Thornton shows that the mid-market is increasingly making use of apprenticeships as a means of upskilling their people at all levels.

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Reward Finance Group is continuing with its ambitious UK expansion plan with the opening of a Scottish office, led by hugely experienced business finance specialist, Brian Machray. Scottish-born Brian joins the alternative funder from Allied Irish Bank where he headed up a division specialising in f

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Venture Capital (VC) investment in Scotland’s scale-up businesses more than doubled in 2021 as global investors continued to look beyond London last year, according to the latest figures from KPMG. Scotland’s scale-up businesses finished 2021 on a high with almost £100 million in V

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Argyll Holidays, a Scottish holiday brand, has been sold to the international resort operator Cove Communities. Argyll Holidays, which owns eight holiday parks across Argyll and Bute, will be the fifth acquisition by Cove Communities under Mark Seaton as managing director of Cove UK.

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In 2021, deals led by angel syndicate members of LINC Scotland secured in total £146 million funding for young companies with high growth potential, almost double the amount raised in 2020, and 70% higher than the record set in 2019. Before the pandemic struck, 2019 had been a high point in th

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Aberdeen-based intelligent energy management and storage technologies specialist, Verlume, has received a £2.5m investment from a consortium led by Par Equity. Par Equity, a venture capital firm based in Edinburgh, specialises in investing in innovative technology companies and was joined by e

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