The abrdn UK Smaller Companies Growth Trust plc has announced its half-year results to 31 December 2021, revealing a Net Asset Value of 12.4%. The trust's share price also stood at 10.1%, while its reference index came in at 3.1%.
Glasgow-based Spider Online has announced it is joining the growing number of employee-owned businesses in Scotland, with all staff being given a stake in the company. Founded by John Campbell and Tony O'Grady in 2004, Spider Online is an award-winning digital agency specialising in website and app
KF Dental, a Leith dental practice, is under new ownership following its acquisition by Clyde Munro Dental Group. KF Dental on East Hermitage Place has become part of the rapidly growing Clyde Munro Dental Group – securing the future for the practice and its team of six.
Scottish flight training and aircraft maintenance business ACS Aviation has increased its staff numbers to meet increasing demand for its services post-pandemic. The company, based at Perth Airport, has increased staff members by 18 per cent over the past two years, with new flight instructors, airc
Edinburgh-based software-as-a-service (SaaS) company Sharktower has been acquired by data-first change and transformation consultancy Proteus. Founded in 1999, Proteus has has powered $30 billion of the world’s most challenging corporate change projects. Unlike ‘land and expand’ co
Gluten-free manufacturer Dr. Schär UK has acquired Glasgow-based allergen-free, fresh bread manufacturer, GDR Food Technology Ltd (GDR) for an undisclosed sum. As the UK’s No.1 gluten-free brand, Dr. Schär has been improving the daily lives of people with specific dietary needs for y
Clackmannanshire-based danceSing, a business focussed on health and wellbeing, has successfully diversified services and grown its commercial offering by 50% following support from DigitalBoost, Scotland’s national digital upskilling programme, delivered by Business Gateway. danceSing is home
Mackie's at Taypack is to continue ramping up production in 2022 following sustained growth throughout its business. After charting a 22% increase in annual turnover in 2021, Mackie’s at Taypack - which makes crisps, popcorn and health snacks – is now making more than half a million pack
Global cyber security and risk mitigation expert, NCC Group, has secured a new strategic partnership to offer its services to FinTech Scotland’s cluster of almost 200 fintech businesses with the aim of strengthening security postures and boosting resilience. Cyber threats are a growing concern