A West End theatre producer has been told to knock down his multi-million-pound seaside home after complaints that it resembled a Travelodge hotel. Villagers in Cley next the Sea, Norfolk, said the timber-clad house built for Adam Spiegel and his wife, Charlotte, resembled a “fortress”.
Glasgow-based negotiation consultancy firm, Scotwork, has published a new business book titled "Once Upon a Deal – Stories About Life, Work and Negotiation". The book contains a series of engaging anecdotes from Scotwork's negotiation experts, demonstrating their expansive experience across va
Standard Life, a Phoenix Group subsidiary, has partnered with Scottish Financial Enterprise (SFE) to hold the first-ever 'Vulnerable Customer Summit' in Edinburgh. The summit, set to attract representatives from various financial institutions, seeks to foster collaboration in addressing the growing
Scotland's economy demonstrated robust growth in the first quarter of 2023, outpacing the UK average, according to recent data released by the chief statistician. From January to March 2023, the Scottish economy saw a 0.4% growth, an improvement over the previous quarter's 0.2% expansion. This rate
The £300 million transformation of Candleriggs Square in Glasgow’s Merchant City has reached another significant development milestone with the completion of structural work for a 346-apartment build-to-rent (BTR) complex, forward funded by Legal & General. Candleriggs Development 2
Highlands and Islands Airports Ltd (HIAL) announced the appointment of seasoned aviation professional, Stewart Adams, as its interim managing director effective from 14 June 2023. The move comes after the current managing director, Inglis Lyon, revealed he would step down from his role by the end of
Rural business organisation Scottish Land & Estates (SLE) has named Dee Ward, the owner of Rottal Estate, as its new chair. Mr Ward succeeds Mark Tennant, who has held the position since April 2020.
Construction firm Clark Contracts has elevated long-serving employee, Danny McKibbens, to the role of operations director. With nearly 40 years of experience in the construction industry, Mr McKibbens is a seasoned player with roots in the Scottish construction scene.
Renfrewshire's ShopMobility Paisley & District, a provider of mobility equipment, has seen a nearly 100% rise in its turnover, escalating from £29,000 to £56,000 since 2020, due to digital support and funding advice from Business Gateway. Starting as a small community group nearly th
German science and technology giant, Merck, has announced plans to invest €35 million (£30m) in the expansion of its biosafety testing capabilities in Glasgow and Stirling.
Non-bank lender, White Oak, has inked a fresh partnership with the Law Society of Scotland, further deepening its footprint in the Scottish market. The initiative is set to offer flexible funding options to Law Society's 12,000 Scottish solicitors and their clients, bolstering their growth aspiratio
Scotland's first internet of things (IoT) accelerator, the Smart Things Accelerator Centre (STAC), has heralded the amount of female-led ventures in its third cohort of companies. The latest cohort of companies to join the STAC includes a 50% female-founder representation, outstripping the overall t
Since its introduction as Scotland's response to Guinness in January, Campervan Brewery's Extra Black beer has quickly become the company's top-selling product.
Ken Tudhope has been named the new director of finance and people services at Cairn Housing Group. Assuming his new role at the end of August, Mr Tudhope will bring with him a wealth of experience and expertise in the housing sector.
Timber industry heavyweight Donaldson Group has welcomed Fergus Bell into a novel position as 'd-commerce' director of the retail & distribution division, indicating a dedicated investment in its digital prowess. Mr Bell's joins from building supplies firm Bradfords, where, as head of e-commerce