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Calnex Solutions sees 'strong levels of trading' in first half of 2021

Scottish telecoms technology company Calnex Solutions plc has experienced continued strong levels of trading in the first half of the year and expects this trend to continue through the second half of the year.

Published 12 October 2021

Glasgow office take-up 66% higher than 10-year average

During the first quarter of 2021, office take-up Glasgow city centre was 250,659 sq. ft., which was up a whopping 66% on the 10-year average, according to real estate advisor Avison Young.

Published 12 October 2021

Greenshoots: MKM opens new Peterhead branch

MKM Building Supplies’ has opened the doors of its new flagship Peterhead branch.

Published 12 October 2021

Skyrora agrees multi-launch deal with Shetland spaceport for the next decade

British rocket company Skyrora has agreed a multi-launch deal with the SaxaVord spaceport on Unst, the most northerly of the Shetland Islands, as it moves closer to launching its XL rocket in 2022.

Published 12 October 2021

Funding secured from HIE to help rebuild Fair Isle Bird Observatory

A £7.4 million project to rebuild Shetland’s world-renowned bird observatory on Fair Isle takes a step forward yesterday, as Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) and Scottish Government announced a funding package totalling £2.35m.

Published 12 October 2021

Black Friday boom could prove a bust for unwary e-businesses, Eureka Solutions warns

E-commerce retailers and start-ups have been warned by Scottish-based cloud software experts Eureka Solutions, that the highly-anticipated Black Friday and festive shopping rushes could end up damaging their operations instead of benefitting them.

Published 12 October 2021

Scottish Government announces £450,000 boost for the events sector

An additional £450,000 has been made available as part of Scotland’s Events Recovery Fund to help the return of events across the country.

Published 12 October 2021

And finally… grounded

A speeding motorist was relieved of his brand-new Lamborghini just hours after he purchased it under new Danish legislation.

Published 12 October 2021

Chiene + Tait announces five new hires following UK Enterprise Investment Scheme Award

The entrepreneurial tax team at accountancy firm Chiene + Tait (C+T) has taken on five new recruits to help service major growth over the last quarter.

Published 11 October 2021

McCrea FS appoints Gerard Cumming to head up mortgages team

McCrea Financial Services has announced the appointment Gerard Cumming as its new mortgage and protection adviser, as part of a recruitment drive which follows strong growth this year.

Published 11 October 2021

Par Equity named Best EIS Manager 2021

Edinburgh-based investment manager Par Equity has won Best EIS Manager at the prestigious 2021 EISA (Enterprise Investment Scheme Association) awards.

Published 11 October 2021

Former SFE CEO Graeme Jones joins Exizent board

Exizent, the Glasgow-based technology firm, has appointed Graeme Jones, the former CEO of Scottish Financial Enterprise, as a senior adviser to its board.

Published 11 October 2021

Tilney Smith & Williamson continues expansion with two new hires

Wealth management and professional services group Tilney Smith & Williamson has announced two further senior hires in its financial intermediaries business development team which provides investment management services to financial advisers.

Published 11 October 2021

G&S Investments acquires Lanarkshire pharmacy with HSBC UK funding

G&S Investments is now the sole owner of Lanarkshire chemist thanks to substantial funding from HSBC UK.

Published 11 October 2021

Scottish expansion for fee-sharing law firm Spencer West

Integrated fee-sharing law firm Spencer West LLP has launched a Scottish practice.

Published 11 October 2021