Scottish technology and gaming entrepreneur Chris van der Kuyl is to become a charity ambassador with social housing and support provider Hillcrest. As a volunteer ambassador, Mr van der Kuyl will play a key role in raising awareness of the Hillcrest Foundation while supporting fundraising init
Dundee-based Hutchison Technologies has welcomed Kirsty Blair as its new director of finance. In this role, Ms Blair will be responsible for the financial stewardship and success of the company through the provision of proactive financial planning and advice.
More Scottish firms than ever are making the move to becoming owned by their staff, according to Douglas Roberts, a partner at law firm Lindsays. Lawyers at Lindsays have been involved in almost twice as many employee ownership deals across the country so far this year than they were in the whole of
National paper recycling company Shredall SDS Group is on track to hit a 60% increase in business at their Scottish bases since the introduction of the single use plastic ban which came into effect in June 2022.
National law firm Weightmans, which has an office in Glasgow, has announced its financial results for the 21/22 financial year as it awards £1.5 million in bonuses to its people. Total income increased by 5% to £103.2m. Net profit increased by 25% from £9m to £11.3m in the 12
Glasgow-based UK property and private equity manager Maven Capital Partners has sold 111 Westerhill Road, Bishopbriggs, near Glasgow to a joint venture administered by M7, the specialist in Pan-European Real Estate, for £4.687 million, generating a 2.54x return for investors.
West Lothian-based pizza oven company Ooni has reported record turnover for the year at £208 million, up from £57.2m in 2020, signalling 254% growth. Ooni has grown exponentially, selling its innovative range of pizza ovens and accessories in over 90 countries worldwide.
Asset and wealth management firm AssetCo, run by Martin Gilbert, has announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire the entire issued share capital of Edinburgh-based fund management business SVM Asset Management Holdings Limited for £10.7 million. The consideration will be satisfied by
STV is currently on track to exceed its £40 million Studios revenue target for 2023, signalling a 7% increase for the broadcaster. The news came as STV Studios and Tod Productions announced that they have won an 8-part scripted series "Criminal Record" for Apple TV. The broadcaster said that t
Scottish entrepreneur Dr. Suelynn Tan-Stroud has fulfilled her ambitions and acquired her first dental practice thanks to a six-figure funding package from Bank of Scotland. Dr. Suelynn Tan-Stroud is a dental practitioner based in Midlothian. She graduated in 2012 from the University of Dundee and h
The Scottish investment sector is paying between 15-20% more in retention salaries just to keep hold of staff working in specialist finance and client services roles, according to recruitment firm Core-Asset Consulting. Staff working in areas such as tax and audit, Socially Responsible Investment, E
M&D Green Group, an independent, family-owned Glasgow-based pharmacy group has secured eight-figure funding from HSBC UK to support its ambitious acquisition strategy. The Glasgow-headquartered group has secured an eight-figure credit facility from HSBC UK to enable the business to make five str