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Glasgow building company sees profits soar

Category: Scotland Success Stories — Gary Cain on November 8, 2013

A building firm based in Glasgow has revealed a significant rise in turnover for the last fiscal year, further signalling the improvement in the economy across Scotland.

Mactaggart & Mickel, which has ongoing projects (more…)

Scottish bus company moves back into profit

Category: Scotland Success Stories — Gary Cain on October 16, 2013

A west Scotland bus operator has moved back into the black, after nearly doubling its turnover last year.

McGill’s, which was previously at risk of a takeover itself, saw a move back into profit with its turnover increasing from £15 million to £28 million (more…)

Scottish motor dealer posts record profits

Category: Scotland Success Stories — Gary Cain on October 10, 2013

A family-owned car dealership in Glasgow has seen record turnover and soaring profits in the last year, with sales volumes increasing substantially.

The news from Arnold Clark Automobiles comes on the back of a number of acquisitions (more…)

Sparrows fly to further success

Category: Scotland Success Stories — Gary Cain on August 30, 2013

A Scottish offshore services firm has announced profit growth of 17 per cent for the year, on an increase in turnover of eight per cent.

Sparrows, which is based in Aberdeen, said its growth had been spurred by major contract wins and extensions for the (more…)

Whisky distiller sees profits rise

Category: Scotland Success Stories — Paul Morgan on August 24, 2013

A Glasgow-based whisky firm has announced a huge increase in sales, as many of its leading brands continue to grow in popularity.

Morrison Bowmore is reporting that its profits are up by nearly two-fifths in the year. Saying also that it will continue (more…)

Gourock ferry company thriving

Category: Scotland Success Stories — Paul Morgan on August 22, 2013

A Firth of Clyde ferry operator has seen a huge increase in the number of passengers it is carrying, leading to hope that its turnover and profits will be (more…)

Beverage company boosted by the hot weather

Category: Scotland Success Stories — Gary Cain on August 2, 2013

Scottish drinks firm AG Barr has reported a rise in profits, which it is putting down to the sustained warm weather.

The Cumbernauld-based company saw second-quarter (more…)

Scottish bus firm drives forward with sharp profit rise

Category: Scotland Success Stories — Gary Cain on July 10, 2013

A Falkirk-based bus manufacturer has seen its turnover and profits rise sharply in the year, thanks largely to a strong performance in the international (more…)

The chips are up for Edinburgh firm

Category: Scotland Success Stories — Paul Morgan on May 8, 2013

An Edinburgh computer chip manufacturer has reported a near 60 per cent increase in first quarter profits, boosted by some notable deals signed with leaders in (more…)

Scots business scores profits despite challenging environment

Category: Scotland Success Stories — Gary Cain on March 8, 2013

An East Kilbride-based firm has announced pre-tax profits for 2012, despite facing a challenging year on a number of (more…)

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