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Scottish sailing industry riding the crest of a wave

Category: Scotland Finance News — Paul Morgan on May 30, 2012

Just two years ago, a report by Scottish Enterprise indicated that the sailing industry in the country was worth £100million. In the last two years, more people have started taking to the water, increasing its value. (more…)

£3million investment for new salmon hatchery

Category: Scotland Business News — Gary Cain on May 28, 2012

A fish farm is to be transformed into an all new salmon hatchery, following an investment of nearly £3million by Scottish Sea Farms. (more…)

Scottish games company moves forward with investment

Category: Invoice Factoring — Gary Cain on May 26, 2012

A Scottish computer games company is set to expand considerably in the near future, having raised investment worth more than £1million. (more…)

Scottish businesses urged to take on apprentices

Category: Invoice Factoring — Paul Morgan on May 24, 2012

With the launch of the Scottish Apprenticeship Week from Monday 21st May, businesses throughout the country are being urged to invest in the future. (more…)

Stagecoach to bus in £100m for US expansion

Category: Scottish Investment — Mark on May 22, 2012

Perth-based Stagecoach, the transport group behind the successful Megabus operation, are to acquire parts of a bankrupt US bus company. (more…)

SMEs bearing the brunt of unpaid bills

Category: Invoice Factoring — Paul Morgan on May 20, 2012

Large companies across Scotland and the UK are being urged to sign up to a prompt payment code, after it was revealed that they collectively owe small-sized companies more than £35 billion.

The sizeable figure, made up of (more…)

Scotland’s private sector continues to grow

Category: Scotland Finance News — Mark on May 18, 2012

Fresh data released by the Bank of Scotland has shown the private sector in the country is growing, with both employment and output on the increase.

It represents (more…)

Newspaper entrepreneur invests more into Johnston Press

Category: Invoice Factoring — Gary Cain on May 16, 2012

One of the most notable local newspaper entrepreneurs in Britain has put more cash into Johnston Press, as the group continues to struggle through the downturn.

Sir Ray Tindle, who is the proprietor of (more…)

Scottish unemployment set to top UK average

Category: Scottish Economy — Paul Morgan on May 14, 2012

A new study has shown that unemployment in Scotland is likely to move ahead of the national average later in 2012 and reach the highest level in nearly two decades.

The figures have (more…)

Scottish construction firms continue to fail

Category: Scotland Business News — Mark on May 12, 2012

New figures released by The Insolvency Service have revealed that close to 200 Scottish construction firms went bust within the last year.

Just under 50 companies went into liquidation during (more…)

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