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Invoice finance growing as traditional funding falters

Category: Invoice Factoring — Mark on May 30, 2013

With traditional funding for some businesses still being difficult to access, alternative facilities have proved invaluable. In Scotland, and (more…)

Hundreds of jobs to be created as companies expand

Category: Scottish Economy — Gary Cain on May 28, 2013

There were two positive announcements for the Scottish economy last week, as two companies announced expansion plans which could create (more…)

Jobs rise signifies recovery

Category: Scottish Economy — Paul Morgan on May 26, 2013

The latest official job figures for Scotland have suggested that a more robust recovery could be on the cards, with more people finding temporary and (more…)

Cautious optimism for retailers after April shopping shower

Category: Scottish Economy — Mark on May 24, 2013

Official figures have suggested that a tentative recovery for retailers could be in line, as the number of people visiting shopping outlets increased (more…)

Scotland’s unemployment down as UK number rises

Category: Scottish Economy — Gary Cain on May 22, 2013

Official figures just released have shown that the jobless rate in Scotland continues to fall, with unemployment here remaining under 200,000 for the second (more…)

Engineering firm falls into administration

Category: Scotland Business News — Paul Morgan on May 20, 2013

A Scottish engineering company has been placed into administration, having run into problems with its cash flow.

Mowat Technical and Design Services (MTDS), based in Achlibster in Caithness, is a (more…)

Scottish recovery set to be more ‘robust’

Category: Scottish Economy — Mark on May 18, 2013

A new report has suggested that the Scottish economic recovery could be more robust than seen for quite some time, with national demand driving domestic success.

The Bank of Scotland’s purchasing (more…)

Scots investment in technology falling below national average

Category: Scottish Investment — Gary Cain on May 16, 2013

A new survey has revealed that a lack of investment in technology by Scottish small businesses could be affecting productivity.

The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) survey (more…)

Firm insulates losses with share placing

Category: Invoice Discounting — Paul Morgan on May 14, 2013

Ailing Stirling company Superglass is celebrating a successful share placing, as it bids to raise nearly £13m for a (more…)

Homeware store nurtures new jobs in Scotland

Category: Scotland Business News — Mark on May 12, 2013

A major garden and homeware retailer in England and Wales is to open its first stores in Scotland, with plans for upwards of (more…)

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