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Signs of a stronger economy in Scotland, according to report

Category: Scottish Economy — Gary Cain on July 16, 2013

An official report into the strength of the Scottish economy has suggested that despite clear frailties in the recovery, there are signs of stronger (more…)

Scots business activity rising fast, according to report

Category: Scottish Economy — Paul Morgan on July 14, 2013

Scottish businesses are reporting that business activity in the country is rising at its fastest rate in more than six years.

According to the latest Purchasing Managers (more…)

Oil and gas company wins sixth major contract of the year

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

An Aberdeen-based energy services provider to the oil and gas industry has won yet another major contract extension in the North Sea – the sixth such award in 2013.

Wood Group PSN has signed a three-year (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…)

High Street collapse sees £2bn owed

Category: Scottish Economy — Paul Morgan on July 8, 2013

The failure of many High Street retailers in the UK has seen £2 billion worth of debts to creditors with unsecured debts going unpaid, according to (more…)

Scottish High Street “critical” according to report

Category: Scotland Business News — Mark on July 6, 2013

A report by the property industry has claimed that the traditional high street in Scotland is failing, and is effectively at a critical stage which (more…)

Payday loan lenders in competition referral

Category: Scotland Finance News — Gary Cain on July 4, 2013

The Competitions Commission has received a referral from the Office of Fair Trading (OFT) about pay day loan lenders. The consumer protection body has (more…)

Merger sees bigger northern retail group created

Category: Scotland Business News — Paul Morgan on July 2, 2013

A merger in Scotland is set to see the creation of a much larger retail operation in the country. The merger will also spread into north-western England, with a (more…)

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