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Ian McConnell: Brexit theme park would be so much cheaper than this costly fiasco
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 06:07:43 +0100
MANY things are surprising. Others are astounding. However, it is not often you get the kind of truly jaw-dropping experience that was on offer this week when Prime Minister Theresa May, with a straight face, proclaimed there was a “new sense of optimism”...
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Bank flags key part of Brexit in uncertain outlook as interest rates held
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 06:06:40 +0100
BREXIT developments, and particularly the response of households, businesses and asset prices to them, remain the most significant source of economic uncertainty, the Bank of England has declared.
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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 06:05:46 +0100
Mixed emotions were no doubt order of the day for Andrew Shepherd yesterday when it was announced to the stock exchange that he was stepping down from his role at the business he founded 30 years ago.
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Medical firm founder steps back after HIV product milestone is passed
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 06:05:26 +0100
THE founder of Omega, the medical diagnostics company focused on allergy, food intolerance and infectious disease, has stepped down with immediate effect.
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Maritime museum incorporated into tycoon's plans for shipbuilding revival
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 06:00:00 +0100
A MUSEUM to celebrate Glasgow’s rich heritage of shipbuilding should be incorporated into plans for the development of the Graving Docks in Govan, according to one of Scotland’s most celebrated businessmen.
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Revealed: tycoon bids to bring shipbuilding back to the Clyde
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 06:00:00 +0100
SHIPBUILDING on the Clyde will be revived under plans drawn up by one of Scotland’s most prominent entrepreneurs.
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Flagship tidal energy project wins vote of confidence from Tycoon
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 06:00:00 +0100
A flagship renewable energy project in Scotland has won a big boost after the company behind it linked up with billionaire Sanjeev Gupta who has been ramping up his interests in the country through acquisitions.
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Oil services giant highlights tough North Sea conditions
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 06:00:00 +0100
OIL services giant Petrofac has suffered a fall in business in the North Sea, where activity levels remain under pressure in spite of the partial recovery in the crude price since last November.
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Sky shares drop on Fox-Disney deal, taking FTSE-100 into the red
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 19:19:55 +0100
News that Disney will snap up a raft of 21st Century Fox's entertainment assets including Sky sent the broadcaster's shares to the bottom of the FTSE 100 and dragged the blue chip index into the red.
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The Bottom Line: A west-end hit and a festive risk
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:03:58 +0100
Festive risk
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Scotch lamb campaign lifts retail demand by 38 per cent
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:03:53 +0100
FIGURES from Kantar Worldpanel (12-week data to November 5 2017) show retail sales of Scottish-origin lamb in Scotland increased by 38.2 per cent during the "Wham Bam Lamb" campaign compared with the same period last year.
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Pay shows another fall amid surge in inflation
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 06:09:40 +0100
HOUSEHOLDS in Great Britain suffered another year-on-year fall in average pay in real terms in the three months to October, as inflation continued to outstrip nominal earnings increases, official figures show.
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Fly me to Dunoon: acquisition opens up air routes in west Scotland for aviation firm
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 06:04:00 +0100
CLOUD Global Group, the Glasgow-based aviation business, is able to operate passenger flights for the first time followings its acquisition of Fly Scenic Scotland.
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Bowleven expects to resume drilling off Africa in 2018
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 06:00:00 +0100
BOWLEVEN, the oil and gas firm which moved its headquarters from Edinburgh recently in the wake of a boardroom cull, is set to resume drilling off Africa following a four-year hiatus.
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Oil and gas market challenges still weighing on Wood
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 06:00:00 +0100
WOOD has highlighted continued challenges in the oil and gas market as it hailed the benefits of the £2.2 billion takeover of Amec Foster Wheeler which will reduce its reliance on the North Sea.
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Pound recovers poise after disappointing jobs data
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 20:18:52 +0100
THE pound recovered after initial disappointment over the UK jobs report and climbed higher against the greenback as investors awaited the Federal Reserve's interest rate decision.
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Near-£1m grant for film plant
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 19:31:50 +0100
MORE than 70 jobs have been secured, and further posts created, at DuPont Teijin Films’ Dumfries manufacturing plant with a £967,955 grant to support innovation, the Scottish Government said.
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Championship awarded to Robert Struthers, Collielaw, Carluke for Texels
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 18:31:49 +0100
Lawrie & Symington Ltd had 85 pens of three prime lambs presented for judging at their Christmas show and sale in Lanark on Monday when the championship was awarded to Robert Struthers, Collielaw, Carluke for Texels that weighed 44kg each and sold for...
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Norway’s farming model is looking good
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 17:46:30 +0100
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High street law firms must adapt their practices to survive
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 09:01:30 +0100
HIGH street law firms are facing a battle for survival, with everything from succession issues and the rise of claims handlers to a recruitment crisis and the growth of online services proving a threat to their existence.
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Aberdeen firm acquires Surrey-based Waytime
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 06:07:33 +0100
DYNAMIC Edge, an Aberdeen-based information technology firm, has acquired Surrey-based Waytime Technologies.
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Grid technology could save consumers billions on electricity bills
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 06:07:29 +0100
SMART technology which makes the electricity grid more efficient as renewable energy production increases will be “truly massive” for Scotland, according to its founders.
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Households rein in spending amid inflation surge squeeze
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 06:07:25 +0100
ANNUAL UK inflation has surged to its highest for nearly six years, official data show, and ongoing pressure on Scottish household finances from sterling’s post-Brexit vote weakness is highlighted in the latest retail sales figures.
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Bank of England notes transformation of Royal Bank of Scotland
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 06:00:00 +0100
ROYAL Bank of Scotland has undergone a greater transformation than any other major UK lender since the financial crisis, Bank of England financial stability czar Alex Brazier has said.
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Oil giants rally pushes London market higher
Tue, 12 Dec 2017 19:07:27 +0100
Energy giants helped the London market rally higher on Tuesday as investors responded to a choppy day's trading on the oil and gas markets.
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COMMERCIAL FOCUS: New stars add sparkle to Brewin Dolphin's stellar year
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 17:58:53 +0100
2017 has been a landmark year for Brewin Dolphin’s Glasgow office – a tale of success that’s enabled it to invest in the future and bring on the next generation of young talent, discovers Neil Clark
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AM Bid Services sees turnover rocket in third year of trading
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 08:01:21 +0100
BUSINESS management consultancy AM Bid Services has recorded a 73 per cent rise in turnover in its third year of trading after expanding the range of services it offers.
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Private firms report expansion slowdown
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 06:06:37 +0100
SCOTLAND’S private sector economy expanded in November at its slowest pace since March amid muted growth in new business and an easing back of job creation.
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Digital academy CodeClan appoints new chief
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 06:05:36 +0100
DIGITAL skills academy CodeClan is to extend beyond the Central Belt and partner with more business, after appointing a former senior figure at technology giant IBM as its new chief executive.
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FTSE 100 supported by weaker pound as Brexit jitters persist
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 19:04:42 +0100
The FTSE 100 has emerged as a top performer among its European peers, having been boosted by an extended sterling sell-off linked to investor jitters around Brexit.
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More long-term tenancies are needed as barriers to entering farming remain
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 06:06:46 +0100
GETTING started in farming has never been easy, and most inherit their farms or farm tenancies, while a few are fortunate enough to marry into farming businesses. In addition to banks being reluctant to lend the large sums of money required to stock a...
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Childhood friends bring love of outdoors to nursery venture
Mon, 11 Dec 2017 06:00:00 +0100
WITH the Scottish Government committed to supporting a massive increase in the provision of free childcare the experience of two entrepreneurs suggests officials need to make it easier for people to develop the nurseries that will be required.
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Oil and gas market challenges still weighing on Wood
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 06:00:00 +0100
WOOD has highlighted continued challenges in the oil and gas market as it hailed the benefits of the £2.2 billion takeover of Amec Foster Wheeler which will reduce its reliance on the North Sea.
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Ian McConnell: Brexit theme park would be so much cheaper than this costly fiasco
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 06:07:43 +0100
MANY things are surprising. Others are astounding. However, it is not often you get the kind of truly jaw-dropping experience that was on offer this week when Prime Minister Theresa May, with a straight face, proclaimed there was a “new sense of optimism”...
© Herald Scotland
Bank flags key part of Brexit in uncertain outlook as interest rates held
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 06:06:40 +0100
BREXIT developments, and particularly the response of households, businesses and asset prices to them, remain the most significant source of economic uncertainty, the Bank of England has declared.
© Herald Scotland
test
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 06:05:46 +0100
Mixed emotions were no doubt order of the day for Andrew Shepherd yesterday when it was announced to the stock exchange that he was stepping down from his role at the business he founded 30 years ago.
© Herald Scotland
Medical firm founder steps back after HIV product milestone is passed
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 06:05:26 +0100
THE founder of Omega, the medical diagnostics company focused on allergy, food intolerance and infectious disease, has stepped down with immediate effect.
© Herald Scotland
Maritime museum incorporated into tycoon's plans for shipbuilding revival
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 06:00:00 +0100
A MUSEUM to celebrate Glasgow’s rich heritage of shipbuilding should be incorporated into plans for the development of the Graving Docks in Govan, according to one of Scotland’s most celebrated businessmen.
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Revealed: tycoon bids to bring shipbuilding back to the Clyde
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 06:00:00 +0100
SHIPBUILDING on the Clyde will be revived under plans drawn up by one of Scotland’s most prominent entrepreneurs.
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Flagship tidal energy project wins vote of confidence from Tycoon
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 06:00:00 +0100
A flagship renewable energy project in Scotland has won a big boost after the company behind it linked up with billionaire Sanjeev Gupta who has been ramping up his interests in the country through acquisitions.
© Herald Scotland
Oil services giant highlights tough North Sea conditions
Fri, 15 Dec 2017 06:00:00 +0100
OIL services giant Petrofac has suffered a fall in business in the North Sea, where activity levels remain under pressure in spite of the partial recovery in the crude price since last November.
© Herald Scotland
Sky shares drop on Fox-Disney deal, taking FTSE-100 into the red
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 19:19:55 +0100
News that Disney will snap up a raft of 21st Century Fox's entertainment assets including Sky sent the broadcaster's shares to the bottom of the FTSE 100 and dragged the blue chip index into the red.
© Herald Scotland
The Bottom Line: A west-end hit and a festive risk
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:03:58 +0100
Festive risk
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Scotch lamb campaign lifts retail demand by 38 per cent
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 13:03:53 +0100
FIGURES from Kantar Worldpanel (12-week data to November 5 2017) show retail sales of Scottish-origin lamb in Scotland increased by 38.2 per cent during the "Wham Bam Lamb" campaign compared with the same period last year.
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Pay shows another fall amid surge in inflation
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 06:09:40 +0100
HOUSEHOLDS in Great Britain suffered another year-on-year fall in average pay in real terms in the three months to October, as inflation continued to outstrip nominal earnings increases, official figures show.
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Fly me to Dunoon: acquisition opens up air routes in west Scotland for aviation firm
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 06:04:00 +0100
CLOUD Global Group, the Glasgow-based aviation business, is able to operate passenger flights for the first time followings its acquisition of Fly Scenic Scotland.
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Bowleven expects to resume drilling off Africa in 2018
Thu, 14 Dec 2017 06:00:00 +0100
BOWLEVEN, the oil and gas firm which moved its headquarters from Edinburgh recently in the wake of a boardroom cull, is set to resume drilling off Africa following a four-year hiatus.
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Pound recovers poise after disappointing jobs data
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 20:18:52 +0100
THE pound recovered after initial disappointment over the UK jobs report and climbed higher against the greenback as investors awaited the Federal Reserve's interest rate decision.
© Herald Scotland
Near-£1m grant for film plant
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 19:31:50 +0100
MORE than 70 jobs have been secured, and further posts created, at DuPont Teijin Films’ Dumfries manufacturing plant with a £967,955 grant to support innovation, the Scottish Government said.
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Championship awarded to Robert Struthers, Collielaw, Carluke for Texels
Wed, 13 Dec 2017 18:31:49 +0100
Lawrie & Symington Ltd had 85 pens of three prime lambs presented for judging at their Christmas show and sale in Lanark on Monday when the championship was awarded to Robert Struthers, Collielaw, Carluke for Texels that weighed 44kg each and sold for...
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