Dundee Life Sciences Hub gets £8m boost

Deputy First Minister Kate Forbes on Wednesday joined Scottish Enterprise chief executive Adrian Gillespie to announce an £8 million grant contribution to the construction of…


Sue Dawe confirmed as SFE chair

Sue Dawe has been confirmed as chair of Scottish Financial Enterprise (SFE), the member body for Scotland’s large financial and related professional services industry, with immediate…



Wood wins $40m sustainable packaging contract

Wood Group of Aberdeen has been awarded a $40 million engineering design contract by Kuraray to build a new sustainable packaging production plant in Singapore. “Addressing…


Aberdeen’s Wood appoints new Norway boss

John Wood Group plc, the Aberdeen-based engineering and consulting giant, said Henrik Melsom has been appointed Senior Vice President of Wood’s Norwegian operations, tasked with growing the…











Springfield Group makes two senior promotions

Elgin-based house builder Springfield Group has made two senior promotions, appointing Andrew Curran to Managing Director (Central) covering Springfield Properties, Dawn Homes, Walker Group and…






Standard Life makes four senior appointments

Standard Life, part of Phoenix Group, has announced four senior appointments within its Defined Benefit Solutions division. Jack Hill has been appointed Director of Defined…


Scottish Chambers: confidence and trading improve

The Scottish Chambers of Commerce’s latest Quarterly Economic Indicator survey shows that confidence and trading conditions have improved slightly among Scottish firms, albeit it remains at…







BGF invests in Aberdeen’s Glacier Energy

Growth capital investors BGF has announced a multi-million pound investment in Aberdeen-headquartered energy services company Glacier Energy, joining Averroes Capital as investors in the business….









New Cruachan power station moves forward

The new “Hollow Mountain” power station at Cruachan near Oban has moved forward to the important design stage. Renewable energy giant Drax has appointed German technology…


Hymans Robertson makes senior appointments

Hymans Robertson, the pensions, actuarial and financial services consultancy, has announced the appointment of Alec Day as Head of Private Sector Actuarial Services and Susan McIlvogue…



Macfarlane Group acquires Polyformes

Macfarlane Group, the Glasgow-based packaging, design and distribution firm, announced the acquisition of Leighton Buzzard-based Polyformes Limited for up to £11.5 million in cash, including an…















Aberdeen’s Plexus in big board changes

Aberdeen-based Plexus Holdings plc, the AIM quoted oil and gas engineering services business, announced a number of changes to its board of directors. After more…



Graham secured work pipeline hits record £2bn

Scotland-based contractor and developer Graham Group said it has surpassed the £1 billion turnover milestone for the second consecutive year as revenue increased to £1.125 billion….



Abrdn acquires £61m London retail park

Abrdn said it completed the acquisition of the Tandem Centre, a premier retail park in Colliers Wood, South London, for £60.8 million from LaSalle Investment…



ScottishPower makes two senior appointments

ScottishPower, a subsidiary of Basque green energy giant Iberdrola, has made two new senior appointments with Charles Langan becoming its new chief financial officer and…