Abrdn and Weir set for return to the FTSE 100

Edinburgh-based investment giant Abrdn and Glasgow-based global engineering and mining group Weir Group, two of Scotland’s biggest companies and employers, are currently strong contenders to return to…










AMTE Power hires new chief financial officer

Thurso-based battery cell developer AMTE Power plc announced the appointment of Anita Breslin to its board as chief financial officer (CFO). Breslin will join the AMTE…










Scots downturn deepens, but employment rises

The latest Royal Bank of Scotland Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) data shows that that contraction across Scotland’s private sector firms deepened during October. The report’s Business…















Roslin Tech raises £11m to grow in ‘cultivated meat’

Roslin Tech, the Edinburgh-based food and ag tech company, has announced the closing of its series A capital raise led by Novo Holdings, the international life sciences investor. Roslin Tech said this £11 million funding round will fuel the company’s next wave of growth…








Orbex signs lease for Sutherland spaceport

Orbex, the Scottish rocket manufacturer and orbital launch services provider, said it will build and operate the first vertical launch site for satellites on the…






Wood Mackenzie sold for $3.1bn to Veritas Capital

New Jersey-based Verisk announced the sale of Wood Mackenzie, the Edinburgh-based consultancy for the energy, chemicals, metals and mining industries, to New York private equity firm Veritas Capital…







Lost UK pension pots rise 37% to £26bn

UK pension holders are being encouraged to trace their lost pension pots worth a total of £26.6 billion, with almost three million pensions not currently…


Scots salmon production hits record level

Marine Scotland Science has published the Scottish Fish Farm Production Survey 2021 — and it shows that Scotland’s production of Atlantic salmon increased last year…