Frontier IP ups stake in RGU AI spinout Celerum

Edinburgh-based Frontier IP, a specialist in commercialising university intellectual property, said on Wednesday it raised its equity stake in portfolio company Celerum Limited from 10%…









Scots private sector output hits 14-month high

Scotland’s private sector recorded a modest increase in business activity during January, with the headline Business Activity Index reaching a 14-month high, driven partly by…







Ian Bru firm signs 100% renewable electricity deal

Swedish energy giant Vattenfall said it signed a 10-year electricity supply contract with Cumbernauld-based Irn-Bru maker A.G. Barr to introduce 100% renewable electricity across all Barr’s…


Finance secretary Derek Mackay resigns

The Scottish Government’s finance secretary Derek Mackay has resigned following allegations in a tabloid newspaper that he sent 270 online messages on social media to…







Edinburgh’s xDesign acquires web agency Bemo

Edinburgh-based digital service business xDesign said on Monday it acquired Scottish mobile and web agency Bemo. “xDesign will acquire the assets, people, and customer contracts…










Suntory buys stake in Macallan Owner Edrington

Glasgow-based drinks company Edrington — owner of Scotch whisky brands The Macallan, Highland Park and The Famous Grouse — on Tuesday announced an agreement with Suntory Holdings…






Scottish Visa plan unveiled by Sturgeon

The Scottish Government said on Monday that proposals for a new Scottish Visa “to address depopulation and cut skills gaps” have been unveiled by First…


£8bn Lothian Pension teams up with State Street

Investment giant State Street said on Monday that Edinburgh-based local government pension scheme provider Lothian Pension Fund has adopted the Charles River Investment Management Solution…


Business Stream wins £200m Scots water contract

Edinburgh-based water retailer Business Stream, a subsidiary of state-owned Scottish Water, said on Monday it has been awarded the Scottish Government Public Sector Procurement Framework…