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SSE and Acciona in Iberian offshore wind JV

Perth-based SSE Renewables and Spanish renewable energy operator Acciona S.A. said on Tuesday they have signed an exclusivity agreement regarding the formation of a 50-50…










Salmon farmers want compensation for seal attacks

Scotland’s salmon farmers have asked Scottish Government ministers to consider financial compensation for fish lost to seal attacks. The Scottish Salmon Producers Organisation (SSPO) published…






Scottish non-domestic rates relief extended

Retail, hospitality, leisure and aviation businesses will pay no rates during 2021-22 under proposals outlined on Tuesday by the Scottish Government. The rates relief move…









Standard Life Aberdeen mulls name change

Edinburgh-based investment giant Standard Life Aberdeen (SLA) is considering a name change amid reports that new chief executive Stephen Bird is mulling a deal to…









New finance chief at Smart Metering Systems

Glasgow-based Smart Metering Systems (SMS) said on Monday that its chief financial officer David Thompson will leave the group on March 31, 2021, “to pursue another…







Job hiring activity improves across Scotland

Permanent staff appointments across Scotland rose during January, ending an 11-month sequence of decline, according to the latest Royal Bank of Scotland Report on Jobs….








Menzies Aviation bolsters cargo with five hires

Edinburgh-based Menzies Aviation, the global aviation logistics specialist, has announced five new appointments — including three new strategic hires — to bolster its cargo team. Rory…




Dentons team joins Shepherd and Wedderburn

Dentons’ 20-strong Scottish private client team is joining Scottish-headquartered UK law firm Shepherd and Wedderburn to create one of Scotland’s largest private client practices. The…







Scotgold shares fall amid lost production

Shares of Australia-based Scotgold Resources, the gold exploration and production company focused on Scotland, fell about 8% on Friday after it published a stock exchange…





Thorntons assets near £600m with acquisitions

Thorntons Investments, the Dundee headquartered wealth manager, said it has acquired Aberdeen-based Matheson Financial Consulting and Dundee-based Sonas Wealth Management as part of its ambitious…