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Scottish Enterprise appoints Adrian Gillespie CEO

Scottish Enterprise, Scotland’s national economic development agency, has announced the appointment of Adrian Gillespie as its new chief executive, effective September 1. Gillespie joins Scottish Enterprise from…






Scottish Qualifications Authority to be replaced

The Scottish Government said on Monday the Scottish Qualifications Authority (SQA) is to be replaced and schools agency  Education Scotland “substantially reformed” following publication of…







Wheatley Housing CEO Armstrong to step down

Wheatley Housing Group Limited — Scotland’s biggest social landlord — announced that its chief executive Martin Armstrong will step down next summer. “The board will begin…












Tesco Bank appoints Henderson as new CFO

Edinburgh-based Tesco Bank has announced the appointment of Richard Henderson as its chief financial officer (CFO). The appointment is effective from June 30, 2021, and is…







Menzies Distribution buys Bathgate-based JBT

Menzies Distribution announced the acquisition of JBT Distribution, a Bathgate-based logistics and supply chain services business with annual sales of more than £23 million. Private…




Former Aberdeen Standard team launch new firm

Former Aberdeen Standard Investments executives Alex Barr and James Witter have launched Bread Street Capital Partners Ltd, a new investment management business specialising in broadening investor…










Moody’s affirms Standard Life Aberdeen rating

Debt rating agency Moody’s Investors Service has affirmed Edinburgh-based asset management giant Standard Life Aberdeen plc’s A3 long-term issuer rating, and Baa1(hyb) subordinate (domestic) rating….



Aberdeen’s KCA Deutag wins $550m contracts

Aberdeen-based drilling and engineering contractor KCA Deutag (KCAD) said it has secured a contract award and two contract extensions for platform drilling services in Russia, UK…






AAB and Hardie Caldwell merge in £50m plan

Aberdeen-based accountants and business advisors Anderson Anderson & Brown (AAB) and Glasgow-based accountants Hardie Caldwell announced they have merged to accelerate AAB’s plans of becoming a…