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Virgin Money UK names David Bennett chairman

Glasgow-based Virgin Money UK, owner of Clydesdale and Yorkshire banks, on Monday announced board changes with insider David Bennett succeeding Jim Pettigrew as chairman and…












FirstGroup secures £300m UK financing

Aberdeen-based bus and rail giant FirstGroup plc on Friday provided shareholders with further updates on its response to the Covid-19 pandemic. FirstGroup said its liquidity has…




Devro delays dividend despite rise in demand

Glasgow-based sausage skin and collagen firm Devro issued a trading update on Thursday saying its first-quarter 2020 edible collagen volumes increased 2% compared to the prior year…













Aberdeen’s Wood wins $100m US wind contracts

Aberdeen-based Wood plc, the global engineering and consulting company, said it secured a number of engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) onshore wind contracts in the United…



Beeks, Markets Trading Firm, Buys Velocimetrics

Glasgow-based Beeks Financial Cloud Group, a connectivity provider for financial markets trading, said on Wednesday it acquired Velocimetrics Limited, a UK-based “network monitoring and trade analytics…





















Edinburgh festivals cancelled due to coronavirus

This year’s five Edinburgh festivals in August have been cancelled due to concerns around the Covid-19 pandemic.  Edinburgh Art Festival, Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Edinburgh International Book Festival, Edinburgh…