BrewDog hires Leighton to mentor CEO Watt

Aberdeenshire-based craft brewing giant BrewDog has hired former Asda chief executive Allan Leighton as non-executive chairman to mentor CEO James Watt as the beer firm…




Abrdn bond team poached by American Century

American Century Investments, the $245 billion investment manager, has hired the portfolio management team responsible for Aberdeen Standard Investments’ total return bond strategy. The team…


Beeks Financial buys bigger HQ for growth

Beeks Financial Cloud Group Plc, the Glasgow-based cloud computing and connectivity provider for financial markets, announced it has acquired new company headquarters. “Beeks headquarters will…


Unprecedented hiring and pay rises in Scotland

The Scottish labour market saw an unprecedented surge in hiring activity during August — with an “unprecedented rise in permanent starters’ salaries” — according to the…







Macfarlane hires governance expert Gulvanessian

Glasgow-based packaging, design and distribution firm Macfarlane Group has announced the appointment of former Eversheds Sutherland executive and corporate governance expert Aleen Gulvanessian as a non-executive…












Glasgow IP firm Murgitroyd acquires Dublin’s HMC

Glasgow-based global intellectual property law firm Murgitroyd Group has continued its international expansion with the acquisition of Hanna Moore + Curley (HMC), one of Ireland’s leading European…





Diageo opens Johnnie Walker Princes Street

Drinks giant Diageo has opened Johnnie Walker Princes Street, the eight-floor new visitor experience for the world’s best-selling Scotch whisky located at the western end of…












Scottish Enterprise invests record £568m

Scottish Enterprise announced on Tuesday it provided “unprecedented support” for businesses in 2020-21 after investing over £568 million in Scotland’s economy. “The record level of…





Macfarlane first-half sales up 26% to £133m

Shares of Glasgow-based packaging, design and distribution firm Macfarlane Group rose about 15% on Thursday after it said its sales rose 26.5% to £133.5 million and profit…


SSE repowers Tummel hydro plant with £50m

SSE Renewables announced it will invest almost £50 million over the next two years to repower the existing Tummel Bridge Hydro-Electric Power Station near Pitlochry…




Scots GDP up 4.9% in Q2 as June rises 0.9%

Scotland’s onshore gross domestic product (GDP) grew by 0.9% in June, according to statistics announced on Wednesday by the Chief Statistician. “Using the experimental monthly…


Sturgeon outlines £1bn NHS Recovery Plan

The Scottish Government has published its “NHS Recovery Plan” — committing more than £1 billion of targeted investment for the “recovery and renewal” of Scotland’s…