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…




























Scots Investment Bank precursor hits £100m

Housing, regeneration and commercial developments are now being supported by investments of £100 million through the Building Scotland Fund (BSF) — which was established as…



Flybe in financing talks to survive

Regional airline Flybe is fighting for survival, with the UK government being asked to help prevent a second airline failure in less than six months,…




Frontier IP hails Exscientia’s €240m Bayer deal

Edinburgh-based Frontier IP, a specialist in commercialising university intellectual property, said on Friday its portfolio company, AI-driven drug discovery firm Exscientia, has entered a collaboration…



Number of Scots Fintech firms grows 60%

FinTech Scotland said on Thursday the number of innovative fintech SMEs (small and medium size enterprises) based in Scotland has grown by more than 60%…