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…
















Menzies in Costa Rica, Australia aviation deals

Edinburgh-based global aviation services business John Menzies plc has announced further expansion in Central America with the acquisition of Interexpresso, as well as additional contract…





Highland Spring exec reshuffle as CEO retires

Perthshire-based natural source water producer Highland Spring Group announced that Les Montgomery has decided to retire from his full-time role as chief executive to become…




Investment bank Noble hires Goldman, RSM execs

Edinburgh-based investment bank Noble & Co announced two senior appointments to help “increase the firm’s capacity to source prospective deals.” Noble has hired Susi Crawford…


Whisky exports to US remain down by 34%

The Scotch Whisky Association (SWA), currently looking for a new chief executive, has released export figures for the first half of 2021 which show some…




Work starts on Minimum Income Guarantee

The Scottish Government said on Tuesday it is taking the “first steps on the road” to establishing a Scottish Minimum Income Guarantee (MIG). Social Justice…