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Scottish Natural Heritage appoints five women

Scotland’s environment secretary Roseanna Cunningham announced Scottish Natural Heritage’s (SNH) new-look board which includes five new female members. SNH said the appointments illustrate the organisation’s drive to meet…


Facebook buys Edinburgh-based Two Big Ears

Facebook has bought Edinburgh-based audio tech firm Two Big Ears for an undisclosed sum. “Two Big Ears has revolutionized how humans hear sound with software,” said…


Macfarlane buys Edward McNeil packaging

Glasgow-based packaging firm Macfarlane Group has continued its acquisition spree with an agreement to buy the packaging business of Edward McNeil Limited. Macfarlane said the deal was…


Beattie turnover up 17% to £8.6m

Marketing, media and PR group Beattie said it generated record profits of £590,000 and grew turnover by 17% to £8.6 million in 2015. Now headquartered in London, Beattie has eight offices across…




3i stake values Wireless Infrastructure at £300m

Bellshill-based Wireless Infrastructure Group (WIG ) has announced a £75 million investment from 3i Infrastructure that values WIG at £300 million. WIG builds and operates communication towers…


RBS provides £45m debt for Borders wind farm

Dublin-based renewable energy firm NTR said it secured a £44.9 million debt facility with Royal Bank of Scotland for its 27 megawatt Quixwood Moor wind farm in East Berwickshire, Scotland….


Edinburgh Council ‘closer to balancing books’

The City of Edinburgh Council has made “considerable progress” towards balancing its books, according to the Accounts Commission. The local authority watchdog raised significant concerns in…


Digital growth as STV increases profit

Glasgow-based media company STV said 2015 revenue fell 3% to £116.5 million but pre-tax profit rose 10% to £19.1 million as an increase in “non-broadcast” earnings including…


Plexus shares down 40% after profit warning

Shares in Aberdeen-based oil and gas engineering firm Plexus Holdings fell more than 40% on Monday morning after it said a slowdown in planned activity by its customers…


Forestry ‘now £1bn sector with 25,000 jobs’

Scotland’s forestry sector now contributes nearly £1 billion to the economy through forest management, timber processing and recreation and supports about 25,000 jobs, according to a…