Aggreko hires Atkins’ Heath Drewett as CFO

Glasgow-based Aggreko, the world’s largest temporary power firm, announced the appointment of Heath Drewett as its chief financial officer (CFO). Drewett was the group finance…



Scots salmon exports up 56% to £483m

The Scottish Salmon Producers Organisation said latest figures from HM Revenue and Customs show continued record growth for Scottish salmon exports so far in 2017….







South-west Edinburgh family home prices up 20%

Three bedroom houses in the south-west suburbs of Edinburgh experienced some of the highest increases in average selling prices between August and October of this year amid a…







Johnston Press investor in formal board move

Johnston Press announced it received a letter from major shareholder Custos Group AS requisitioning a general meeting of the company’s shareholders. Custos is run by Norwegian…




McColl, Betts among new SCDI appointments

The Scottish Council for Development and Industry announced a number of key appointments to its board — including Scotch Whisky Association CEO Karen Betts and Clyde Blowers…


Scots salmon farming employment up 13%

The Scottish Salmon Producers Organisation (SSPO) said in its latest Scottish Salmon Economic Report that employment in the Scottish salmon farming industry rose 13% to 2,472…



£6bn Baillie Gifford fund bets on healthcare, tech

The fund managers who run Edinburgh-based Baillie Gifford’s flagship £6 billion fund, the Scottish Mortgage Investment Trust plc, are making new investments in cutting-edge healthcare companies that…












30-minute commute saves £86k on a home

House prices in places just 30 minutes rail travel time from Edinburgh — including Dunbar, Falkirk and Livingston — are, on average, 36% lower than…








Scots Business Taskforce membership announced

The UK Government’s Scottish Secretary David Mundell confirmed in the House of Commons that the new Scottish Business Taskforce of economic and business leaders will meet…