Terry Murden, Editor
Scottish Labour conference
Jeremy Corbyn issued a message of defiance in the face of more calls for a change of leadership following the Copeland by-election defeat…
As I See It
Can Labour find a coherent strategy to win back voters?
Labour steps up indyref2 opposition
Scottish Labour has launched what leader Kezia Dugdale called her “movement for a new Scotland” ..
Joy for Scots at Murrayfield
Six Nations: Scotland 29 Wales 13 Scotland turned around this match after trailing at half-time to secure their second victory in the championship. Second half tries from Tommy Seymour (pictured) and Tim Visser gave Scotland the lead over a Welsh team which took control in the first period and looked destined for victory. Stand-off Finn Russell proved a worthy replacement kicker for the injured Greig Laidlaw and was named Man of the Match, The result ended Wales’ run of four consecutive wins in Edinburgh and a ten-year wait for aRead More
Outcry over mayor's speech
London mayor Sadiq Khan has sparked a furious outcry in Scotland over comments on independence in his address to the Scottish Labour conference in Perth…
Three-year contract agreed
Anglian Water Business has secured a three-year contract to supply a business in central Edinburgh. It has signed with commercial managing agent, Property Initiatives to provide water billing services to The Capital Building in St Andrew Square. The transfer to AWB was handled by utility consultant, LSI Energy. AWB clients in Scotland include branches of ASDA, bookmaker Betfred, the brewer Greene King, and Starwood Hotels, which runs the Sheraton Grand Hotel and Spa in Edinburgh, Malmaison and Hotel du Vin. It has a Scottish Government contract to provide water billing services to moreRead More
Expansion in new markets
Scotland’s oldest independent salmon farming business, Wester Ross Fisheries, has bought a salmon farm near Ullapool to support the business’s long term growth…
Supermarket moves in
Supermarket chain Aldi is to take a vacant Bhs store in a Scottish shopping centre..
2018 to be a 'milestone year'
Royal Bank of Scotland confirmed its ninth consecutive year in the red with an attributable annual loss of £6.95 billion…
Operating profits rise
Standard Life saw annual operating profits rise 9% to £723 million as it broadened its customer offering. A final dividend of 13.35p per share (2015: 12.34p) is recommended. Standard Life Investments has achieved its 45% EBITDA margin target one year early helped by delivery of over £50m of annual cost synergies following the successful integration of Ignis. Assets under administration rose 16% to £357.1 billion, above forecast. Keith Skeoch (pictured) chief executive, said: “Standard Life continues to make good progress towards creating a world-class investment company. “We have increased the paceRead More