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Thursday, February 4th, 2016


Drink-drive laws partly to blame

Wines and spirits depot to close in Perthshire


Scotland’s largest independent wines and spirits merchant, Inverarity Morton, is closing its regional depot in Perthshire.

Stirling takes new role at SL Investments

Euan Stirling

Standard Life Investments has appointed Euan Stirling to the new role of head of stewardship and ESG Investment. READ MORE

Scott Logic welcomes graduate intake

Software development consultancy Scott Logic has welcomed the first of its 2016 graduates to its growing workforce. Laurie Collingwood (pictured far left), who was recently awarded an MSc in Computing from Edinburgh Napier University, and Saber King (right), who studied Maths at Imperial College London, will be based in the Edinburgh office. Richard Beckett, who holds an MSc in Computer Science from Newcastle University, and Andrew Jones, who recently completed an MComp in Computing Science with Game Engineering at Newcastle University, will work in the Newcastle office.     Recruitment Manager JohnRead More

Crossing closed until mid-March

Fraser demands answers over bridge delay

Murdo Fraser

Scottish Conservatives are calling for assurances that re-opening the Forth road bridge will not suffer further delays … READ MORE

Government amends bill

Student reprieve under new tenancy rules

Collegiate student accomm

Scotland’s property industry has today welcomed the Government’s decision to exempt student accommodation developers from the new rules on tenancies. READ MORE

Chinese 'exporting below cost of production'

Rates cut at steel plants as Tata boss urges action


Business rates at the Tata Steel plants at Clydebridge and Dalzell will be reduced from April while the search for a buyer continues. READ MORE

MPC votes unanimously for no change

Bank downgrades growth and stalls rate rise

Mark Carney

The Bank of England governor played down the likelihood that the record low interest rate could be CUT amid growing expectations that inflation will remain below 1% this year. READ MORE

Lettings at prestige address

IoD and Lomond move to Charlotte Collection

Charlotte Square

The Institute of Directors and Lomond Capital have taken offices in the The Charlotte Square Collection… READ MORE

New task for political adviser

McTernan signs up for public affairs post

John McTernan

Former Prime Minister Tony Blair’s director of political operations, John McTernan, has joined a public affairs agency. READ MORE

As I See It

Why Holyrood should drink to alcohol-free beer

Terry smiling

Those of us old enough to remember some of the early versions of alcohol free beers will know that they were enough to put any drinker off for the rest of their life. READ MORE