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Thursday, June 9th, 2016


Two new partners for Pagan Osborne in Fife

Pagan Osborne has announced an expansion of its Fife team with the appointment of two partners. Lesley Mearns will be joining the agricultural team while Katherine McGill joins the conveyancing team. Together with a colleague they formed legal practice Eden Legal two years ago. In their new roles they will be based in Cupar. Chief executive, Alistair Morris, said: “They both hold a great deal of expertise in their respective fields. In a very short period of time Lesley and Katherine have built a significant portfolio of clients.” Their appointments are furtherRead More

Airline in turnaround

Flybe returns to profit after five years

Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, has returned to profit for the first time since its market flotation…READ MORE

Evolution Court unveiled

Units to be built near Glasgow Airport

Industrial units are to be built close to Glasgow Airport likely to suit manufacturing, logistics and distribution operations. READ MORE

New exhibition: Out of Their Heads

Celebration of architects who shaped Scotland

Coia sculpture

Architects and designers behind some of Scotland’s most admired buildings feature in a new exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery. READ MORE

Delegates named for conference

Developers to get full day at ScotSoft event

Polly Purvis

ScotSoft, the conference for the Scottish technology sector, will be bigger than ever this year. READ MORE

New coaching team hired

Lennon handed budget for Hibs promotion

Neil Lennon and Leeann Dempster

Neil Lennon has been handed a transfer budget to ensure next season is Hibernian’s last in Scotland’s second tier. READ MORE

Some Things for the Weekend

Pub landlord & Much Ado among highlights

Vlad cigar

It may only be early June, but tickets for this year’s Edinburgh Fringe have been on sale for some time, and this week two of the Festival’s major independent producers launched their programmes for this year. Salt ’N” Sauce Productions launched their 2016 Edinburgh Fringe programme at the city’s Voodoo Rooms this week.  Salt ’N’ Sauce are the company that run the Stand Comedy Club on a year-round basis, but whose operations go up several gears in August. This year, they will once more be running six Stand venues, clusteredRead More

Morton Fraser lures Towers from public sector

Law firm Morton Fraser has appointed public sector stalwart Lynda Towers as director of public law. Ms Towers has held top positions in the public sector at the Scottish Executive (now Scottish Government) and the Scottish Parliament for some 30 years, most recently as solicitor to the Scottish Parliament and assistant clerk/assistant chief executive. In this role she advised the Parliament in the lead up and through the 2014 Independence Referendum from an independent legal perspective. She has also been involved in drafting, interpreting and advising on primary and secondary legislation at both WestminsterRead More

Firm makes Edinburgh move

Insurance broker TL Dallas returns ‘home’

TL Dallas Group, a firm of insurance brokers, has returned to the place where its founder first operated by moving to new offices in Castle Street, Edinburgh. The firm has been operating in Scotland since 1993 when it established an office in Shetland. It later opened offices in Falkirk and Glasgow. The firm now operates across 10 offices in Shetland, Glasgow, Falkirk, Edinburgh, Bradford, Stockport, Huddersfield, London, Surrey, and Belfast.  and employs over 115 insurance and risk management professionals. In November it funded a ‘buy back’ of much of the former CastleRead More

Chancellor urges Remain vote

Osborne: ‘Profound’ shock if UK leaves EU

George Osborne commons 1

Chancellor George Osborne will today warn that thousands of Scottish jobs are at risk if Britain opts to leave the European Union. READ MORE