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Wednesday, November 16th, 2016


New head of planning

Director promotion at Homes for Scotland

Tammy Adams

Homes for Scotland (HFS) has promoted Tammy Adams to the position of director of planning. She will be responsible for developing and promoting the organisation’s position on local, strategic and national planning policy and practice, and on the infrastructure and utilities needed to support development.   With Scotland’s planning system remaining firmly in the spotlight as the independent root and branch review marches towards a White Paper at the end of this year, Homes for Scotland says planning performance needs to improve. Ms Adams said: “Since joining HFS in SeptemberRead More

Louttit takes up new role

Head of hospitality and leisure at Shepherd

Shepherd Chartered Surveyors has appointed Gary Louttit as head of its hospitality and leisure department throughout Scotland. A Member of the Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors and an RICS Registered Valuer, Mr Louttit also holds the ‘Advanced Professional Award for Expert Witness Evidence’ qualification. He is President of the Royalty Burns Club.  In his new job he will be based in the firm’s Glasgow office, Welcoming Mr Louttit to the firm, Steve Barnett, managing partner at Shepherd, said: “Gary has over 30 years’ experience in the profession, most spent providing professionalRead More

Tech firm raising funds

Crowd fund campaign to help micro businesses

Scottish consulting & technology company, Planys is launching a crowdfunding campaign to raise funds to help micro businesses…

Oil firm hopes to redeploy staff

Shell to close Glasgow office in cost review

Royal Dutch Shell is to close its Glasgow offices as part of a review of its cost base…

Ambergreen sold in undisclosed deal

Canadian group buys Scots digital agency

Ambergreen, the Edinburgh-based digital marketing agency, has been acquired in a multi-million pound deal by Canadian outfit DAC Group…

Government urged to take action

Scottish jobless down – and so is number in work

David Mundell

Unemployment in Scotland fell by 14,000 in the last quarter – but so did the number of people in work…

Plan 'would lead to hard border'

Tories say Norway-style EU deal ‘dishonest’

Murdo Fraser

Scottish Conservatives have warned that a Norway-style deal with the EU would lead to a hard border between Scotland and England..

Healthy trading conditions

Housebuilder Barratt reports ‘robust fundamentals’

Castlewell Ellon Barratt

Barratt Developments reported strong demand and said “market fundamentals are robust” despite ..

Scottish firm admitted to AIM

FreeAgent debuts at premium on stock market

Scottish accounting software company FreeAgent saw its shares open at a small premium when they debuted on the stock market this morning..

82 jobs created

Chevron to unveil £8.5m investment at Prestwick

Chevron Aircraft Maintenance is to establish an £8.5 million centre of excellence …