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Tuesday, April 18th, 2017


Successor to Aitken unveiled

CBI Scotland to appoint first female as director

Tracy-Anne Black

CBI Scotland has appointed management consultant Tracy-Anne Black, a former investment banker, as deputy director…

Interim manager at Dundee

McCann takes hot seat at Dens Park

Neil McCann

Former Scotland international Neil McCann (above) has been named Dundee’s interim manager, saying it was “too good an opportunity to turn down.”..

Scotland House opens

450 firms keen to join new London hub

Scotland House opening

More than 450 businesses have registered their interest in a new hub aimed at helping Scottish companies take advantage of business opportunities in London and beyond.

Call boxes to be removed

BT to scrap almost 1,000 phone booths

Almost one in five public phone booths are to be removed from Scotland’s streets as usage has plummeted…

Former Scotch owner bailed

Indian business tycoon Mallya arrested

Whyte & Mackay

Indian tycoon Vijay Mallya, who once owned the whisky company Whyte & Mackay, was arrested yesterday on suspicion of fraud..

Snap poll set for 8 June

Theresa May seeks General Election ‘to unify Britain’

Theresa May today called for a General Election on 8 June to ‘unify Britain’ and to secure the ‘strong leadership’ the country needs.

Deal expands reach in US

William Grant acquires New York distillery

Scotch whisky giant William Grant & Sons has acquired a distillery in New York State..

Bank backs brewery

Fierce Beer raises funds to boost output

David McHardy Fierce Beer

Fierce Beer, the Aberdeen brewer, has secured £120,000 to allow it to expand production in response to increasing domestic and international demand…

Shortlist unveiled

Five architects in line for Perth hall revamp

Five architecture practices have been shortlisted to redesign Perth City Hall into a world class cultural attraction…

Tuesday’s business, political and sports headlines

DB mag and mobile

Good morning and welcome back to those who have been away… Daily Business kicks off the week with the usual breaking news, opinion and interviews… RBS may have to revive its “plan B” for selling assets… Business bosses have set out what they would like to see in the UK government’s new Industrial Strategy…. …a Scottish listed company is looking for a chairman… … a new report says fashion retailers are discounting at an increasing rate…while one shopping park is signing up new tenants… Our story about a plan to demolish partRead More