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Friday’s business, political and lifestyle news

The papers are today catching up with our story on Wednesday night about the sale of the Green Investment Bank...while today we have news on company failures, drinks industry cutbacks and new evidence of stability in the Aberdeen market… as well as all the latest appointments

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Catch up on the latest analysis, opinion and reviews in the arts, food and drink, style, management and technology matters in the Daily Business Magazine

+ Falling failures: New data on company survival provides some positive news for the economy

+ Food warning: Retailers have issued a warning to the government over its Brexit talks

+ Drinks blow: Diageo has been accused of axeing Scottish jobs because of the Brexit deal

+ Enterprise – Studio gain: A design studio is expanding after receiving government support

+ Property: new office data provides evidence of stability in the Aberdeen market + latest for central belt

What’s in store?: Debenhams and Marks & Spencer have unveiled radical plans for the future of their department stores

Green plan: Who’s buying the Edinburgh and London based Green Investment Bank?

Industry / counterfeits: Harris Tweed has taken new steps to protect itself against fakes

+ Old and new: One of Scotland’s oldest firms is expanding into new premises

+ Digital dilemma: Scotland’s digital economy is growing fast, but it is creating some challenges for the skills agencies. Terry Murden assesses the state of the market


Theatre review: Pauline Taylor gives her verdict on Funny Girl at the Playhouse, Edinburgh


Golf: A new deal and a new plan for the Scottish Open, Paul Kiddie reports

Wiser Lion: Stuart Hogg talks to Paul Kiddie about his hopes for the forthcoming tour


Property / Rent: New data shows some shifting patterns in the private rented sector

Property hire: Addition to consultancy’s building team with switch from Knight Frank to CBRE

Copy clinic – millennial tension: Niels Footman asks if Millennials are really so financially feckless

City start-up support: A big City institution has signed up to support the EIE technology event next month

CBI change: CBI Scotland is poised to appoint its first female director

London calling: A new hub for Scottish businesses has opened in London

Latest appointments: Gilson Gray + Arts & Business Scotland + CBRE + BioQuarter + other latest hires and promotions

+ Charity donation: Why one insurance broker is backing the battle against food waste

+ Sport: Caixinha ready to lock horns with Celtic

+ Awards: A consortium behind the Glasgow Games is among those named in the Queen’s Awards for Enterprise

Daily Business Magazine: 

+ Digital dilemma: Scotland’s digital economy is growing fast, but it is creating some challenges for the skills agencies. Terry Murden assesses the state of the market

+ Arts and creative – theatre: Pauline Taylor reviews Sheridan Smith’s performance in Funny Girl at Edinburgh Playhouse

Food and drink: Get the latest recommendations on where to eat and drink

Style: Catch up on the latest must-have colour

Working Life: Jo Bluett turned her illness into a business opportunity; Jacqueline Brown helps you find your lost mojo; US speaker Michael Anderson advises on soul-centred leadership; and how should you dress at work?

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