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Tuesday’s business and political headlines

Daily Business has footage of the passenger being dragged from his seat and the latest comments from the airline… + another fashion chain is in trouble…there is news on Tiso‘s contribution to JD Sports…and there are plans to extend the Borders Railway …
Here is today’s news and catch up…

+ Customer service: The CEO of an airline whose security guards dragged a passenger from his seat recently won a top communications award + what the airline said about the incident

+ Inflation: The latest data on prices, the cost of living and reaction from savings groups has been released this morning.

+ Outdoor boost: How did Tiso, the Scottish outdoor chain, perform over the past year since its acquisition by JD Sports?

+ High street blow: Another fashion chain has collapsed into administration

+ Telecoms: A Glasgow firm has secured a deal to extend services across Europe 

Media: STV has named the date for the launch of STV2 and its new nightly news channel

Property: Residential rents may have to rise as a result of tax changes

Rail: A study has been ordered to look at extending rail services

Wealth management: A Scots firm has tied up a deal with a wealth manager in London

Accountancy: A firm of accountants has hired two staff to head up a new division on expectations of a turnaround in the north east economy

Enterprise: Four start-ups will pitch for a package of support through a new digital disruption event in Edinburgh

Media: A PR agency has rebranded and expanded

Brewer’s billion: BrewDog had raised new funds from the US and that it had become a £1bn company…

Dogged determination – BrewDog Comment: How two young Scots joined the billionaire club by doing it their way

+ Bank scandal: A secret tape has emerged implicating the Bank of England in Libor fixing PLUS regulators begin an investigation into Barclays as CEO admits to wrongdoing

Construction: A company has been named to allow early work to begin on the £700m hub at Glasgow university

Sir Arnold Clark: The death has been announced of the billionaire car dealer

Exclusive – events tie-up: Bruce Walker, the young Scot behind the Start-up Summit, has confirmed a merger deal with a rival as revealed by Daily Business last month

Latest appointments: Morton Fraser + ICAS + Hall Morrice + SwarmOnline + other latest hires and promotions

Media: Daily Business has launched a new features and opinion website…full details here

For a full agenda of the day’s news and updates throughout the day – check out the Daily Business news website here: 

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+ Foxy food: Pauline Taylor visits a popular inn in Fife to sample the lunchtime menu

Happy accident: The Candy Bar proved to be a surprise hit

Style: An Edinburgh retailer is upholding the tailoring tradition and is about to launch in Glasgow…Daily Business Magazine gets the inside story at Walker Slater 

Recharging the batteries: Ever felt you’ve hit a wall? Lost your mojo? Jacqueline Brown talks about the growth of motivational coaching 

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