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Monday, October 2nd, 2017

 

American musician Tom Petty has died aged 66 after a suspected heart attack (click for more)

He was found unconscious and not breathing at his home in Malibu, California, on Sunday night and was taken to hospital. Petty was best known for his time with the Heartbreakers and the Traveling Wilburys alongside Roy Orbison, Bob Dylan, Jeff Lynne and George Harrison. He sold some 80 million records worldwide and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2002.


Worst ever mass shooting

59 dead and 527 hurt in Las Vegas massacre

Stephen Paddock

A 64-year-old Nevada resident with no known criminal record left 59 people dead and 527 injured in America’s worst mass shooting.


50 jobs go as firm runs out of cash

Cable supplier to Trump calls in administrators

Iain Fraser FRP Advisory

A cable company which supplied Trump International Golf Links, has collapsed with the loss of 50 jobs…


Owner leaving Scotland

Cut-price park hints at slow recovery

The Core Aberdeen

A north east business park is being offloaded in a cut-price deal that may reflect the slow pace of the recovery in the region.


High winds have snapped the flagpole at Edinburgh Castle


Big food and drink contracts

Boe gin for Harvey Nichols while Prime wins fish deal

Boe gin

Two Scottish food and drink sector companies have secured significant new business with two blue chip retailers…


Perth fund raiser launched

Innovation tool seeks £25k from crowd funding

Billy Grierson

A Perth management consultancy focused on supporting innovation and creative problem solving, has launched a crowdfunding campaign to raise £25,000 ..


New partner appointed

Senior hire for law firm Anderson Strathern

Scottish legal firm Anderson Strathern has hired a partner to join its commercial real estate team. English qualified partner Iain Grieve joins from HBJ as the firm looks to build its cross-border credentials in London and the rest of the UK.   He spent time in the City with Dentons and Nabarro Nathanson and is now working with Anderson Strathern’s commercial real estate and English property teams around growth sectors in development including build to rent (BTR), healthcare and retirement living and hotel and leisure.    Mr Grieve said: “LondonRead More


Three recruits to Scottish Business UK

Perry joins anti-independence business group

Jack Perry 1

Jack Perry is among three business leaders to sign up to a new group campaigning to stop  a second independence referendum.


Profits rise 14%

Cala is UK’s ‘fastest growing’ housebuilder

Alan Brown Cala

Cala Group says it is the fastest-growing housebuilder in the UK over the past decade ..