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Tuesday, January 9th, 2018


Ministers' decision questioned

Ineos mounts legal challenge to fracking ban

Energy and chemicals giant Ineos has lodged a legal challenge to the Scottish government’s ban on fracking for shale oil.

Branson criticised over decision

Virgin Trains bans Daily Mail on Scots route

Virgin Trains has banned the Daily Mail on its West Coast trains because of the newspaper’s editorial policies..

First female director

Black takes up top post at CBI Scotland

Tracy Black

Tracy Black has taken over from Hugh Aitken as the CBI’s director for Scotland, becoming the first female to hold the post.

Investment into sensor firm

Pyreos secures £1.7m from syndicate

Pyreos, the Edinburgh-based sensor developer, has secured £1.7 million from a syndicate of new investors

New contracts announced

Wave and Business Stream battle for water deals


The battle for water supply customers continues

Innovation move by college

QMU strikes deal to join food trade group

Queen Margaret University has become the first higher education partner to join a food industry body

Latest trading figures

Updates: Persimmon, Morrisons, Majestic Wine


Trading updates from a number of companies…

Kneen replacement confirmed

Simoes installed as IndigoVision CEO

Pedro Simoes

Video security company IndigoVision has appointed a new CEO Pedro Simoes as chief executive with immediate effect..

Administrators called in

James Callander collapses with 89 job losses

Blair Nimmo

Timber company James Callander and Son has plunged into administration with the loss of 89 jobs.

Landmark property changes hands

Spence office building sold in £26m deal

A prominent office and retail block in Edinburgh designed by Scottish architect Sir Basil Spence has changed hands..