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Friday, January 12th, 2018


Global outrage at comments

Trump faces backlash over alleged s***hole remarks

US President Donald Trump is at the centre of another international backlash after he was reported to have used crude and racist language

Promotions from within

Five new partners for surveyor DM Hall

Chartered surveyor, DM Hall has appointed five partners across the business. Richard Clowes in Galashiels, Graham Forbes in Inverness and Michael McDonald in Elgin will focus on the residential property market. Ross Wilson, head of agency in the East of Scotland, specialises in commercial property and Donald Yellowley (pictured), based in Bridge of Allan, operates in rural valuation work. Senior partner of DM Hall, John Albiston, said: “These appointments are part of our overall aim to continue to promote from within and to put in place proper succession for the firm.”Read More

New vice president

Allan joins KCA Deutag rig division

KCA Deutag has appointed Albert Allan as senior vice president of RDS, its rig design and engineering subsidiary. Based in Aberdeen, Mr Allan will have responsibility for spearheading RDS’s activities worldwide. He will also become a member of KCA Deutag’s executive management team, reporting directly to chief executive Norrie McKay. Mr Allan  joins the group with a wealth of experience in the oil and gas industry, having worked in various project, operational and construction management roles during his almost 30 year career.  During that time, he spent 24 years withRead More

Talks to save construction giant

Carillion puts administrators on standby over debt


Troubled construction giant Carillion has put administrators on standby in case its talks with creditors collapse without a deal.

Ex-Labour leader's support

Dugdale donates 7% of TV show fee to charity

Kezia Dugdale

Former Scottish Labour leader Kezia Dugdale has revealed her fee from ITV show “I’m A Celebrity… Get Me Out Of Here!” and her donation to charity…


Sterling at 18-month high on Brexit hopes

London Stock Exchange

Sterling jumped to its highest level against the US dollar since the Brexit vote.

Review of new station

Ofcom may impose restrictions on BBC channel

BBC Scotland

Restrictions may be placed on the new BBC Scotland channel to prevent it from dominating media output.

Sale of renewables project

Mainstream puts Fife coast wind farm on market

Andy Kinsella

Mainstream Renewables, the company behind a giant wind farm off the coast of Fife, is understood to have put its stake in the project up for sale.

Title sponsor deal

Ladbrokes poised for SPFL extension

Celtic champions

Ladbrokes is expected to sign up to two more years as main sponsor of Scottish football.

FinTech Scotland gets CEO

Ingledew hired to spearhead fintech sector growth

A financial services marketing strategist has been hired by the Scottish government to spearhead the country’s development in the fintech sector.