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Wednesday, January 17th, 2018


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Overton steps up as food and drink chairman

Scotland Food & Drink has announced the appointment of a new chairman to succeed David Kilshaw who is retiring.

Partner appointment

Fulton heads residential at Blackadders

Law firm Blackadders has appointed a new head of residential property to its Glasgow office. 

Fifth tenant for office scheme

Hoare Lea takes Waterloo St tenancy

58 Waterloo St

Engineering consultancy firm Hoare Lea has been confirmed as the latest tenant at a refurbished office development in Glasgow.

MPs express dismay over response

RBS officials defy calls to reverse branch closures

Les Matheson

Royal Bank of Scotland executives today stood by its decision to close a swathe of branches, saying the bank was responding to customer demand.

Brown 'heartened' by data

Scottish economy grows 0.2% in third quarter

Keith Brown

Scotland’s economy remained resilient going into the second half of 2017 despite a challenging environment and continued Brexit uncertainty, the Economy Secretary has said.

Acquisition terms announced

Melrose raises bid for GKN to £7.4 billion

Melrose Industries

Melrose Industries has raised its offer for engineering giant GKN to £7.4 billion which will create a combined business worth £11bn.

Ashley back to square one

Newcastle and PCP takeover talks off

Mike Ashley Sky vid

Takeover talks between Newcastle United owner Mike Ashley and Amanda Staveley’s PCP Partners have been called off.

End of year trading figures

Christmas adds flourish to ‘tepid’ retail year

Scottish retailers enjoyed a “final flourish” over the Christmas trading period, though it came at the end of a “pretty tepid” year..

New role for former director

Appleton to head up retail team at LSH

Tim Appleton

Property company Lambert Smith Hampton has made a senior appointment to bolster its team in Scotland.

Brand expanding in Scotland

Poundland to open 150 Pep & Co outlets

Pep & Co

Poundland is to take on some of the biggest fashion retailers on the high street