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Friday, January 19th, 2018


4 Tests in November

Scots’ hectic Autumn Series schedule

Gregor Townsend

Scotland will play Wales in a brand-new fixture this November as part of an extended Autumn Series.

Brexit likely to have 'short term' hit

Workers face longer hours amid tight jobs market


Scottish firms may require employees to work longer hours to cope with growing skills shortages, according to a new analysis.

DWP joins tenants at flagship site

Atlantic Quay secures second public sector tenant

Atlantic Quay

A flagship office development in central Glasgow has secured its second big public sector tenancy in recent months.

Growth firms targeted

19 firms sign on for Scale-Up challenge

Bob Keiller with Scale-up recruits

Nineteen Scottish firms have been chosen to take part in an ambitious scheme designed to help their growth plans.

Changes to EU law

Could Brexit impact on personal injury claims?

Various EU Directives and Regulations currently apply to personal injury claims, but such practices may soon be subject to change. So, how could Brexit impact on personal injury claims? Medical negligence solicitors at Tilly Bailey & Irvine law firm have been exploring what is likely to change. Understanding EU Directives & EU Regulations Before venturing into how the EU and personal injury claims made in the UK are currently linked it is important to understand what is meant by EU Directives and EU Regulations. Legal acts in the EU Treaty areRead More

New measures proposed

Van industry responds to terror threat

The London incident highlighted the problem of using vans as weapons Vans and lorries have been used as weapons in some of Europe’s terrorist attacks. From Barcelona’s Las Ramblas to the London Bridge incident, terrorists have been using rented HGVs to cause these outrages. As a result, the UK has been considering additional checks for van hire in an attempt to deter terrorist attacks. Long term van hire specialist, Northgate Van Hire, has investigated how the industry is looking to tighten regulations to try and prevent further terror attacks usingRead More

Survey reveals drivers' views

Motorists express concerns over Brexit

EU Brexit

Surveys show eight in ten drivers concerned about Brexit How much has the motoring industry been affected by the public’s decision to vote for Britain to leave the European Union. Used vans specialist Van Monster has investigated the immediate aftermath of Brexit on the sector: Before looking at the markets and businesses which make up the UK’s motoring industry, the feelings of motorists themselves as Brexit takes shape are reflected in a poll carried out by AA Populus. It found that more than eight in ten drivers were concerned aboutRead More


Carpetright and Bonmarche head losers

London Stock Exchange

Shares in two FTSE 100 companies fell more than 40% this morning following profits warnings.

New waterfront development

Homes and offices for Glasgow gap site

Central Quay

A new community of homes and offices will arise on a long-vacant gap site on Glasgow’s waterfront.