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Tuesday, February 6th, 2018


Royal couple head to Edinburgh

Harry and Meghan to visit cafe for homeless

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle (BBC)

Prince Harry and Meghan Markle will visit Edinburgh next week on their first official joint visit to Scotland..

Helping business to grow

Cooper Software adds McGregor to board

Mike McGregor

Cooper Software, the fife-based ERP systems integration specialist, has appointed former Deloitte partner, Mike McGregor, as a non-executive director with immediate effect.   Since joining Deloitte in 1994, Mr McGregor has advised some of Scotland’s high growth, owner managed and private equity-backed businesses. He is also a non-executive director of software company Particle Analytics and has been a non-executive director of the Scottish Institute for Enterprise since 2009.   Commenting on Mr McGregor’s appointment, Cooper Software’s chairman, George Elliott, said: “We believe he will offer much added value to our strategicRead More

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Organic farming: the pros and cons

organic farming

With a worldwide push towards eco-friendly methods and environmentally-sound processes, the interest in switching to organic farming should be growing — but is it?

As I See It

Action needed to sort out this corporate malaise

Terry smiling

After the former Carillion executives were described as ‘delusional’ it is surely time for a more thorough review of how big businesses conduct themselves.

Closures to be reviewed

RBS offers stay of execution to rural branches

rbs branch closures

RBS has thrown a temporary lifeline to a number of bank branches scheduled to close across Scotland.

Expansion planned by retailer

Scotfresh hires Steven as managing director

Convenience store chain Scotfresh has appointed an experienced industry executive as managing director.

Exports planned to Asia

BrewDog chooses Brisbane for Australian brewery

BrewDog Brisbane

Scottish craft brewer, BrewDog, has firmed up its plans to open a brewery in Australia and has chosen a riverside location in Brisbane’s Murarrie area.

Investments switched

University to complete low carbon pledge

Edinburgh University has announced that it will complete its transition out of fossil fuel investments within three years.

Cochrane 'truly sorry' for firm's failure

Carillion led by ‘delusional characters’ say MPs

Keith Cochrane

Former Carillion executives were today accused of being “delusional characters”

Search leads to ex-Ibrox boss

Smith tipped for return as national coach

Walter Smith

Former Scotland and Rangers manager Walter Smith could be poised for a return to management with the national team.