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Tuesday, February 20th, 2018


As I See It

Why higher taxes will not help those in need

Terry smiling

We now have a more complex income tax system and it will not result in any significant improvement in public services…

Scottish Beer Awards 2018

Search begins for Scotland’s best beers

Beer Awards

The national awards programme for Scottish brewing has launched its third annual competition

Glasgow Film Festival

Film aficionados ready to go to the dogs

isle of dogs

Wes Anderson’s latest quirky animation The Isle Of Dogs is expected to be the main attraction at the Glasgow Film Festival opening this week.

Private equity funding

SHE Software adds jobs after raising £3m

Matthew Elson

A software company which helps businesses achieve health and safety compliance is creating 50 jobs after securing £3 million

World first for brewer

BrewDog hotel to serve beer on tap in bedrooms

BrewDog has unveiled plans to build the world’s first craft beer hotel – with beer on tap in guest bedrooms.

Regeneration of site

Former mill site secures three tenants

The site of a former shoelace factory has secured its first tenants to help in a regeneration project.

Interim dividend declared

Springfield forecasts profits and income uplift

Sandy Adam- Springfield

Springfield Properties, the Elgin-based housebuilder, expects an uplift in revenue and profit.

Sharp rise in profits

HSBC heralds return to growth for banks

HSBC heralded a positive start to the bank reporting season with a sharp rise in annual pre-tax profits

Loss expected for year

Havelock secures funding for recovery plan

Shaun Ormrod

Shop and office fitter Havelock Europa has secured additional funding to help deliver a revised strategy.

Ayrshire company closes

George school uniform firm axes 43 jobs

Prince George

A historic textiles factory which has supplied the Royal Family has closed because of increased competition.