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Monday, February 26th, 2018


Speech Graphics enters new markets

Lip sync firm lets avatars provide service with a smile

Michael Berger and Gregor Hofer

A Scottish software firm is using its lip sync technology to give virtual customer service avatars more emotion.

Street vendors on the rise

Foodies make pop-up dining the latest trend

Eventbrite has carried out research that has revealed that the UK is indeed a nation of food and drink lovers.

SNP says more needed

CBI backs Corbyn over EU customs union

Corbyn in Penicuik

Jeremy Corbyn outlined Labour’s support for a new customs union with the EU, setting out a clear difference to the government on Brexit policy.

Reach emerging brands

Where The Trade Buys sees rapid growth

where the trade buys

Where The Trade Buys, a leading printing firm and supplier of roller banners, has emphasised the importance of reaching out to emerging brands.

Ways to prepare for a cut

Avoid losing out when power fails

With more than 170,000km of electricity cables now needing to be maintained across the UK, power outrages is something that has to be tolerated from time to time. Is your business prepared?

Fairtrade Fortnight survey

Ethical products ‘too costly’ say shoppers

Almost half of Scottish shoppers are put off buying ethical products because they believe they are too expensive, new research has revealed. 

Signature buys seven outlets

Wood brothers in pub acquisition deal

Signature Pub Group boss Nic Wood has acquired seven outlets from the Speratus Group run by his brother Garreth.

Unit cost announced

Holyrood fixes minimum unit price of alcohol at 50p

The Scottish government is recommending a 50p minimum unit price for alcohol.

Land acquired for £2.75m

Ediston plans retail boost in Haddington

Ediston Property Investment Company has acquired seven acres of development land in Haddington

Switch for publisher

BQ scraps quarterly magazine in digital push

BQ magazine

BQ, the business media group, is scrapping its quarterly magazine to refocus around digital publishing.