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Wednesday, February 28th, 2018


Hirer happy with first results

Peace taking lead with feedback ‘scorecard’

Chris Peace

A recruitment agency is taking an industry lead by publishing the first results of a pioneering ‘scorecard’ on its staff’s performance.

A plan by SSE and the owner of NPower to merge their domestic operations is to be investigated by the competition watchdog

Weather warning has forced postponement of Thursday’s Scottish Property Awards dinner in Glasgow

Vacant site to be developed

Property tycoons behind ‘biggest’ office plan


One of Glasgow’s biggest office developments is proposed for a vacant site in the city’s International Financial Services District.

OWIN18 conference

Fintech ‘harmonising’ wealth services

Luigi Marciano

Key players in wealth industry will hear from digital experts next week how developments in fintech are harmonising the delivery of financial services.

Retail jobs lost

Maplin and ToysRus send shivers through high street


Two of the biggest retail chains, Maplin and ToysRus, were plunged into administration today as the crisis on the high street continued to claim shop workers’ jobs.

Turnover doubles

Vert creates more powerful compressor

Olly Dmitriev

Vert Rotors, the Scottish engineering firm, has created a compressor which is three times more powerful than its nearest competitor

Border dilemma for negotiators

Northern Ireland ‘single market’ option on table

EU Brexit

Northern Ireland may have to follow EU single market rules to avoid a “hard border”, according to a European Commission paper.

Increase in optimism

Business confidence rises in Scotland

scottish economy

Business confidence in Scotland has risen, along with hiring intentions, despite a UK-wide fall in sentiment, according to new research.

Key backers targeted

Mackay leads pitch for £500m of investment

Derek Mackay

Investors will today be invited to take a stake in three of Scotland’s biggest commercial property projects.