Enterprise and Skills Review
An enterprise agency will be created to meet the economic needs of communities in the South of Scotland…
Company's profits sharply up
Bus operator Lothian paid £1.1 million more into the public purse ..
First Test selection gamble
As someone who doesn’t shirk from controversy, Warren Gatland is no stranger to making big decisions as head coach of the British and Irish Lions. Four years ago he dropped the talismanic Brian O’Driscoll for the deciding Test against Australia, the omission bringing howls of derision from many quarters. It was the first time the Irishman, a veteran of four tours, had been dropped and it signalled the end of his Lions career. Gatland’s decision was vindicated, however, with the tourists winning the Sydney showdown to carve another niche inRead More
Top golf for East Lothian
Gullane will host the men’s and women’s Aberdeen Asset Management Scottish Open tournaments next year..
New leadership consultancy
Building the future
Standard Life’s merger with Aberdeen Asset Management has been cleared “unconditionally” by the competition authority
Despite some excitable headlines, the ‘investigation’ by the Competition and Markets Authority was effectively a formality in accordance with the takeover rules, and few expected any other outcome. The takeover was approved by shareholders in both companies this week and had already received consent from regulatory bodies overseas. It will take effect from 14 August and trading will begin thereafter in the shares of Edinburgh-headquartered Standard Life Aberdeen.
Agency secures deals
PR and marketing agency The Big Partnership has picked up new business worth more than £600,000 ..
Ibrox clubs agrees deal
Rangers and Sports Direct have agreed to settle their legal dispute and have launched a new retail offering..
Merger 'temporarily halted'
A merger between sport fantasy companies DraftKings and FanDuel has been held up by a US federal judge…
Ruling over historic debt
Three-time Wimbledon tennis champion Boris Becker has been declared bankrupt by a London bankruptcy court. The 49-year-old owed a firm of private bankers a large sum and the court registrar said there was not enough credible evidence that he could pay. Mr Becker’s lawyers asked for a final chance to pay with the funds from re-mortgaging a property in Majorca, requesting another 28-day adjournment after saying that they expected the six million euro deal to be completed in a month’s time. Registrar Miss Christine Derrett rejected the appeal, saying itRead More