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Funding for subsidiary

Taxpayers pump £4.5m into US firm’s Scots project

A life sciences company based in California has received £4.5 million from Scottish Enterprise to help create 43 jobs.

Tech firm in buy-out

Photonics acquired in private equity backed MBO

Andrew Blain

Photonic Solutions has been acquired in a management buy-out involving eight of the Edinburgh company’s senior staff…

Scotland's crumbling roads

Fix potholes to help businesses, says small firms chief

Scotland’s crumbling road network is impacting on the economy..

£227m deal for troubled firm

Interserve secures DWP contract after shares plunge

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Construction and facilities management company Interserve has been awarded a five-year government contract 

Wind may force postponement

Hearts Tynecastle return blown off course


Hearts may be forced to further delay their return to Tynecastle …

Rab McNeil's Week

Rab McNeil: love and hate in the supermarket

Rab McNeil

Check out Rab McNeil’s musings on supermarket wars…going soft on eggs and why the young should worry – about being old. Rab’s column in Daily Business Magazine here

Make It Edinburgh Campaign

Interview: Amanda Ferguson, Convention Edinburgh

Running the rule over business tourism

Bulk sales prop up top titles

Further sales slumps at national papers

The Times

The Times and The Daily Telegraph were the only paid-for UK newspapers to see an increase in year-on-year circulation last month, though only because of discounted sales. ..

Jobs go in Greenock

Cash runs out for computer reseller Misco

Tom MacLennan FRP

Computer reseller Misco UK has ceased trading with the loss of 330 jobs…

Airport boss replaced after 15 months

Prestwick CEO Smith leaves ‘by mutual agreement’

Ron Smith

Prestwick Airport chief executive Ron Smith is to leave at the end of the month “by mutual agreement” ..