Category: BUSINESS!

Menzies in £153m swoop for aviation services rival

Logistics group John Menzies has struck a “transformational” $202 million (£153m) deal to buy a US aviation services that employs thousands of people....

BoE holds rates but hints at further cut this year

The Bank of England’s monetary policy committee (MPC) today left interest rates on hold at their record low of 0.25 per cent but said a further cut could come...

Esure lines up Go Compare for £470m market listing

Motor insurer esure is to spin off its Go Compare price comparison site and line it up for a stock market listing worth potentially more than £470 million. The...

Apple unveils water resistant iPhone7

The next generation of the iPhone has been revealed, with the technology giant doing away with the headphone port and adding a second camera on the rear of the device. A...

Life sciences firm Arrayjet in £650k cash injection

Roslin-based Arrayjet, which specialises in microarray printing services used for medical screening, said it has secured six-figure funding to help it harness global...

Apple set to unveil latest version of iPhone

The next generation of the iPhone will be revealed later today as speculation mounts that the technology giant will do away with the headphone port and add a second...

Intelligentpos to double staff on back of takeover

One of Scotland’s fastest-growing technology businesses has been snapped up by a Swedish firm in a deal set to spark a major expansion drive. Edinburgh-based...

Business leaders unite in call to reverse rates rise

Scottish business leaders have joined forces to call for a reversal of a doubling of a tax that is expected to cost firms more than £60 million this year. In...

Building boost as ‘hub’ programme breaks £1bn mark

Hundreds of smaller-sized building firms are said to be benefitting from increased activity as the value of construction work linked to a Scotland-wide programme to...

Insolvency specialist to open Scots practice

A firm involved in a £1.6 million lawsuit against Anthea Turner is preparing to launch a specialist insolvency practice in Scotland in a move its founder says will...