Saturday, September 18, 2021
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Study reveals slow loading websites costs nearly £60bn in lost sales each year.

THE COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated the shift towards digital and changed our online shopping behaviors, with more people now shopping online than ever before.With this said, it’s crucial that retailers keep up with...
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Barclays Corporate Banking appoints new Head of Europe

BARCLAYS Corporate Banking has announced the appointment of its new Head of Corporate Banking, Barclays Europe.The banking giant revealed that Helen Kelly will take on the role having served with the firm for over...
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Bank boosts support of climate focussed entrepreneurs ahead of COP26 conference

CLIMATE focused businesses in Scotland can now gain extra support after a national bank announced an enterprise programme.The Royal Bank of Scotland announced a new programme today to boost its support for scale up...
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An energy firm unlocks £33.9 million for green projects in Scotland

An energy company has unlocked £33.9 million of funding to invest in 18 green energy projects in Central and Southern Scotland.The projects will provide additional electrical capacity in areas where SP Energy Networks, the...
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Asian art gathers international attention ahead of auction in Glasgow

A COLLECTION of Chinese and Japanese artworks is generating worldwide interest ahead of an auction in Glasgow this Friday.The Scottish owner of the collection has over 200 items covering several hundred years of Asian...
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Public invited to comment on ambitious eco-therapy wellness park plans

A JOINT venture company are inviting the public to view and actively participate by providing feedback on its’ exciting proposals to develop an environmentally sensitive Wellness Park. Located at the site of the former Barony...

Small businesses to benefit from Prompt Payment Code changes

NEW reforms to a Prompt Payment Code now means that companies signed up to the code will have to pay 95% of small business suppliers within 30 days of invoicing.The announcement by the Government...
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Major renewables developer partners for an offshore leasing bid

A RENEWABLE energy developer and Swedish energy company have formed a 50/50 Joint Venture Partnership ahead of the leasing round. Fred. Olsen Renewables and Vattenfall will collaborate in their bid to deliver the next generation...

Plumbing firms urged to take up Scottish Government’s apprentice grants

PLUMBING and heating firms should take up the Scottish Government's new apprentice grants, according to their trade body.Employers get up to £5,000 for each apprentice under the scheme, said the Scotland and Northern Ireland...
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An IT Managed Services Provider announced new logo as part of rebranding

A UK-wide IT Managed Services Provider today announced a fresh new look to its branding to better reflect the company’s values as an employee-owned business.Network ROI believe the logo fits their growing range of...
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Mineral processing firm announces £1.6 million in funding

A MINERAL processing company has secured £1.6 million in Seed round funding as it progresses plans to build and operate the UK’s first large-scale commercial lithium refinery.The Seed round attracted funding from a range...
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International clothing company opens brand new store

A COMPANY has announced that they will open their brand new store in Edinburgh St James Quarter.The H&M new store will be based over 2 floors, it will offer ladies, divided, mens and childrenswear...
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Jack Nicklaus golf course at Ury, Stonehaven tees off

WORK has begun on the construction for a new 18-hole championship golf course on Ury Estate, Stonehaven.The Jack Nicklaus golf course has already had work begin on the land to prepare it for construction...
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Further £2.2 Million Funding for Professional Childminders praised

OVER £2m worth of funding announced for the childminding workforce in Scotland has been welcomed by industry bodies.Last month the Scottish Government announced funding for the sector with the newest figure being propped up...
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Research partnership aims to commercialise advanced laser technology

A NEW research partnership could see the advancement of laser technologies that may lead to the improvement of electronic and healthcare equipment.Academics from Heriot-Watt University are partnering with ASML, a major international supplier to...
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Ski platform is among only a handful of travel businesses to secure finance

A GAME-changing ski instructor platform is among only a handful of travel businesses to secure finance from the UK Government’s Future Fund. The trio behind the innovative Maison Sport, which connects skiers and snowboarders with...
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Credit company sees an increase in debt collection referrals in 2021

A GLASGOW-based Credit company has recorded a sharp increase in collection referrals from Insolvency Practitioners (IPs) UK-wide in the first six months of the year. BRS Credit primarily focuses on working with IPs to maximise...
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A whisky company partners with a botanic garden to create floral cocktail

A whisky society has teamed up with world-renowned mixologist and a Botanic Garden to create a limited-edition range of floral cocktails.In this partnership between The Scotch Malt Whisky Society (SMWS) and The Royal Botanic Garden,...
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Hospitality businessman shares his secret to success

Over the past year, Eric, together with his wife Suzanne, who have both been in the trade for over thirty years, provided over 200 meals a week to their local community, during the first...
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£4.5 million investment for Scotland’s historic towns and cities

HISTORIC communities across Scotland will benefit from over £4.5m of investment from Historic Environment Scotland (HES).The funding was awarded as part of the Conservation Area Regeneration Scheme  (CARS) and will be shared between four...
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