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Scottish education funding rises to £3.57...

EDUCATION and skills funding will rise 1.7% in real terms to £3.57 billion, under the proposed Budget 2020-21. Speaking today at the opening of a new Learning Hub at the...

Time for expansion as watchmaker anOrdain...

WATCHMAKER anOrdain is set for growth after sealing a loan deal with UMi Debt Finance Scotland, a £12 million fund that forms part of the Scottish Government’s Scottish Growth Scheme.

Venture Capital investment in Scottish innovators...

VENTURE Capital (VC) investment in Scottish scale-ups almost doubled in 2019, hitting just under £198 million pounds, according to new research from KPMG. The Global Venture Pulse Survey by KPMG...

LDC seeks to increase investment in...

LDC, THE UK’s leading mid-market private equity firm, said it would seek to increase its investment in UK companies during 2020, with Scotland being a strategic focus for the investor. Last year, the...

Aberdeen haulage firm drives expansion with...

AN ABERDEEN-based haulage supplier is expanding its services to the North of England following £600,000 of funding from HSBC UK. Third-generation family firm William Walker Transport will use an invoice...

Deals Done – Scotland’s M&A and...

The Scottish M&A market has remained resilient throughout Q 4 19 with positive momentum being fuelled by rising valuations and attractive financing opportunities. Despite the growing geopolitical uncertainties andwider economic...