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  • 1,000 homes built by hub South West

    AS INSIDER went to press, the publicprivate partnership hub South West was reaching the financial close on its 1,000th house. Last quarter it completed its 500th home since it diversified into housebuilding four years ago: a terraced townhouse in Irvine, part of the major Towerlands project for North Ayrshire Council being built by Ashleigh Construction.

  • ARTISAN Real Estate will learn this month if its Rowanbank G[...]

    ARTISAN Real Estate will learn this month if its Rowanbank Gardens development in Edinburgh has won a 2022 RESI Award. It is up against ten other companies in the 'Climate Crisis Initiative - Residential' category.

  • Creative Scotland has handed out more than £100m to deal with pandemic

    ROBERT Wilson, who has been re-appointed as chair of Creative Scotland for the next four years, has spoken about the deep impact of Covid on Scotland's artistic and creative community.

  • Four new KPMG partners

    KPMG UK has promoted four colleagues to partner and 26 colleagues to new positions in Scotland. Arleen Arnott, Paula Holland, Deborah May and Eddie Norrie have all been made partners.

  • Graham Sutherland has been appointed as chief executive offi[...]

    Graham Sutherland has been appointed as chief executive officer of FirstGroup. The Aberdeen-based transport company, with £4.3bn in revenue and around 30,000 employees, spent almost a year in its "comprehensive search" after previous chief executive Matthew Gregory stepped down.

  • OUTSOURCED FLEET MANAGEMENT TO PLAY KEY ROLE IN THE MOVE TO ELECTRIC VEHICLES

    Demand for electric company cars is growing fast, and for most companies it's a venture into the unknown.

  • PUTIN'S HORROR IN UKRAINE COULD BE ECLIPSED BY ACTION OVER TAIWAN

    THE RUSSIAN invasion of Ukraine has blown a massive hole in the globalised trading world. Vladimir Putin seems to have achieved the opposite of his stated objectives, uniting the West and NATO as never before in support of Ukraine, and encouraging many businesses to withdraw in disgust from serving the Russian market.

  • SCOTLAND'S accountancy profession is going through "a ti[...]

    SCOTLAND'S accountancy profession is going through "a time of great transformation," says Bruce Cartwright, chief executive of the Institute of Chartered Accountants of Scotland (ICAS).

  • Skilled labour and materials are now in critical short supply

    AGLOBAL pandemic, supply shortages, inflation, interest-rate rises, tax rises, a European war, more supply shortages, more inflation… is this the new normal we once imagined would come?

  • WILL US-STYLE CLASS ACTIONS DOMINATE SCOTTISH COURTS IN 2022?

    Almost two years have now passed since the Scottish courts introduced group proceedings, paving the way for two or more people with the same, similar, or related claims to pursue court proceedings in a single action.

  • Artisan up for RESI Award

    ARTISAN Real Estate will learn this month if its Rowanbank Gardens development in Edinburgh has won a 2022 RESI Award. It is up against ten other companies in the 'Climate Crisis Initiative - Residential' category.

  • ELECTRIC OPTIONS TO DRIVE YOUR BUSINESS

    MANY small businesses would previously have opted for an estate car but with the arrival of the electric SUV these models have taken over the market with the result that there is really only one estate car in all-electric mode at the moment, although Porsche claim their all-electric Taycan Cross Turismo is an estate car.

  • HOW LEGAL FIRMS ARE SETTING HIGH STANDARD FOR FUTURE OF HYBRID WORK By KENNY KEMP

    NICK Scott is extremely proud of his firm's new work environment. And rightly so. The managing partner of Brodies LLP, Scotland's biggest law firm, invited Insider on a personal tour of its offices, complete with its roof terrace, a spectacular close-up of Edinburgh Castle and world-class vistas across the capital.

  • IoD chief takes on Government role

    Louise Macdonald - who was recently featured in an Insider round table on net zero - has been appointed interim director-general (DG) for the economy, to lead delivery of the new National Strategy for Economic Transformation.

  • Q A global pandemic, volatile stock market, rising cost of l[...]

    Q A global pandemic, volatile stock market, rising cost of living and inflation how are these affecting wealth management?

  • SCOTLAND'S DEALS MARKET WILL WEATHER UNCERTAINTY

    Scottish deal activity bounced back last year, in what was a strong 2021 for M&A, venture capital and mid-market private equity compared to a disrupted 2020.

  • The twin-engined Loganair Saab 340 bumps down on the runway [...]

    The twin-engined Loganair Saab 340 bumps down on the runway at Tiree's dinky airport. Moments later, this Insider writer is greeted by Calum Smeaton, a weather-sculpted Fifer, who leads us out into the blustery, clear blue-sky morning.

  • Crowdfunded artisanal rum-makers set sights on 'buoyant' African market

    THE UK'S first Black femaleowned distillery - in Livingston - has welcomed more than 200 new shareholders who have bought into Matugga Distillery's plans to take Scottish rum worldwide by blending distilling skills honed in Scotland.

  • Like an angry octopus, the tentacles of Vladimir Putin's t[...]

    Like an angry octopus, the tentacles of Vladimir Putin's terrifying war in Ukraine reach deep into Scottish society and business life. Such has been the impact of the collapse of the failed Soviet Empire after 1989, and the subsequent years of globalisation, married to the velocity of inter-continental digital transactions, that it is virtually impossible to isolate a nation's economy from the...

  • Supporting your business in today's changing workplace...

    "Yes we can" was an enduring soundbite from Barack Obama's presidential campaign in 2008. It wasn't a new message, however. Rosie the Riveter said, "We can do it!" during World War II and in fact, it was Cesar Chavez who originally came up with the "Yes we can" slogan in the early 1970s.

  • The UK's first Black female-owned distillery - in Living[...]

    The UK's first Black female-owned distillery - in Livingston - has welcomed more than 200 new shareholders who have bought into Matugga Distillery's plans to take Scottish rum worldwide by blending distilling skills honed in Scotland.

  • Book Review

    Title: Borderland: A Journey Through the History of Ukraine Writer: Anna Reid Publisher: Weidenfeld & Nicolson. Published 1997 Price: £10.99

  • How to develop deeper foundations for your company's corporate giving

    Climate change, conflict in Europe, and Covid-19: these crises have shined a spotlight on the outpouring of giving, particularly the support offered at a local level. But how can organisations and individuals ensure that the charitable support given now, and in the future, delivers the impact needed to best rebuild and regenerate our communities?

  • It was all going so well in early 2020. Now it's hard for [...]

    It was all going so well in early 2020. Now it's hard for Stephen Leckie to be truly optimistic about the recovery prospects of the industry he loves when normal life can be so quickly capsized by events.

  • Sutherland takes over at Aberdeen's FirstGroup

    Graham Sutherland has been appointed as chief executive officer of FirstGroup. The Aberdeen-based transport company, with £4.3bn in revenue and around 30,000 employees, spent almost a year in its "comprehensive search" af" ater previous chief executive Matthew Gregory stepped down.

  • Undoubtedly. Global instability, driven by the ongoing chall[...]

    Undoubtedly. Global instability, driven by the ongoing challenges of Covid and war in Ukraine, combined with the triple whammy of rampant inflation, stretched supply chain and labour market difficulties will place great pressures on the Scottish manufacturing sector over the coming year.

  • AS Insider went to press, the public-private partnership hub[...]

    AS Insider went to press, the public-private partnership hub South West was reaching the financial close on its 1,000th house. Last quarter it completed its 500th home since it diversified into housebuilding four years ago: a terraced townhouse in Irvine, part of the major Towerlands project for North Ayrshire Council being built by Ashleigh Construction.

  • Brian Hills has become CEO of The Data Lab, Scotland's inn[...]

    Brian Hills has become CEO of The Data Lab, Scotland's innovation centre for data and AI. Hills was made interim CEO following the departure of Gillian Docherty OBE in January this year, who left to take up the role of chief commercial officer at Strathclyde University.

  • CHRIS McGILL Shepherd and Wedderburn

    QA global pandemic, volatile stock market, rising cost of living and inflation… how are these affecting wealth management?

  • Conflict in Ukraine bumps up cost of wheat, barley and cooking oils

    UKRAINE is the No1 exporter of sunflower oil, the second largest producer of barley and the fourth largest producer of potatoes. Ukraine and Russia make up over a quarter of global wheat exports, 80% of sunflower seed exports and over 40% for barley.

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