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New research highlights billions of pounds of diversification opportunities for Scotland’s oil and gas sector

18 January 2017

New research highlights billions of pounds of diversification opportunities for Scotland’s oil and gas sector: Margaret McGinley

A new guide aimed at Scotland’s oil and gas supply chain to maximise opportunities in additional markets has been published today by Scottish Enterprise.

East End String and Twine Manufacturer £655,000 Investment in Glasgow

12 January 2017

East End String and Twine Manufacturer £655,000 Investment in Glasgow: Henry Winning

A leading European twine and string factory in the East End of Glasgow, with roots as far back 1880, is currently undergoing modernisation of its factory in a bid to bring it into the 21st Century and increase productivity.

Howden Compressors invests £1.2m in innovation to create growth from oil and gas downturn

05 January 2017

Engineering company Howden Compressors is investing up to £1.2 million over the next three years to develop and expand its range of oil-free screw compressors to substantially increase its global presence in Oil & Gas industrial compressor markets.

Half a million pound boost for loyalty app provider – 45 new jobs created in Glasgow

05 January 2017

Half a million pound boost for loyalty app provider – 45 new jobs created in Glasgow: Swipii

Champion for the small and independent business owner, Glasgow based Swipii, has secured a half a million pound Regional Selective Assistance grant from Scottish Enterprise, allowing it to expand its operations while putting it in the best possible position to win even more new business.

Scotland prepares for significant decommissioning opportunities

21 December 2016

Scotland prepares for significant decommissioning opportunities: O&G Decommissioning Action Plan

A new decommissioning action plan launched today by the Scottish Government’s economic development agencies aims to support Scotland’s oil and gas sector to take advantage of the estimated £17.6 billion forecast by Oil & Gas UK to be spent on decommissioning on the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) between now and 2025.

EMPLOYEE OWNERSHIP IS THE PERFECT FIT FOR BENTLEYS

21 December 2016

Bespoke joinery manufacturer and interior fit-out specialist, Bentleys Shopfitting Ltd, has announced it is the latest business in Scotland to adopt an employee ownership model, with 50 staff now given the opportunity to become owners.