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Scottish chemicals sector to broaden horizons with mission to New Orleans

29 January 2008

A delegation of leading Scottish chemical firms is on a trade mission this week to showcase Scotland as a competitive European location for Chemical manufacture, research and development.  

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Prince's Scottish Youth Business Trust generates £22.6 million for Scottish economy

29 January 2008

A recent independent evaluation of the Prince's Scottish Youth Business Trust (PSYBT) has found that its business start-up support for young people has resulted in an additional £22.6 million turnover per year for Scotland's economy, creating 489 jobs (full time equivalent) in the process.

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Work starts on £2.7 million Hydrogen Office

22 January 2008

Work has commenced to develop what will become one of Europe's most advanced and integrated testing sites for innovative renewable energy and fuel cell energy storage technologies.

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Slingsby Advanced Composites announces major new investment in Prestwick

22 January 2008

Slingsby Advanced Composites today announces plans for expansion to its design, manufacturing and marketing operations for structural composite and metal structures for the defence, aerospace, marine and rail industries by opening a new facility in Prestwick, Scotland. Driven by the increased demand for commercial and consumer air travel boosting aircraft production world wide, Slingsby intends to seize this opportunity to further develop its already expanding aerospace portfolio

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START group paves way for £15 million City Science Innovation Centre

22 January 2008

Ambitious plans for a new science and technology district in the centre of Glasgow have taken a big step forward with the sale of part of the Glasgow City Science site by Scottish Enterprise Glasgow to developers Start Anywhere Group (START).

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Economic growth fills recruitment firm with eastern promise

21 January 2008

Stirling-based specialist recruitment firm, Retail Management Consultants (RMC), has set its sights on rapid expansion after launching a dedicated Asian hub in one of the world’s top centres of commerce, Mumbai.

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Fife business services to achieve growth and profitability

15 January 2008

Companies operating in the business services sector across Fife have the opportunity to achieve real growth and profitability through a series of events and workshops which commence next month.

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