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Kevin McKenna: Everyday acts of heroism show what it means to be human

Police escort members of the public from the Manchester Arena following the attack.  Photograph: Getty

AS this week unfolds and we grope clumsily for an appropriate response to the attack on Manchester the word “values” will feature often. Thus, the lone suicide bomber who took so many young lives to the grave with him will have carried out an…

12:00am Wednesday 24 May 2017

Aberdeen energy firm Proserv wins $10m contracts in the Middle East

Proserv has invested heavily in its operations in Saudi Arabia

ABERDEEN energy services company Proserv has been awarded a series of contracts worth a combined value of more than $10 million (£7.7 million).

4:40pm Tuesday 23 May 2017

Apprentice scheme exceeds targets for developer Springfield Properties

Innes Smith, managing director of Springfield Properties, and apprentice Connor Christie

HOUSEBUILDER Springfield Properties has announced that 23 per cent of all staff are now engaged with training or education.

4:40pm Tuesday 23 May 2017

Late night at the museum a success for Perth's Picts and Pixels exhibition

Museum Late: Party with the Picts at Perth Museum and Art Gallery

BUSINESS is booming at the Perth Museum and Art Gallery after the successful launch of its first Museum Late events, starting with a Party with the Picts.

4:40pm Tuesday 23 May 2017

Scottish Women in Business mark 25th anniversary with Celebrating Women Awards

Seven awards were handed out to some of Scotland's top businesswomen. Photograph: Martin Shields

SEVEN outstanding businesswomen were honoured at the inaugural Celebrating Women Awards, run by Scottish Women in Business (SWIB) to celebrate its 25th birthday.

7:06pm Monday 22 May 2017

Edinburgh design student has cracking business idea

Martina Zupan with her tableware created from eggshells

A SCOTTISH student has come up with a top class business idea and designed a product called Colleggtion – a round disposable plate with tearaway cutlery that is made from waste eggshells.

12:00am Friday 19 May 2017

Michelle Rodger: Getting a start-up off the ground is all about money but to secure funds you have to predict your exit

Les Meikle of Wise Property Group which he sold to Rentokil in January this year         Photograph: Kirsty Anderson

START-UP phase for a fledgling business is all about the money, it’s about securing sales, strengthening cash flow and investing in capital.

12:00am Monday 22 May 2017

CBI Scotland calls on the UK Government to involve Scottish leaders in Brexit talks

Hugh Aitken of CBI Scotland, who have stressed the importance of joined-up thinking

THE UK and Scottish governments must work together on Brexit to ensure a successful outcome for businesses north of the Border, according to the Confederation of British Industry (CBI) Scotland.

6:05pm Friday 19 May 2017

Brazil: Country engulfed in political turmoil as corruption scandal takes in President Michel Temer

A tape allegedly demonstrates President Michel Temer condoning bribery payments


12:00am Tuesday 23 May 2017

Gordon MacIntyre-Kemp: The price of Brexit to rural Scotland will be costly

The CalMac ferry Hebrides berthed at Uig on Skye Photograph: Colin Mearns

IF there is any certainty around Brexit it is that we are entering into a period of uncertainty like no other. Most people muddle through economic crashes, and recessions are seen by entrepreneurs as periods of disruption and therefore opportunity.…

12:00am Friday 19 May 2017
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