Ferguson shipyard was taken over last year Ferguson shipyard ‘preferred bidder for £97m ferry contract’

Ferguson shipyard was taken over last year Scottish ministers have named Ferguson shipyard as the preferred bidder for a £97 million contract for the biggest new ferries on the Clyde since 2001 in a deal that could secure more than 150 jobs. Read Full Story

 

George Osborne (centre) arrives at the jetty of the Royal Navy's submarine base at Faslane George Osborne ‘pre-empting vote on Trident renewal’

George Osborne (centre) arrives at the jetty of the Royal Navy's submarine base at Faslane Scottish political leaders have accused George Osborne of pre-empting a potentially divisive vote on the future of nuclear weapons by preparing the Faslane naval base for the renewal of Trident. Read Full Story

 

Left to right: TC BioPharm’s Angela Scott, David Gallagher and chief executive Mike Leek, with Investing Women founder Jackie Waring and Lorraine Porter Investing “angel” Lorraine Porter joins biotech firm’s board

Left to right: TC BioPharm’s Angela Scott, David Gallagher and chief executive Mike Leek, with Investing Women founder Jackie Waring and Lorraine Porter Angel investor Lorraine Porter, a co-founder of Aberdeenshire pipeline engineering firm Stats Group, has joined the board of biotechnology company TC BioPharm (TCB) as a non-executive director. Read Full Story

 

James Aiken directors George Paterson, left, and Neil Jolly New premises and an “exciting new chapter” for James Aiken

James Aiken directors George Paterson, left, and Neil Jolly North-east firm James Aiken Engineering Solutions has opened the doors of its new £1million premises as it embarks on a new chapter in its history. Read Full Story

 

The number of microbreweries has increased dramatically Thirst for craft beer sees huge increase in number of microbreweries

The number of microbreweries has increased dramatically The number of new microbreweries increased by 24% last year - making it one of the fastest growing sections of the food and drinks industry, according to a new report. Read Full Story

 

The limit for contactless payments will be increased to £30 New £30 limit for contactless cards payments

The limit for contactless payments will be increased to £30 Shoppers will be able to make higher-value purchases with their contactless cards when the limit for a single payment made in this way increases from £20 to £30 from tomorrow. Read Full Story