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Lack of chances for young 'threat to communities' | Herald Scotland

Lack of chances for young 'threat to communities' | Herald Scotland | Business Scotland | Scoop.it
The lack of opportunity for growing numbers of young people threatens Scotland's communities and her economy, Scottish Business in the Community (SBC) leader Jane Wood will tell the group's 30th anniversary dinner this week.
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Jobless rate 'set to outstrip UK'

Jobless rate 'set to outstrip UK' | Business Scotland | Scoop.it
Scotland's jobless rate is likely to outstrip that of the UK this year and then hit its highest level since 1993, a study suggests.
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Pay-back time for ‘rip-off’ letting agents - Property News - Scotsman.com

A CAMPAIGN has been launched to try to help tenants reclaim the “extortionate and unjustified” fees charged by some property letting agents.
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Scottish Business Briefing - Monday 7 May, 2012 - Business - Scotsman.com

Scottish Business Briefing - Monday 7 May, 2012 - Business - Scotsman.com | Business Scotland | Scoop.it
WELCOME to scotsman.com’s Scottish Business Briefing. Every morning we bring you a comprehensive round-up of all news affecting business in Scotland today.
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Scottish Motability Roadshow Adopts a 2012 Olympian Theme

Scottish Motability Roadshow Adopts a 2012 Olympian Theme | Business Scotland | Scoop.it
Visitors to Arnold’s Motability Roadshow 2012 at the SECC in Glasgow, Scotland will notice an “Olympian Theme” to the Autochair stand as the Car & Vehicle Adaptation Specialists use the event to launch their new range of Olympian Hoists.
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Scotland in running for marine HQ - Energy and Utilities - Scotsman.com

Scotland in running for marine HQ - Energy and Utilities - Scotsman.com | Business Scotland | Scoop.it
SCOTLAND is in the running to secure the headquarters of a major new engineering services company being launched to capitalise on a predicted boom in wave and tidal energy projects.
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Scottish government proposes clamp down on buy to let landlords who give tenants a poor deal - RL news

Residential landlord offers is the complete online resource for UK property investors offering the very latest UK buy to let property investment news - Scottish government proposes clamp down on buy to let landlords who give tenants a poor deal.
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Scotland-based First Milk acquires CNP Professional

Scotland-based First Milk acquires CNP Professional | Business Scotland | Scoop.it
Former British body-building champion Kerry Kayes has sold his sports nutrition products business to a farmers' co-operative in a multi-million pound deal.
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Scottish Estate Agent Selects New Internet Marketing Company from Marketing Quotes to Battle Downturn in Scottish Housing Market

Scottish Estate Agent Selects New Internet Marketing Company from Marketing Quotes to Battle Downturn in Scottish Housing Market | Business Scotland | Scoop.it
A Scottish estate agent has recently appointed a new internet marketing agency sourced from Marketing Quotes to boost their internet presence around Edinburgh.
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Developers appeal to Scottish Government after council blocks North Lanarkshire new town - Top stories - Scotsman.com

Developers appeal to Scottish Government after council blocks North Lanarkshire new town - Top stories - Scotsman.com | Business Scotland | Scoop.it
THE Scottish Government is being urged to overturn a controversial council decision to block a multi-million pound new town on industrial wasteland in the heart of Scotland’s commuter belt.
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Minimum alcohol pricing: MSPs reject plans to recoup ‘windfall’ profits - Health - Scotsman.com

Minimum alcohol pricing: MSPs reject plans to recoup ‘windfall’ profits - Health - Scotsman.com | Business Scotland | Scoop.it
PLANS to stop drinks retailers from making “windfall” profits when a minimum alcohol price is introduced have been rejected by MSPs.
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RBS looks to sell green-belt land and build global business hub - Scotland - Scotsman.com

RBS looks to sell green-belt land and build global business hub - Scotland - Scotsman.com | Business Scotland | Scoop.it
ROYAL Bank of Scotland wants a huge swathe of green belt around its global headquarters in Edinburgh to be released for housing and new office developments, The Scotsman has learned.
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Retention hits NBNK's Lloyds TSB ambitions | Herald Scotland

NATIONAL Australia Bank's decision to retain the Clydesdale has thwarted start-up bank NBNK's ambition of combining it with Lloyds TSB Scotland to create a strong challenger to Royal Bank of Scotland and Bank of Scotland north of the Border.
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Events in Glasgow | Business Scotland 2012 (921)

Events in Glasgow | Business Scotland 2012 (921) | Business Scotland | Scoop.it
Scotland’s leading Business2Business show is returning on the 14th June at the Royal Concert Halls, Glasgow. The ...
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Let's network | Dundee - Tuesday 8 May 2012

Let's network | Dundee - Tuesday 8 May 2012 | Business Scotland | Scoop.it
The event provides a platform for businesses and business owners to network with the Dundee and Angus business community.

Our events are informal and relaxed. Simply grab a tea/coffee and start networking!
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Body language course to make tourists feel at home - Edinburgh - Scotsman.com

Body language course to make tourists feel at home - Edinburgh - Scotsman.com | Business Scotland | Scoop.it
WHEN it comes to dealing with cultural differences most people are all too aware of the obvious – don’t mention the war.
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Holyrood Headlines with First Minister Alex Salmond - Community - Inverurie Herald

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Scotland shouldn't be complacent about golf tourism | Herald Scotland

Scotland shouldn't be complacent about golf tourism | Herald Scotland | Business Scotland | Scoop.it
Scotland must avoid "complacency" in its expectations of the 2014 Ryder Cup, the head of the country's leading golf industry body has said.
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RBS to boost PPI compensation fund: report

LONDON: Royal Bank of Scotland is set to announce on Friday that it will set aside a further 125 million pound ($202.55 million) to cover compensation for mis-selling loan insurance, a person familiar...
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Hear Erica’s interview on BBC Radio Scotland, When Mums mean business. | Become a Mumpreneur

Hear Erica’s interview on BBC Radio Scotland, When Mums mean business. | Become a Mumpreneur | Business Scotland | Scoop.it

Last month, Erica was asked to take part in an interview on BBC Radio Scotland talking about mums in business, how you can still start a business even if you have children.

 

This is a great interview showing the benefits of starting a business as well as being a mum.

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Manufacturing growth slows to spark worries | Herald Scotland

UK manufacturing sector growth decelerated sharply between March and April as export order inflow slowed sharply, a key survey has revealed, raising further worries about the prospects for an economy which is already back in recession.
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Scottish retail sales on the rise

Scottish retail sales on the rise | Business Scotland | Scoop.it
Retail sales in Scotland outstripped the UK's performance over the past year, according to official figures.
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Let's network | Dundee - Tuesday 8 May 2012

Let's network | Dundee - Tuesday 8 May 2012 | Business Scotland | Scoop.it
The event provides a platform for businesses and business owners to network with the Dundee and Angus business community.

Our events are informal and relaxed. Simply grab a tea/coffee and start networking!
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'Regressive' post plan will hit small businesses in rural Scotland

SNP Business and Enterprise spokesperson Mike Weir has warned that small businesses could be hard hit by proposed post pricing changes after Ofcom, the regulator, confirmed in a letter to the MP that its proposals could mean that the universal service obligation will be limited to second class services only. The changes could prove expensive for companies who rely upon the Royal Mail to send products to customers.
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Aviva's chief set to waive £46,000 increase | Herald Scotland

Aviva's chief set to waive £46,000 increase | Herald Scotland | Business Scotland | Scoop.it
THE groundswell of protest against executive pay claimed another success yesterday when insurance giant Aviva said its chief executive would waive this year's pay rise, and it would review its \...
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