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Job vacancies see 'marked' rise

Job vacancies see 'marked' rise | Business Scotland | Scoop.it
The number of permanent job vacancies in Scotland rose "markedly" in March, according to a survey of recruitment agencies.
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Beer'n'Blether Perth - Wednesday 18 April 2012

Beer'n'Blether Perth - Wednesday 18 April 2012 | Business Scotland | Scoop.it
We are often asked if we ever run evening events  - so here it is!
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Device prevents in-car phone use | Herald Scotland

Device prevents in-car phone use | Herald Scotland | Business Scotland | Scoop.it

MOTORISTS tempted to use mobile phones while driving may soon be prevented doing so by a new technology being distributed by a company from Rosyth.

 

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Game on as revenues rise at APB owner Reloaded - Business - Scotsman.com

Game on as revenues rise at APB owner Reloaded - Business - Scotsman.com | Business Scotland | Scoop.it
RELOADED Productions is reporting rising revenues from All Points Bulletin (APB), the online game it salvaged from the ashes of collapsed Dundee-based developer Realtime Worlds, as the new owner this week prepares to launch an upgraded version.
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John Swinney: Golden opportunity for Scots firms to sell their skills to Asian market - News - Scotsman.com

John Swinney: Golden opportunity for Scots firms to sell their skills to Asian market - News - Scotsman.com | Business Scotland | Scoop.it
SCOTLAND’S links to Japan are strong and well-established.
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Scotland Courts Oil Producers With Taxes Lower Than U.K. Budget

Scotland Energy Minister Fergus Ewing is seeking to court investment in the region’s oil and gas
industry and become a hub for offshore wind developers by
reducing corporate taxes included in the U.K.
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About Us

About Us | Business Scotland | Scoop.it

The B2B Roadshow was set up in March 2011 by Colin McDermott to meet the ever growing demand for a great value packed business networking event.

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BA raises hopes over Glasgow jobs

BA raises hopes over Glasgow jobs | Business Scotland | Scoop.it
British Airways "will look to create jobs" in Glasgow, after reporting a deal to buy BMI could mean 1,200 UK redundancies.
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The Scottish Government confirms next stage of creative services framework pushed back

The Scottish Government confirms next stage of creative services framework pushed back | Business Scotland | Scoop.it
The Scottish Government has confirmed that the already delayed Central Government Marketing Services tender has seen the invite to tender stage pushed back until the end of April.
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'Staycations' lift Scots tourism

'Staycations' lift Scots tourism | Business Scotland | Scoop.it
The "staycation" market helped push up Scottish tourism figures last year, according to official statistics.
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Praise from Scottish Government - Capital Solutions

Praise from Scottish Government - Capital Solutions | Business Scotland | Scoop.it

Office equipment specialist Capital Document Solutions has been hailed by a Scottish Government minister as a textbook example of a business seizing the opportunities presented by reshaped procurement policy.

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Historic Scotland boss only interested in the future | Herald Scotland

Historic Scotland boss only interested in the future | Herald Scotland | Business Scotland | Scoop.it

Visitor revenue from Scotland's state-owned historic properties has "bucked the trend" by increasing 15% last year to £31 million in 2011-12, according to Ruth Parsons, chief executive of the heritage agency Historic Scotland.

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Insolvency cases fall 5% | Herald Scotland

THE number of corporate insolvency appointments in Scotland has fallen by 5% year on year.

 

Statistics collated by accountancy firm KPMG show there were 268 appointments between January and March in 2012 compared to 282 in the corresponding period the previous year.

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EWEA 2012 | Events | Scottish Development International

EWEA 2012 | Events | Scottish Development International | Business Scotland | Scoop.it
Scotland's wind energy industry will be promoted to the world at EWEA 2012 in Copenhagen, event information from Scottish Development International.
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Doing business in Ireland - Edinburgh event | Events | Scottish Development International

Doing business in Ireland - Edinburgh event | Events | Scottish Development International | Business Scotland | Scoop.it
Looking for opportunties to grow your business?
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Outdoor fabric manufacturer to back Scotland’s first national trail - Top stories - Scotsman.com

Outdoor fabric manufacturer to back Scotland’s first national trail - Top stories - Scotsman.com | Business Scotland | Scoop.it
IT’S 373 miles long, takes two months to walk, and is being named after a type of waterproof fabric.
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Forth Ports chief says £125m wind turbine plant ‘will redefine Leith’ - Business - Scotsman.com

Forth Ports chief says £125m wind turbine plant ‘will redefine Leith’ - Business - Scotsman.com | Business Scotland | Scoop.it
THE housing developments are on hold and the tram is no longer heading this way, but the port of Leith is picking up a head of steam as an important cog in the re-industrialisation of Scotland.
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Sixty dairy cattle slaughtered after bovine TB found | Herald Scotland

Sixty cattle have been compulsorily slaughtered following one of the worst outbreaks of bovine TB in Scotland in recent years.

 

The disease was confirmed in the dairy herd milked at Ballencrieff, Bathgate, West Lothian. Suspicious lesions were detected in a 13-year-old British Friesian cow at slaughter and were subsequently confirmed as TB.

 

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Let's network

Let's network | Business Scotland | Scoop.it

Let's network provide a platform for businesses and business owners to network with the local business community.

 

Our events are informal and relaxed. Simply grab a tea / coffee and start networking. There is no commitment and no joining fee. We only make a small event fee of £5 per person, which even includes refreshments. Even better, there's no charge at all for the Let's network Beer'n'Blether events.

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Green Business Network: Events

Green Business Network: Events | Business Scotland | Scoop.it

Green Business Network partnership with the Scottish Government's 'Greener Scotland' Campaign

 

The Green Business Network are delighted to announce an exclusive opportunity for current and potential members.

 

We have a rare opportunity to come along and learn from organisations leading the way in environmental excellence. Sustainability experts from IKEA Ltd, Dobbies Garden Centres, Coca Cola Enterprises Ltd and ASDA Stores Ltd. will share their experiences and take any questions, followed by a networking session and accompanying buffet.

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Ryanair cuts more airport routes

Ryanair cuts more airport routes | Business Scotland | Scoop.it
Ryanair announces further cuts in its operations at Edinburgh Airport, with eight winter schedule routes to be axed.
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Iceland's volcanoes may power UK

Iceland's volcanoes may power UK | Business Scotland | Scoop.it
The energy minister is to visit Iceland in May to discuss connecting the UK to its abundant geothermal energy...
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Bill Jamieson: Brave new world for the Scots brand - Scotland - Scotsman.com

Bill Jamieson: Brave new world for the Scots brand - Scotland - Scotsman.com | Business Scotland | Scoop.it
As overseas sales of Scottish goods falter, the latest Pixar film is seen as a golden opportunity, writes Bill Jamieson...
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Forum established to improve planning | Herald Scotland

Forum established to improve planning | Herald Scotland | Business Scotland | Scoop.it

A new body designed to lock in and accelerate improvements to Scotland's planning regime is to be launched next month to promote discussion between the public and private sector on how best to boost the system.

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