Tag: announces

  • Absolute Radio host Matt Forde announces he is now “cancer free” following succesful surgery to remove part of spine

    ABSOLUTE Radio host Matt Forde has announced he is now “cancer free” following a successful operation on his spine. The 41-year-old shared the shocking news last year that he had developed sciatica as a result of a spinal tumour and would therefore be taking a hiatus while he awaited surgery. Pictured: Absolute Radio host Matt…

  • Scots distillers announces new visitor experience project in China

    ANGUS Dundee Distillers has announced it is building a malt whisky distillery and visitor’s experience in Chun’an, China. Construction work is now underway on the project, located in the picturesque setting of the Thousand Island Lake, an area popular for the exceptional natural beauty of its lakes and mountains. Spanning a site of over 20…

  • International firm announces law scholarships for Scottish pupils

    INTERNATIONAL law firm CMS has announced it will offer scholarships to support three Scottish pupils in pursuing a legal career. As part of an annual UK-wide initiative, the CMS Law Scholarships Scheme for Scotland awards £2,500 each year to high-performing state school students from economically challenged backgrounds while they are completing their law degrees.  The…

  • Kelso Pharma announces new pharmaceutical partnerships

    UK-BASED Kelso Pharma has concluded new pharmaceutical partnership agreements with two companies, PharmaPath and Valpharma. The partnerships will add a new therapeutic area to the product portfolio of Kelso Pharma and its UK subsidiary, Stirling Anglian Pharmaceuticals (SAP), though the specific products are not being disclosed at this time. PharmaPath, whose manufacturing site is located…

  • Forth Ports announces Stuart Wallace as new CEO

    SCOTTISH ports operator Forth Ports’ has announced a change in CEO as Charles Hammond OBE steps down from his role next year. His successor will be Stuart Wallace, who is currently the company’s chief operating officer. Charles will work closely with Stuart over the next six months to ensure a smooth transition prior to Charles…

  • Former Skyscanner executive announces new role

    FORMER Skyscanner executive Shane Corstophine has been announced as the new Chairperson of Edinburgh-based digital travel company xDesign. Previously CFO and then Senior Vice President for Growth at the company, he will be taking the reins from Par Equity’s Paul Atkinson and will oversee xDesign’s direction and governance with the aim of supporting the company’s…

  • Scots punters left gutted after Edinburgh pub announces no more live music following local’s “persistent” complaints

    SCOTS punters have been left gutted after a popular pub in the capital announced that it will no longer be having any live music – due to “persistent” complaints from one resident. The Central Bar in Leith, Edinburgh is well known for its karaoke nights and recently welcomed crooner Rod Stewart in the summer for…

  • Progeny announces acquisition of Carbon Financial Partners

    MULTI-disciplinary professional services firm Progeny has announced plans to acquire Chartered financial advice firm Carbon Financial Partners. The deal will add £600m to Progeny’s assets under management. Carbon Financial Partners is a firm of Chartered financial planners, with a team of 45 staff across offices in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Aberdeen and Perth. The company offers a…