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New independent body created to help Scotland achieve ambitions for environment and climate change

Environmental Standards Scotland officially launches 1 October 2021, to ensure Scotland’s communities can enjoy the healthy environment that they deserve A new independent body tasked with helping Scotland achieve the highest environmental standards, and ensure the environment is protected, has been officially launched today (1 October). Environmental Standards Scotland (ESS) will play ...

Avison Young completes off-market deal for £20 million

Avison Young has acted on the off market acquisition of two modern prime DPD industrial units for around £20 million, on behalf of its client Aberdeen Standard Investments. The stand-alone units were purchased from real estate investment company Riverside Capital who had previously bought the two buildings in separate transactions back ...

Ampaire Demonstrates First Hybrid Electric Aircraft in Scotland

Electric aviation pioneer is first to fly low-emission aircraft on a potential airline route as part of UK program to transition to sustainable aviation Ampaire, a leader in electric aviation, celebrates the first hybrid electric flights in Scotland today, crossing the Pentland Firth from Kirkwall Airport (KOI) on the Orkney Isles ...

Perth College UHI welcomes return of Open Days for prospective students

Perth College UHI has announced the return of its popular Open Days, allowing prospective students to come on campus and meet staff face-to-face. Last year, COVID-19 restrictions meant that only online information events could take place. However, following the First Minister’s announcement last week (3 August), the Crieff Road facility has updated ...

Sandstone launch new REIT fund fuelled by property market growth

Sandstone, a UK-based private property investment and management company has launched the Sandstone Residential REIT, focused on traditional residential property across ten cities in the UK. Family Offices, Fund Managers, Charities and private clients with SIPPS will now be able to invest in the UK residential market, in a hands-off, tax ...

Be-IT Resourcing predicts revenue rebound

IT recruitment specialists Be-IT are predicting a big revenue bounce back following a strong start to the year. Vibrancy in the sector has already increased productivity by 50% on pre-pandemic levels, and confidence in the Glasgow headquartered firm growing revenues by 20% on 2019/20 levels. Over the first half of the year, ...