How Scotland thrives – May 2019

2 May

Talking-up Scotland


By David Roberts

These examples of Scotland being an internationally and nationally competitive place for investment across a range of sectors are drawn from the Scottish media. Some may note a bias away from the Central Belt and urban Scotland, well that’s where a lot of action takes place, and where I live.

Trespass – Glasgow based outdoor wear company employing 1700 people hit £100 m in turnover as sales grew sales up 15% due to Britain’s changing weather. Its re-tax profits doubled.

Tulloch Homes builds profits to £12 million, growth of 60% in profits based on turnover up 15 % from £49.9 m from  £ 43.4 m “helped by a focus on Inverness.”

Aberdeen headquartered Well-Safe bought first rig for de-commissioning. Will spend more than £75 m on modifying the vessel for well plugging and abandonment.

Scotland’s  largest offshore wind farm expected to create up to 90 workers in…

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