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July

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Another successful year for the Scottish Event Campus

2017/18 has been another very successful year for Scottish Event Campus Limited. Turnover increased by 1% to £29.1m, EBITDA* increased by 11% to £3.8m and Operating Profit increased by 19% to £1.3m. Peter Duthie, Chief Executive, SEC commented: “This has been a really encouraging year with solid performances across...


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05

July

Funding scheme to boost new and growing businesses in Glasgow

New and expanding businesses currently operating in, or considering relocating to, four areas of Glasgow (Calton, Canal, East Centre and North East) can access funding from Glasgow City Council through a new scheme – the Community Business Boost. The Community Business Boost, which has a budget of £370,000, will...


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05

July

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All-Energy set to return to Glasgow for fifth year

All-Energy, the UK’s largest renewable and low carbon energy and clean growth exhibition and conference, has confirmed that it is to return to Glasgow for a fifth consecutive year in May 2019. The event has so far boosted Glasgow’s economy by £19.2m, with next year’s conference expected to contribute...


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05

July

BAM break ground at Glasgow’s Atlantic Square

BAM Properties and TCP Developments have commenced delivery of 284,000sq/ft of office space at Glasgow’s Atlantic Square after securing a significant pre-let from HMRC. The government agency has committed to 187,000sq/ft for a minimum of 20 years, bringing 2,700 full-time staff together on one site once operational at the...


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05

July

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Glasgow toasts record half-year office take-up with more to come

Glasgow’s City Centre office market has recorded its best half-year take-up performance on record, reports Cushman & Wakefield, with a total of 582,873 sq ft of lettings and 51 deals completed. Cushman said Q2 take-up figures were boosted by the recently announced 115,000 sq ft pre-let deal to Clydesdale...


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29

June

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Strathclyde named Higher Educational Institution of the Year

The University of Strathclyde has won the top award – as well as three other categories – in The Herald Higher Education Awards 2018. Strathclyde was named ‘Higher Educational Institution of the Year’, and was also presented with awards for widening access to education, and innovative use of technology....


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15

June

£56m investment in BioCorridor to strengthen the UK’s place in the global pharma industry

A new £56 million UK innovation centre, which will revolutionise how medicines are manufactured, is to be located in Renfrewshire, part of the Glasgow BioCorridor. UK to capture a bigger slice of the global £98bn small molecule pharma market 80 new jobs to be created by 2023; a further...


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15

June

Glasgow secures funding for innovative solar car park

An ambitious plan to transform a city car park into a solar power centre has secured £940,000 from a European Commission fund focused on pioneering research and innovation. The award from the EU Horizon 2020 fund will go towards building a huge canopy of solar panels above the council-owned...


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14

June

Glasgow set for Scotland’s first Low Emission Zone

Glasgow is forging a path towards cleaner air, as timescales for Scotland’s first Low Emission Zone, were today agreed by councillors at the City Administration Committee. Proposals to introduce an LEZ in Glasgow city centre by the end of 2018 were given the go ahead by committee in September...


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11

June

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Glasgow celebrates busiest May on record for Business Tourism

More than 22,000 delegates came to Glasgow over the last month, making it the city’s busiest May on record for business tourism, providing an estimated £25.5 million boost to the local economy. Conferences in May started with the arrival of 7,000 attendees at the All Energy Conference and Exhibition,...


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Another successful year for the Scottish Event Campus

2017/18 has been another very successful year for Scottish Event Campus Limited. Turnover increased by 1% to £29.1m, EBITDA*...Read More

Funding scheme to boost new and growing businesses in Glasgow

New and expanding businesses currently operating in, or considering relocating to, four areas of Glasgow (Calton, Canal, East Centre...Read More

All-Energy set to return to Glasgow for fifth year

All-Energy, the UK’s largest renewable and low carbon energy and clean growth exhibition and conference, has confirmed that it...Read More

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