12

Jul

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Insurance sector in Glasgow ‘one of the most important’ in the UK outside London

Research by the Association of British Insurers finds 9 per cent of the city’s workforce have jobs in insurance and other long-term savings Glasgow has been revealed as one of the most important areas outside London for the UK’s insurance and long-term savings industry. New analysis commissioned by the...


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03

Jul

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Manufacturing contract for Type 26 Global Combat Ship awarded to BAE Systems

BAE Systems has been awarded a contract by the UK Ministry of Defence worth £3.7 billion to manufacture the first three ships for the Type 26 Global Combat Ship programme, with steel being cut on the first ship in Glasgow in the coming weeks. This provides a strong foundation...


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22

Jun

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New hi-tech CityTrees arrive in Glasgow

Two large green free standing installations which remove pollutants from the air have arrived in Glasgow. The CityTree is a highly visual structure which, at 4 meters tall, nearly 3 meters wide and 2 meters deep, is said to have the environmental benefit of up to 275 urban trees....


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20

Jun

Strathclyde Uni to oversee new £8.9 million Lightweight Manufacturing Centre

The University of Strathclyde will run a new £8.9 million Lightweight Manufacturing Centre following an announcement by the Scottish Government. The Centre will support highly-skilled jobs and give Scotland a competitive edge in manufacturing processes for materials such as titanium and carbon fibre. Announcing the investment at Strathclyde’s Advanced...


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19

Jun

New route to the Romanian city of Iaşi takes off

Blue Air’s first flight from Glasgow to the Romanian city of Iaşi has taken to the skies. The new route will operate every Thursday and Saturday using a Boeing 737 aircraft. Blue Air also currently operates the popular thrice-weekly service to Romanian capital Bucharest, which was introduced in December...


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16

Jun

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Approval for early completion of Buchanan Galleries’ southern extension

Council’s Executive Committee today (15 June) approved a series of actions which will allow the completion of the southern extension of Buchanan Galleries to take place earlier than otherwise would have been the case. This approval by the council means that work on the extension should begin in 2018,...


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16

Jun

Council gives green light to progress waterfront projects on the Clyde

Council’s Executive Committee today (15 June) gave its approval to finalising legal agreements between the council and Peel Holdings Limited that will allow further regeneration of the banks of the River Clyde. The Executive Committee’s decision points the way forward to successful working between the council and its waterfront...


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14

Jun

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Glasgow’s top financial students recognised

Six top financial services students, from universities and colleges in Glasgow, have been recognised by Glasgow’s International Financial Services District (IFSD) for achieving outstanding performance on their courses. At an awards ceremony for the IFSD Glasgow Student Awards 2017, each student was presented with a certificate and £250 to...


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13

Jun

Glasgow Caledonian University expands in NYC

In a groundbreaking move, Glasgow Caledonian University (GCU) has been awarded a charter by New York State Education Department (NYSED) to become a degree-granting body in New York – the first foreign higher education institution to achieve this. In New York, a city renowned for its global role in...


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12

Jun

Record May sees Glasgow Airport’s passenger numbers soar

Glasgow Airport reported its busiest May on record after more than 910,000 passengers travelled through its doors during the month, representing an increase of 10% on the same period last year. International and domestic routes were up 16.5% and 2% respectively thanks to additional capacity from a number of...


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