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Jul

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Barclays announces 2,500 new jobs for Glasgow

Barclays today (23 July) announces plans to develop a new campus at Buchanan Wharf, Glasgow, which will provide a state-of-the-art workplace for the bank’s functions, technology and operations teams. With cutting-edge technology and design, this world class working environment will help the bank deliver outstanding services to customers and...


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05

Jul

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

Jul

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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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09

Aug

Glasgow hailed for its good practice as a co-operative city

The city has been held up as an example to others for its work developing credit unions and implementing more co-operative ways of working The city of Glasgow has been recognised by European development body URBACT for its support of co-operatives, including credit unions. URBACT is the European programme for tackling the challenges...


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07

Aug

Insight Legal Software expands with Glasgow office and new software

Legal software supplier Insight Legal is set to create jobs and increase its share of the Scottish market as it opens its first office north of the border. The company is also launching a Scottish version of its software product that meets the needs of the Scottish legal community....


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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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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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06

Jun

CENSIS launches new IoT accelerator programme

CENSIS is offering up to eight Scottish-based companies or individuals a package of co-ordinated growth support over several months to help them accelerate an IoT product or service into the market. Applications open on Thursday 1 June, 2017 and close on Thursday 29 June, 2017. Please visit the CENSIS website...


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11

May

NFU Mutual commences major refurbishment project on landmark Glasgow building

87,000 Sq Ft Office Development 191 West George Street Undergoing Extensive Programme of Works NFU Mutual has announced it has commenced a major programme of works to transform a landmark office development in Glasgow city centre. Leading property advisor JLL has been appointed as the sole letting agent. On...


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17

Feb

Council to develop city centre Innovation District

Glasgow City Council’s Executive Committee today (16 February) approved a proposal to support the development of an Innovation District in the city centre. Two innovation districts have been identified in Glasgow – in the Merchant City and the West End, anchored around the Universities of Strathclyde and Glasgow –...


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Record year for international visitors to Glasgow

Visits and spending by international tourists in Glasgow rose to its highest level on record in 2017. The Travel...Read More

University of Glasgow and NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde establish the Glasgow Health Sciences Partnership

The University of Glasgow and NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde (NHSGGC) today signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) to...Read More

Barclays announces 2,500 new jobs for Glasgow

Barclays today (23 July) announces plans to develop a new campus at Buchanan Wharf, Glasgow, which will provide a...Read More

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