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  • Coupar Angus chicken processing plant to cut 200 workers

    November 20, 2013 5:06 PM 33

    More than 200 jobs are expected to go at a chicken processing plant in Perth and Kinross. The 2 Sisters Food Group said its Coupar Angus site, which employs 658 people, was making substantial losses. The company has begun a 45-day consultation and expects to cut the workforce in the new year. The group, which has 49 manufacturing sites, blamed falling

  • Qatar Airways to launch new service between Edinburgh and Doha

    November 20, 2013 3:07 PM 27

    A new non-stop flight between Edinburgh Airport and Doha in Qatar is to be launched next year. The service will be operated five days a week by Qatar Airways, which serves more than 100 international destinations from Doha. The new Boeing 787 Dreamliner aircraft will fly all year round on the route, which will provide connections to Australian hubs in Perth

  • Share demand soars for AIM company Applied Graphene Materials

    November 20, 2013 11:14 AM 14

    The Wilton company ramping up production of "wonder" material graphene floated on the Stock Market today - as demand for its shares soared by more than twice the expected rate. Within an hour of trading this morning, shares for Applied Graphene Materials had climbed from 155p to 202p, valuing the company at £34.1m. AGM is one of the global leaders in technology

  • Sell Royal Mail, Urges Bank That Led Deal

    November 20, 2013 9:07 AM 11

    A bank which advised on the controversial sale of Royal Mail tells clients to sell the shares in a note obtained by Sky News. One of the investment banks that led the £3.3bn privatisation of Royal Mail told clients to sell the postal operator's shares on Wednesday, arguing that the company was now over-valued. Sky News has obtained a research note issued