Business

Stagecoach warning over bus franchising

Bus franchising in England would cost too much money and undermine the advantages of competition, the chief executive of Stagecoach said on Friday.

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Stagecoach on right road and track to meet targets

Perth-based transport group Stagecoach enjoyed revenue growth in all divisions over the last quarter except US operations.

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Breedon mines new CEO from rival Aggregate

Quarrying and materials group Breedon Aggregates has appointed industry veteran Pat Ward as its new chief executive.

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Sir Ian Wood says ‘imaginative’ thinking needed to stimulate North Sea oil industry

The Treasury should consider a staggered regime of capital allowances for the oil industry that rise and fall in line with fluctuating oil prices, ...

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Dealer Peter Vardy confirms ‘car supermarket’ coming to Dundee

Around 70 jobs are to be created in Dundee after Scottish car dealer Peter Vardy confirmed plans for a major new dealership.

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Broadcaster STV to fight for greater visibility

Shares in STV were lower in early trading yesterday after the broadcaster revealed a drop in pre-tax profits.

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Business rates reform call

Scotland’s retailers say the present system of business rates does not meet the crucial aim of raising the country’s economic growth and productivity.

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