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Eleanor Coates

The importance of protecting your brand through a trademark

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From left: Cara Laing, Danny MacLennan, Fred Laing and Chris Leggat. Picture: Contributed

Family-owned Scotch firm Douglas Laing makes it a treble

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The owner of Frankie & Benny's is pressing ahead with its turnaround plan. Picture: Lisa Ferguson

Sales decline slows at ‘transitional’ Restaurant Group

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Craig Houston: There’s green gold on them thar beaches

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Glasgow’s Auldhouse Retail Park changes hands

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Team Challenge partners up with global peer Catalyst

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Mountain Warehouse creating 400 jobs after record profit

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Barack Obama will be attending a charity dinner in Edinburgh today. Picture: Steffi Loos/Getty Images

Michael Watson: Time to invest in making society better

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Martin Flanagan: UK economy displays a sickly pallor

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High on Neil Clappertons list of priorities is making the organisation he heads increasingly digital as it looks to be a 21st century housing association. Picture: Mark Leman

The Big Interview: GHA chief executive Neil Clapperton

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Ryanair boss Michael OLeary is expected to announce pre-tax profits of �1.13bn as a result of a sharp drop in unit costs. Picture: Getty Images

Reduced costs tipped to help Ryanair reach full-year profit targets

Transport
Vanguards move to allow customers to buy its low-cost funds directly  has the potential to shake up an investment sector in desperate need of a jolt. Picture: Getty

Gareth Shaw: Will Vanguard force fund managers to up their game?

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The importance of protecting your brand through a trademark

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How far away are we from truly self-driving cars?

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Craig Houston: There’s green gold on them thar beaches

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Team Challenge partners up with global peer Catalyst

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'Inward investment can bring a range of direct and wider benefits to our economy,' says Scottish Development International managing director Paul Lewis. Picture: Contributed

Paul Lewis: United thinking can put Scotland on world map

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Eleanor Coates

The importance of protecting your brand through a trademark

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Barack Obama will be attending a charity dinner in Edinburgh today. Picture: Steffi Loos/Getty Images

Michael Watson: Time to invest in making society better

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Many skilled people want to work part-time but struggle to find employers that will let them. Picture: Getty Images/amana images RF

Edinburgh start-up seeks to champion part-time workers

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David Goodbrand, partner, Burness Paul
. Picture: TSPL

Talks held on creating Scotland’s first major FinTech Hub

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Pauline McCabe: Building a healthy career in construction

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On the move: Latest appointments and promotions

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Stressed managers seek clarity amid political upheaval

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Ian Birdsey: WannaCry attack a wake-up call for business

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