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Scottish Business Briefing - Wednesday 16 January, 2013

Retailer TK Maxx has settled dispute over alleged trademark infringement of Harris Tweed

Retailer TK Maxx has settled dispute over alleged trademark infringement of Harris Tweed

WELCOME to scotsman.com’s Scottish Business Briefing. Every morning we bring you a comprehensive round-up of all news affecting business in Scotland today.

BANKING

RBS in fresh talks over disposal of Indian retail arm

Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) is in talks over the sale of its retail and commercial banking operations in India, after a previous deal to sell the business to HSBC collapsed last year (Scotsman).

Read all today’s banking news from scotsman.com

ENERGY & UTILITIES

Revenues rising at Energy Assets following Gazprom deal

GAS METER specialist Energy Assets has insisted that the outlook for the year ahead remains “positive” after reporting an uplift in revenues since the start of the second half (Scotsman).

Read all today’s energy and utilities news from scotsman.com

INDUSTRY

Montgomery Litho print firm saved by MBO

All the trade and assets of the firm were acquired by the newly formed McAllister Litho Glasgow, which was able to seal an agreement with administrators from KPMG. The deal includes the trading companies MLG Glasgow, The Print People and MLG Marketing Solutions (Herald).

Read all today’s industry news from scotsman.com

MANAGEMENT

New AstraZeneca chief ‘clears the decks’ at medicine maker

AstraZeneca’s new chief executive stamped his authority on the drug maker yesterday by removing the heads of research and commercial operations in a management revamp designed to speed decision-making

(Scotsman).

Read all today’s management news from scotsman.com

RETAIL

Harris Tweed and TK Maxx settle labelling row out of court

The Harris Tweed Authority (HTA) said yesterday it had settled a dispute with popular high street chain TK Maxx after claims the retailer mislabelled products containing the material (P&J).

Read all today’s retail news from scotsman.com

TRANSPORT

Adams lands chief executive’s job at Loganair while Harrison pilots board

SCOTTISH carrier Loganair will today name former BMI Regional managing director Stewart Adams as its next chief executive after a boardroom reshuffle (Scotsman).

Read all today’s transport news from scotsman.com

SCOTSMAN CONFERENCE

Reducing Energy Demand Towards 2020

The Scottish Government is committed to building a renewable energy industry that will meet challenging 2020 carbon emission targets. This Scotsman Conference, in association with Energy Action Scotland, will look at ways that householders, businesses and the public sector can reduce the amount of energy they use, saving money and to helping tackle climate change. It will consider the UK government’s Green Deal and will ask whether energy reduction is the key to tackling fuel poverty. (The Scotsman Conferences)

 

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