SHARES in Parsley Box took a significant blow this week as the Scottish provider of ready meals warned that staffing issues throughout its supply chain have cut its available stock by half.
In an unscheduled trading update, the Edinburgh-based company said it has taken the “difficult decision” to reduce spending on marketing until the supply chain constraints ease.
Shares slumped further in the firm chaired by high-profile entrepreneur Chris van der Kuyl and debuted at 200p when it joined the Alternative Investment Market in March.
Historic private bank Coutts launches new drive in Scottish market
A PRIVATE bank and wealth manager which once counted Sir Walter Scott and Andrew Carnegie as clients has launched a new team and enhanced offer to drive its growth in Scotland.
READ MORE: Coutts, which is ultimately part of Royal Bank of Scotland owner NatWest Group, has Scottish roots that stretch back to 1692, and came to prominence through the endeavours of three founding families: the Campbells, Middletons and Coutts.
Scottish freight firm doubles number of haulage drivers
A SCOTTISH freight and logistics firm is moving to a multi-million-pound new depot at Aberdeen Harbour and taking on twice as many drivers.
READ MORE: Streamline Shipping Group has almost doubled warehouse capacity at its Aberdeen headquarters with a new 7,800 m2 harbourside facility on Palmerston Quay, formerly Aberdeen Harbour’s historic fishmarket, as it celebrates its 40th year in business.
High-street bank slammed as ‘shameful’ over latest branch cuts
THE owner of the former Clydesdale Bank has slashed its branch network again in a move branded as “shameful” by trade union Unite Scotland.
Scottish energy giant makes big move into offshore wind market in Japan
PERTH-based energy giant SSE is entering the Japanese offshore wind market through a $208 million acquisition and the formation of a joint ownership company to drive development activity.
READ MORE: The group’s SSE Renewables business has signed an agreement with Pacifico Energy, described by the Scottish company as “one of Japan’s largest developers of renewable energy”, to create a joint ownership company which will “pursue offshore wind energy development projects” in the east Asian country.
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