Clean starts and a return
across the UK grew by 7.6% in the five weeks to January 1. Total sales climbed 8.9% to £545m. Online sales for the five weeks were 42% up on last year. about 22,000 Scots were sequestrated (the Scottish term for bankruptcy) or took out a Protected Trust Deed (PTD) in 2010, or 425 a week, and that this year will see even higher levels of personal insolvency. Personal bankruptcy during 2011 will be impacted by the Comprehensive Spending Review (CSR), which is likely to result in higher levels of unemployment among public sector employees, and potentially by the effects on mortgage-payers of rising interest rates, says PKF.
Touch Bionics has secured £2.5m for expansion plans Salmon farming delivered a huge boost to jobs and the Scottish economy Jan Zadruzynski, MD of Soapworks led the management buyout