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  • New strategy to deliver 50,000 jobs

    New Strategy Aims to Deliver 50,000 Jobs

    29 Nov 2016

    Financial and Business Services is one of 8 key sectors at the heart of Glasgow’s new economic strategy. Featuring the UK's most ambitious jobs creation target, the strategy aims to create 50,000 new jobs and an additional 1000 new businesses by 2023.

  • New Plans for airport link

    Plans Unveiled for Airport Link

    29 Nov 2016

    Exciting plans have been unveiled for a direct rail link between Glasgow Airport, Paisley and Glasgow city centre. A state-of-the-art system would carry passengers on specially designed tram-trains, using both the existing railway network and a new light rail spur from Paisley to the airport.

  • Plans submitted for £70m scheme

    Plans Submitted For £70m Scheme

    26 Oct 2016

    Detailed plans for the £70m regeneration of a site on the north east corner of George Square have been submitted to Glasgow City Council this month.

  • Ashurst on target to create 300 jobs

    Ashurst On Target To Create 300 Jobs

    25 Oct 2016

    Global legal firm Ashurst hit the headlines this month, confirming it’s on schedule to create 300 jobs in the first five years of operating its legal business support services centre in Glasgow’s IFSD.

  • Latest launch on the Clyde

    Latest Launch on the Clyde

    28 Sep 2016

    Exciting plans to revitalise the AQ 1, 2 & 3 office buildings have been launched by Resonance Capital, a JV partner with Moorfield, which purchased the buildings in August 2015.

  • New investment at Encompass

    New Investment Fuels Growth At Encompass

    27 Sep 2016

    Legal technology provider Encompass Corporation has been awarded £3.6 million investment for international expansion. The Scottish Investment Bank, the development arm of Scottish Enterprise, has invested £1.8 million and the Australian Adcock Private Equity Group has invested another £1.8 million

  • Handelsbanken Expands In Glasgow

    Handelsbanken Expands In Glasgow

    25 Aug 2016

    Swedish bank Handelsbanken has opened its second branch in Glasgow, in Finnieston.

  • New campaign promotes F&BS sector

    IFSD Companies Feature in New Videos

    29 Jul 2016

    New videos featuring Morgan Stanley and Ashurst, released by Scottish Development International, highlight the reasons why 600 financial and business services companies are already based in Scotland.

  • BT Calls In Parseq

    BT Calls In Parseq

    29 Jun 2016

    Thirty five new jobs are being created in the IFSD by Parseq, the leading provider of customer communication services. The news follows Parseq’s success in securing an additional contract to provide BT with sales centre support.

  • AXA Signs Up For New Glasgow Office

    AXA Signs Up For New Glasgow Office

    28 Jun 2016

    Insurance firm AXA is consolidating its Glasgow operations with a move to a new 49,500 sq ft office at the Cuprum development on Argyle Street in the IFSD.