Jim McColl

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Name: Jim McColl
First reported 5 hours ago - Updated 5 hours ago - 1 reports

78% of Scottish entrepreneurs “more likely” to start their own business following referendum vote

A new survey has found that 78% of Scottish entrepreneurs are more likely to start their own business following the “No” vote to Scottish independence.The survey asked Scottish entrepreneurs who have signed up to attend the New Start Scotland business ... [Published Highland Business News - 5 hours ago]
First reported Oct 18 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

EXCLUSIVE: Ferguson's set for multi-million pound ferry order

FERGUSON’S in Port Glasgow is the frontrunner to secure a major multi-million pound Arran ferry order, the Tele can reveal.A new vessel for the Caledonian MacBrayne Ardrossan to Brodick route is set to be put out to tender in the next few weeks and the ... [Published Greenock Telegraph - Oct 18 2014]
First reported Oct 17 2014 - Updated Oct 18 2014 - 1 reports

Strathclyde Uni students diagnosed with meningitis

TWO students at the University of Strathclyde have been diagnosed with meningitis, the university has said.The two cases are not thought to be connected.Staff at the institution are working closely with health officials to make all students and members ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Oct 17 2014]
First reported Oct 16 2014 - Updated Oct 16 2014 - 1 reports

BEECHGROVE COMES TO THE BOTANIC GARDEN

Beechgrove comes to the Botanic this Saturday as television’s Jim McColl features alongside a wide range of activities for an open day at the University of Dundee Botanic Garden.The open day on Saturday October 18th is being hosted by the Dundee Botanic ... [Published BioDundee - Oct 16 2014]
First reported Oct 08 2014 - Updated Oct 08 2014 - 2 reports

Joan McAlpine: Party is full steam ahead on delivering for Scotland.. despite Westminster cutbacks

A COUPLE of weeks ago I got chatting to a woman from my home area of Inverclyde.She was married to a worker at Ferguson’s shipyard in Port Glasgow which was threatened with closure until engineering entrepreneur Jim McColl rode to the rescue.I don’t know ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Oct 08 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

Delight over Ferguson's shipyard order

A SENIOR councillor has praised the quick action taken to save Ferguson’s shipyard — and told of his delight at the new £12 million contract it has secured.Share this imageThe SNP’s Jim MacLeod is relieved to see the Newark facility continuing just weeks ... [Published Greenock Telegraph - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Oct 03 2014 - Updated Oct 03 2014 - 1 reports

INSIDE TRACK: Pioneering educational schemes set our schools a test

REFORM of education in England over the past decade has been dramatic and far-reaching.The introduction of autonomous free schools and academies funded by wealthy benefactors has weakened the traditional role of education authorities.Privatisation of ... [Published Herald Scotland - Oct 03 2014]
First reported Sep 30 2014 - Updated Sep 30 2014 - 2 reports

New CalMac hybrid ferry contract for threatened ship builders

A lifeline has been thrown to a ship builders threatened with closure with a contract for a new CalMac ferry.The Scottish Government announced that a new hybrid ferry is to be constructed at the Ferguson yard on the River Clyde.The £12.3million contract ... [Published Press and Journal - Sep 30 2014]
First reported Sep 29 2014 - Updated Sep 29 2014 - 4 reports

Ferguson's wins £12m ordered for third CalMac ferry

FERGUSON’S has landed its first new contract since being saved from closure.New owner Jim McColl and staff.The reborn shipyard has reportedly won a £12m order from the Scottish Government to build a third hybrid eco-friendly ferry for CalMac.It follows ... [Published Greenock Telegraph - Sep 29 2014]
First reported Sep 24 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 1 reports

Sick Kids fraud claims: Charity boss meeting denied

Entrepreneur Jim McColl has told a court he could not have had dinner with charity boss Elaine McGonigle – as he was at his “home from home in Monaco”.The engineer – dubbed by Alex Salmond as Scotland’s leading businessman – said the alleged meeting on ... [Published Edinburgh Evening News - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 23 2014 - Updated Sep 24 2014 - 4 reports

McColl hands pupils at risk of dropping out a second chance

Jim McColl, the chairman of Clyde Blowers Capital, was speaking at the launch of a £1.5 million new vocational college which he has established for teenagers at risk of dropping out of school. As reported on Monday, Newlands Junior College, in Glasgow, ... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Sep 24 2014]
First reported Sep 22 2014 - Updated Sep 22 2014 - 3 reports

Vocational college for disaffected youths launches on private funding alone

Jim McColl, multi-millionaire and one of Scotland’s leading magnates, will unveil the Newlands Junior College tomorrow in Glasgow.The project was developed as a break from traditional Scottish state education that would engage those students most at risk ... [Published Edinburgh Journal - Sep 22 2014]

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...It is the third vessel to be built in a four vessel program," said Jim McColl, Chairman and CEO of Clyde Blowers Capital. "by creating jobs for the former ferguson's workers and securing the site at port glasgow, we have ensured that the experience in the workforce which built the last two hybrid ferries will be used to build this vessel."

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78% of Scottish entrepreneurs “more likely” to ... [Published Highland Business News - 5 hours ago]
EXCLUSIVE: Ferguson's set for multi-million pou... [Published Greenock Telegraph - Oct 18 2014]
Strathclyde Uni students diagnosed with meningitis [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Oct 17 2014]
BEECHGROVE COMES TO THE BOTANIC GARDEN [Published BioDundee - Oct 16 2014]
Growing Business Awards 2014: The judges' decis... [Published Real Business - Oct 13 2014]
Salmond hails future of shipyard [Published Falkirk Herald - Oct 10 2014]
Transport contracts – are Scottish Government’s... [Published For Argyll.com - Oct 10 2014]
Joan McAlpine: Party is full steam ahead on del... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Oct 08 2014]
Joan McAlpine: Party is full steam ahead on del... [Published Daily Record - Oct 08 2014]
If you are 15 and want to learn a trade, there ... [Published Glasgow Evening Times - Oct 08 2014]
Brian Wilson: The problem of ruling by committee [Published The Scotsman - Oct 04 2014]
Delight over Ferguson's shipyard order [Published Greenock Telegraph - Oct 03 2014]
INSIDE TRACK: Pioneering educational schemes se... [Published Herald Scotland - Oct 03 2014]
£12m ferry contract for Port yard could be ‘the... [Published Greenock Telegraph - Oct 02 2014]
New CalMac hybrid ferry contract for threatened... [Published Press and Journal - Sep 30 2014]
Ferguson’s £12m deal to be rubber-stamped [Published Greenock Telegraph - Sep 30 2014]
Union delight at shipyard's £12m contract [Published Glasgow Evening Times - Sep 30 2014]
Ferguson's wins £12m ordered for third CalMac f... [Published Greenock Telegraph - Sep 29 2014]
Rescued Scottish shipyard gets order for hybrid... [Published Marine Log - Sep 29 2014]
Ferguson's wins ferry contract after being resc... [Published Herald Scotland - Sep 29 2014]
Ferguson yard secures first contract [Published Austin American Statesman - Sep 29 2014]
Ferguson yard secures first contract [Published BBC - Sep 29 2014]
Nicola Sturgeon parks independence and opts for... [Published Guardian.co.uk - Sep 25 2014]
Salmond just 'petty' [Published Glasgow Evening Times - Sep 25 2014]
Sick Kids fraud claims: Charity boss meeting de... [Published Edinburgh Evening News - Sep 24 2014]
McColl hands pupils at risk of dropping out a s... [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Sep 24 2014]
Jim McColl unveils plans for vocational college [Published NewsRT.co.uk - Sep 23 2014]
Jim McColl unveils plans for vocational college [Published The Scotsman - Sep 23 2014]
New college for non-academic pupils [Published BBC - Sep 23 2014]
Vocational college for disaffected youths launc... [Published Edinburgh Journal - Sep 22 2014]
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Scottish Independence Business Backers Present ... [Published OANDA Forex Blog - Aug 28 2014]
More than 200 business figures have signed an open letter backing Scottish independence. Stagecoach chairman Sir Brian Souter and Clyde Blowers boss Jim McColl are among signatories who say independence is in Scotland’s economic interest. It comes ...
B.C. woman’s entertaining, painfully honest obi... [Published National Post - Top Stories - Jul 10 2014]
He tricked women into financing his pipe dreams, liked a drink or three, and would have “gladly stolen the shirt off your back.” Now, the escapades of George Ferguson, a former Protestant minister, part-time inventor and, to some, loveable rogue have ...
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