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Heidi Barnes

Interview with Heidi Barnes of RBS – right in the middle of the entrepreneurial...

If anyone has their finger on the pulse of the Scottish entrepreneurial ecosystem then it’s Heidi Barnes, Entrepreneur Strategy Manager at Royal Bank of...
The Iceland Deep Drilling Project (IDDP) on the Reykjanes Peninsula

Churchill’s DAV MX chosen for record breaking geothermal well

The flagship DAV MX™ CircSub from Churchill Drilling Tools, an oilfield service company specializing in drilling innovation, was selected for the world’s deepest and...
Jamie Hutcheon of Cocoa Ooze

Cocoa Ooze founder to share ingredients for success with north-east entrepreneurs

More tickets have been released for a special evening charting the career journey of Jamie Hutcheon, founder and managing director of north-east chocolatier Cocoa...
The Lloyd’s Register property

Drum Property sells Prime Four building for £43.2m

Drum Property Group has completed the construction of a 102,000 square foot office at Prime Four Business Park, Kingswells, Aberdeen which LCN Capital Partners...
From left, Anoop Poddar, Andy Blues, Thuy-tien Le Guen Dang, Hector Martin, Prasanna Chandran, Farooq Ahmad and Rajat Maheshwari.

RGU MBA students take on the dragons

MBA students from Robert Gordon University’s (RGU) Aberdeen Business School faced their own set of “dragons” when they took part in an Investment Den...
Martin Welsh

From redundancy threat to running a financial services firm – A journey of success

Martin Welsh spent 9 years working in the oil and gas sector. While facing the possibility of redundancy he decided to take matters into...
From left - Christopher Edgar and Alison Sellar

activpayroll continues global expansion with additional USA office

activpayroll, the Aberdeen headquartered global payroll and tax compliance specialist has launched an additional USA office. The Florida branch opened this month to further strengthen...

New offsite construction centre targets skills threat to UK housing

A new project between construction and academia, spearheaded by Stewart Milne Timber Systems, aims to address the ‘triple threat’ to the UK’s new homes...
Artist's impression of the proposal

Bon Accord Expansion Plans Lodged

Aberdeen Shopping Centre Ltd, owners of the iconic Bon Accord and St Nicholas Shopping Centres, has lodged an application with Aberdeen City Council seeking...
David Paterson

C-SAM Ltd appoints new Operations Director

C-SAM Ltd has named David Paterson, a company veteran of 17 years, as Operations Director. David joined C-SAM in 2001 as a developer, advancing to...
Apache UK Beryl Alpha

Servelec Controls to install safety system for new North Sea Apache well

Servelec Controls, an independent integrator of mission-critical control and safety systems, has been awarded a contract with oil and gas exploration and production company...
Andy Nolan

Time to Spring Clean Your Contracts

A guest post form Brodies Associate, Andy Nolan. A client once joked with me that a good contract is one that, once signed, can be...

Ice Cream not just a summer treat

Scots now buy almost as much ice cream during the coldest months as the summer, industry figures have revealed. October to March sales at Mackie’s...
Graham Morgan

Grey Matters in Oil and Gas Entrepreneurship

A new entrepreneurship initiative which aims to harness the experience, knowledge and innovation of senior oil and gas professionals who are either facing redundancy,...

SensationALL welcomes former charity CEO to Trustee board

Local disability charity, SensationALL, has welcomed Karen Farquhar to their Trustee board. Ms Farquhar was, for many years, CEO of Befriend a Child, a well-known...
BNI executive directors Angela and Bryan Kinghorn are looking to launch a business networking group in the Buchan area

BNI expands with North of Scotland acquisition

A husband and wife team have expanded their business referral and networking firm – just months after embarking on the venture. Bryan and Angela Kinghorn...
Tom Cross

Parkmead takes full control of Sanda exploration prospects

The Parkmead Group Plc has taken full control of the Sanda exploration prospects in the West of Shetland region of the UK continental shelf...
Craig International will supply procurement for all maintenance and repair operations to Premier Oil in the North Sea, including the Solan field.

Craig International secures five-year procurement contract with Premier Oil

Craig International has signed a five-year procurement contract for all Premier Oil’s maintenance and repair operations in the UK North Sea. The contract, which could...
Finbar Kelly

Norco Group secures contract with Total

Norco Group Ltd has been awarded a UPS (Uninterruptible Power Supply) and standby battery equipment service contract on Total E&P UK’s UKCS offshore and onshore assets. Manufacturers...
Craig Buchanan, operations and safety manager at the AECC, with Not-for-Landfill campaign manager Craig Donoghue.

NE environmental campaign celebrates 100th member milestone

A unique environmental campaign to divert waste from being sent to potentially harmful landfill sites has achieved its first major milestone since launching in...
Paul Gavin, business development executive for OMMICA™

LUX Assure supports strategic growth plans with key appointment

Oil and gas technology firm, LUX Assure, who specialise in providing onsite chemical monitoring and management solutions, has strengthened its business development team with...
Sandy Kennedy

Sir Tom Hunter and Entrepreneurial Scotland push scale-up opportunities

The Hunter Foundation and Entrepreneurial Scotland have joined forces to deliver a new scale-up leadership programme. This new initiative aims to respond to the growing...
Glenn Allison

Turnover down to £209.2m at Stewart Milne Group

Turnover at Stewart Milne Group has decreased from £241.4m in 2015 to £209.2m, with operating profits falling from £14.2million to £0.6million, as a result of...
The new Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre

New operator for the current Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre

SMG Europe is now the operator – and employer for the staff - of the current Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference. Staff were taken over under...
John Guy, EnerMech regional director, Middle East, Asia and Caspian

EnerMech wins £40m of Caspian contracts

Mechanical services group EnerMech has strengthened its market positon in the Caspian region by securing contracts with major operators valued at more than £40...

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Angus Lee, Jason Moir and Andrew Smith

North-East golf networking group swings into action

A new north-east networking group has swung into action offering a unique combination of sport, socialising and business networking. The 19th Hole, founded by experienced...

Nicholson Solutions Appointed as Education Partner by Digital Marketing Institute

The Digital Marketing Institute has appointed Aberdeen company Nicholson Solutions to deliver its Professional Diploma in Digital Marketing in Scotland. The SQA accredited professional...

Interviews

Louise MacLean

Interview: Louise MacLean of Signature Pubs – a day in the life

Louise MacLean, head of sales, marketing and PR at the Signature Pub Group, is an industry veteran having started as a graduate trainee with...
Bruce Hydes

Interview: Bruce Hydes of Edgar Stewart. The changing face of recruitment

Home to three leading specialist brands in the Scottish recruitment sector, namely Talented, Edgar Stewart and Cyrus Selection, ESS Holdings (Edinburgh) Ltd is a...
Neil Logan

Interview: Neil Logan, CEO of Incremental Group

Hot on the heels of announcing that digital technology specialist Incremental Group had successfully secured £500,000 of Regional Selective Assistance (RSA) support from Scottish...
Ian Stevenson

Interview – Digital forensics specialist leading the attack against cyber crime

Ian Stevenson, CEO of Cyan Forensics, is a computer scientist by training, and has spent the last 20 years in and around startups, first...
Joe Afif, founder & managing director of graduate recruitment jobsite Gradit

Interview : Recruitment professional matches tech graduates to jobs using algorithms

Joe Afif, founder & managing director of graduate recruitment jobsite Gradit, is a self confessed “millennial“ whose big idea was sparked while working in...

Columnists

Ian Stirling: How to build a distillery in Edinburgh part 2 – Capacity

Fascinated that someone was writing a diary blog about their proposed £5m new Edinburgh distillery project, we asked Ian Stirling of Port of Leith...

Laura Sutherland – 9 top tips for mobile marketing

Aura PR’s Laura Sutherland looks at the opportunities which lie in mobile marketing. The mobile has climbed the ladder to be one of the...
Yekemi Otaru

Yekemi Otaru: 12 engaging ideas for engineering companies

Even in so-called boring industries, there is great content. But finding new content ideas can be a real problem for marketing teams. Particularly in engineering...

Ian Stirling: How to build a distillery in Edinburgh part 1 – Three things

Fascinated that someone was writing a diary blog about their proposed £5m new Edinburgh distillery project, we asked Ian Stirling of Port of Leith...
Kieran O'Connor

Kieran O'Connor: Top 10 Life Lessons For Engineers

1. Some things will always take longer than you first think Hofstadter's Law: It always takes longer than you expect, even when you take into...