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Phil Holt: Online tools to improve client communication

  If you are involved in project management, there are a number of collaborative tools you can use to improve communication between your project teams...
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...
Karen Somerville and Tom Young

Stirling firm scoops two top business awards

Bridge of Allan-based giftware firm Angels’ Share Glass, run by father-and-daughter team Tom Young and Karen Somerville, has been named Scottish Family Business of...
Paul Wheelhouse

Employment in low carbon and renewables up by more than a third.

The number of workers in Scotland employed in the low carbon and ‎renewables sector has risen to 58,500 in 2015 - up from an...
Radisson Blu Edinburgh

Top hotel in Western Europe! Radisson Blu names Radisson Blu Edinburgh its hotel of...

Radisson Blu Edinburgh, a 4-star hotel in Scotland’s capital city has been recognised in internal awards by Radisson Blu (part of the global Carlson...
Picture: Scotland Food & Drink

Scotland’s food and drink exports to North America reached £1 billion in 2016

Scottish food and drink companies have recently secured £8m of export sales to North America. Companies including Associated Seafoods, Eden Mill Distillery and Mara Seaweed...
Alban Denton, Managing Director of Loch Duart Ltd, giving a candid talk at the St Andrews Business Club AGM.

Record turnout hears how St Andrews MD led salmon firm’s leap to global success

The highest turnout for a St Andrews Business Club AGM in many years heard the fascinating and candid struggling-to-success story of a leading Scottish...
(Left to right) Vickie Henry, Adam Balfour, Sam Gregory, Bridgit Garvie, Joe Birchall and Rebecca Robertson

CodeClan keeps the talent pipeline flowing

CodeClan, Scotland’s first SQA accredited digital skills academy, expects to train over 250 software developers in 2017 after a recent survey revealed that 73 per cent of...
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...
Inglis Lyon

Record breaking figures for Scottish regional airports

New figures for the financial year to March, 2017, highlight that regional airport operator Highlands and Islands Airports Ltd (HIAL) has recorded a 15.4%...
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...
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon

Marriott International to open 7 new hotels in Scotland

Marriott International plans to open seven new hotels in Scotland which will see them grow room count by almost 75 per cent. The First Minister...
Dr Miroslav Ravic, CEO of MGB Biopharma

£920,000 funding for Scottish antibiotic firm

Glasgow-based MGB Biopharma (MGB) has received £920,000 in a round of funding led by angel investment syndicate, Archangels. The firm has developed a novel antibiotic...
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...
Cairngorm Brewery

Scottish craft brewer sets its sights on international markets

Award-winning craft brewer, Cairngorm Brewery, has announced plans to export its ales to new markets after working with Bank of Scotland to identify opportunities. Following...

Four new associates at BTO Solicitors

Scottish law firm BTO Solicitors has made four senior promotions across the firm from a variety of teams. Eileen Sherry, Jennifer King, David Cairns and Andrew...

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...
Left to right are: Graeme Cairns (Team Leader), apprentices Luis Guarin, Abigail Harkness, Kieran Kerr and Demi Wardrop, as well as Arlene Stewart (Senior Operations Manager).

AXA apprenticeship scheme recognised for boosting youth employment in Glasgow

AXA Business Insurance has been named Employer of the Month by Developing the Young Workforce Glasgow.   DYW Glasgow, which is supported by Glasgow Chamber...
UniKLasers engineers at work

Edinburgh tech firm wins £618,000 quantum technology grant

Edinburgh based UniKLasers, who design and manufacture single frequency lasers, have won an £618,000 Innovate UK grant to explore commercial applications of Quantum Technologies. The...
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Small businesses too busy to track energy spend

One of Glasgow’s best known hot food businesses is encouraging other small firms to seize the chance to turn the heat down on their...
Perth Race Course

Perth Racecourse success with Drone School

Perth Racecourse is enjoying the surge in the popularity of drones, after becoming one of only a handful of venues in the country to...

Promoted Content

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...