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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...
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...
(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...
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...

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...
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...
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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...

Altcom open new Glasgow office

Penzance based web and software development agency Altcom Limited has opened a new office in Glasgow. The company employs 17 full time staff and...
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...
M squared CEO and co-founder Dr Graeme Malcolm OBE

Scottish tech success in IP awards

Glasgow based photonics specialists M Squared has grabbed the top spot in the latest edition of the Clydesdale and Yorkshire Banks IP100. Edinburgh based Adrok...
Left to right are Calum Campbell, Peter Seymour and Les McAndrew of Graham + Sibbald

Chartered surveyor Graham + Sibbald acquires Seymour and Co.

Scottish chartered surveying firm Graham + Sibbald has acquired Stirling-based commercial property agency, Seymour & Co.  Founded in 1982, Seymour & Co. specialises in the...
Sean Lightheart

Continued international expansion of Livingston company Empteezy

Livingston based company Empteezy has appointed new staff to support its growth and expansion into new markets. The spill containment specialist recently appointed Sean Lightheart as...
Corecut’s Managing Director Finlay Crocker (right) receiving the award for the Roads, Bridges & Airports category from Concrete Sawing & Drilling Association (CSDA) President Kevin Baron.

Diamond Drilling specialist recognised at Las Vegas gathering

A Diamond Drilling specialist has been singled out for special recognition at a prestigious Stateside awards ceremony following its successful delivery of major tunnel...
(L-R) Tom Fothergill and Niall Rankin

JLL launches new Scotland rating team

Property consultancy JLL has boosted its professional team with the appointment of two valuation specialists. Based in the JLL’s Glasgow office, Niall Rankin has 20...
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...
Kelly Adams and Stuart McCallum

RSM announces key partner promotions in Scotland

Audit, tax and consulting firm RSM has promoted Kelly Adams and Stuart McCallum to partner - enhancing the audit and accounting and business advisory...
Ed Sanderson

Law At Work continues expansion with new appointments

Employment law, HR and health & safety firm, Law At Work (LAW), has taken further steps to expand with a wave of new appointments. The...
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...

DM Hall moves Glasgow North Operation into city centre

Chartered Surveyors, DM Hall, is moving its Glasgow North branch into the heart of the city's business district at 220 St Vincent Street. For approaching...
University students at the first ‘Smart Project’ event in Glasgow

Students help shape future of industry with support from innovation centres

A new initiative has launched in Glasgow to enable final year university students to tackle some of the major challenges facing the economy and...
(L-R): Danny Byrne with John Savage. Picture credit: Keith Taylor

The heat is on as Flame embarks on Scotland recruitment drive

Fast growing Heating & Plumbing merchant, Flame Heating Spares, is targeting further growth and job creation as it looks to expand its operation to...
Snowfactor American atomic skiers Gus Kenworthy

Ice Factor Group expands into English market

The owner of Scotland’s only indoor snow sports facility has further underlined its expertise in the adventure tourism market after winning a bid to...
Dr Lena Wilson

American firms invest £6.3m in Scotland

Three American firms are investing £6.3 million in Scotland, creating or safeguarding 44 jobs in the data analytics and life sciences sectors, it was...
Tim Henman

Tennis legends return to Scotland for the Brodies Invitational at Gleneagles 

Tennis legends are returning to Scotland this summer to compete at the Brodies Invitational at Gleneagles - a two-day tennis extravaganza which, for the...
Left to right are Tim Bunker, Les McAndrew and Calum Campbell of Graham + Sibbald

Graham + Sibbald hires business rates big-hitter

Chartered surveyor Graham + Sibbald has hired Tim Bunker to bolster its rating team in Scotland as the firm gears up for planned changes...

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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...