Latest National Business News

Converge Challenge shortlist vie for £150,000 prize fund

Scotland’s leading company creation competition and start up development programme for students, graduates and staff from the country’s universities has announced its shortlist of...

Latest Aberdeen Business News

Ducatus Partners appoints Michael Diamond as partner

Ducatus Partners, an executive search firm which specialises in the global energy industry, has appointed Michael Diamond as partner for Europe, Middle East and...

Latest Inverness Business News

Stuart Mason

Stuart Mason: How to Wreck Your Business

Stuart Mason, entrepreneur and coach has had a roller coaster ride through his business career. In part 1, Stuart tell it all in gory...

Latest Dundee Business News

Stuart Mason

Stuart Mason: How to Wreck Your Business

Stuart Mason, entrepreneur and coach has had a roller coaster ride through his business career. In part 1, Stuart tell it all in gory...

Latest Edinburgh Business News

Chef Fred Berkmiller launches Edinburgh Food Social’s online campaign to raise £10k for a Food Truck with the help of P5 pupils from Gracemount Primary School

Award winning chef backs crowdfunding campaign to tackle food equality in...

Scottish restauranteur Fred Berkmiller is lending his support to a social enterprise to help bring fresh, local produce and cooking education to the city. Edinburgh...

Latest Glasgow Business News

Virginia Lucey

Million pound investment in microbiology specialist to grows international export

Falkirk based E&O Laboratories Ltd is opening a new production facility in Cumbernauld to expand the scope of its export operation. The multi-million-pound venture has...

Scottish Entrepreneur

Keith Brown MSP

Cabinet Minister to visit Elevator entrepreneur hub

The Scottish Government's first dedicated economy secretary, Keith Brown, will meet local business leaders and entrepreneurs from throughout the North-east when he visits the...

Silicon Scotland - Technology

Virginia Lucey

Million pound investment in microbiology specialist to grows international export

Falkirk based E&O Laboratories Ltd is opening a new production facility in Cumbernauld to expand the scope of its export operation. The multi-million-pound venture has...
The pureLiFi Team with Harald Burchardt on the right

PureLiFi – The journey to launching a new technology

After recently raising £7.5m in funding, Edinburgh base PureLiFi is firmly on the road to developing their innovative LiFi technology which uses the visible...
Microsoft

Glasgow-based GCI acquires Outsourcery

Glasgow-based managed services provider GCI has become one of only ten 2-Tier Microsoft-certified Cloud service partners as a result of its recent acquisition of...
Chris Roche

Aridhia selected for landmark £6.9m Alzheimer’s study

Scottish informatics company Aridhia will be among a cohort of research organisations undertaking the world’s most in-depth study to better detect Alzheimer’s Dementia, aiming...
Doug More

Independent Scottish IT monitoring provider hired by Global asset manager Baillie...

Global asset management firm Baillie Gifford has appointed Edinburgh-based Assure APM to gain greater forensic insight and control of its IT systems. Baillie Gifford’s...
Polepod in action

Young Aberdeen entrepreneur focuses on future with PolePod project

An enterprising young Aberdeen entrepreneur is looking to launch a new product with the help of a Kickstarter campaign. Andrew Davidson, from Cove, has designed...

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Sally-Anne Anderson

Free breakfast briefing: Managing sickness absence

Business owners and HR directors are being urged to join a free employment law breakfast briefing in Aberdeen later this month. Leading Scottish legal firm...
Mollie Hughes

Next Month: A Mountaineer, a Brewer and a Broadcaster!

The Royal Scots Club is delighted to announce the launch of its Liaison Lunches, starting in September this year. Featuring a mountaineer, a brewer and...
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...

40UNDER40: Scotland 2016 – open for entries!

Scottish Business News Network (SBNN) is turning the spotlight on successful individuals, business innovators and entrepreneurs who have already had an impact in their...

Interviews

Craig Buchan

Craig Buchan: The continuing journey of Qpal

I sat with great expectations of becoming a frequent blogger back in April after I put the finishing touches to my first chronicle, Coming...
George Frier

Scottish Sea Farms invests £35m in salmon hatchery

Scottish Sea Farms (SSF) is investing £35m in a development site for a new freshwater fish facility near Oban. The deal is financed by SSF's...
Peter Vardy

Scottish Entrepreneur: Peter Vardy on employing 800 people, giving money away and hanging out...

Peter Vardy has just become a dad. The sleepless nights are a challenge for the chief executive of Peter Vardy Ltd, owner of seven...
Sir Tom Hunter

“I’d like to be the catalyst for positive change in Scotland” – Sir Tom...

You can listen to the podcast version of this interview at the end of this article. The best piece of management advice Sir Tom Hunter...
Simon Cowie

Interview – “This is a Year for Survival and a Year of Opportunity.” Simon...

Simon Cowie has been awarded Scottish Dealmaker of the Year twice (in 2009 and 2014) and the company has been shortlisted for three 2016...

Columnists

John Durrant

John Durrant: Why you should throw your smartphone in a bucket of water

I’m back from a week’s holiday and it feels good because I’ve just had the longest sustained period without a smartphone in my hand...
Clare Scott

Clare Scott: Self-employment myths exploded

“You work for yourself? Wow – that must be lonely/daunting/challenging.” Over the past 12 years, I’ve heard lots of variations on this theme. And...
John Durrant

John Durrant: Without buyer personas your content marketing is screwed

Content marketing is the new rock ‘n’ roll of digital marketing and everyone wants a piece of the action, which is great, but you’re...
Craig Buchan

Craig Buchan: The continuing journey of Qpal

I sat with great expectations of becoming a frequent blogger back in April after I put the finishing touches to my first chronicle, Coming...
Gavin Bell

Gavin Bell: Three reasons why Scotland is a great place for start-ups

As a business owner, I’ve been able to see at first hand why so many people love this country. I launched my digital marketing agency...