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David Lamont, Proserv CEO

Strong start to 2017 for Proserv with new contracts and global expansion

Energy services company Proserv has secured contracts valued at more than $12 million (around £10 million) so far this year and has revealed plans...
David Rennie

Scottish Enterprise action plan to help gain even bigger slice of £50B subsea market

Scottish Enterprise has revealed a new Subsea Engineering Action Plan with the aim of capturing an even bigger slice of the current £50 billion...
Irene Holden ditching her rubber gloves

Task Junkies launches to help busy people

A new online service which helps people get odd jobs done has launched by an Aberdeen businesswoman. Designed for busy people who are struggling to...
BNI Focus

Aberdeen business group to open its doors

North-east business people are being urged to start the New Year with a bang by attending a special networking event designed to support companies’...

Doubles win for Power Jacks after second Wimbledon contract win

North East based Power Jacks has secured another ace contract, supporting the installation of a second retractable roof at Wimbledon, the home of tennis. The...
SureVoIP's Managing Director Gavin Henry

Interview: Gavin Henry – A man destined to succeed

SureVoIP's Managing Director Gavin Henry is over the moon about last year's ITSPA award win for Best Business ITSP (medium enterprise), an accolade that...
Ruairidh Wynne-McHardy

Interview: The Scottish Lawyer who became a Digital Entrepreneur

Ruairidh Wynne-McHardy admits that being a qualified lawyer who is also a self-taught programmer is a strange mix but the two skills combined perfectly...
The Douneside Team

Douneside House scoops awards at NE regional finals of Scottish Hotel Awards

Douneside House, the luxury Scottish country house hotel in Tarland, Royal Deeside collected three hotel awards and four people awards at the North East...
Diane Holden

Can cloud technology help Scottish businesses go global?

By Diane Holden, Xero Regional Account Manager Scotland is home to a wealth of small businesses across a multitude of industries, and some of these...
Barry Fraser

Another senior Aberdeen appointment for Grant Thornton

Grant Thornton has made another key appointment in Aberdeen as it continues its investment in the north east of Scotland. The business and financial adviser...
Balmoral Comtec to carry out research into new wave energy materials

Balmoral Comtec expertise to benefit wave energy research project

Balmoral Comtec, the Aberdeen based polymer engineering specialist, was recently named as one of the companies successful in achieving funding for an engineering design...
MDL tensioner ready to go

Maritime Developments sends 110-tonne pipelay tensioner to Asia Pacific

Maritime Developments (MDL) has dispatched its new 4-track pipelay tensioner to Asia Pacific, after securing the first job for the system with a global...
Gill Grassie

Gold award for Brodies in World Trademark Review

Law firm Brodies LLP has been awarded a gold ranking in the World Trademark Review’s list of the world’s 1,000 leading trademark professionals for...
Phil Anderson

Financial advisors wins two prestigious finance awards

An Aberdeen financial services company is celebrating after winning two finance industry awards. Phil Anderson Financial Services, which has offices in Aberdeen, Ellon and Caithness,...
The Trades Awards 2016 finalists

Stars of the construction industry given another chance to shine

The annual search for the North-east’s top tradespeople and businesses is once again underway, launching officially at a special event being held at Trinity...
Alison Sellar

Aberdeen CEO pedals her way past £20,000 charity target

Alison Sellar, CEO of activpayroll, the global payroll and employee mobility solutions expert headquartered in Aberdeen, has raised over £21,000 for four charities in...
AK's Gin

Arbikie launches latest ‘Field-to-Bottle’ Gin

‘Field-to- Bottle’ specialist distiller, Arbikie is to launch their latest gin in time for ‘Burns Night’ on 24th January. ‘AK’S Gin’ is named after Alexander...
John Brebner

Key North East appointment for Pike & Bambridge

Car leasing firm Pike & Bambridge has appointed John Brebner as a director of the company. John was previously Head of Regional Business & Private...
Gary Bruce and Neil Carr

Aberdeen Marine Surveyors expands into new harbourside premises

Aberdeen Marine Surveyors has moved into larger offices at Provender House to allow for continued growth. The marine bulk transfer cargo surveying and vessel audit...
A group EPS Group employees

EnerMech acquires electrical & instrumentation specialist downunder

Aberdeenshire based engineering services specialist EnerMech has made its first entry in to the electrical and instrumentation (E&I) sector with the acquisition of EPS...
Thomas Ashdown, Managing Director and Founder, Citylets

Scotland’s residential lettings market cools in Q4 of 2016

The overall Scottish private rented sector (PRS) experienced an “uncharacteristic” annualized dip in Q4. Competing forces of drag from Aberdeen and strong growth in...
Maggie McGinlay

Billions of pounds of diversification opportunities for oil and gas sector

A new guide aimed at Scotland’s oil and gas supply chain to maximise opportunities in additional markets has been published today by Scottish Enterprise. The...
Richard Logie

New platform makes it easy to buy local in the North East

North East businesses can put supporting the local economy at the top of their New Year’s resolutions thanks to a new website designed to...
Artists impression of the new AECC

Doosan Babcock to deliver UK’s largest fuel cell installation in Aberdeen

UK energy engineering specialist Doosan Babcock is to supply the new Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre (AECC) with the largest fuel cell installation in...
James Barrack

Knight Property Group help build a better future with £9,000 donation

The Barrack Charitable Trust, funded by Knight Property Group, has donated over £9,000 to Business in the Community Scotland’s Paired Reading project. Paired Reading brings...

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Hampton Associates – 5 lessons for 2017

Every day is a school day at Hampton Associates. After an amazing (and extremely diverse) 2016, we wanted to share some of the key...
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

SureVoIP's Managing Director Gavin Henry

Interview: Gavin Henry – A man destined to succeed

SureVoIP's Managing Director Gavin Henry is over the moon about last year's ITSPA award win for Best Business ITSP (medium enterprise), an accolade that...
Ruairidh Wynne-McHardy

Interview: The Scottish Lawyer who became a Digital Entrepreneur

Ruairidh Wynne-McHardy admits that being a qualified lawyer who is also a self-taught programmer is a strange mix but the two skills combined perfectly...
Ray Riddoch

Gillian Thomson: An Interview with Ray Riddoch – Leadership in a Downturn

It feels that in the last two years we have been bombarded with doom and gloom stories here in Aberdeen, where much of the...
Jack Cairney

Interview: Jack Cairney, Founder of BeFound – How to launch a software company

SBNN caught up with BeFound founder and search marketing expert Jack Cairney. We talked about launching a small business, motivation, technology and of course...
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...

Columnists

Mike McGrail

Mike McGrail: My Return to Marketing Consultancy – Week three

It’s fair to say I’m struggling to know how best to name these posts. I think I’ll stick with this iteration. Sorry, I digress....
Julie Mitchell-Mehta

Julie Mitchell-Mehta: Recommended Tools To Help Your Website Work Better

Is your website working? I’m sure you know that it’s live and all the buttons do what they are supposed to do. But is...
Mike McGrail

Mike McGrail: My Return to Marketing Consultancy – Days 2-4

When I published the recap of day 1 last week, I promised myself that I would do the same each day of this week. Clearly,...
Mike McGrail

Mike McGrail: My Return to Marketing Consultancy – Day 1

Well that’s not the catchiest of headlines I’ve ever written, but it does what it says on the tin, right? That phrase is so overused....
Clare Scott

Clare Scott: How does your company cope with Christmas?

It’s December. That means we’re officially allowed to mention the ‘C’ word. But which approach does your company adopt when it comes to the...