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Tom Lennon

Keenan Recycling appoints new transport and operations manager in Linlithgow

Keenan Recycling has named Tom Lennon as its transport and operations manager at its Linlithgow base. The Aberdeenshire-based company expanded into Central Scotland in April...
Julie Mitchell-Mehta

Julie Mitchell-Mehta: How to Generate Leads from Your Website

Last month I introduced the idea of Inbound Marketing and using content to generate leads for your business. What is a Lead? We consider a lead...
Geoff Cooper

New city centre manager role for Aberdeen Inspired

Business organisation Aberdeen Inspired has appointed a new city centre manager as it further strengthens its links with businesses within the area. The newly created...
Dave Blackburn

New Senior Vice President at Petrofac

Petrofac has appointed Dave Blackburn, formerly of Hess Corporation, as Senior Vice President Engineering and Operations. Forming part of Petrofac’s Engineering & Production Services (EPS)...
Professor Ferdinand von Prondzynski officially opens the university’s Beijing office

RGU opens Asia offices in new international focus

Robert Gordon University (RGU) is expanding its international focus as it invests in Asia. The university has announced the opening of offices in China and...
John Irvine

Bancon Group Secures £25.5million banking deal with Santander

Bancon Group has secured a £25.5million banking facility with Santander which will allow the independent Aberdeenshire housebuilder and construction group to continue to invest...
Philip Mowatt & Jill Ross Directors of ITWORX

It’s time to defeat the threat of ‘ransomware’

The recent Scot Cloud 2016 Annual Cloud Computing Conference attracted many of the country’s most influential technologists who wanted to discuss and explore the...
Niel Ritchie

Falck invests five-figure sum at Dyce facility

Falck Safety Services UK (Falck) has invested a five-figure sum in new equipment at its facility in Dyce and has added further OPITO accreditations,...
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...
Derek Mair

Avoiding The Horrors of Becoming a North East Zombie Business

Dictionary publishers are always reflecting on updates to our language, announcing the latest words and phrases they have adopted into their new editions. In recent...
Sanondaf Office Spray

Sanondaf offers employment lifeline for Aberdeen

As redundancies continue across the board in Aberdeen, could franchising throw those affected a much needed lifeline? This is the message being relayed by Stuart...
Grahame Caswell

Search Consultancy delivers record £173.6m in turnover

Search Consultancy Group Limited, which was established in Glasgow in 1987, has reported its highest ever turnover, strongest net fee income and best ever...
Gunnar Groebler

Vattenfall now owns 100% of Aberdeen Offshore Wind Farm Ltd

Vattenfall has decided to invest more than £300m to build Scotland’s largest offshore wind test and demonstration facility. Vattenfall’s investment decision triggers an agreement for...
Graeme Cumming

AECC recognised in global client nominated awards

Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre (AECC) is the only UK venue to be nominated in the global AIPC Apex Awards for “Best Client Rated...
l-r Craig Dempster, Director of Golf, Paul Lawrie Golf Centres, Paul Lawrie, Kirsty Weir and Christopher Campbell, KAI Agency

Paul Lawrie appoints sales and marketing specialist KAI Agency

Former Open champion Paul Lawrie has engaged KAI Agency to work on sales, marketing and public relations projects surrounding the Paul Lawrie Golf Centre...
Scott Platform, North Sea.

Repsol Sinopec Resources UK awards Multi-Services Contract to Stork

Global provider of maintenance modification and asset integrity services, Stork, has been awarded a two-year fabric maintenance and asset support services contract by Repsol...

Royal appointment for Merlin ERD to collect second Queen’s Award for Enterprise

Merlin ERD Ltd have won the Queen’s Award for Enterprise for 2016, the second time the company has won the award. Merlin ERD Ltd Engineering...
Ian Leigh

New Thai restaurant to open on old Monkey House site

Contemporary dining Thai restaurant, Chaophraya is to open in Aberdeen this month, following the success of the brand in both Edinburgh and Glasgow. Owned and...
Allan Durham, Director of Presserv UK

All change at CSL Presserv with new office and expansion plans

CSL Presserv is gearing up for expansion with a move to a new office base in Aberdeen. The new premises at Hareness Circle, Altens in...
Lyall Dochard

New CFO for Iqarus strengthens leadership team

Healthcare and medical solutions company Iqarus has appointed Lyall Dochard as Chief Financial Officer to lead the company’s financial and governance strategy as it...
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Download: Christmas retail marketing guide

Beattie, the creative communications group, has produced a 48-page guide to Christmas retail marketing. It’s crammed with amazing ideas to drive footfall into stores and...
Ross Watt (left), with Stephen O’Neill (right)

Successful period after acquisition for property management company

An Aberdeen property management company has been reaping the benefits of completing a successful merge with one of the central belt’s most prominent factoring...
Peter Vardy

Peter Vardy sees profits rise by 56% to £12.1m on turnover of £437.2m

Peter Vardy Group, which operates eleven car dealerships in Scotland, has reported turnover of £437.2m for 2015 compared to £393.5m in the previous year,...
Maersk Training

Maersk Training to offer renewables training in Aberdeen

Maersk Training is to offer its Global Wind Organisation (GWO) training at its centre in Aberdeen. GWO training is one of the key industry requirements...
Simon Cowie

UK award nomination for Aberdeen accountancy practice

An Aberdeen-based accountancy practice has been nominated for an award as a result of significant levels of growth. Infinity Partnership, located in the city’s Albert...

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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...

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Sanondaf offers employment lifeline for Aberdeen

As redundancies continue across the board in Aberdeen, could franchising throw those affected a much needed lifeline? This is the message being relayed by Stuart...

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...

Columnists

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...
Gavin Oattes

Gavin Oattes – Decisions Decisions

An old teacher of mine once asked me, "if there are ten birds sitting on a washing line and five decided to fly away,...
Fin Wycherley

Fin Wycherley – What’s driving the Scottish creative industries?

By all government statistics, the creative industries are thriving. However digital disruption is transforming the rules of the game and challenging practitioners, and companies,...
Rene Looper

Rene Looper: Is it the end of Twitter?

There are some unwelcome signs that not all is well with Twitter, the San Francisco based social media platform that was founded by Jack...

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