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Hilary Mason

DataFest17 attracts two more top speakers for week long science festival

Two more high profile speakers have been confirmed for DataFest17, the week-long data science festival to be held in Edinburgh. Hilary Mason, former chief...
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Charcoalblue Open Glasgow Studio

Theatre, acoustic and digital design consultancy Charcoalblue have opened their new Glasgow studio in response to a growing portfolio of projects currently underway in...
Revolución de Cuba. Glasgow

Revolution Bars Group continues Scottish expansion with new Revoluciòn de Cuba brand

Revolution Bars Group has opened a new site in Glasgow under the Revoluciòn de Cuba brand, their second opening in Scotland in recent months. This...
Marketing Director, Robert Graham

Graham’s extends range with new naturally protein-rich product

Graham’s the Family Dairy has launched a new quark product to their award winning range. Protein 22 is thick and creamy, similar to yogurt...
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...
Members of staff at Royal Strathclyde Blindcraft Industries

Job boost at RSBi with multi-million pound contract

Royal Strathclyde Blindcraft Industries (RSBi) has directly created 16 new jobs as a result of its contract to supply furniture to vulnerable individuals being...
Chris Torres

Senshi Digital success with Italian jobs

Glasgow based digital design studio, Senshi Digital, has won contracts to build six new Italian tourism agency websites. The international destination focused digital business recently...
Stephen Walker

Former Turnberry director launches consultancy

A former director of sales & marketing at Turnberry has launched a new consultancy offering specialist support in a range of business disciplines specifically...
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...
Fiona Hyslop

Tourist spend soars led by North American visitors

Spending by North American visitors leapt to £633 million in the twelve months to the end September 2016, a 28% increase on the previous...
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...
Grant Notman

GSS appoints new business development director

Gas Sensing Solutions (GSS), the Cumbernauld-based designer and manufacturer of low power, high speed Non-Dispersive Infrared (NDIR) carbon dioxide gas sensors, has a new...
From left - Sandy Kennedy, Paul Reynolds, Mark Baird at Gin 71 C

New Saltire Fellowship seeking ambitious and entrepreneurially-minded individuals

Entrepreneurial Scotland’s Saltire Fellowship programme has opened applications for its new 2017/18 programme, an intensive leadership development opportunity for Scotland’s most ambitious and entrepreneurially-minded...
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...
From left - Tim White, Carrie McCrae, Sam Molyneux and Louise Imrie

Top doctors launch Scotland’s first Joint Solutions clinic

Scottish private day-case hospital, The Edinburgh Clinic, has unveiled the country’s first fully integrated orthopaedic, sports medicine and injury rehabilitation service designed to bring...
Nathan McGregor

Nathan McGregor: 2017: The year ahead for PR

Nathan McGregor of Juggling Swords looks at what 2017 has in store for PR. Looking back on the turbulence of 2016 – the deaths of...
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...

Promoted Content

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...