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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...
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...
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...
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...
(L-R) Stirling Council Leader, Johanna Boyd and CityFibre’s Head of Regional Development in Scotland, James McClafferty

Stirling becomes Scotland’s Fourth Gigabit City

Stirling is set to become Scotland’s fourth Gigabit City after Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow. Fibre infrastructure provider, CityFibre will work in partnership with leading specialist...
Chris Marr

Business people invited to hear experts at St Andrews Business Club events

Local St Andrews business people are being invited to hear experts on leadership, content marketing and employment law as well as enjoy free networking...
Laura Sutherland of Aura PR. Image credits: Martin Shields Photograhy

Laura Sutherland: 10 steps to a successful public relations recipe

Over the fifteen years I’ve worked in PR, I’ve developed Aura PR’s own recipe for working with clients, from the outset to the evaluation. PR...
Jo Harris, managing director of retail business banking at Bank of Scotland

Scottish regions show distinct start-up patterns with an overall decline

Start-up numbers have fallen in Scotland in the last five years, however not as significantly as the UK as a whole, according to Bank...
Store manager Alexander McKelvie opening Aldi's newest store in Port Glasgow

Six new Scottish stores for Aldi in 2017

Aldi has ambitious plans to expand its Scottish presence as it moves ahead with growth plans for 2017. Over the next 12 months, the retailer...
Kallum with a K Russell

Kallum Russell : Why Do Basic New Year’s Resolutions Not Work?

Did you set New Year’s Resolutions this year? If so, have you broken any yet? If you’re like a lot of people, then you’ll promise...
Volpa - Team members.

Communications agency Volpa pushes for expansion in 2017

Perth-based communications agency Volpa has announced three new recruits as it pushes for further expansion in 2017 and another year of rapid growth. Alison Lowson,...
L-R: Jim McBride, Manufacturing Supervisor of Electronics and Microwave divisions, Jim Davidson, CEO of Albacom and Ronnie McKenzie, Surface Engineering & Machining Supervisor

Albacom Expands Capabilities in Oil and Gas with £250K Investment

Albacom, a Dundee-based leading technology company, has relaunched its Surface Technology division after a £250,000 investment, which was supported by Scottish Enterprise. The Surface Engineering...

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...
Tom Young

Stirling businessman awarded MBE

Stirling businessman Tom Young has been awarded an MBE in the New Year Honours list. Mr Young, co-founder of Stirling family firm Angels’ Share Glass,...
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....
Christian Nissen

Dundee firm invests £1m in new speciality food range

Dundee-based Highland Game has invested over £1m launching a range of specialilty meats including buffalo and ostrich into supermarkets across the UK. The adventurous new...
Carol Graham (Marketing Director), Dr Robert Graham (Chairman), Jean Graham (Board Member) and Robert Graham (MD).

Graham’s the Family Dairy announces £83.6m turnover

Scottish brand Graham’s the Family Dairy has announced solid full year results to March 2016, and looks to an exciting year ahead with new...
Alan Smith

Matrix Risk Control signs agreement with trauma stress management experts

Incident investigation specialist Matrix Risk Control has signed a partnership agreement with trauma stress management experts IED Training Solutions. The Angus-based company will provide...
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...
Craig Johnston of Kistch Drinks, awarded by Scottish EDGE Chairman, David Shearer – PIC © Sandy Young

Scottish EDGE awards £1.3 million to Scotland’s most promising start-up businesses

During a high energy day, twenty-one of Scotland’s most promising entrepreneurs pitched their businesses to an expert panel of judges in order to win...
The team at Bentleys Shopfitting Ltd

50 employees at Dundee firm given opportunity to become owners

Bespoke joinery manufacturer and interior fit-out specialist, Bentleys Shopfitting Ltd, is the latest business in Scotland to adopt an employee ownership model, with 50...
The Circle is a hub for charities, social enterprises, community groups and socially aware businesses in Dundee.

Shackleton Technology collaboration with innovative Dundee community hub

Dundee technology firm, Shackleton is partnering with The Circle to deliver the robust IT infrastructure required by city charities, social enterprises and businesses. The Circle...
Keith Brown MSP

Scottish SMEs to get access to new £150 million fund

Small and medium sized enterprises will receive European Regional Development Fund investment worth £40 million to help transform their innovative ideas into economic success...
Jack Mizel

Solving Scotland’s sales skills shortage and lifting people out of unemployment

Scotland has a problem and it’s a financial one. There are over seven thousand unfilled sales jobs in Scotland and without skilled labour to...

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Hampton Associates – 5 lessons for 2017

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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

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...