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The LocalMotion Land Train coming to St Andrews again soon

Tourism boost as St Andrews Land Train returns for summer trial

After a successful pilot during the Open Championship last year, BID St Andrews has arranged for the LocalMotion Land Train to return to St...
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...

UK startups awarded £255,000 at Entrepreneuring Awards

Entrepreneurial Spark, the world’s largest free business accelerator for early stage and growing ventures, awarded £255,000 to startups across the country at its prestigious...
The victorious USA team in 2015

IMG announced as staging partner for 2019 Solheim Cup at Gleneagles

One of the world's leading sports, media and events organisation firm will partner with the Scottish Government to deliver The 2019 Solheim Cup at...

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...
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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...
Rachel McTavish

Business Women Scotland event comes to Dundee

Business Women Scotland Magazine are bringing their BWS Live Event to Dundee this September – a day of advice, inspiration and new connections for...
Inglis Lyon

HIAL airports report 9.3% increase in passengers for Q2 2016

Regional Scottish airport operator, Highlands and Islands Airports Ltd (HIAL), saw an additional 36,225 passengers used the 11 HIAL airports (up by 9.3%) during...
The Pagan Osborne team

Pagan Osborne raises £4000 for Alzheimer Scotland

Legal, financial and property specialist Pagan Osborne has raised £4000 for its nominated charity Alzheimer Scotland in the first year of a three-year partnership. Employees...
Granite City Flames

Ross and Liddell bursary scheme gives more than £50,000 to community groups across Scotland

Property management firm Ross and Liddell this week revealed it has delivered more than £50,000 to groups and good causes as part of its...
Branston Potatoes

Branston invests £1.7m in potato processing technology at Perth site

Branston, one of the UK’s largest potato suppliers has invested £1.7 million in the latest fully integrated grading, washing and sizing line at its...
Patrick Graham (left) with Chairman and MD Pete Bell

Campion Homes to accelerate growth with BGF investment

Scottish housebuilder, Campion Homes, has received a multi-million pound investment from BGF (Business Growth Fund) to accelerate its building programme in both private residential...
Lesley Eccles

Scottish Entrepreneur interview: Lesley Eccles, co-founder of Fanduel, the fantasy sports app recently valued...

FanDuel nearly didn’t happen... The five co-founders of the fantasy sports app recently valued at $1billion got 86 ‘no’s before finally finding the ‘yes’ that...
Gordon King of DM Hall

Brexit and the rural economy: there is no need to panic

As the post Brexit dust settles, we asked Scottish based companies how the vote would affect them on a day to day basis. Here Gordon...
From left - Chris van der Kuyl, Amy Livingstone, Julie Willson & Ian McConnell

Nominations open for Scotland’s top entrepreneurial talent

Entrepreneurial Scotland, in association with Deloitte, has opens nominations for its annual Entrepreneur of the Year Awards. Celebrating Scotland’s top entrepreneurial talent, the event focuses...

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...
Jackie Waring

Jackie Waring – Learning How to Conquer Everest

‘Controlling fear, self-belief and perseverance’. This is what it takes to conquer Everest. Wise words from Mollie Hughes, who at 21, was the youngest...

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...
Douglas Millar

New Institute of Directors Chairs for Fife and Tayside

Douglas Millar, business consultancy co-owner, director and trustee has been appointed chairman of the IoD Fife Branch while Andy Doig, managing director at Arthurstone...
Duncan Davidson

Post Brexit – Duncan Davidson, Business Development Director of Web Foundry says “the risks...

As the post Brexit dust settles, we asked Scottish based companies how the vote would affect them on a day to day basis. Here Duncan...
St Enoch shopping centre, Glasgow

Varied story for city retail with Glasgow coming out top

Scotland's biggest shopping destinations saw rents for retail space increase amid a widening recovery in the retail sector, according to Colliers International's 20th Midsummer...
Julie Mitchell-Mehta

Julie Mitchell-Mehta – An Introduction to Inbound Marketing

"Inbound marketing" gets repeated on a regular basis in marketing news and blogs. But what exactly is "Inbound marketing"? We asked local marketing expert Julie...

Vintage furniture specialist makes fifth Hollywood appearance

Scots vintage furniture specialist Scaramanga is proving to be Lord of the Hollywood props jungle after swinging a supply role on their fifth Holylywood...
(L-R) Last year’s QS Ambassador - Tom Nisbet of Selex UK, Hilary Bennison, Quality and Performance Manager at Cornerstone and TV presenter and writer, Cat Cubie

Cornerstone quality manager honoured with major industry award

A senior manager at social care charity Cornerstone has been recognised for her hard work with a major industry award. Hilary Bennison, Cornerstone’s Quality and...
Back row l-r: Hazel Pratt, Aland Davis, David Smith Front row l-r: Bill Grierson, Alison Beattie, David Forrest

Henderson Loggie strengthens tax team with key appointments

Scottish accountancy and business advisory firm Henderson Loggie has strengthened its tax team with four new senior appointments. Bill Grierson joins the firm as tax...

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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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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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