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Graham Hyslop

HR Services Scotland grows with two senior appointments

Lanarkshire-based HR Services Scotland (HRSS) has appointed Martin Miller to its Health and Safety Team as Fire Safety Officer, and Graham Hyslop to the...
Lynsey Walker

Two former trainees secure partnership at HBJ Gateley

Law firm HBJ Gateley has appointed two of its former trainees to senior positions within the firm. Lynsey Walker, a qualified solicitor advocate, has been...
Lockerbie’s Broomhouse Industrial Park

Now on the market: Trio of modern industrial premises in Lockerbie

Three modern commercial properties in Lockerbie are being marketed by chartered surveyors, DM Hall. Situated within Lockerbie’s Broomhouse Industrial Park on Dryfe Road, just minutes...

Macfarlane Group to purchase East Midlands packaging firm for up to £6.75 million

Scottish packaging business Macfarlane Group has conditionally aquired Nelsons for Cartons and Packaging Limited for up to £6.75 million in conjunction with a proposed...
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...
St Vincent Place Glasgow

Glasgow software engineering firm expands into St. Vincent Place

Property consultancy CBRE has announced it has acquired new office premises at 35-39 St Vincent Place on behalf of its client Thornton Tomasetti Ltd. Thornton...
Glasgow Fort

Footasylum opening at Glasgow Fort to create more than 30 jobs

Fashion streetwear and sportswear retailer Footasylum is set to open at Glasgow Fort creating more than thirty new jobs. Footasylum stocks leading sportswear giants Nike...
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...
Craig Paterson

SES Engineering Services strengthens Scottish management team

Engineering specialist, SES Engineering Services, has appointed Craig Paterson as its Operations Manager for the West of Scotland. Craig will lead a team providing specialist...
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...
(L-R) Louise Macdonald, Chief Executive, Young Scot and Scott Miller, Business Director, Badenoch and Clark

Five Scottish directors on a national IoD stage

Five company directors from Scotland have been shortlisted for the Institute of Directors’ annual Director of the Year Awards Finals. They are - Sara Spiers, Managing...
Fat Buddha interior

Fat Buddha opens new flagship store in centre of Glasgow

Fat Buddha, a men’s fashion retailer with a thriving e-commerce site, has opened a new flagship store on Queen Street in the heart of...

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...
Gordon Duncan

Lockton to move offices in Glasgow to facilitate growth

Lockton, Corporate Scotland, part of the world’s largest privately-owned insurance broker, is marking its best trading year to date with a move to substantially...
Frank Holmes of First Glasgow with the new fleet

First Glasgow invests more than £2m in Glasgow Airport Express route

First Glasgow has launched the new Glasgow Airport Express fleet, which links the Airport with the city centre after a £2.1 million investment in...
From left - Graham Provest and Tom Newall

Renewable energy business Absolute announce new Managing Director

Renewable energy business, Absolute, has appointed Graham Provest as Managing Director. Graham has been promoted to the post after joining Absolute last year as Sales...
Christmas Guide Cover

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...
From left - Andrew Fraser with David Kaye

Harper Macleod doubles up on franchise experise

Andrew Fraser, an Associate at Scottish law firm Harper Macleod, has become only the second lawyer in Scotland to be awarded the Qualified Franchise...
An RMD Engineer fixing a UPS

RMD Ltd partners with Eaton to enhance Scottish network

Eaton has appointed independent specialist in data centre and server room infrastructure, RMD Ltd as a service partner for Scotland. The partnership allows power management...
Derek May

Brightwork secures £7million bank support to facilitate growth

Recruitment businesses Brightwork, has secured a £7million asset-based lending working capital solution with Bank of Scotland. The new facility will provide Brightwork with flexible access...
David Knight

Four new sites for Avant Homes brings 850 new homes to Scotland over five...

Scottish housebuilder Avant Homes has enjoyed a very strong start to 2016 with the business acquiring four new developments sites across the central belt...
Sheena MacGregor

Steady growth for Helensburgh optical retailer

Four years after setting up shop, The Spex Store has moved into a bigger shop at Helensburgh seafront and has taken on two part-time...
Steven Gibb

Three years of growth for Shepherd and Wedderburn with revenue reaching £53m for 2015

Law firm Shepherd and Wedderburn has increased revenue by more than 11% to £53m with profits increasing by 20% to £21.5m for year ending...
Airbles House

Network Rail take entire 18,000 sq ft of Motherwell’s Airbles House

Network Rail is to occupy the entire 18,000 sq ft over three levels of the Airbles House in Motherwell on a new eight year...

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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!

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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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