Latest Glasgow Business News

Pursuit staff look forward to a paid day off

Glasgow marketing firm implements four day week for full time pay

A Glasgow marketing company is offering part-time hours for a full-time salary as part of plans to enhance staff wellbeing and boost recruitment. Pursuit Marketing,...
(l-r) Andrew, Scott, Stewart Laing

Go ahead given for £8m Ardnahoe distillery on Islay

Hunter Laing & Co. has been given the green light from Argyll and Bute Council to build a new malt whisky distillery on Islay. The...
Gyle Square

Leslie Wolfson acts in £48million sale of Scottish Ministers headquarter building

Glasgow-based commercial law firm Leslie Wolfson acted in the £48.3m sale of a headquarters office building in West Edinburgh, occupied by NHS National Services...
Julie Mitchell-Mehta

Julie Mitchell-Mehta: Why are Links to your Website so Important?

In our last article “How Search Engines Work” we ended with the words “This means no links and no links means no rankings and...
John Durrant

John Durrant: The ups and downs of running a business will test you to...

If you’re new in business, or even if you’re not, you’ll know that the ups and downs of running a business will test you...
Clydesmill Industrial Estate, Cambuslang

Bee Inspired Clothing moves to Clydesmill Industrial Estate

Bee Inspired Clothing Ltd is to move into a 11,342 sq ft unit at Clydesmill Industrial Estate in Cambuslang. The streetwear brand has agreed to...
Left to right - Derek Binnie and Steve Judge of Space Solutions

Space Solutions turnover levels at £36m thanks to Central Belt contribution

Space Solutions, the property and office design specialist, has experienced a sharp increase in activity in the Central Belt in 2016 that has balanced...
Left to right_ Andrew Dobbie of MadeBrave and Peter Barron, EMEA VP of Google

Google launches Scotland’s first ‘Digital Garage’ in Glasgow

Google has launched its first ‘Digital Garage’ in Scotland at the Mitchell Library in Glasgow. The pop-up facility will provide one-to-one training and digital masterclasses...
Michelle Le Prevost

Black & Lizars enters strategic partnership with Glasgow Medical Rooms

One of Scotland's longest-established and most respected health care businesses is entering into a strategic partnership with one of Glasgow's newest medical enterprises. Black &...
The billingtons of Lenzie team

Ten Glasgow food shops in running for best independent prize

Ten Glasgow based food shops are in the running for Glasgow’s Best Independent Food Shop as the shortlist is revealed. The BBC Good Food Show...
HackTheLaw with judges 2015

‘HackTheLaw’ hackathon opens to law students and junior lawyers

Law students and junior lawyers are being invited to participate in an innovate legal "hackathon" taking place in Glasgow on October 15th 2016. The one...

Next Week: The SME China Forum 2016 in Glasgow

The 4th Annual SME China Forum will take place on 21st September at Celtic Park, Glasgow. The China Forum is a leading event for SMEs...
South Ayrshire

Ayrshire Business Week on the calendar for October

Ayrshire Business Week will launch with an event focusing on developing the right mind-set to stay ahead in business. The fully funded event, hosted by...
Part of the Glasgow Fort team celebrates

Glasgow Fort raise more than £4000 from charity trek

An intrepid group from Glasgow Fort scaled Ben Lomond to raise vital funds for Alzheimer Scotland and exceeded their target by more than £1000. Almost...
100 Queen Street

Edrington’s moves global HQ to 100 Queen Street, Glasgow

International premium spirits company Edrington will move its worldwide HQ to Glasgow’s 100 Queen Street. The producer and distributor of The Macallan, The Famous Grouse,...
Ricky Nicol

Glasgow Set For Tech Boom with Pure Fibre Infrastructure

Glasgow is on the cusp of a ‘tech boom’ that could directly result in a £107.5million per annum boost to its economy, according to...
From left - Aileen Primrose, David Lindores and Gillian Livingstone

Eureka Solutions implements NetSuite for Derby County

Football League Championship club, Derby County, has turned to East Kilbride based cloud business solutions provider Eureka Solutions to implement NetSuite ERP. It is the...
Suzy Smith

Edrington appoints Zenith Optimedia for its Regional Power Brands

Publicis owned Zenith Optimedia has been appointed as global media agency for Edrington’s Regional Power Brands, which include The Famous Grouse Blended Scotch Whisky,...

Scotland’s first National Park could see new £30m tourist resort

Loch Lomond Shores is on the brink of securing a £30 million investment in a new family oriented leisure resort: ‘The Iconic Leisure Resort...
Lucy-Rose Walker

40UNDER40: Scotland announces the 2016 List

Scottish Business News Network (SBNN) has published the list of the 40 successful entrants in this years 40UNDER40: Scotland awards. Click here to see the...
Neil McLennan

Neil McLennan: Leadership – it is everywhere but, what really is it?!

“Leadership crisis”, Leadership race”, “leadership needed.” It is everywhere. From Donald Trump to Phillip Green, from Nicola Sturgeon to Michelle Mone OBE from Corbyn...

Shortlist Announced for Business Women Scotland Awards

The shortlist for the Business Women Scotland Awards has been announced, with female led companies from all over Scotland celebrating the success of their...
George Brewster

Three dealmakers of the year for third year running for Shepherds

For the third year in a row, the same three surveyors from Shepherd Chartered Surveyors have won a clean sweep in the commercial property...
Charline Zerbinati

RSM strengthens Scottish tax offering with new hire

RSM has announced the appointment of Charline Zerbinati as a tax director in its corporate tax practice. Charline joins RSM from Worldmark, an international private...
Amanda McMillan

Busiest summer ever for Glasgow Airport while Edinburgh sees nearly 1.3m passing through the...

Glasgow Airport has recorded its busiest summer on record after more than 943,000 passengers travelled through its doors in August representing a 7.4% increase...

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Next Month: A Mountaineer, a Brewer and a Broadcaster!

The Royal Scots Club is delighted to announce the launch of its Liaison Lunches, starting in September this year. Featuring a mountaineer, a brewer and...
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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

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...

Columnists

John Durrant

John Durrant: The ups and downs of running a business will test you to...

If you’re new in business, or even if you’re not, you’ll know that the ups and downs of running a business will test you...
Jayne Carmichael Norrie

Jayne Carmichael Norrie – The Gin Room Scotland: From an Idea to an Award...

I am a self-employed Singing Teacher, so perhaps I am not the most obvious choice when selecting someone to develop a new business concept...
Neil McLennan

Neil McLennan: Leadership – it is everywhere but, what really is it?!

“Leadership crisis”, Leadership race”, “leadership needed.” It is everywhere. From Donald Trump to Phillip Green, from Nicola Sturgeon to Michelle Mone OBE from Corbyn...
Bill Jamieson

Bill Jamieson: Is CBI Scotland really fit for purpose?

What is the point of CBI Scotland? Does it have a voice? And, if so, for whom does it speak? Searching questions, but ones surely...
Clare Scott

Clare Scott: The three Cs of effective business communication

Communication’s easy isn’t it? After all, most of us communicate in various ways on an everyday basis. Yet, while it’s a natural and intrinsic...