Latest Glasgow Business News

Dr Graeme Malcolm OBE, CEO and Founder of M Squared receiving his award

Glasgow company wins Amazon Growing Business Award

A Glasgow-based laser manufacturing company has won a prestigious Amazon Growing Business Award at a national ceremony in London. The Scottish company saw off competition...
Jo Page

Highland Business scoops “Scotland’s Best Motorhome Hire Company” award

Highland Campervans has received the award of “Scotland’s Best Motorhome Hire Company” at the inaugural Scottish Outdoor and Leisure Awards ceremony in Glasgow. The judges...
Chris Torres

Senshi Digital boosts East Kilbride Shopping Centre

Scotland's largest undercover shopping centre has been getting star destination venue treatment from tourism web design and digital marketing expert Senshi Digital. The work for...
A bottle of SeaWolf rum

First ever white rum distilled in Scotland launching

The first white rum to be distilled on Scottish soil has been launched this month. SeaWolf has been created by Mike Aikman and Jason Scott,...
Aasia Mohammad

LSH appoints two new directors at Glasgow office

Commercial property consultancy Lambert Smith Hampton (LSH) has made two promotions at its Glasgow office. Aasia Mohammad, who heads up the business space team and...
Richard Branson

Three Scottish companies make Britain’s fastest-growing private companies list

Published this weekend, the 20th anniversary edition of the Sunday Times Virgin Fast Track 100 league table ranks Britain’s private companies with the fastest-growing...

Report reveals deep tech analysis and consultancy skills are future of accounting

A new report on the state of accountancy reveals that the extent of change since the introduction of cloud software will lead to accountants...
Ron Hepburn, MD of Stevenswood

BGF realises successful exit from Stevenswood

BGF (Business Growth Fund), one of the UK’s most active provider of growth capital, has successfully exited its investment in Stevenswood after a deal...
Glasgow City College Textile student Beth Sangster

Luxury womenswear label launches first Scottish store in Glasgow

Luxury cashmere label Les 100 Ciels has launched its second standalone store in the UK. This Princes Square, Glasgow unit joins its London flagship...
Paul Wheelhouse

Glenrothes Electronics Company secures £1.25 million investment

Semefab, the Glenrothes semi-conductor manufacturer at the forefront of the UK’s micro and nano technology (MNT) network, is to invest in new equipment in...
From left - Chris Gauld, Chief Executive, Spark Energy and James Milne CBE, Chairman & Managing Director, Balmoral Group

Balmoral Group boss wins Entrepreneur of the Year accolade

James Milne CBE, Chairman and Managing Director of Balmoral Group has been selected as Entrepreneur of the Year by Entrepreneurial Scotland. Chris Gauld, Chief Executive...
(LtoR) George Brewster and Derek Ferrier

Shepherd Chartered Surveyors and Hardies Property & Construction Consultants to merge

Shepherd Chartered Surveyors is to merge with one of Scotland’s largest multi discipline Property & Construction consultants, Hardies. Both practices share a long history,...
Scottish comic book artist Frank Quitely, Oscar winning CG artist Tom Bryant and BAFTA nominated Will Adams - the team behind 'Nothing to Declare' join Primestaff's directors for a viewing of the film so far

Animated film dream to become a reality after crowdfunding success

The dream of comic artist Frank Quitely to complete his first animated short, Nothing to Declare, has come true after recruitment consultancy Primestaff came...
Kenneth McEwen

New tax partner for Henderson Loggie Glasgow

Henderson Loggie has strengthened its senior tax team with the appointment of Kenneth McEwen as partner based out of the accountancy firm’s Glasgow office. McEwen,...
Left to right - Council Leader Frank McAveety & Amanda McMillan

Glasgow launches plan to attract one million more visitors by 2023

Attracting one million more visitors and positioning Glasgow as the ‘gateway to Scotland’ is at the heart of ambitious plans to grow the city’s...
One of the Festive Lighting Companies projects

Christmas display company lights up Glasgow

A Christmas lighting company will be illuminating Glasgow for the first time this festive season after securing a contract to design and supply lighting...
Polly Purvis of ScotlandIS

CodeClan celebrates first anniversary with Glasgow expansion in 2017

CodeClan, Scotland’s first accredited digital skills academy, celebrates its first birthday this week with welcome news that its first 16-week software development course in...
Richard Foley, Senior Partner, Pinsent Masons LLP

Pinsent Masons named Law Firm of the Year at the Legal Week British Legal...

International law firm Pinsent Masons has been named Law Firm of the Year at the Legal Week British Legal Awards 2016. The firm's clear strategic...
The Cozi Bistro

Glasgow’s ‘best kept secret’ sold to group of entrepreneurs

Glasgow's Cozi Bistro has now been sold to a group of entrepreneurs who are planning on rebranding the premises into a 100% organic cafe...
Brightwork Brian Cairney with Mark Cox at Maggies Just Dance

Brightwork dances the night away for Maggie’s and raises £50,000

An impressive £50,000 was raised for the Maggie’s Centre charity at an annual Strictly Come Dancing-themed event which was supported by Brightwork, the Glasgow...
Simpson Buglass

Scottish office take up bucks national trend

According to the latest Scottish Offices Report from Savills, total take-up across Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen for 2016 is in line with last year’s...
Russell Wardrop

Russell Wardrop: Let’s All Think Like Andy…

As a Scot who spends much of his time travelling to and from his native land I have a plan for us all: Put...
Left to right are Victoria Speirs, Graeme Syme and Martyna Mercer of Space Solutions

Space Solutions grows central belt team after doubling revenues

Space Solutions, the property and office design specialist and consultancy, has added a number of design specialists across its Edinburgh and Glasgow offices following...
The Gilson Gray Litigation Team

Gilson Gray lift Litigation Firm of the Year at the Law Awards of Scotland

A young and rapidly expanding Scottish law firm has been recognised for its outstanding client service with a win at the country’s premier legal...
Russell Jaques

Exsel Group ranked 3 in Fastest Growing Technology Companies in the UK

Exsel Group has been ranked number three in the 2016 Deloitte UK Technology Fast 50, a ranking of the 50 fastest growing technology companies...

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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

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...
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...

Columnists

Julie Mitchell-Mehta

Julie Mitchell-Mehta: Why Does Your Business Need to Blog?

There are millions of blogs online with hundreds of millions of blog posts written every day. You can even find out how many have been...
Neil McLennan

Neil McLennan: Leadership Values – the who and the how

In the first article in this series exploring wider issues around leadership, we looked at “what is leadership?” The definition is clear but we...
Clare Scott

Clare Scott: 2017: What’s your plan?

Sorted out your marketing plan for 2017? Reward yourself with a screen break and a cuppa. Not quite there yet? Read on. Here are...
Julie Mitchell-Mehta

Julie Mitchell-Mehta: What’s the Difference between Online and Offline Marketing? 

With the growth in inbound marketing, and the buzz around content, social media and digital media, marketers have more choices than ever when deciding...
Craig Buchan

Craig Buchan: Unleashing A Minimum Viable Product (MVP)

Despite studying software development for a year at University, the first time I’d actually encountered the term MVP (Minimum Viable Product) in a technology...