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Hurricane Energy

Hurricane Energy announces “largest undeveloped” UK oil find in waters west of Shetland

Hurricane Energy has described its Halifax field as the "largest undeveloped" oil find so far in the UK's waters. The company's shares close up 8.76...
Keith Davidson

Absoft secures over £1million in UK public sector work

Aberdeen-based software consultancy Absoft has secured significant contract wins within the public sector in the last year, amounting to more than £1 million. Contract wins...
Bladin Point: near Darwin: Ichthys LNG Project onshore facilities construction continues

Sparrows Group secures three year Ichthys contract

Sparrows Group has secured a three year contract to deliver fixed crane maintenance and lifting and rigging services for the INPEX-operated Ichthys liquefied natural...
L – R Dr Sorcha Hume (Charlie House General Manager), Karen Molloy (Thorpe Molloy Director), Tracy Johnstone (Charlie House Chairperson). Photo courtesy of Morven Dodds

Thorpe Molloy provides new home for Charlie House

Aberdeen charity, Charlie House, has a new home after moving in with Thorpe Molloy Recruitment at 38 Albyn Place, Aberdeen. The local charity provides activities...

AAB Training – Payroll headaches resolved “Dos & Don’ts”

Does payroll give you a headache each pay run? Whether your business runs its payroll on a weekly or monthly basis, in the current marketplace,...
Amy McKay

Balfour+Manson strengthens Aberdeen office

Legal firm Balfour+Manson has strengthened its team in north east Scotland with the appointment of Amy McKay as an Associate within its Aberdeen office. Ms...
L-R Chief Executive Officer of Edinburgh Airport Gordon Dewar, and Flybe CEO Christine Ourmieres-Widener and MP for Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and Strathspey Drew Hendry

New Flybe flights from Scotland to Heathrow

Flybe has introduced new flights between Edinburgh & Aberdeen and London Heathrow. The move follows Heathrow’s introduction of a £10 reduction in domestic passenger charges...
Gary McEwan

Elevator announces finalists for annual awards

Twenty-seven finalists for this years Elevator awards have been announced.  Applications were received from entrepreneurs and businesses across Aberdeen and Grampian for the 10 award...
(left to right): Journalist and broadcaster Alastair Stewart (awards host), Clare Munro (Brodies), Brodies’ Managing Partner Bill Drummond, Stephen Goldie (Brodies), Nick Scott (Brodies), Lorna Jack (chief executive of the Law Society of Scotland), Mark Stewart (Brodies)

Brodies named UK National/Regional Law Firm of the Year at Legal Business Awards

Brodies LLP has been named UK National/Regional Law Firm of the Year at the Legal Business Awards in London - the second time that...
Churchill Drilling Tools’ CEO and commercial director Mike Churchill celebrates the export award win with his wife, Ailsa

Churchill Drilling Tools wins export award

Churchill Drilling Tools, an oilfield service company specializing in drilling innovation is celebrating after winning the high growth markets exporter of the year category...
Nitya McIntosh

Aberdeen to host transformational conference

Local business Aberdeen Wellbeing Centre is to play host to a unique Transformational Conference, the first of its kind in the UK. The conference on...

Up to £100,000 available to Aberdeen businesses

Aberdeen City Council has joined Business Loans Scotland to help lift the finance barrier for small and medium enterprises. Offering primarily growth funding, existing SMEs...
Dave Stewart

Wood Group renews and extends North Sea contract with Premier Oil

Wood Group has been awarded a $50 (£40) million contract with Premier Oil, to deliver topside operations and maintenance services to the Balmoral floating...
Hampton by Hilton Aberdeen Airport

Interstate celebrates three new hotels in Scotland

Glasgow-based hotel management company, Interstate Europe Hotels & Resorts, is continuing to make its mark in Scotland with the opening of a trio of...
(L-R) Young Professional Award - Marianne McKevitt, Above & Beyond Award - Sam Lisney and Significant Contribution Award - Oonagh Werngren

2017 Offshore Achievement Award winners announced

An audience of almost 500 industry professionals came together last night (23 March) to recognise innovation, collaboration and exceptional performance within the UK offshore...
Douglas Whyte - Winner of IoD Scotland Director of the Year Large Businesses

Director of the Year Awards awarded to best in business

Scotland’s top directors have been honoured at this year’s IoD Scotland Director of the Year Awards, celebrating individuals’ business achievements in 2016. 15 top executives...
Andy Samuel

OGA awards 25 UKCS licences in 29th Offshore licensing round

The Oil and Gas Authority (OGA) is to award 25 licences for 111 blocks or part blocks to 17 companies in the 29th Offshore...
Ben Foreman

£1million funding to encourage oil and gas innovation

The Industry Technology Facilitator (ITF) and the Oil & Gas Innovation Centre (OGIC) have joined forces to fund and support the development of innovations...
The Grange at Balgownie Gate

CALA Homes to build 32 new Bridge of Don homes

CALA Homes has been granted planning approval from Aberdeen City Council for a planning application to build a residential development at Balgownie Road, Bridge...
Life with Style Awards winners from 2016

2017 Life with Style Awards Deadline Fast Approaching!

With only one week to go until applications close they are urging everyone to enter in the following categories. Local Retailer of the Year ...
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BrewDog sales hit nearly £72m with eyes on an Asian brewery

Surging demand from the Far East may see BrewDog open a brewery in Asia the company has said as it reveals its latest figures. Revenue...
Colin Crosby

Positive tourism news at VisitAberdeenshire Tourism Conference

Business tourism professionals from throughout Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire heard the region is at a greater advantage than any other destination in the UK, and...
Leadercast from 2016

Global leadership conference returns to Aberdeen

Total Perspectives, a provider of inspirational leadership seminars and training, has announced the return of Leadercast Live, to the north-east. Leadercast Live is broadcasted live...
Alan Taylor, Managing Director of NECE

NECE starts new year with £500,000 Kazakhstan success

Integrity monitoring solutions specialist North East Corrosion Engineers (NECE), part of the ICR group, is celebrating the start of 2017 with its first contract...
L-R - Paul Shrieve, Chief Executive Officer, North Sea Offshore Operations at Bureau Veritas and Graeme Reid, Managing Director at MAC

Bureau Veritas acquires Maritime Assurance & Consulting

Bureau Veritas (BV) has acquired Aberdeen Maritime Assurance & Consulting (MAC). MAC was established in 2010 and now has 30 employees as well as more...

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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

Louise MacLean

Interview: Louise MacLean of Signature Pubs – a day in the life

Louise MacLean, head of sales, marketing and PR at the Signature Pub Group, is an industry veteran having started as a graduate trainee with...
Bruce Hydes

Interview: Bruce Hydes of Edgar Stewart. The changing face of recruitment

Home to three leading specialist brands in the Scottish recruitment sector, namely Talented, Edgar Stewart and Cyrus Selection, ESS Holdings (Edinburgh) Ltd is a...
Neil Logan

Interview: Neil Logan, CEO of Incremental Group

Hot on the heels of announcing that digital technology specialist Incremental Group had successfully secured £500,000 of Regional Selective Assistance (RSA) support from Scottish...
Ian Stevenson

Interview – Digital forensics specialist leading the attack against cyber crime

Ian Stevenson, CEO of Cyan Forensics, is a computer scientist by training, and has spent the last 20 years in and around startups, first...
Joe Afif, founder & managing director of graduate recruitment jobsite Gradit

Interview : Recruitment professional matches tech graduates to jobs using algorithms

Joe Afif, founder & managing director of graduate recruitment jobsite Gradit, is a self confessed “millennial“ whose big idea was sparked while working in...

Columnists

Ian Stirling: How to build a distillery in Edinburgh part 2 – Capacity

Fascinated that someone was writing a diary blog about their proposed £5m new Edinburgh distillery project, we asked Ian Stirling of Port of Leith...

Laura Sutherland – 9 top tips for mobile marketing

Aura PR’s Laura Sutherland looks at the opportunities which lie in mobile marketing. The mobile has climbed the ladder to be one of the...
Yekemi Otaru

Yekemi Otaru: 12 engaging ideas for engineering companies

Even in so-called boring industries, there is great content. But finding new content ideas can be a real problem for marketing teams. Particularly in engineering...

Ian Stirling: How to build a distillery in Edinburgh part 1 – Three things

Fascinated that someone was writing a diary blog about their proposed £5m new Edinburgh distillery project, we asked Ian Stirling of Port of Leith...
Kieran O'Connor

Kieran O'Connor: Top 10 Life Lessons For Engineers

1. Some things will always take longer than you first think Hofstadter's Law: It always takes longer than you expect, even when you take into...