Tor Ecosse Limited enters administration

Tor Ecosse Limited entered administration on 4th May 2018 with the appointment of Iain Fraser and Tom MacLennan, partners at specialist business advisory firm FRP Advisory LLP, as Joint Administrators. [adbutler zone_id='297765'] Tor Ecosse is a…

Oil and gas industry urged to support new skills strategy

The UKCS Workforce Dynamics Review, by global energy skills body OPITO in partnership with Robert Gordon University’s (RGU) Oil and Gas Institute, assesses the changing skills requirements for the industry over the next 20 years.…

BrewDog has launched its first ever BrewPub

BrewDog has launched its first ever BrewPub featuring a 10hl brewing kit. BrewDog Tower Hill, London will be the Aberdeenshire brewery’s largest stand-alone bar site and the only place in the UK outside its headquarters in…

New Appointments at Raeburn Christie Clark & Wallace boost Property & Financial Services

Aberdeen and North-east legal firm Raeburn Christie Clark & Wallace (RCC&W) has made two new appointments, signalling growth in their property and Financial service teams. Sarah-Louise Hay joins as an additional Mortgage Adviser and will…

Aberdeen recruitment firm appoints two associate directors

Aberdeen recruitment business Right People has made two director appointments. Craig Mackenzie joins the business after nearly 10 years at Aberdeen Appointments Agency (AAA), while Kris Stuart is promoted from the position of recruitment team lead. Both will have the title…

Opportunity North East launches new partnership with business incubator CodeBase

Private sector led economic development company Opportunity North East (ONE) is launching a new partnership with tech business incubator CodeBase. ONE CodeBase aims to capitalise on the specific opportunities to support growth in the industrial digital space…

£1.6m initiative to find the next generation of North East university startups and entrepreneurs

Robert Gordon University (RGU) will launch the first funded startup accelerator programme in North East Scotland to support entrepreneurial students, staff and recent alumni to create new businesses with up to £10,000 of funding each.…

New ownership secures sustainable future for The Underwater Centre

Subsea training and trials centre, The Underwater Centre, located in the Scottish Highlands, has turned a corner after receiving industry support to secure its future. Industry and public bodies including Oil & Gas UK, Subsea…

Five new Partners at commercial property agent

Commercial property agent Ryden has recently promoted five new Partners and two new Associates. Susan Cameron and David Lindsay based in the firm’s Edinburgh office, Gregor Harvie and Tim Jacobsen in Glasgow and Michael Lorimer…

4 North titled deal of the year 2018 at Scottish Property Awards

Aberdeen-based commercial property developer, Knight Property Group was awarded Deal of the Year for their landmark Edinburgh development, 4 North at the 2018 Scottish Property Awards. The decision was made after a top panel of…

TC BioPharm to collaborate with Scotia Biologics to develop proprietary treatments for cancer

TC BioPharm Ltd (TCB) and Scotia Biologics have formed a strategic collaboration to co-develop novel proprietary tumour-specific antibodies for TCB’s CAR-T platform. Using Scotia’s unique, proven technology, the two companies will develop a range of…

New global oil and gas decommissioning consortium with unique approach for operators

A collaborative supply chain approach to global decommissioning has been launched, offering an end-to-end solution from industry leaders, to reduce the decommissioning burden, risk and cost for operators. The new global decommissioning consortium, which includes…

New BrewDog CFO appointed to assist global expansion

Craft brewery, BrewDog, has appointed Jason Marshall to the newly created role of Chief Financial Officer. Jason brings a great wealth of experience to the role having served in the Coca-Cola system for 20 years.…

Paradigm Flow Services continues US success

The Houston office of oil and gas services provider Paradigm Flow Services has secured work worth £7 million ($9.7 million) in the last 12 months. In late 2016, Kevin Keogh relocated from the company’s Aberdeenshire…

Aiken Group’s new base helps lands key contract

Aberdeen-based Aiken Group’s new base on the outskirts of the city has proved to be the key factor in securing a significant new contract. In response to customer demand, Aiken Group recently announced an expansion…

Peterkins makes commercial property division partner promotion

North East Scotland legal firm Peterkins has made a promotion to further strengthen its’ Commercial Property division. [adbutler zone_id='297765'] Caren McNeil joined Peterkins in January 2017 and has over 10 years’ experience in commercial property.…

Contract wins for Aberdeen communications and networks specialist

Arrowdawn, the Aberdeen-based networks and communications specialist, has secured contracts worth £330,000 in the past three months. The business, which also has operations in Inverness and Edinburgh, has delivered projects for two operators, a global…

Interview with Jill Henry of Meander Apparel – High Growth Scotland with Kim McAllister

As someone who has only recently discovered the addictive rush of a spin class, this new company really appeals to me. I met Jill at a networking event and was very interested in her concept…

RGU alumnus develops innovative online platform to link students with industry

A Robert Gordon University (RGU) graduate is using his entrepreneurial talent to help students build employability skills while studying for their degree. Daryll Morrow came up with his business idea while studying at RGU and…

Six key senior promotions at Anderson Anderson & Brown

Anderson Anderson & Brown LLP (AAB), Chartered Accountants & Business Advisors, has announced the promotion of Callum Gray to Director, as well as the promotion of five members of their management team to Senior Manager…

Granite City financial planner up for national award

Granite Financial Planning is a finalist in the Retirement Planner Awards 2018 for the category “Best Individual Pension Advice Firm of the Year’. Professional Adviser revealed the shortlists for its sister title Retirement Planner's 2018…

Grape & Grain named top bar in Scotland for wine selection

Aberdeen’s Grape & Grain has been named best bar in Scotland for its wine selection. The upmarket wine bar, which opened on the city’s Thistle Street in September, was announced winner of the Best Wine…

Infinity Partnership moves to property twice the size to accommodate growth

Infinity Partnership has targeted further growth after moving into a new office – more than double the size of its previous location. The award-winning accountancy and business advisory firm has moved from Albert Street in…

TWMA marks further success with West Africa project

TWMA, provider of specialised drilling waste management services, is set to deliver drill cuttings management services to New Age Cameroon Offshore Petroleum (New Age) in a two well, offshore drilling project. The work scope, which…

Round of promotions includes five new partners at Brodies

Brodies LLP, Scotland’s largest law firm, has announced its latest round of promotions, including 5 new Partners, 8 Managing Associates and 14 Associates. Angela McCulloch, David Lightbody, Elaine Petterson, Jane McMonagle and Louise Kelso step…