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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...
Calum Smeaton

TVSquared raises £5.2million in funding

Edinburgh based TVSquared has raised an additional £5.2 million in a funding round led by Sir Tom Hunter's West Coast Capital. The West Coast Capital...

Scotland’s business leaders line up for the IoD Director of the Year Awards

Scotland’s top crop of directors have been shortlisted for the Director of the Year Awards, celebrating individuals’ business achievements in 2016. A record number of...
Josh Littlejohn MBE

Dundee University's first Entrepreneurship Week

University of Dundee's Centre of Entrepreneurship department is running the University's first ever Entrepreneurship Week. The series of events is running alongside the Dundee Business...
Andrew Shaw

A mixed bag in the Scottish business rates Revaluation

By Andrew Shaw MRICS, DM Hall Chartered Surveyors Few events exercise the emotions of the commercial community in Scotland more than the periodic revaluations undertaken...
Wendy Loretto

Edinburgh business students to develop social business solutions

University of Edinburgh Business School is hosting a two-day event aimed at developing business solutions to some of today’s most pressing social issues and...
The snap40 devise in action

Medical wearable startup wins £1 million contract from NHS England

Edinburgh based snap40, which has created a medical wearable device, has been awarded a £1 million SBRI healthcare development contract by NHS England. The contract...
Fergus Ewing

New £8m funding for Scottish fisheries businesses

Sea fisheries, aquaculture and processing businesses will receive more than £8 million of EU and Scottish Government funding, including £1.6 million for projects in...
Callum MacKinnon with people who benefit from his rebound therapy service.

Scottish Government cash boost for social entrepreneurs

The Scottish Government has given its backing to Scottish social entrepreneurs by providing an additional £140,000 to the Social Entrepreneurs Fund. Managed by Firstport, the...
Lunskoye-A platform

KCA Deutag secures platform drilling contract with Russian operator

Aberdeen based drilling and engineering contractor, KCA Deutag, has been awarded a contract extension by Sakhalin Energy Investment Company Ltd. for platform drilling services...

5,000 new full-time jobs for Amazon including Edinburgh

Online retailer and digital services company, Amazon, is to it create 5,000 new full-time jobs this year including at its base in Edinburgh, its...
Bill Adams

IME Property makes senior appointment

IME Property Ltd is gearing up for another year of growth by adding an experienced senior consultant to its team. The Edinburgh-based agency has brought...
From left - Keith Adam and Charlie Cameron

Industry collaboration signals renewed demand for training and competency services

Two Aberdeenshire firms have joined forces to offer enhanced training services to businesses operating across a range of high-risk industries. Polaris Learning and AquaTerra Training...
Eric Gilligan

Maybe baby: UK maternity rights post-Brexit

Eric Gilligan, partner, Head of Employment, Stronachs LLP. The European Union has been a major source of the development of workers’ rights in UK employment...

Navigating International Tax with Specialist Training from AAB

For all UK companies operating overseas, planning for and managing potentially complex international tax arrangements can be a time consuming journey into the unknown...
Mark Ward, CEO and founder, Power One Group

Power One Group reports record turnover of £7.8 million

Power One Group, the Paisley headquartered electrical engineering specialist that provides mobile network infrastructure to the remotest parts of Scotland reported record revenues of...
John Anderson

Enterprise guru John Anderson to chair Homes for Good Investments Ltd

Leading Scottish entrepreneurship and growth specialist John Anderson has been appointed to chair the investment arm of Scotland’s first social enterprise letting agency, Homes...
Lucy-Rose Walker

Entrepreneurial Spark alumni generate over £64 million turnover

Entrepreneurial Spark Powered by Royal Bank of Scotland has launched its annual Impact Report showing significant impact on the UK economy. The Impact Report demonstrates...
Kirkjuvagr Gin

New Kirkwall gin distillery and visitor centre work underway

Work is underway on Orkney Distilling Limited’s new distillery and visitor centre in Kirkwall, with the facility expected to be open by late summer...
University of Strathclyde

Strathclyde University student wins global construction innovation and sustainability competition

Construction Industry Solutions (COINS), a supplier of enterprise software for the construction industry, has revealed a University of Strathclyde student as a winner in...
Ian McPherson

New appointment at AAB following significant growth in its Upstream Oil & Gas services

Anderson Anderson & Brown (AAB) has announced the appointment of Ian McPherson as Head of Upstream Oil & Gas services. Ian is a Director in...

Next Week – Shetland Business Week

The first Shetland Business Week will take place 25 February to 4 March in Lerwick. The free event brings together businesses, social enterprises, entrepreneurs and...
David Lindores, Technical Director at Eureka Solutions

David Lindores: Business intelligence can channel the flow of data in the right direction

In the age of big data, the amount of information flowing round and through our systems at any one time is truly remarkable, and...
Mark Gillanders

Mark Gillanders: “Hustle” The most important word ever in sales?

"Your talent is not enough you’ve got to put in the work" The title of this post is taken from a Gary Vaynerchuk video –...
Steven Plant, managing director of PIM

Plant Integrity Management set to grow by 10% with five new recruits

Aberdeenshire based Plant Integrity Management Ltd (PIM) is set to increase the size of its workforce by 10% by the end of the first...

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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

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...
SureVoIP's Managing Director Gavin Henry

Interview: Gavin Henry – A man destined to succeed

SureVoIP's Managing Director Gavin Henry is over the moon about last year's ITSPA award win for Best Business ITSP (medium enterprise), an accolade that...
Ruairidh Wynne-McHardy

Interview: The Scottish Lawyer who became a Digital Entrepreneur

Ruairidh Wynne-McHardy admits that being a qualified lawyer who is also a self-taught programmer is a strange mix but the two skills combined perfectly...

Columnists

Mark Gillanders

Mark Gillanders: “Hustle” The most important word ever in sales?

"Your talent is not enough you’ve got to put in the work" The title of this post is taken from a Gary Vaynerchuk video –...
Clare Scott

Clare Scott: Three great habits to cultivate in 2017

Apparently most of us who bothered to make New Year’s resolutions will have broken them by now. This raises a question: instead of throwing ourselves...
Julie Mitchell-Mehta

Your Inbound Marketing New Year’s Resolution

How are your resolutions going? Are you still in the gym three times a week or is the pub beginning to look more appealing?...
Mike McGrail

Mike McGrail: My Return to Marketing Consultancy – Week three

It’s fair to say I’m struggling to know how best to name these posts. I think I’ll stick with this iteration. Sorry, I digress....
Julie Mitchell-Mehta

Julie Mitchell-Mehta: Recommended Tools To Help Your Website Work Better

Is your website working? I’m sure you know that it’s live and all the buttons do what they are supposed to do. But is...