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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...
L to R - Richard Oliver and Gary Deans

New consultancy launched to ‘support private Scottish companies'

A new collective of senior and experienced business leaders has come together to share their expertise with businesses under the Strathblair Associates banner. The Strathblair...
Linda Urquhart

Linda Urquhart OBE Retires as Morton Fraser Chair

Linda Urquhart OBE has announced her retirement from Morton Fraser LLP after 33 years. She will be replaced as Chair of Morton Fraser by...
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...
Friederike and Ali and Gower

Crowdfunding Campaign Launched to Fund New Chocolate Factory

One of Scotland’s leading chocolatiers has launched a £30,000 crowd funding campaign to develop a new chocolate factory. Based in East Lothian with an outlet...
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...
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WATCH: Macklin Motors Nissan Glasgow Central's glass tower in action

Macklin Motors Nissan Glasgow Central has revealed how its prominent eight-storey glass car display tower works. The display tower, which can hold up to 30...
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...
L to R Sarah Hardy and Jacqui McLaughlin

Scottish tech company raises further £700k including £122k from staff

Reactec, the Edinburgh-based producer of monitoring and management support solutions for hand and arm vibration syndrome (HAVS) has completed a further £700,000 round of fundraising...
(L) Spencer Carnie, Project Manager RJ McLeod (R) Gordon Thomson, Senior Project Manager Banks Renewables

£1.7m contract for Scottish firm ahead of wind farm construction

A £1.7m contract for enabling works ahead of full site construction next year on Banks Renewables’ Middle Muir Wind Farm near Crawfordjohn in South...
Meridian Court, Edinburgh

Growth in overseas investment in Scottish commercial property continues

A number of new international investors could emerge in Scotland over the next 12 months, particularly among private overseas buyers, according to Knight Frank. The...
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon

First Minister signs joint economic declaration with Bavaria

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has pledged enhanced economic co-operation with Bavaria as she signed a joint declaration with the German state. The agreement builds on...
Eastern Airways

Eastern Airways launches Glasgow to Isle of Man service

Eastern Airways has announced a new route from Glasgow to the Isle of Man, less than two weeks after securing the future of the...
One Lochrin Square, Edinburgh

Largest single office building in Edinburgh opens for business

Edinburgh’s largest single office building has officially opened after a major refurbishment to meet unprecedented demand in the capital from the city’s growing technology...
Founder and CEO, Liver Health UK, Asanka De Silva

New company set to deliver step-change in the UK’s liver health

A new Scottish company, Liver Health UK Ltd, has been created to tackle liver disease on three fronts – by creating preventative consumer products,...
The Grange Business Centre in Stevenston

Microtech Group Purchases Grange Business Centre

Microtech Business Intelligence, the investment arm of the Microtech Group, has acquired the Grange Business Centre in Stevenston, from Irvine Bay Regeneration Company. As part...
Polly Purvis of ScotlandIS

Optimistic future for Scottish tech sector

Scotland’s digital technologies industry is optimistic for the future and continuing to grow sales, profits and headcount, according to new research from ScotlandIS. The Scottish...

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,...
Brian Storie

Online tourism service promises authentic local experiences

A new online accommodation and activities booking service which not only promises to offer guests a more authentic and personal service, but also a...
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...
Mary McGoldrick and Alister Gibson

DM Hall appointments to boost commercial property team

Two new experienced commercial surveyors have been appointed to reinforce the West Commercial team at DM Hall, one of Scotland’s largest independent firms of...
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...
Evolution Court on Hillington Park

£6m development completes at Hillington Park

A new £6million development on one of Scotland's largest business parks has come onto the commercial property market following successful completion of the construction...
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...
Arrayjet

Arrayjet secures $250k US contract

Arrayjet, the Midlothian-based microarray instrumentation company, has secured a $250,000 (£199,000) contract with The New York Bioscience Cluster, one of America’s premier medical education...

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Angus Lee, Jason Moir and Andrew Smith

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...