Dundee Airport

Dundee-London air route gets £1.8m injection

The UK government is to secure the Dundee City Airport to London Stansted route for the next 2 years with £1.8 million assistance. The public...
Ross Caldwell

Ross Caldwell joins Morton Fraser as Partner

Scottish law firm Morton Fraser has enhanced its business banking expertise and links to the City of London with the appointment of Ross Caldwell...
Marianne Morrison

From Oil & Gas to Skincare for Guys – Scottish Entrepreneur Creates STOER Skincare...

Scottish skincare expert and business woman, Marianne Morrison has launched STOER Skincare for Men after four years in development and investing more than £700,000. Marianne’s...
Tony Brady

The EIC appoints Petrofac’s Tony Brady to Board of Directors

The Energy Industries Council (EIC), the trade association for UK companies that supply goods and services to energy industries worldwide, has appointed Petrofac’s Business...
Keith Brown MSP

New London opportunities for businesses at ‘Scotland House’

A new Innovation and Investment Hub in London will provide companies with a place to meet clients and customers, target new markets and secure...
Left to right are Christine Esson and Russell Dalgleish of Scottish Business Network (by Stewart Attwood)

Scottish Business Network receives £30k boost for London expansion

Businesses will be able to benefit from advice and support from Scottish organisations operating in London, thanks to a £30,000 boost for the Scottish...
Andrew Blain

Shepherd and Wedderburn close deals of £5.7bn

Law firm Shepherd and Wedderburn has recorded a busy 12 months in which the corporate team acted on over 72 deals spanning 12 sectors,...
From left - Laurna Woods, Beattie Group CEO and Alison Clarke

Beattie hires former Grayling CEO Alison Clarke as Only Marketing Chairman

Beattie, the creative communications group, has signed Alison Clarke, the former chief of Grayling as the Chairman of Only Marketing, the group’s specialist marketing...

Doubles win for Power Jacks after second Wimbledon contract win

North East based Power Jacks has secured another ace contract, supporting the installation of a second retractable roof at Wimbledon, the home of tennis. The...
Kevin Roberts

Kevin Roberts joins Beattie as Chairman

International business leader Kevin Roberts, former Chairman and CEO of Saatchi & Saatchi and Head Coach of Publicis Groupe, has joined Beattie, the UK...
Aberdeen City Council leader Councillor Jenny Laing performed the market open

Aberdeen takes centre stage in London for stock exchange ceremony

The London Stock Exchange market open ceremony was performed by Aberdeen City Council leader Councillor Jenny Laing today (Tuesday 10 January). The event marked the...
Clare Foster

Scottish legal firm helps English council to save £21m

Scottish law firm Shepherd and Wedderburn was involved in a deal to secure a £6.8m Green Loan to Barking and Dagenham London Borough Council. The...
Left to right are Marcus Noble, Scott Carnegie and Stuart Mitchell of Quest Corporate

Quest caps 2017 with over £100m worth of deals

Quest Corporate, the Edinburgh-headquartered boutique corporate finance advisory firm, has posted a record year in 2016 capped by yesterday’s acquisition of portfolio company Vermilion...
(L-R) Flybe Executive Chairman Simon Laffin and Heathrow CEO John Holland-Kaye

Flybe launches two new routes between Scotland and Heathrow

Flybe, Europe’s largest regional airline, is to fly from Aberdeen and Edinburgh to London Heathrow for the first time next year with more than...
David Sole OBE

Presenters confirmed for first School for CEOs Vital Few programme of 2107

Some of the UK’s senior business executives will share their personal experiences with delegates on the School for CEOs programmes during 2017. Edinburgh based School...

Airdrie based T.O.M. Vehicle Rental takes investment from Equistone

Mid-market private equity investor, Equistone Partners Europe Limited has invested in Airdrie based flexible vehicle rental solutions T.O.M. Vehicle Rental. Equistone has acquired a majority...
Stella Panu, Partner at Maven

Maven Capital Partners exits Regent Pacific with 9x investor return

Private equity house, Maven Capital Partners, which has offices in Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow has exited from Regent Pacific Group Limited delivering a 9x...
David Mundell

Scottish Secretary hosts London St Andrew’s Day ‘Taste of Scotland’ event

The best of Scotland’s food, drink and produce will be celebrated in the heart of London today , as Scottish Secretary David Mundell welcomes...
Steve Ewing

Steve Ewing: Great Expectations of the Scottish Business Network

I didn’t really have many, maybe any, expectations when Russell Dalgleish and Christine Esson approached me many months ago to present to the Scottish...
Dr Duncan Bury

Dr Duncan Bury: Networking-it is a question in itself. Net working?

When I first started out in business I knew no one. I had been a "buyer" in a corporate and people loved me because...

Maven Capital Partners enhances London team with direct appointment 

Private equity house Maven Capital Partners has appointed Dr Melanie Goward as Investment Director to its London based investment team. Goward’s appointment will further...

Edinburgh creative agency rebrands, hires two heavyweights and opens London office

Pete Burns, former MD and founder of Blonde Digital (part of the Cello Group) has joined creative studio Something Something as MD, with Mykay...
Penelope Warne

CMS, Nabarro and Olswang to merge to make world’s sixth largest law firm

The Partners of CMS UK, Nabarro and Olswang have voted overwhelmingly in favour of a proposal to combine their firms and create a new...

£2 million funding for Scottish tech startup

Glasgow-based Swipii, the loyalty and marketing CRM suite for small businesses, has recently raised £2 million through new investor funding. The new funding allows Swipii...
Tom Hopkinson

Renewable Energy Recruitment Specialist Lands in Mexico City

Renewable energy and clean technology recruitment specialist Taylor Hopkinson Associates has opened an office in Mexico City. Recent, timely investment in activities in Madrid has...
Ed Molyneux

FreeAgent joins forces with Anderson on new service for contractors

Established UK contractors are set to benefit from an innovative new accountancy services package launched by cloud software pioneer FreeAgent and leading accountancy and...
Ed Molyneux

FreeAgent to provide 1000 Exchequer Accountancy Services clients with cloud solution

Cloud accountancy software provider FreeAgent has joined forces with Exchequer Accountancy Services to help contractor and freelancer clients manage their business finances better. The agreement...
Suzy Smith

Edrington appoints Zenith Optimedia for its Regional Power Brands

Publicis owned Zenith Optimedia has been appointed as global media agency for Edrington’s Regional Power Brands, which include The Famous Grouse Blended Scotch Whisky,...

Senior team appointments at Scottish Equity Partners

Venture capital firm, Scottish Equity Partners (SEP), has strengthened its investment and operational teams with three senior appointments. Tony Robison, who joined SEP in 2011...
Andy Boyes

Former RBS Head of Direct Channels Technology joins Xceed Group as Managing Director, Scotland

London-based IT management consultancy Xceed Group has appointed Andy Boyes to the position of Managing Director of Scotland. Boyes joins Xceed Group with 28 years’...
Dave Robinson

Digital agency Red Evolution make the London move

Aberdeen based digital marketing agency, Red Evolution, has opened a London office in response to increased demand from the south of the UK. The company,...

Promoted Content

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...