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...
left to right EnerMech president Americas, Vince Kouns, Hydratron commercial director Findlay Beveridge, and EnerMech’s Frazer Thomson and Ian Brownhill.

EnerMech Strikes US Partnership With Hydratron

EnerMech has signed a distributorship agreement with Pressure Technologies Plc owned company Hydratron which covers North, South and Central America. In addition to providing sales...
Doug Whyte, managing director at Hydro Group

Hydro Group Celebrates Significant Asian Growth

Aberdeen-headquartered Hydro Group Plc has reported record growth since financial year 2014/15 within its Asian division. The subsea cable and connector specialist announced significant growth...
Edinburgh Castle

Chinese tour operators meet with Scottish businesses

Scottish tourism businesses were in China last week as part of a VisitScotland business development mission to boost an emerging market already worth £34...
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...
Kevin Stephen , Neptune’s Operations and Business Development Director for Europe, Mediterranean and Africa

Neptune opens Houston office

Neptune Marine Services, a provider of specialised engineering, integrated inspection, repair and maintenance solutions, is targeting further growth overseas with its new office in...
Nigel Eccles

Scottish ‘unicorn’ FanDuel to merge with American rival

Scottish 'unicorn' FanDuel has entered into a merger agreement with Fantasy sports technology competitor DraftKings. The transaction is expected to close in 2017 but financial...
Bruce Lee (Yi Li)

sensewhere win innovation category in Shanghai British Business Awards

sensewhere, the fast-growing Edinbirgh based company that provides specialist location services software and technology has won the innovation category at the British Business Awards...
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...
Jan Dell

Wood Group appoints vice president of clean energy

Wood Group has appointed Jan Dell as vice president of clean energy. Based in Houston and leading a team of 350 people globally, Jan...

Taylor Hopkinson Associates opens new Houston office

Renewable and clean energy recruitment specialists Taylor Hopkinson Associates has opened a new office in Houston, Texas.  Houston is widely known as the un-rivalled centre...

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...

Ferguson Group, Hoover Container and CHEP Merger

Ferguson Group, Hoover Container Solutions and CHEP Catalyst & Chemical Containers, three global providers of container solutions products in the energy, petrochemical and general...
Russell Dalgleish

Russell Dalgleish: Scottish Technology Investment events in Shenzhen and Hong Kong

This week I have the incredible privilege to attend the first ever Scottish Technology investment events in Hong Kong and Shenzhen delivered by Informatic...
Kevin Keogh

Paradigm Flow Services Announces Key Move In US Market

Oil and gas services provider Paradigm Flow Services continues its North America expansion with the appointment of a new business development manager. Kevin Keogh is...
David Leven

‘Shanghai Scotland Showcase’ exhibits best of Scotland to Chinese market

Scotland introduced a selection of its world-leading luxury products and services at a special showcase in Shanghai last week (Friday 14 October 2021). The ‘Shanghai...

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...
Iain Hutchison

Merlin ERD open US office in Houson, Texas

Perth based drilling experts Merlin ERD have announced the next phase of their growth plan with the opening of an office in Houston, Texas,...

£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...
Paul de Leeuw

RGU to develop skills training framework for India’s subsea sector

Robert Gordon University (RGU) has been awarded funding from the UK Government to establish a sustainable training framework for the Indian energy sector with...
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...
Hedda Felin

Hedda Felin appointed Managing Director of Statoil Production UK

Senior vice president Hedda Felin has taken over as Managing Director of Statoil Production UK. As the new head of the company’s Aberdeen office, Felin...
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’...
Alan Evett

Calash open Houston and New York offices

Strategic consulting and transaction support advisory firm, Calash, has opened offices in both Houston and New York City. The expansion into the USA market will...
Asgeir Drøivoldsmo, SPE Intelligent Energy 2016 Programme Committee Conference Chair

Aberdeen proves successful for SPE Intelligent Energy 2016

More than 1400 attendees from more than 30 countries gathered at SPE Intelligent Energy 2016 in Aberdeen this week as the industry brought together...
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,...
Add Energy's Aberdeen team

Add Energy doubles Aberdeen workforce to 55 following major contract wins

Add Energy, the international oil and gas upstream consultancy provider, has doubled its workforce in Aberdeen and Houston to 55 personnel as a result...
Liam Smyth

Colombia hopes to learn lessons from Aberdeen

Aberdeen’s ascent to become the oil capital of Europe is being drawn on as inspiration by a South American port city. Representatives from the North-east...
Lumut fabrication yard

Sparrows Group and SapuraKencana Petroleum to form Malaysian partnership

Sparrows Group is set to further grow its presence in the Asian Pacific market following the formation of a partnership between Sparrows Offshore Services...
Robin Watson

Wood Group secures $1million Statoil subsea tieback design project

Wood Group has been awarded the detailed design scope of the subsea tie-back from the Utgard gas and condensate field to the Sleipner facilities,...
Justin Willey

Temporary Staffing Solutions Provider Wins Place on China Visit

Scottish Borders based recruitment software provider, IQX Limited, has been selected as one of twelve top technology companies in Scotland to travel with Scottish...
From left - Colin Black International Manager and Howard Johnson Managing Director

Blaze launches new flexible pipe solution and partners with Norwegian-based firm

Fire control and safety solutions provider Blaze Manufacturing Solutions has announced a new strategic partnership with a Norwegian engineering, personnel and equipment rental firm...
Wayne Betts

ROVOP to create new jobs as a result of Gulf business growth

Aberdeen based subsea remotely operated vehicle (ROV) service provider, ROVOP, is set to increase its Houston workforce as a result of further business growth...

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...