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L-R - Andy Brydon from Curated Place; Councillor Jenny Laing, Aberdeen City Council Leader; Mike Backus, Vice President for Nexen Operations U.K and Steve Harris, Chair of Aberdeen Festivals and CEO of VisitAberdeenshire.

Nexen to sponsor ten Aberdeen Festivals

A major new sponsorship deal between a consortium of local festivals and Nexen Petroleum U.K. Limited has been announced. Aberdeen Festivals, made up of 10...

Ninjas swing into action at Aberdeen charity

A new team of volunteer ninjas are starting to swing into action at a local Aberdeen charity. Me Too! Magazine has welcomed Ahpuhn Rossiter, Sarah...
Angela Constance

Social enterprise sector gets £1million boost

More than £1 million will help advance Scotland’s social enterprise sector, Equalities Secretary Angela Constance has announced. Social enterprises deliver high quality products and services...

British Heart Foundation Scotland seek Development Board members

The British Heart Foundation is currently funding over £60 million of world class research in Scotland; with 2 centres of excellence in Edinburgh (£30...

New business golfing format arrives in Scotland

Building on the success of the national five-a-side tournament, Business Fives, which has raised over £5,500 for charity partners in the space of just...
Dr Ollie Folayan, chair of AFBE-UK Scotland.

AFBE-UK Scotland programmes to inspire tomorrow’s engineers

The Scottish chapter of a not-for-profit organisation is to hold a series of events throughout the year aimed at giving young people an insight...

Crowdfunding initiative to unlock Aberdeen’s potential

Individuals, community groups and businesses are being invited to turn their ideas in to reality through the launch of a new funding initiative. Aberdeen City...
William Bird, owner of Fennel Restaurant in Inverurie

Thousands raised by campaigners tackling north-east homelessness

A group of big-hearted business people have helped raise nearly £9,000 for two organisations that support those affected by homelessness in Aberdeen City and...
Neil Christie, managing director, Converged Communication Solutions

Converged sponsors internet access along with SensationALL donation

A north-east charity that works with children and adults who have multiple support needs has received a technical boost thanks to an Aberdeen IT...
Lynda Sword and Alison Carr from Cash for Kids Radio Tay are presented with a £42,000 cheque from Thorntons From back left: Graeme Dickson, Graham Lambert, Malcolm Farquhar, Stuart Mackie, Nick Barclay, George Dunlop, Grant Hamilton From front left: Murray Etherington, Lynda Sword – Cash for Kids Radio Tay Charity Manager, Lorna Goodfellow, Megan Sweeney, Alison Carr – Cash for Kids Radio Tay Charity Executive and Margaret Allan.

Thorntons raises record £42,000 for Cash for Kids

Law firm Thorntons has achieved its biggest ever fundraising total for its 20th annual Charity Wills Campaign. Thorntons has raised an impressive £42,000 after pledging...
Paul Lawrie (Photo by Richard Heathcote/Getty Images)

Carbon tees-up five figure support for Paul Lawrie Foundation

Financial planning and investment firm Carbon Financial Partners has committed nearly £20,000 to support the Paul Lawrie Foundation. The charity created by Scotland’s 1999 Open Championship...
L-R Alison Connelly, Head of Funding Development at RSPB and Suzy Smith, Marketing Director for The Famous Grouse

Famous Grouse and RSPB toast £600,000 success

The Famous Grouse is toasting the success of its partnership with RSPB which has reached a significant fundraising milestone of £600,000. The money will help...
Absafe in the classroom

Safety education charity adds to board

Safety education charity Absafe has announced new additions to its board of trustees, with Les Linklater, Executive Director of Step Change in Safety, elected...
Alison Sellar

Aberdeen CEO pedals her way past £20,000 charity target

Alison Sellar, CEO of activpayroll, the global payroll and employee mobility solutions expert headquartered in Aberdeen, has raised over £21,000 for four charities in...
James Barrack

Knight Property Group help build a better future with £9,000 donation

The Barrack Charitable Trust, funded by Knight Property Group, has donated over £9,000 to Business in the Community Scotland’s Paired Reading project. Paired Reading brings...
Gavin Henry, managing director of SureVoIP

Aberdeen telecoms firm makes New Year commitment to Gathimba Edwards Foundation

An award-winning Aberdeen firm has named the Gathimba Edwards Foundation (GEF) as its charity of the year for 2017 – kicking things off by...
Lynn Jolly

Vegan Entrepreneur Launches Six Figure Animal Sanctuary Campaign

In a bid to encourage the UK's businesses and the public to do something positive on “Blue Monday”, the creator of the UK's only...
The Proserv fundraisers

Proserv raises £11k for North-east children’s charity in 2016

A North East children’s charity has received more than £11,000 following a year-round fundraising effort by staff at energy services company Proserv. Charlie House, which...
Aberdeen Asset Management’s apprentice fundraisers, from left, Hannah Booth, Raegan McBain, Sam McGrath, Rachel Adam and Harry Rothnie

Aberdeen Asset Management apprentices deliver £14,000 present to Aberdeen Cyrenians

Christmas has come early for Aberdeen Cyrenians which has taken delivery of a bumper £14,000 donation raised by apprentices from Aberdeen Asset Management. More than...
From left - Ashley Meikle (Medical student, University of Edinburgh) - Archie Meikle (Managing Director, Ashwood Scotland Ltd) - Susannah Houston (Medical student, University of Edinburgh)

Charity success rounds off strong year for Ashwood

The Ashwood Scotland Foundation, set-up by Bathgate-based construction and development company, Ashwood Scotland, has raised £7,547 at the Foundation’s Annual Charity Ball recently held...
Angela Constance

New strategy launches to drive social enterprise growth

Scotland’s social enterprises can add to their £1.68 billion economic value by accessing global markets, Communities and Equalities Secretary Angela Constance has said. Scotland’s first...
The DNV GL charity cycle challenge team

DNV GL charity cycle challenge raises £5,500 in memory of colleague

DNV GL’s ‘Ride of the North’ cyclists have raised more than £5,500 for Chest, Heart & Stroke Scotland (CHSS) in memory of a young...
From left to right; Graeme Bone, Graeme Allan, Mike Brown and AABi the charity's mascot

Anderson Anderson & Brown launches own charitable initiative

Anderson Anderson & Brown LLP (AAB) has set up the Anderson Anderson & Brown Charitable Initiative (AABi). The official launch of AABi occurred at AAB’s...
Royal Bank of Scotland

Four community projects win share of RBS's Skills and Opportunities Fund

Four community projects from across Scotland are to receive up to £35,000 each from the latest round of the Royal Bank of Scotland’s Skills...
The Hairy Hikers

Hairy Hikers raise over £8000 for Marie Curie

A team of ‘Hairy Hikers’ from Edinburgh Airport have been baking cakes, climbing mountains, cycling, doing the 5k Pretty Muddy and coughing up cash...

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Hampton Associates – 5 lessons for 2017

Every day is a school day at Hampton Associates. After an amazing (and extremely diverse) 2016, we wanted to share some of the key...
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

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...