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Collette Norval and Duncan Skinner

Aberdeen start-up wraps up deal with top flight football club

An Aberdeen clothing start-up, backed by social entrepreneur Duncan Skinner, has signed a licensing deal with Celtic FC and added BrewDog UK and The...
Pic courtesy Fly Cup Catering

Fly Cup Catering expansion plans needs corporate support

Inverurie based charity, Fly Cup Catering, which providing adults with a learning disability training and employment opportunities has to create a learning centre and...

Scottish culture success with £1.87 million from business partnerships

120 cultural projects have benefited from a collective investment of more than £1.87 million by partnering with Scottish business in what is being hailed...
Nicola Gray and Keith MacRae

Mackinnons Solicitors combine 175th anniversary with charity focus

A north-east legal firm has launched a year-long fundraising drive for a charity which uniquely supports fishermen and their families as part of its...
Celebrate Aberdeen Parade

Third sector, musicians and sports groups urged to sign up for Celebrate Aberdeen

Organisers of Celebrate Aberdeen are aiming to hold their largest ever parade in the city this year and are urging a range of new...
Joanne Casey

Business Beats Cancer dinner raises over £70,000 for Cancer Research UK

Last week over 300 Glasgow business people attended the Business Beats Cancer charity dinner raising over £70,000 for Cancer Research UK bringing the total...
Home-Start Aberdeen hopes to recruit and train additional volunteers in 2017

Energy firm gives family support charity a £5,000 birthday boost

A local family support charity has received a welcome 30th birthday gift in the form of a substantial donation from a major energy company. Nexen...
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...

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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...