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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...
An artist's impression of the new development

Dundee Architects Shape Multi-Million Pound Plans for Loch Lomond Leisure Park

An award-winning Dundee architects’ studio is designing a multi-million pound leisure complex overlooking Loch Lomond. The Andrew Black Design team managed to successfully navigate their...
Hampton by Hilton Aberdeen Airport

Interstate celebrates three new hotels in Scotland

Glasgow-based hotel management company, Interstate Europe Hotels & Resorts, is continuing to make its mark in Scotland with the opening of a trio of...
Gavin Russell

Surveyor’s career comes full circle with return to Shepherd fold in Dundee

Chartered Surveyor Gavin Russell’s career has come full circle with his appointment as Senior Commercial Surveyor in Shepherd Chartered Surveyors’ Dundee office marking his...
Stefano Pieraccini

Saint Andrews’ Seafood Restaurant sold to young entrepreneur

The iconic glass and steel cube Seafood Restaurant, which overlooks the North Sea on Saint Andrews’ Bruce Embankment, has been acquired by young entrepreneur,...
Ann-Maree Morrison

Stirling entrepreneur to fly the flag for British female professionals

Stirling-based businesswoman Ann-Maree Morrison has been chosen to represent the UK at a global conference of senior female professionals, headlined by Angela Merkel, the...
Mr. & Mrs. Barrie and Jim Wales

Caulders Garden Centres buys Cupar Garden Centre

Caulders Garden Centres has expanded their business into Fife with the purchase of Cupar Garden Centre. Having secured over £1million in funding from Clydesdale Bank,...
Pauline Hogg - Managing Partner of Condies Accountants and Advisors

Condies announces appointment of Pauline Hogg as Managing Partner

Condies Accountants and Advisors has announced the appointment of Pauline Hogg as the firm’s new Managing Partner. After qualifying as a chartered accountant with a...
Clark Boles, managing director, CBO Associates

CBO Associates expands into Tayside & Fife

QHSE and Information Security specialist CBO Associates has expanded into Tayside and Fife, bringing to the area over 20 years of industry experience, helping...
(L-R) Dr Mark McCrum & Dr Peter Mendham

Bright Ascension on Mission to Become Employee Owned

Dundee and Edinburgh based experts in space technology Bright Ascension, which specialises in software products and services for satellites, has announced it plans to...
Fife College

£1 million boost for skills and jobs in Fife

Over £1 million has been awarded to Fife Council and Fife College to run a programme of Foundation Apprenticeships for local young people over...
Queens Hotel

Dundee's Queens Hotel is on the market for £2.75m

Best Western Queens Hotel in Dundee has been brought to the market with an asking price of £2.75m. Constructed in 1878, the 53-bedroom hotel is...
June and Cameron McCann

Stirling Gin wins at the Scottish SME Business Awards

Stirling Gin has been named Best New Business at the inaugural Scottish SME Business Awards. The artisan drink, created by Bridge of Allan couple June...
Andy Boal

New Head of Rating for Shepherd Surveyors

Shepherd Chartered Surveyors has appointed Andy Boal as its Head of Rating based in the firm’s Dundee office with a national remit to head...
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...

Plans Lodged for £100 Million Mixed Use Development in Angus

Sunnyside Estate Ltd has lodged its planning-in-principle application for a mixed use development on the 64-acre former Sunnyside Royal Hospital site in Montrose. The proposed...
Lindsey Anderson

Deals help Fife-based artisan producer increase turnover by nearly £200k

An artisan food producer has seen its turnover soar by nearly £200k after securing a distribution deal with The Cress Company, shelf space in...
Alban Denton, Managing Director of Loch Duart Ltd

St Andrews Business Club AGM to share a high-flier’s experience, networking & food

Business people are being invited to join members and guests of St Andrews Business Club on April 5 to hear a high-achieving St Andrews...
Martin Sloan

Why new data protection laws mean organisations will need review their approach to cyber...

A recent survey by BAE Systems revealed confusion within many organisations as to who should be responsible for dealing with their response to a...
International coordinator Suzanne Murdoch, Macphie customer Mr. A. A. Abed and head baker Alan Leith at Gulfood.

Macphie in Dubai for world’s biggest food fair

Macphie joined over 5,000 suppliers from 120 countries at Gulfood in Dubai recently - the world’s largest food and drink exhibition. As well as connecting with potential...
L-R – James Gregg (Motive Offshore), Dundee Port manager David Webster, Alex Fyfe (Motive Fabrication), Dave Acton (Motive Offshore), Gary Mitchelson (Motive Fabrication)

Motive Offshore invests in Dundee Port quayside facility

A North-east offshore services firm has expanded its business with a six figure investment in a quayside fabrication facility in Dundee Port. Motive Offshore Group...
Paul Wheelhouse

Floating offshore windfarm south of Aberdeen approved

Planning consent for an eight turbine 6MW offshore wind farm around 15 km south-east of Aberdeen has been granted by Minister for Business, Innovation...
Unit 8 Broomfield Industrial Estate Montrose

Barrett Steel expands in Montrose

Barrett Steel has sub-let a 2,795 sq m (30,067 sq ft) industrial unit at Broomfield Industrial Estate in Montrose from Hunting Oilfield Services. The firm,...
Graeme and Leanne Carling

Carling Property Group enters student market

Property and investment firm Carling Property Group has entered the student accommodation market with the acquisition of Alloway Halls, formerly owned by Abertay University. The...
Paddy Tomkins

New Chair and Vice-Chair at the Scottish Business Resilience Centre

Two highly respected leaders from the worlds of business and crime-prevention have been appointed by the Scottish Business Resilience Centre (SBRC) to senior positions. Following...

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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...