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Calum Smeaton

TVSquared raises £5.2million in funding

Edinburgh based TVSquared has raised an additional £5.2 million in a funding round led by Sir Tom Hunter's West Coast Capital. The West Coast Capital...

Scotland’s business leaders line up for the IoD Director of the Year Awards

Scotland’s top crop of directors have been shortlisted for the Director of the Year Awards, celebrating individuals’ business achievements in 2016. A record number of...
Wendy Loretto

Edinburgh business students to develop social business solutions

University of Edinburgh Business School is hosting a two-day event aimed at developing business solutions to some of today’s most pressing social issues and...
The snap40 devise in action

Medical wearable startup wins £1 million contract from NHS England

Edinburgh based snap40, which has created a medical wearable device, has been awarded a £1 million SBRI healthcare development contract by NHS England. The contract...

5,000 new full-time jobs for Amazon including Edinburgh

Online retailer and digital services company, Amazon, is to it create 5,000 new full-time jobs this year including at its base in Edinburgh, its...
Bill Adams

IME Property makes senior appointment

IME Property Ltd is gearing up for another year of growth by adding an experienced senior consultant to its team. The Edinburgh-based agency has brought...
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 –...
From left to right: Jim Rowan, Andrew Macfarlane, Linsey Mackie, Gordon Campbell, John Allan

Midlothian Nissan dealership wins Motability award

Midlothian Nissan dealership, Alex F Noble & Son, which this year is celebrating its 85th anniversary, has won a regional award for their work...
Ryanair

Ryanair launches 15 new Scottish routes

Ryanair has launched its biggest-ever Scottish winter schedule, with 15 new routes. These include 13 from Edinburgh to Baden, Budapest, Carcassonne, Eindhoven, Hamburg, Katowice, Nantes,...
Peter Kenyon, Ramsdens CEO

Ramsdens IPO advised by Scottish law firm HBJ Gateley

Diversified financial services provider and retailer Ramsdens was successfully admitted to AIM yesterday, advised by Scottish law firm HBJ Gateley. The AIM market is operated...
Lisa Fitzpatrick

Gillespie Macandrew doubles marketing team

Scottish law firm, Gillespie Macandrew LLP, has recruited two new marketing specialists to step up the firm’s marketing activity as it continues to expand...
Mike Cox

Industry veteran joins Blazing Griffin as head of studio

Edinburgh-based digital entertainment group, Blazing Griffin has appointed industry veteran, Mike Cox, to take charge of the game development arm as Head of Studio. Having...
Laurna Woods

Beattie Group reports £9.3m record turnover

2016 was a record year for Beattie Communications Group Limited in the UK according to accounts registered at Companies House. Profit before tax rose by...
Left to right are Kevin Reid of Cruden Group, Nick Watson of Rettie and Co and Stuart Paterson of Forth Ports

Rettie and Co, Forth Ports, Cruden Group and RBS team up again at Western...

The Structured Finance team at Rettie and Co has recently concluded legals on a further deal on behalf of Forth Ports which will see...
Campbell Newell, Head of Marks & Clerk’s Scottish trade mark practice

Scots IP experts stay at top of trade mark rankings

Intellectual property specialist Marks & Clerk has been rated as one of Scotland’s top performers for trade mark work. It received recognition in Managing Intellectual...
Leslie Benzies

Krotos secures six figure investment from video game pioneer

Edinburgh based Krotos, the producer of next generation audio tools for the entertainment industry, has secured angel investment in a deal led by one...
Duncan Logan

Silicon Valley tech luminaries lined up for Edinburgh investment event

Informatics Ventures (IV), one of Scotland’s premier technology entrepreneur support programmes, has lined up two of Silicon Valley’s most respected luminaries as participants in...
Helen Murdoch

Hanover Scotland Chief Executive appointed as first HouseMark Scotland Chair

HouseMark Scotland, the provider of data and insight in the housing sector, has appointed its first Chairperson. HouseMark Scotland’s Advisory Board confirmed the appointment of...
From left - Justin Willey and Russell Dalgleish

Russell Dalgleish joins board of temporary staffing technology specialist

Russell Dalgleish has been appointed as a Non-Executive Director to the board of Scottish based temporary staffing technology specialist, IQX Limited. Justin Willey, MD said...
Peter Fraser

Central Scotland sees surge in out of town office demand

Office take-up in Glasgow and Edinburgh’s out-of-town markets were well above the five-year quarterly average in the final quarter of 2016 according to new...
Do it Digital

National campaign seeks Edinburgh small businesses for free digital makeovers

Not-for-profit campaign, Do It Digital, which helps small, independent businesses around the UK make the most of the advantages of being online – is...
Lucy-Rose Walker

Scotland to get its first specialist Fintech accelerator

A new specialist fintech hub, backed by the UK and Scottish governments will open its doors to entrepreneurs in May 2017. The new hub will...
Fran Maclean

Pitman Training couple to celebrate 30 years in business

Husband and wife team Fran and Tom Maclean are to celebrate their 30th year at the helm of their Pitman Training centres business this...
Gillian Beaton

Marketing team strengthened at The Scotch Whisky Experience

The Scotch Whisky Experience has appointed Gillian Beaton as its new business development marketing manager. Returning to The Scotch Whisky Experience after four years as...
David Knight

Avant Homes to build 385 new homes in Scotland

Scottish housebuilder Avant Homes has revealed plans for 385 new homes across three new developments in the Central Belt, with a combined value of...

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Hampton Associates – 5 lessons for 2017

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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

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...