Fintech Scotland announces inaugural chairman and strategic partners

FinTech Scotland has appointed David Ferguson as the first chair of the board and confirmed a number of global strategic partners. The appointments were confirmed this week at the joint Scottish Government and industry Financial…

The Ship on the Shore completes redevelopment following £550,000

The Ship on the Shore, the renowned seafood restaurant in Leith, Edinburgh, has completed the redevelopment of a new bar area after receiving £550,000 funding from Santander Business Banking. The Ship on the Shore is…

Is Scotland getting smaller? - High Growth Scotland with Kim McAllister

My business operates in three cities – not because I planned it that way – but because we kept moving. I set up Impact Online in Glasgow in 2010. Three years later we moved to Aberdeen and…

Prosthetic technologies firm to invest £5.6 million in Scotland

Designer and manufacturer of world-leading prosthetic technologies, Össur, has cemented its commitment to Scotland with an agreement to invest £5.6 million over a three year period to develop ground-breaking myoelectric prosthetic hand and arm solutions…

Appointedd enters new phase of global growth with double appointment

Edinburgh-based software company, Appointedd, forges ahead with its international growth strategy with the appointment of two new senior roles and the launch of new global functionality. The tech startup, which specialises in online booking technology,…

Scarborough Muir Group sells Aquarius Court for £1.22m

Scarborough Muir Group has sold its Aquarius Court office investment at Queensferry One to Hamcap (Strathclyde) BP Ltd for £1.22m. The Grade A specified building, developed speculatively by Scarborough Muir, is fully let and occupies…

Allied Irish Bank appoints Edinburgh based head of manufacturing

Allied Irish Bank (GB) has appointed Edinburgh-based Brian Machray as its new head of manufacturing, following the announcement of its dedicated manufacturing fund earlier this year. Brian previously ran his own equity advisory firm and…

NHS gets connected with new IoT trial to track hospital beds

A Scottish hospital is using the Internet of Things (IoT) to monitor and track the whereabouts of its medical beds as part of a new initiative to automate bed maintenance, a traditionally manual process for…

Edinburgh PR agency wins ASDA account

Edinburgh-based PR agency, Pagoda, has secured first major client for its Newcastle office, opened earlier this year. Pagoda has been appointed by Asda to handle planning communications in England and Wales in recognition of the agency’s…

New Head of Cyber Security and Innovation Seconded to SBRC

One of Police Scotland’s foremost cyber security officers has been seconded to the Scottish Business Resilience Centre (SBRC) tasked with boosting business resilience and cyber security in Scotland. Detective Inspector Eamonn Keane, previously of Irish…

Lomond Capital continues on English acquisition trail

Edinburgh-based property group, Lomond Capital, has  acquired Bonett’s Estate and Lettings Agents in Brighton bringing the number of properties under its management in the region to 1,650. The deal follows Lomond’s purchase of SDL Group’s…

Five new Partners at commercial property agent

Commercial property agent Ryden has recently promoted five new Partners and two new Associates. Susan Cameron and David Lindsay based in the firm’s Edinburgh office, Gregor Harvie and Tim Jacobsen in Glasgow and Michael Lorimer…

Old Town partners take centre stage to boost city centre conference opportunities

Two of Edinburgh’s most iconic Old Town institutions are joining forces in a move that could see a multi-million-pound boost into the heart of the city. The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh (RCSEd) and the…

Edesix Opens New Office in the Middle East

Edesix, the Edinburgh-based providers of Body Worn Cameras (BWC), has opened a new office in UAE as it targets the Middle Eastern market for expansion. [adbutler zone_id='297765'] The UK-based wearable camera expert, which already supplies…

Edinburgh building consultancy appoints director to run new occupier services offer

Edinburgh-based independent building and project consultancy Paragon has launched a dedicated occupier services offer following the appointment of a highly experienced specialist director. Andrew Gower joins Paragon with more than 15 years’ experience as an occupier services…

Dundee ‘sapling’ 1st to win RBoS place - to drive global video dream

A young businessman has taken a step closer to his global video production dream by becoming the first graduate of a Dundee business accelerator scheme to win a place on Royal Bank of Scotland’s Entrepreneur…

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Artisan Real Estate Investors scoops top Scottish property industry award

Artisan Real Estate Investors’ position as one of the leading players in the Scottish property industry has been further recognised with the winning of one of this year’s most high profile industry awards. Artisan was…

Construction work starts on new 72 bedroom Edinburgh Malmaison hotel

Development company S Harrison has appointed Edinburgh based Sharkey as the principal contractor to transform a historic Edinburgh building into the latest boutique hotel for Malmaison Hotel du Vin Group. Grade A listed Buchan House…

4 North titled deal of the year 2018 at Scottish Property Awards

Aberdeen-based commercial property developer, Knight Property Group was awarded Deal of the Year for their landmark Edinburgh development, 4 North at the 2018 Scottish Property Awards. The decision was made after a top panel of…

Edinburgh Gin Deal Just The Tonic For £100k Musselburgh Scottish Sprint Cup

Edinburgh Gin has teamed up with Scotland’s fastest horse race in a three-year sponsorship deal. The £100,000 Edinburgh Gin Scottish Sprint Cup at Musselburgh Racecourse on Saturday 9 June is a highlight of the Scottish…

New board appointments at CENSIS

Two new board members have joined CENSIS, the Innovation Centre for Sensor and Imaging Systems. The new members are Genoffir Macleod, VP and General Counsel of Thermo Fisher, and Prof Steve McLaughlin, Head of School,…

Buccleuch Property purchases £2.955m Livingston property

Buccleuch Property has further strengthened its commercial property portfolio with the purchase of a substantial industrial unit at Oakbank Industrial Estate, Livingston. The purchase of unit 4 – 6 Oakbank Park Place reflects a net…

Commsworld appoints new Executive Director of Operations

City of Edinburgh Council’s CIO and Head of ICT has joined Commsworld as Executive Director of Operations. Bruce Strang is the latest industry big-hitter to join the board at Commsworld as it looks to consolidate recent expansion…

Clydesdale Bank owner makes Virgin Money takeover bid

The owner of the Clydesdale Bank, CYBG, has made an all-share £1.6 billion take over bid for Edinburgh based Virgin Money. The merger would create a six million personal and business customer ‘challenger’ bank according to CYBG…

Top Property Professionals combine to form essential Advisory Group

Four well known and respected property professionals have joined forces to launch a new advisory group with a view to assisting landowners and developers bring sites forward to release much needed housing across Scotland. The…