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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...
Mark Ward, CEO and founder, Power One Group

Power One Group reports record turnover of £7.8 million

Power One Group, the Paisley headquartered electrical engineering specialist that provides mobile network infrastructure to the remotest parts of Scotland reported record revenues of...
John Anderson

Enterprise guru John Anderson to chair Homes for Good Investments Ltd

Leading Scottish entrepreneurship and growth specialist John Anderson has been appointed to chair the investment arm of Scotland’s first social enterprise letting agency, Homes...
University of Strathclyde

Strathclyde University student wins global construction innovation and sustainability competition

Construction Industry Solutions (COINS), a supplier of enterprise software for the construction industry, has revealed a University of Strathclyde student as a winner in...
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 –...
Gerard Eadie

CR Smith sees turnover and profits rise

Scottish windows, doors and conservatories company, CR Smith has posted positive results for the year ending 29 February 2016, with both turnover and profits...
Mark Ellis

New Glasgow office for Ellis Whittam creates 35 new jobs

Ellis Whittam, a supplier of HR, employment law and health and safety services has opened a new Glasgow office, leading to the creation of...
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...
Staff at the Leven Valley welcome the restaurants reopening

New Stonehouse Pizza & Carvery Opens

Stonehouse Pizza & Carvery are delivering an exciting new look and dining experience for all who visit its Glasgow restaurant; The Leven Valley. Located on...
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...
Macs Adventure - Office Revamp

Building shell transformed into quirky Google-style offices

Design firms Julia Grant Interiors and Ormond Design have transformed an industrial building shell into dynamic, modern offices for a Glasgow-based adventure holiday company. Julia...
Fraser Nicol

Scott-Moncrieff strengthens business technology arm with new partner

As part of a significant investment in its business technology consulting (BTC) practice, business advisers and accountants Scott-Moncrieff has appointed Fraser Nicol as Partner...
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...
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...
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...
Designer Janice Kirkpatrick pictured with actress/model Liz Hurley and Detlef Braun Member of the Executive Board of Messe Frankfurt GmbH

Graven launches campaign to get design on international agenda

Glasgow based international design studio, Graven, has launched a campaign to get the world talking about the importance of design. Launched in Frankfurt at the...
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...
Caledonian MacBrayne

CalMac carries more than five million for first time in 20 years

Caledonian MacBrayne’s official carrying statistics for 2016 reveal that the west coast of Scotland ferry company passed five million passengers for the first time...
Gary Moffat

Retronix receives £3.8m boost which will create 10 new jobs

Electronics company Retronix has secured two major multimillion pound international contracts that will double its turnover over the next two years and create 10...
Mark O'Neill

DM Hall launches innovative new energy department

Chartered Surveyors, DM Hall, is launching a new, dedicated energy department to assist clients in the increasingly important energy efficiency sector. Branded as DM Hall...
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...
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...
Colin Kennedy, CEO, ICS Learn

Record growth for Glasgow-based online learning company

Glasgow based online learning company ICS Learn saw its revenue increase by 48% last year. The company, which caters for over 11,000 students, saw its...
Julie Wilson and Amy Livingstone

Entrepreneurs Exchange event in Glasgow again

Entrepreneurs Exchange, the nationwide programme that connects the next generation of British entrepreneurs with some of the UK’s most successful business founders, is to...

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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...