Lifestyle

No.10 Bar & Restaurant named two-time award finalist

An Aberdeen bar & restaurant is celebrating after being named as a finalist in two leading industry awards ahead of its one year anniversary. No.10...

Angus & Oink Launches Guerrilla Brewing

Barbecue company, Angus & Oink has introduced three small batch beers to its product repertoire under the micro brand, Guerrilla Brewing. The firm, which already...

Aberdeen hair salon named Best Business in Scotland at inaugural national business awards

An Aberdeen hair and beauty salon has won a prestigious business accolade at a national business awards ceremony. Linton & Mac, based in Netherkirkgate and...

Carluccio’s to open first Edinburgh restaurant

Growing Italian eatery, Carluccio’s is to open its first Edinburgh location with the lease of the ground floor and basement totalling 4,439 sq ft...

New Thai restaurant to open on old Monkey House site

Contemporary dining Thai restaurant, Chaophraya is to open in Aberdeen this month, following the success of the brand in both Edinburgh and Glasgow. Owned and...

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Michael Young of MBN Solutions:

Next month – Scotland hosts progressive global blockchain event

MBN Solutions in partnership with RBS, Deloitte, R3 CEV, BigchainDB, Blockstream and Spiritus Partners host Blockchain event – 11 November 2016. Scotchain16 is a unique event designed to cater for ‘C’ suite executives and business leaders and their need to know more...
Granite Expo 2015

This Week: Granite Expo 2016 – Thursday 27th October

The Editor-in-Chief of Aberdeen Journals will officially open a popular annual business showcase when it returns for its sixth consecutive year this week. Damian Bates,...
Ryan Crighton

Free breakfast briefing: When HR problems become PR problems

Business owners and HR directors are being urged to join a free employment law breakfast briefing in Aberdeen this week. Leading Scottish legal firm Aberdein...
Mollie Hughes

Next Month: A Mountaineer, a Brewer and a Broadcaster!

The Royal Scots Club is delighted to announce the launch of its Liaison Lunches, starting in September this year. Featuring a mountaineer, a brewer and...
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

Jack Cairney

Interview: Jack Cairney, Founder of BeFound – How to launch a software company

SBNN caught up with BeFound founder and search marketing expert Jack Cairney. We talked about launching a small business, motivation, technology and of course...
Craig Buchan

Craig Buchan: The continuing journey of Qpal

I sat with great expectations of becoming a frequent blogger back in April after I put the finishing touches to my first chronicle, Coming...
Peter Vardy

Scottish Entrepreneur: Peter Vardy on employing 800 people, giving money away and hanging out...

Peter Vardy has just become a dad. The sleepless nights are a challenge for the chief executive of Peter Vardy Ltd, owner of seven...
Sir Tom Hunter

“I’d like to be the catalyst for positive change in Scotland” – Sir Tom...

You can listen to the podcast version of this interview at the end of this article. The best piece of management advice Sir Tom Hunter...
Simon Cowie

Interview – “This is a Year for Survival and a Year of Opportunity.” Simon...

Simon Cowie has been awarded Scottish Dealmaker of the Year twice (in 2009 and 2014) and the company has been shortlisted for three 2016...

Columnists

Julie Mitchell-Mehta

Julie Mitchell-Mehta: What’s the Difference between Online and Offline Marketing? 

With the growth in inbound marketing, and the buzz around content, social media and digital media, marketers have more choices than ever when deciding...
Craig Buchan

Craig Buchan: Unleashing A Minimum Viable Product (MVP)

Despite studying software development for a year at University, the first time I’d actually encountered the term MVP (Minimum Viable Product) in a technology...
Clare Scott

Clare Scott: When the buck stops with you

Ah, life as a small business owner. Exciting. Empowering. Stimulating. But also frustrating, overwhelming and downright terrifying. Here’s the thing: Being the boss is the...
John Durrant

John Durrant: The ups and downs of running a business will test you to...

If you’re new in business, or even if you’re not, you’ll know that the ups and downs of running a business will test you...
Jayne Carmichael Norrie

Jayne Carmichael Norrie – The Gin Room Scotland: From an Idea to an Award...

I am a self-employed Singing Teacher, so perhaps I am not the most obvious choice when selecting someone to develop a new business concept...
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