Ingen Ideas

Ingen Ideas to provide production optimisation and offshore commissioning support services to UKCS operator

Aberdeen-based Ingen has been awarded several scopes to deliver subsea engineering, process engineering and offshore commissioning support to an established UKCS operator. Ingen will provide onshore support during procedure development, offshore readiness and permit to…

Elgin High Street retail units let

A number of vacant units in Elgin’s town centre have been let recently. 55 High Street has been let to a café/restaurant operator on the basis of a 5 year lease and 61/63 & 65…

Douglas Cumming

Systal Technology Solutions wins Certas Energy network monitoring contract

Certas Energy has awarded Glasgow-based Systal Technology Solutions a contract to provide a network monitoring service to ensure their fleet of 1000 tankers, working out of 150 plus depots throughout the UK, are provided with…

European expansion and acquisition in only 3 years for 180 Advisory Solutions

Glasgow-based 180 Advisory Solutions, an insolvency and business advisory firm, celebrated its third birthday following a new business acquisition and expansion into the Republic of Ireland. The firm was founded in 2014 by Barry Stewart…

Entrepreneur of the Year Awards celebrates 21 years as nominations open

Nominations open today (Thursday, 6th July) for Entrepreneurial Scotland’s annual Entrepreneur of the Year Awards. Now in their 21st year, the awards are delivered in association with Deloitte and new partner, Barclays. Celebrating 21 years…

Roseanna Cunningham

£4.3 million to improve access and tourist facilities

Projects for attracting tourists, creating new jobs and boosting economic growth in coastal communities will receive £4.3 million funding. Initiatives which will improve coastal paths, transform harbours and create new visitor attractions are among the…

Four Seasons Hotel

Highly rated hotel will be first business venture for returning Scottish hotelier

A highly-rated lochside hotel in Perthshire is expected to gain further refinements after changing hands between seasoned hoteliers, with ambitious new owner Susan Stuart marking her return to Scotland. Hotel and licensed property specialist Colliers…

Robert Graham: The bread and butter of Brexit

In the midst of uncertainty and change, Robert Graham of Graham’s the Family Dairy says it’s never been more important than now for Scotland to play to its strengths and think big. Robert Graham of…

Three senior appointments at Wylie & Bisset

Glasgow-based accountancy firm Wylie & Bisset has made three senior appointments amongst a number of other promotions within the practice. Graham Gillespie, who joined Wylie & Bisset after graduating in 2002 and specialises in internal…

The Custom House, Greenock’s Jewel in the Crown, opens its doors to global business

A Georgian architectural masterpiece in one of the most dramatic locations in Scotland has been restored to its former glory, and the hunt is now on for a suitably impressive new occupant for the building.…

Val Barr

Female-led financial services firm completes management buyout

Independent financial adviser firm, Executive Benefit Services (UK) Ltd, has completed a management buyout with backing from Allied Irish Bank (GB). The Lanark-based firm manages over £200 million of wealth and specialises in retirement and…

Keith Brown

Scottish economy grows 0.8% in first quarter of 2017

The Scottish economy grew by 0.8% during the first quarter of 2017, according to statistics announced today by Scotland’s Chief Statistician. Change in gross domestic product (GDP) is the main indicator of economic growth in…

Crucible Alba Group secures £555,000 investment for new Gretna retail development

Property developer and asset management company, Crucible Alba Group, has secured a £555,000 investment from Royal Bank of Scotland to construct a retail development in Gretna. The £1 million development, which is situated on the…

Nicola Irvine

After 349 years, first woman is elected Dean of Royal Faculty of Procurators in Glasgow

Nicola Irvine, a partner in Glasgow law firm Russells Gibson McCaffrey, has been elected Dean of the Royal Faculty of Procurators in Glasgow. She is the first woman to be elected to the position in…

Edinburgh based digital brand agency wins £500,000 of new business

Edinburgh based digital brand agency Tayburn is celebrating a raft of new clients after beating off competition from around the UK for a series of prestigious briefs. The company has secured around half a million…

Close Brothers Asset Management strengthens Scottish presence with senior wealth manager hire

Close Brothers Asset Management (CBAM) has appointed Bruce Saunderson as Director of Wealth Structuring in a move designed to strengthen its proposition in Scotland. Bruce joins CBAM’s Glasgow office after six years in PwC’s regulated…

Lloyds Bank’s Asset Finance team expands with two new appointments

Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking has welcomed two new members to its asset finance broker team to support its growth ambitions. Based in Glasgow, Steven Teague and Christie Bell join the growing asset finance team as…

Roz Wood

Flexible working - Employers should consider a flexible attitude

With recent news that B&Q, Dixons and Tesco are running pilot programmes to encourage flexible working and on the other hand IBM has stopped allowing thousands of its US staff from working from home, Law…

Add Energy wins $600k BP Trinidad and Tobago contract

Add Energy, the international energy consultancy provider, has been awarded a maintenance build contract with BP Trinidad and Tobago LLC for work on the Angelin gas field, a development located 60 km offshore Trinidad and…

Rebecca Pick

Young Entrepreneur Rebecca Pick brings lone worker security tech to market

Rebecca Pick, a young Glasgow-based entrepreneur who was recently named by Scottish Development International as one of the most influential women in technology, has launched her first products – a range of lone worker security…

Surge in female start-ups narrows ‘enterprise gap’

The UK has witnessed a rapid rise in the number of start-ups in recent years, with the number of new female entrepreneurs in the UK rising far faster than men in the past decade. New…

Phase 1 of the £24.5m Kelvin Hall redevelopment

The £24.5m redevelopment of Glasgow's Kelvin Hall has been finalised with the interior design element being undertaken by Graven in collaboration with Page\Park Architects. The interior design element includes specific spaces, environmental branding, exhibition design,…

Arctic robot arrives at Macphies as part of £1million development

Scotland’s first “Arctic robot” has landed in Aberdeenshire as part of a £1million investment programme by food ingredients manufacturer Macphie. The futuristic facilitator operates at temperatures of minus 30 degrees Celsius, stacking boxes at the…

Inoapps drives global growth with new CFO and senior sales appointments

Aberdeen-based global Oracle Platinum Partner Inoapps has appointed Ally Rule as CFO and Mike Blackburn as UK VP of Sales. The move reflects the significant global growth of the company across EMEA, the USA and…

Flame Heating Spares to invest £300k in Scottish expansion

Flame Heating Spares is gearing up for further growth with the launch of three trade counters in Scotland, following a £300,000 investment. The fast growing Heating & Plumbing merchant has secured two sites in Glasgow…

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