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Linda Urquhart

Linda Urquhart OBE Retires as Morton Fraser Chair

Linda Urquhart OBE has announced her retirement from Morton Fraser LLP after 33 years. She will be replaced as Chair of Morton Fraser by...
Amy McKay

Balfour+Manson strengthens Aberdeen office

Legal firm Balfour+Manson has strengthened its team in north east Scotland with the appointment of Amy McKay as an Associate within its Aberdeen office. Ms...
Mary McGoldrick and Alister Gibson

DM Hall appointments to boost commercial property team

Two new experienced commercial surveyors have been appointed to reinforce the West Commercial team at DM Hall, one of Scotland’s largest independent firms of...
David Wallace

New senior BT executive to lead Public Sector business in Scotland

BT has appointed a new senior executive, David Wallace, to head up its public sector business in Scotland and implement a new strategic direction...
Gavin Russell

Surveyor’s career comes full circle with return to Shepherd fold in Dundee

Chartered Surveyor Gavin Russell’s career has come full circle with his appointment as Senior Commercial Surveyor in Shepherd Chartered Surveyors’ Dundee office marking his...
Gerry More

New MD for Stewart Milne Homes in Central Scotland

Gerry More is to become Managing Director of Stewart Milne Homes in Central Scotland with responsibility for growing Stewart Milne Homes’ presence in and...
Douglas Whyte - Winner of IoD Scotland Director of the Year Large Businesses

Director of the Year Awards awarded to best in business

Scotland’s top directors have been honoured at this year’s IoD Scotland Director of the Year Awards, celebrating individuals’ business achievements in 2016. 15 top executives...
Tim Currie

CSG recruits to capitalise on new development opportunities

Commercial real estate investment and development company, Chris Stewart Group (CSG), has expanded its senior management team with an eye to future acquisitions and...
New airport link for Lothian Buses

Lothian Buses expansion creates 55 new jobs

Lothian Buses is to create 45 new driver posts and will take on 10 new apprentice engineers to help meet growing demand for its...

Openreach embraces VR to hire 195 trainee engineers

Openreach has announced a major expansion of its engineering workforce with plans to recruit 195 trainees in Scotland in its drive to improve customer...
Gareth Jones

Architecture and design studio appoints senior architect

Edinburgh-based architecture and design studio, LBA has appointed senior architectural designer Gareth Jones to further strengthen its team with a focus on private clients...
Will Sandwell (left) & Jamie Thain (right)

Key commercial property expansion for CKD Galbraith

CKD Galbraith has announced a significant expansion of its commercial property division. The firm is to provide a UK-wide specialist investment agency brokerage service led...
Ardyne's Technical Support Team - Dave Stewart and Duncan Livingstone

New appointments strengthen technical offering for Aberdeen firm

Ardyne, provider of specialised plug and abandonment and slot recovery technology and services, has made two new top tier appointments in its technical support...
Jennifer Young

Raft of promotions at Ledingham Chalmers

Scottish law firm Ledingham Chalmers has made seven promotions across its Inverness, Aberdeen and Stirling offices. In line with its focus on steady, sustainable growth,...
From left - Piotr Wisthal and Andrew Ferguson

Key appointment for Hutcheon Mearns

Following a period of growth and expansion, Hutcheon Mearns has appointed Piotr Wisthal to their consulting team of accounting professionals. A fully qualified Chartered Accountant,...
Chris Dixon, director of Mechanical Handling Services, EnerMech.

New director appointment at EnerMech’s Mechanical Handling Division

EnerMech has strengthened a key business division with the appointment of Chris Dixon as director of UK Mechanical Handling Services. Dixon will enhance the Aberdeen-headquartered...
David Rainford

New Appointments for Controlled Bolting Specialists HTL Group

Controlled bolting specialist, HTL Group, has appointed Wendy Bendel as Business Development Manager and David Rainford as OEM Business Development Director. Wendy joins HTL Group...
Margaret Meehan

Burness Paull promotes new pensions partner

Scottish law firm Burness Paull has promoted Margaret Meehan to partner in its pensions team. Margaret joined Burness Paull in 1993 and has more than...

New venture enables job seekers to score dream career in football

A new Aberdeen-based firm, Jobs In Football, has been launched by local businessman David Smith. The dedicated online platform, jobsinfootball.com, is specifically focussed towards identifying...
Christine Yuill

Pinsent Masons announces 2017 partner promotions

International law firm Pinsent Masons has announced the promotion of 16 individuals to its partnership, including Glasgow-based tax specialist Christine Yuill. Eighty per cent of...
Ecosse Subsea Services managing director Mark Gillespie, left, with chairman Mike Wilson

Ecosse Subsea Systems Appoint New Managing Director To Drive Growth

Ecosse Subsea Systems (ESS) has appointed Mark Gillespie as managing director in a move which positions the subsea technology company for significant growth over...
Andy Boal

New Head of Rating for Shepherd Surveyors

Shepherd Chartered Surveyors has appointed Andy Boal as its Head of Rating based in the firm’s Dundee office with a national remit to head...

Thousands expected at Glasgow recruitment fair

Careers with some of Scotland’s biggest employers are up for grabs at a free recruitment event hosted by Clyde 1 in Glasgow this Wednesday...
Steve Moir

ICoTA Europe Appoints New Chair

The European Chapter of the Intervention & Coiled Tubing Association (ICoTA Europe) has started its 2017/2018 season with the appointment of a new committee...
Jane Merson and Ian Angus

Associate promotions at Aberdeen law firm

Raeburn Christie Clark & Wallace has promoted Jane Merson and Ian Angus to Associate Solicitors within the firm. Ian joined the firm in 2015 and...

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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

Louise MacLean

Interview: Louise MacLean of Signature Pubs – a day in the life

Louise MacLean, head of sales, marketing and PR at the Signature Pub Group, is an industry veteran having started as a graduate trainee with...
Bruce Hydes

Interview: Bruce Hydes of Edgar Stewart. The changing face of recruitment

Home to three leading specialist brands in the Scottish recruitment sector, namely Talented, Edgar Stewart and Cyrus Selection, ESS Holdings (Edinburgh) Ltd is a...
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...

Columnists

Ian Stirling: How to build a distillery in Edinburgh part 2 – Capacity

Fascinated that someone was writing a diary blog about their proposed £5m new Edinburgh distillery project, we asked Ian Stirling of Port of Leith...

Laura Sutherland – 9 top tips for mobile marketing

Aura PR’s Laura Sutherland looks at the opportunities which lie in mobile marketing. The mobile has climbed the ladder to be one of the...
Yekemi Otaru

Yekemi Otaru: 12 engaging ideas for engineering companies

Even in so-called boring industries, there is great content. But finding new content ideas can be a real problem for marketing teams. Particularly in engineering...

Ian Stirling: How to build a distillery in Edinburgh part 1 – Three things

Fascinated that someone was writing a diary blog about their proposed £5m new Edinburgh distillery project, we asked Ian Stirling of Port of Leith...
Kieran O'Connor

Kieran O'Connor: Top 10 Life Lessons For Engineers

1. Some things will always take longer than you first think Hofstadter's Law: It always takes longer than you expect, even when you take into...