Rigmar Rope Access Technician, Zeff Marlow, inspecting cable stays on behalf of Forth Crossing Bridge Constructors (FCBC), on the new Queensferry Crossing – Photo courtesy of Transport Scotland

Rope access experts complete £2.5m project Queensferry Crossing contract

Aberdeen-based inspection and maintenance firm, Rigmar Services, has completed a six-month, seven-figure installation on the new Queensferry Crossing, over the Firth of Forth in Edinburgh. The £2.5m project to complete the installation of the 288…

No 2 Castle Terrace

Knight Property Group’s latest Edinburgh development fully let

Scottish commercial property developer, Knight Property Group welcomed two new global companies to their most recent Edinburgh redevelopment, No2 Castle Terrace. With Knight Frank already secured prior to the completion of No2’s refurbishment, the property…

6 programmes to help my business grow – The Daily Scaleup with Kim McAllister

Scotland is a unique ecosystem for new and growing businesses. The country is just big enough a market without being so large that influencers are unreachable. We also have quite a number of support programmes…

Richard Masters, Chairman Scotland & Northern Ireland, Pinsent Masons LLP

Richard Masters appointed as Pinsent Masons Chairman of Scotland & Northern Ireland

International law firm Pinsent Masons has appointed Richard Masters to take over the role of Chairman of Scotland and Northern Ireland. Mr Masters, who hails from Lisburn, joined law firm McGrigors as a graduate lawyer…

Colin Parker

VisitAberdeenshire leads cruise ready preparations for region

VisitAberdeenshire will launch a new guide aimed at preparing the North-east for the arrival of the global billion-dollar cruise industry at a workshop in Aberdeen on 10 October, ahead of the new cruise-friendly Aberdeen South…

Angela Prentner-Smith

2017 Association of Scottish Business Women National Business Awards finalists announced

The Association of Scottish Business Women has announce the shortlisted finalists for the 2017 National Business Awards. The winners will be announced at a glittering ceremony to be held at Glasgow Grand Central Hotel on Friday…

(L-R) Ross Linn, Jaclyn Russell, David Rennie, Emma Stephen and Bob McDiarmid

Stronachs to relocate its Aberdeen offices

Stronachs LLP is moving its Aberdeen headquarters to larger office facilities to bring all its services under one roof, as it continues to grow and expand. The full-service law practice, one of the largest independent…

Left to right – John Wright, managing director of Deeside Timberframe, with new operations director Stewart Ferguson

Deeside Timberframe appoints new operations director

Stonehaven-based Deeside Timberframe, part of the Bancon Group, has appointed a new operations director to help drive its continued expansion and growth. Stewart Ferguson is currently director of the Bancon Group’s specialist works division. He…

Robert Fraser

So where is the most expensive place to buy property in Scotland?

East Renfrewshire has overtaken Edinburgh to become the most expensive place to buy a home in Scotland. A house in the area – which includes some of Greater Glasgow’s most popular suburbs such as Newton…

Bill Gordon

Key Appointment for Fire and Security Firm

Aberdeen fire and security firm Oteac has appointed a Business Development Manager for its Scottish and UK operations. Bill Gordon has 25 years’ industry experience working on both a national and international scale. He has…

Robert Graham, MD of Graham’s The Family Dairy

Graham’s the Family Dairy opens £1.5m NE logistics facility

Graham’s the Family Dairy has opened a new £1.5m logistics facility depot at the Midmill Business Park, Kintore in Aberdeenshire. The development not only enables Graham’s to deliver more locally-produced milk to an increasing number…

Jim Land

CEO Interview – Jim Land of Cresent

What does your company do? Cresent are Control of Work and Health and Safety specialists. We work in high-hazard facilities, both onshore and offshore, in the Oil and Gas, Marine and Nuclear industries all over…

Matt Corbin

New director of European operations at Sparrows Group

Sparrows Group has strengthened its leadership team with the appointment of Matt Corbin as its regional operations director for the UK and Europe to support the company’s continued growth in the oil and gas, renewables…

Bill Walkingshaw, managing director, (left) and Colin Bruce, international business development manager

Contract award and expansion for fluid management environmental specialist

A new independent Aberdeen-based oil and gas service company has secured its first major contract, while at the same time expanding its operations. TEMS International, a drilling fluid systems specialist, launched earlier this year with…

Stephen Marcos Jones

Oil & Gas UK Awards 2017 finalists announced

The quest to find this year’s most outstanding individuals and companies reaches a stage closer as Oil & Gas UK announces the finalists for its 2017 annual awards. The judging panel for the industry’s flagship…

Desmond Reid and Carol Sim

Company growth triggers new appointments at Kore Solutions

Kore Solutions, the Aberdeenshire-based business which specialises in the design, provision, installation, testing and inspection of a range of integrated building technologies, has appointed Desmond Reid and Carol Sim to the company’s Technology Team. Appointed…

From left- Valerie Cheyne, Alfie Cheyne, Jim Milne, Bill Main

Balmoral Group invests £10m in ACE Winches

Two prominent north-east Scotland businesses are to work together to maximise global opportunities in the offshore, renewables and decommissioning markets. Multi-disciplined design, engineering and manufacturing company, Balmoral Group Holdings Ltd, has taken a substantial stake…

The unusual way to scale – The Daily Scaleup with Kim McAllister

It’s a holiday Monday in Edinburgh and the Highlands today – so I’m giving you a holiday bonus. This scaleup story is a little bit different, so I like that it’s not sitting in the…

One lucky start-up will win free office space in Orega Aberdeen’s inspiring Silver Fin office environment.

Silver Fin office space up for grabs in new competition for start-ups

A new competition to win six months’ free office space at Aberdeen’s prestigious Silver Fin Building is giving entrants the chance to get their business off to a flying start. The #StartMeUp Pitch, organised by…

Peter Walker

Shortlist announced for 2017 Aberdeen City and Shire Tourism Awards

Two leading lights of the north-east tourism industry have been shortlisted for an award recognising those who dedicate their time and energy to giving visitors exceptional experiences. Peter Walker, general manager of Meldrum House Country…

From left - Annabelle Gow and Gordon Stevenson

Raeburn Christie Clark & Wallace welcomes two new Solicitors

Raeburn Christie Clark & Wallace welcomes two new Solicitors Aberdeen and North-east legal firm Raeburn Christie Clark & Wallace (RCC&W) has appointed two new solicitors to the firm. Annabelle Gow joins the Private Client team…

James Withers

Scotland Food & Drink tour stops in Aberdeen

Scotland Food & Drink is once again heading out across the country, hosting key figures from the booming Scottish food and drink industry to discuss the industry’s hot topics. The first stop on the road,…

Chris Foy

Tourism chief says collaboration is the key to securing success from new investments

​Chris Foy, chief executive of VisitAberdeenshire, spoke of the importance of skills development and marketing collaboration to secure a dividend from new opportunities in the city and shire at a tourism event at Thainstone House…

Scale-Up Story: Scottish Bioenergy – The Daily Scaleup with Kim McAllister

Blue Smarties were always my favourite. I remember when they first came out – I was eight. Mum bought me a tube with a plastic pop-off lid with a letter on the back and I…

John Blyth

Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival appoints new festival manager

One of the world’s biggest whisky festivals has appointed a new manager to steer it through the next phase of its development. John Blyth will take over the helm of the Spirit of Speyside Whisky…

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