Jai Aenugu, managing director at The TechForce, and Anna-Marie Eardley, managing director at Waterloo Quay Properties

The TechForce targets growth with new office move

An Aberdeen-based technology start-up has celebrated a successful first six months in business with a move to new office premises. The TechForce, which provides cyber security, cloud computing and managed IT services for small and…

The Capitol

Aberdeen Property recognised as Best New Development outside Central London

Commercial property developer Knight Property Group celebrate The Capitol’s ongoing success this week after bringing home the building’s fourth award. Since reaching completion in April last year, the £35 million project has been awarded a…

Russell Borthwick at the Northern Star Awards

Finalists announced for Northern Star Business Awards

The finalists have been announced for the Northern Star Business Awards, Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce’s annual accolades for successful businesses across the region. The awards recognise companies in the North-east for their exceptional…

(L to R) Andy Drummond, director of Hoover Ferguson and John Ray, managing director of Raiths Farm Properties

First phase of £50m Cairnrobin development completed with first occupant secured

Developer Raiths Farm Properties has completed the first phase of its new 43-acre industrial business development, situated five miles south of Aberdeen city centre. The £50 million fully serviced site offers custom build opportunities delivering…

From left - Martin Gilbert and Keith Skeoch

Standard Life-Aberdeen deal cleared by competition watchdog

Standard Life's £11 billion deal to buy Aberdeen Asset Management has been cleared by the Competition and Markets Authority, clearing the way to create the country's biggest listed asset manager. Standard Life and Aberdeen said…

Asset management firm signs £3million three-year North Sea contract

John Crane Asset Management Solutions has secured a three-year £3million contract to provide condition based maintenance services with a major operator in the UK North Sea. The work covers rotating equipment across 12 assets and…

Professor Gary McEwan

Record success for new business start-ups across Aberdeen City and Shire

Aberdeen City and Shire is once again the top region in Scotland for new business start-ups after breaking the record for a second year. Delivering Business Gateway services across Aberdeen City and Shire, Elevator has…

James McIlroy

EnteroBiotix Secures £500,000 Seed Finance To Develop Microbes as Therapeutics

EnteroBiotix, a privately held Scottish biotechnology company focused on using the body’s own microorganisms to prevent and treat disease, has raised £500,000 in an oversubscribed seed round of investment. The financing was led by Equity…

New property at Countesswells

Report reveals growing fears over Brexit impact on house prices

Scotland’s homeowners are becoming increasingly anxious about the impact Brexit will have on the value of their property, according to a new report launched by Aberdein Considine in association with The Times newspaper. The inaugural…

Zoe Ogilvie of Big Partnership

Big in £600,000 new business boost

Marketing communications agency Big Partnership is celebrating a raft of new business worth more than £600,000. The Glasgow-headquartered agency, which employs 100 people in six UK offices, has secured a number of new PR and…

Carol Benzie

Aberdeen Airport wins two at national award ceremonies

Aberdeen Airport was the recipient of two awards last week: the first, recognising their digital developments, and, the second, for their transport links with Stagecoach. The airport was announced as the winner of the ‘Best…

Stuart White, Bank of Scotland

Oil and Gas industry shows cautious optimism and eyes growth

The UK’s Oil and Gas industry is gearing up for growth as cautious optimism returns to the sector, new research reveals today. The sixth annual Bank of Scotland Oil & Gas Report, which gathers views…

Will Whitehorn

Aberdeen business leaders encouraged to put innovation at the heart of business strategy

Business innovation and disruption is not limited to technology companies, but existing or new technology can be a catalyst for innovative business models, so heard leaders at an event hosted by KPMG in Aberdeen this…

ATR's compressor fleet in the Caspian region

ATR unveil new facilities and staff in Kazakhstan

ATR has opened a new base in Kazakhstan as the company looks to capitalise on recent business growth in the region. The business will initially employ 12 new personnel, 10 of which are locals, with…

Apache UK Forties Alpha

Expro secures $10m Apache North Sea well services contract extension

Oilfield services company Expro, has secured a $10million well services contract extension with Apache North Sea. The contract covers a range of well services including slickline, cased hole services and pumping services, as well as…

From left - Alison Cowperthwaite, Anne Harris-Evans and Allan MacKenzie

Raeburn Christie Clark & Wallace adds 3 to Commercial Property Department

Raeburn Christie Clark & Wallace (RCC&W), an Aberdeen and North-east legal firm, has appointed Allan MacKenzie and Alison Cowperthwaite as solicitors and Anne Harris-Evans as a second year Trainee to its Commercial Property team. Allan…

From left - Martin Gilbert and Keith Skeoch

Shareholder approval for Standard Life Aberdeen Asset merger deal

Shares in Aberdeen Asset Management and Standard Life rose 5% and 2% respectively after it was announced that shareholders have backed the £11bn tie-up between the two companies. The new firm will be led by…

May’s seed/venture-stage investments combine to £5m total

Welcome to our monthly feature focussing on the Scottish investment sector, brought to you in partnership with Beauhurst, the platform that shares rich information on UK based high-growth companies. Eight seed/venture-stage investments took place in…

Mhorvan Sherret, commercial director, Matrix Risk Control (left) welcomes Rona Young to the team

Matrix Risk Control makes key Middle East appointment

Incident investigation specialist Matrix Risk Control (Matrix) has made a key appointment in the Middle East as the company continues to extend its global footprint. Experienced crisis communications specialist Rona Young has joined the organisation…

Lauren Edwards

Lauren Edwards: Underwhelmed and Undervalued, Office Personnel Job Market Update

The trend of recruitment for Office Personnel (OP) professionals has remained stubbornly constant since our last update in November 2016. Temporary assignments account for over 80% of our placements, with many employers preferring to hire…

Tammie Sebire

ITF launches tech talk events to support oil & gas technology development

The Industry Technology Facilitator (ITF) is launching a series of tech talk events to support and promote the developer community and increase interaction with oil & gas operators. The organisation’s Innovation Network Tech Talk events…

Pat Machray

ONE sets out growth agenda for food, drink and agriculture in North East Scotland

Private sector led economic development body Opportunity North East (ONE) will target growth in food, drink, fishing and agriculture businesses across the region this year, backed by £1.6 million of investment. ONE’s focus on the…

Aberdeen region to star at Royal Highland Show

VisitAberdeenshire and a group of 25 tourism, food and drink businesses will attend the Royal Highland Show this week (22 to 25 June), at the Royal Highland Centre, Ingliston, Edinburgh as part of the celebratory…

Is being ‘too nice’ holding you back at work?

New research from leading e-learning and classroom-based training provider Activia Training has revealed that – despite a reputation oversea for being unfailingly polite yet somewhat surly and monosyllabic – British workers are a friendly, helpful…

Competition: Attend The Future of Cyber Security Scotland Conference for free

SBNN EXCLUSIVE OFFER - Attend The Future of Cyber Security Scotland Conference for free SBNN has teamed up with conference organisers, OSP Security Professionals to make an EXCLUSIVE offer to SBNN readers only. We have TEN Partner…

Free Daily Headline Alerts

Free headline alerts straight to your inbox every day! To receive our city or sector based email headline alerts, simply enter your email address and tick the city or sector news you would like to receive.

* indicates required
Subscribe to city headline alerts.