Dandara Grandhome CGI

Dandara’s Scottish investment passes £100m with Grandhome acquisition

Housebuilder Dandara has confirmed its latest investment in north-east Scotland, with the acquisition of land in the first phase of the emerging new community at Grandhome, Aberdeen. Dandara has delivered more than 2,500 homes to the…

Sandman Signature Aberdeen Hotel lobby

New Aberdeen hotel and restaurant opens with launch event

Last night Aberdeen’s newest venue welcomed over 300 guests for a special private party ahead of the official opening today, Friday 17 August. Guests were welcomed by doormen, one kilted and one dressed as a Royal…

The Infinity Team

Engineering company sees record growth following Apache contract award

Infinity has been awarded a substantial contract for the Seagull development, a subsea tie-back to a third-party platform.  The project will see Infinity support the pre-FEED & FEED providing production assurance, pipeline integrity engineering and…

Left to right: Greig Masson, Callum Masson, Robert Dalziel, Mike Masson

Texo Group acquires Orca Subsea

Texo Group has acquired Aberdeen-based, Orca Subsea to form Texo Marine. The engineering and technology group, which launched last month is rolling out an ambitious and transformative strategy to meet the immediate and long-term strategic…

John Hannah and Norman Gray

North east accountancy practice acquires competitor

A north-east accountancy firm is continuing to expand its client base with the completion of a six-figure acquisition. SBP Accountants and Tax Advisers has agreed a deal to buyout established Aberdeen business, Norman Gray &…

Stuart Ferguson

Well-SENSE secures seven-figure equity investment from Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures

Downhole technology specialist, Well-SENSE, has secured a seven-figure equity investment from Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures (“SAEV”), alongside its current owners, FrontRow Energy Technology Group Limited (“FrontRow”) and management. The support of SAEV as a strategic…

Les Hill

LFH Engineering boosts sales to £3m with growing international focus

Strengthening global links has helped a north-east specialist in engine pump manufacturing post healthy sales figures as it targets further growth in the international market. Ellon-based LFH Engineering achieved sales of £3m for its 2017/18…

Delegates being taken through their paces in AIS Training's survival pool

AIS Training scoops multi-million pound contract with Cape

Global training specialist, AIS Training has secured a five-year contract with critical industrial services provider, Cape to manage and deliver all of their out-sourced training requirements in the UK. The multi-million-pound contract, which began last…

From left - Kieran Taylor, Julia Catto, Madelynne Stephen and Susan Barclay

Four new positions created at Gary Walker & Co Wealth Management

Four new positions have been created to help meet increased client demand and deliver client servicing at Gary Walker & Co Wealth Management. The roles include a dedicated practice manager, an events and marketing executive…

Paula Murphy

New chief marketing & communications officer at Wood plc

Paula Murphy has been appointed to the newly created role of chief marketing & communications officer (CMCO) at Wood. Paula joins Wood from Arcadis where she was global head of marketing & communications and successfully…

Neptune Energy's Cygnus Alpha

Neptune Energy to buy Apache North Sea assets

Neptune Energy Group has entered into a Sale and Purchase Agreement to acquire certain development and exploration assets in the UK Central North Sea from Apache North Sea Limited. Neptune will acquire Apache’s 35% working…

Peter Lawson

Burness Paull posts annual turnover up 7% to £57.6m

Commercial law firm Burness Paull LLP has posted an annual turnover of £57.6M - up 7% from £53.8M the previous yea with profits of £23.8M - up 8% from £22M on 2016/17 - and as a…

Stuart MacGregor

New Chief Operating Officer for Stewart Milne Group

Stewart Milne Group has appointed a Chief Operating Officer to further strengthen the senior management team as it gears up for a new period of growth. Stuart MacGregor, formerly Group Finance Director, will take up…

From left - Brian Inkster and Rory Cradock

Law firm opens new office in Aberdeen

Inksters Solicitors have moved into Aberdeen with Rory Cradock joining them to set up an office at 9 Queens Road. Rory has many years of experience of the Aberdeen property market with, in recent years,…

Ross Watt

Scottish property firm appoints MD for the North

A Scottish property management company has promoted a shareholding director to managing director for the North region to support a £1million investment in the North of Scotland over the next three years. The restructure of…

The Bailey Sentinel

24 additional new jobs as Bailey Sentinel further expands Sentinel Marine fleet

Sentinel Marine, the Aberdeen-headquartered operators of offshore support vessels, has taken delivery of the latest vessel to join its state-of-the-art fleet. The Bailey Sentinel, constructed in China is now en route to Aberdeen and is…

Peter pictured here receiving his Caithness Glass Trophy with Morag Matson - the Programme Lead for the Accounting and Finance course at RGU, and John Black of AAB.

Anderson Anderson & Brown awards best final year student in Accounting and Finance BA (Hons)

Anderson Anderson & Brown LLP, one of the leading independent firms of Chartered Accountants & Business Advisors in the UK, sponsors of The Robert Gordon University Best Final Year Student in Accounting and Finance BA…

Dan Smith

Control Valve Solutions move to Minto Commercial Park, Aberdeen

Control Valve Solutions (CVS) Ltd has secured a new office and industrial unit on Minto Commercial Park in Altens, Aberdeen from SLI Real Estate Fund, a fund managed by Aberdeen Standard Investments. [adbutler zone_id='297765'] CVS will…

Event – North East Alcohol Think-in (NEAT)

The hospitality industry across the North East is experiencing significant challenges from legislative changes to cost pressures and efficiency drives. To address these challenges, Anderson Anderson & Brown LLP has partnered with TLT LLP and…

Brett Jackson

Granite PR Marks Tenth Anniversary With Inaugural Abu Dhabi Gateway Plans

An Aberdeen-based PR company has continued its tenth birthday celebrations with a significant expansion of its popular series of Gateway business networking events. The company, which was founded in 2008, is well known for its…

Albert Allan, Senior Vice President of RDS

KCA Deutag subsidiary enters into strategic alliance with Indian firm

RDS, a KCA Deutag business, and Kavin Engineering And Services Private Limited (“Kavin”) have entered into a strategic alliance that will see the two companies combine their strengths and expertise to jointly pursue design and engineering projects across…

Mark Fraser

Appointment of Chief Financial Officer at Nucore Group

Aberdeen’s Nucore Group which incorporates Oteac Ltd and HVAC & Refrigeration Engineering Ltd, has appointed Mark Fraser as chief financial officer. Mark brings with him over 15 years’ industry experience in senior finance and commercial roles.…

Walter Thain

Simmons backed Three60 Energy buys Ridge AS

Three60 Energy, an energy services group backed by energy focused private equity fund Simmons Private Equity (“SPE”) has acquired Stavanger based Ridge AS. This investment marks the addition of a third company into the Three60 Group. Established…

Peter Shields

Managing GDPR After the Consultants Leave the Building

Aberdeen based BusinessPort, which specialises in Process Management and Compliance software, is launching a new product aimed at managing the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). With an impressive client list that contains Babcock including use…

Martin Shaw

Swire Oilfield Services appoints new CFO

Offshore Container company, Swire Oilfield Services, has appointed Martin Shaw as new Chief Financial Officer. Mr Shaw will be based in the Aberdeen Headquarters and will be responsible for the Group finance function including planning,…