GlamCandy highlights growth – High Growth Scotland with Kim McAllister

It was a big day in Dunfermline yesterday. A £250,000 facility boasting a 100% employment rate for its alumni had its grand opening – and it certainly looked grand. The clue is in the name…

From left Linda Anderson and John Bidgood

Systal signals growth plans with two senior hires

Glasgow-based Systal Technology Solutions has announced two new senior hires as part of its ambitious growth plan. John Bidgood joins as Chief Technology Officer from IBM.  He brings over two decades of Global sales and…

Gordon Dewar

1.5 million passenger barrier broken at Edinburgh Airport

The 1.5 million passenger barrier has been broken for the first time ever at a Scottish airport as Edinburgh Airport recorded its busiest ever month on record. A total of 1,501,988 people passed through the airport…

Calum Smeaton

TVSquared opens Miami office to manage Latin American growth

TV performance analytics and optimisation company, TVSquared, has opened a Miami office to support its development of the Latin American market which is the world’s fourth-largest advertising market accounting for more than $28 billion in annual TV…

Caroline Barelle

Founders Series – Caroline Barelle, CEO/CSO of Elasmogen

If you are interested in sponsoring the Founder Series please email founders@sbnn.co.uk Caroline Barelle took the brave step of jumping from being a research scientist to a CEO with the spin out of Elasmogen from Aberdeen University…

L-R: Stuart Law (Director & Head of UK Payroll Services at Mazars), Cara Young, Kyle Graham, Andrew Mitchell, John Cuthbert, Michael McAllister, and Andy Mitchell (HRC Recruitment).

Mazars expands payroll offering in Glasgow

Accountancy practice, Mazars, has expanded its dedicated payroll function in Glasgow with a string of promotions and appointments. The firm, which moved into new premises at 100 Queen Street in February 2018, has made four…

Jack Richardson

Healthy vending firm appoints new Commercial Sales Manager

Corporate snack business Healthy Nibbles has named former Vegware executive Jack Richardson as its commercial sales manager. Richardson joins the Edinburgh-based company to take responsibility for the commercial team, ensuring both the business and clients…

John Harrison-Church

Edinburgh e-bike company takes off as Festival gets off to a flying start

As the festival gets off to a flying start, Edinburgh e-bike company, Ezeepedal, is celebrating a major increase in demand from visitors around the world, following support from Business Gateway Edinburgh to help grow and…

Graham Duncan

Council contract renewal drives Richardson and Starling’s Fife expansion

Richardson and Starling has doubled the floor space of their Kirkcaldy office and recruited 6 new staff following the renewal of a multi-year preservation contract from Fife Council. The agreement with Scotland’s largest preservation company…

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…

David Johnstone

Glasgow digital agency continues US expansion

Glasgow-based digital agency After Digital has continued its American expansion with the appointment to design and build Honolulu Museum’s new online platform. The After Digital team met the team from Honolulu Museum at last year’s…

Jackie Dalziel

Ayrshire candle company hits 5000 sales reps three years after a devastating fire

An Ayrshire candle company now has 5000 sales representatives across the country selling directly to its customer base, just three years after a devastating fire almost destroyed the business. Darceys Candles was set up by…

Dave Hughes

Founders Series – Dave Hughes, Founder and Chief Technical Officer of Novosound

If you are interested in sponsoring the Founder Series please email founders@sbnn.co.uk Dave Hughes founded Novosound as the first spin-out from the University of the West of Scotland in April 2018. With successful funding competitions under its…

Adrian Smith

Ecometrica triples profits in record-breaking year

Ecometrica, the Edinburgh-based downstream space and sustainability reporting company, has forecast further years of profitable growth after its latest figures showed earnings tripled to £650,000 - almost 15 times what they were two years ago. The…

Applications open for Startup Summit competition

FutureX has opened applications for the annual Startup Summit Competition for UK-based tech entrepreneurs. Startups making it to the final will pitch on the main stage at Startup Summit 2018 on October 31st, going head…

Adam Christie

Edinburgh medical devises firm raises £3.15 million to fund US Launch in 2019

CALCIVIS, the Edinburgh-based medical devices company focused on revolutionising the management of tooth decay and enabling preventive dentistry, has closed a £3.15 million equity funding round from existing investors Archangel Investors, Julz and the Scottish…

Laurna Woods

Communications agency recruits to satisfy new client wins

Beattie, the integrated communications agency, has brought six new faces into its UK offices in the past month as well as three more in Canada. A flight of new client wins across the UK and…

Ronnie Stokes

New loudspeaker manufacturer booms with £850k funding

FYNE AUDIO, a new entrant into the high-end, loudspeaker audio market has received an £850k funding facility from Bibby Financial Services. The funding line includes Export Invoice Discounting (Export ID) as well as an FX facility, which will help the business…

Biomatrix floating river bank being installed in Rennes France

Moray firm involved in world’s largest floating river bank

A Moray based firm has been involved in an international contract to form the world’s largest floating river bank in France. Biomatrix Water has also been creating ecosystem modules for a mile-long floating park in…

Pursuit staff

Pursuit Marketing to create 40 new jobs following funding deal

Glasgow-based Pursuit Marketing is implementing growth plans and creating jobs after receiving a significant funding package from Scottish Enterprise's Regional Selective Assistance fund. The firm has secured £450,000 to continue expanding the business across the city.…

Harper Macleod Chairman Professor Lorne Crerar and Chief Executive Martin Darroch

Harper Macleod hits profits of £10.2m on turnover of £26.5m

Scottish law firm Harper Macleod has marked its 30th year in business by announcing record profitability in its most recent financial year – its seventh consecutive year of profit growth. The firm saw profits pass the…

Graham Duncan

Richardson and Starling open new Inverness office

Scotland’s largest building preservation company, Richardson and Starling, has opened a new office in Inverness. Seven new posts are being created with the company actively recruiting from the local area.  The firm is seeking 5…

Turing Festival

A day spent at Scotland’s premier tech festival – High Growth Scotland with Kim McAllister

So Google is watching us – but we still control Google. This is the message I’m taking from the morning session at Turing Fest. Cindy Krum frightened the bejesus out of me with her insights…

Paul Atkinson

Taranata Group achieved 39% turnover uplift to £62m

Taranata Group has reported its first set of figures since undertaking structuring and branding initiatives. The Group has achieved a turnover of £62m for the year 2017, compared to a combined turnover (for the three Group…

Glenmorangie Distillery

Scotch Whisky tourism enjoys best year ever 1.9 million visits

Scotch Whisky tourism saw record numbers of visitors in 2017, with 1.9million visits to Scotch Whisky distilleries from tourists from all over the world as well as from across the UK. The 2017 annual survey compiled by the Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) also revealed spending…