Jenn Stewart and Christine Convy

Insolvency specialists target ambitious growth with new brand and additional office in Dundee

Dunedin Advisory, which specialising in personal and corporate insolvency, restructuring and recovery, has launched a new Dundee office to complement established offices in Glenrothes and Glasgow. The company, which is run by insolvency practitioners Christine Convy…

Ian McHardy

HRC Recruitment sets its sights on the city of discovery

HRC Recruitment has expanded into Dundee with the opening of a new city centre office, which will be led by Ian McHardy. Ian joins the firm as a director and has spent 16 years in…

(L-R): Kerrie Murray, Pryme Group CFO; Angus Gray, Pryme Group CEO; John Hayward, Pressure Technologies CEO; Findlay Beveridge, Hydratron commercial director; and, Murray Kerr, Pryme Group COO.

Further expansion for Pryme Group following Hydratron acquisition

Pryme Group, the Dundee-headquartered integrated manufacturing firm, has acquired Hydratron for an undisclosed sum as part of its growth plans to achieve turnover of more than £40million by 2021. CEO Angus Gray said the acquisition…

(left to right): Wendy Maltman, Julie Barclay, Debbie Hutchison, Iona Sorbie. (photographer: Simon Jauncey)

Ambitious growth plans for Malting House with new marketing director appointment

Dundee based graphic design studio The Malting House has appointed a new marketing director following business owner Wendy Maltman’s graduation from the inaugural FGIC (Famous Grouse Idea Centre) Elevator Creative Accelerator programme. [adbutler zone_id='297765'] Debbie…

Kim McAllister and Russell Dalgleish

Video interview with Russell Dalgleish of Scottish Business Network – High Growth Scotland with Kim McAllister

Kim McAllister talks to serial entrepreneur Russell Dalgleish about being tall, investing, Scottish Business Network and the Scottish entrepreneurial ecosystem. Russell is the founder and managing partner of Exolta Capital Partners. Scottish Business Network was…

Ian MacDonald

Brewin Dolphin makes Dundee acquisition

Wealth manager Brewin Dolphin recently completed an acquisition for its Dundee office with the purchase of the financial planning and investment assets of local business Clark Thomson MortgageFinders Ltd. The purchase price is not being…

Apex City Quay Hotel & Spa

Multimillion pound refurb complete at Apex City Quay Hotel & Spa Dundee

A £2.4 million refurbishment of Dundee hotel, Apex City Quay Hotel & Spa, has been completed. The hotel, consistently voted number one on TripAdvisor for Dundee, has seen all 151 bedrooms and suites throughout the hotel…

Alan Roughead

Perthshire law firm continues regional growth

Perthshire law firm, Macnabs, has opened an office in Aberuthven, bringing the firm’s total number of offices to four. Macnabs, which has offices in Perth, Pitlochry, Blairgowrie and now Aberuthven employs almost 40 staff and…

Is Scotland getting smaller? – High Growth Scotland with Kim McAllister

My business operates in three cities – not because I planned it that way – but because we kept moving. I set up Impact Online in Glasgow in 2010. Three years later we moved to Aberdeen and…

Crieff BID manager Neil Combe and Ruth Williams, Crieff BID marketing and communications executive, pictured with Karen Christie (left) from Fun Junction

Crieff Card launched so the money stays in the town

A new gift card has launched by Crieff Succeeds BID in an initiative designed to boost local businesses and ensure money stays within the town's economy. The Crieff Card allows recipients to spend in a…

James Williamson

Dundee ‘sapling’ 1st to win RBoS place – to drive global video dream

A young businessman has taken a step closer to his global video production dream by becoming the first graduate of a Dundee business accelerator scheme to win a place on Royal Bank of Scotland’s Entrepreneur…

Event: Cyber-attack top business threat for third year running

The top three threats perceived by businesses globally are cyber-attack, data breach and unplanned IT and telecom outages, finds a new BSI sponsored report.  Cyber-attack is the threat most feared by businesses around the world, including small…

Interview with Jill Henry of Meander Apparel – High Growth Scotland with Kim McAllister

As someone who has only recently discovered the addictive rush of a spin class, this new company really appeals to me. I met Jill at a networking event and was very interested in her concept…

Paul Mudd

Global expert to ‘uncover mindfulness’ at Business Breakfast

What is mindfulness? What are the benefits? And how can it help you and your business? The next St Andrews Business Club Breakfast at the Old Course Hotel on May 23 will answer those questions and more…

Developments at Bowhouse put Fife food and drink on the map

Bowhouse, Fife’s new food innovation hub is unveiling its expanded portfolio of makers based at the St Monans site alongside new funding to support start up food and drink businesses. In the ten months since…

Infinityblu owner Chris Barrowman outside the newly acquired Crieff practice

Scottish dentist of the year in six figure practice takeover

An award winning independent dental firm is celebrating further expansion in Perthshire after completing the buyout of the firm Smiles Dental in a six figure take over. Infinityblu Dental Care and Implant Clinic, established by…

L-R: Eleanor Mackay, social media manager; Anna Gunn, PR Consultant and Anne Brown, company accountant.

Volpa appoints three new staff members to aid expansion

Marketing agency, Volpa, has appointed three new members of staff in a bid to strengthen its core offering and realise its ambitious expansion plans. With a background in digital journalism and PR, Eleanor Mackay joins…

Fife publisher launches new natural health and wellbeing magazine

A Fife entrepreneur has launched Scotland’s first print magazine dedicated to natural health and wellbeing and more mindful living. (See the end of the article to get a free copy of the magazine) Mum-of-four Lynda…

More speakers added to Aberdeen Leadercast Live

As the Aberdeen Leadercast Live event draws nearer, the organisers continue to add to the amazing line up for the event which takes place on the 4th of May at the Hilton Treetops with live streaming of the event from…

Kevin and Pam Wilson, co-founders of family building firm Kevin Wilson Joiners & Building Contractors

Stirling Builders firm wins top business award

Staff at a Stirling building firm are celebrating after winning a top business award. Bridge of Allan-based Kevin Wilson Joiners & Building Contractors was named Small Business of The Year at the Scottish SME Business Awards…

Dr Vivienne Ming

Entrepreneurial Scotland annual conference – High Growth Scotland with Kim McAllister

You know that new emoji with the head exploding? That was me yesterday. The Entrepreneurial Scotland annual conference is always a highlight in my calendar – but this year they outdid themselves. The calibre of…

SP Technology

Dundee automation company announced manufacturer of the year

SP Technology, a Dundee based automation company, was announced Manufacturer of the Year at last night’s (26 April) Made in Scotland Awards. The company was recognised amongst 200 industry peers at the awards ceremony at…

Steve Turner

New Commercial Director for DPS Group

DPS Group,  the Fife-based electrical, control and instrumentation business has appointed Steve Turner as it’s new Commercial Director. Steve is an experienced business leader who specialises in high growth strategy developments in engineering and manufacturing sectors.…

Robert Graham

New figures reveal dairy proposal would be worth £65.3m and support 1,425 full time jobs

The national economic benefit of an investment plan by Graham’s the Family Dairy and Mactaggart & Mickel was launched last week. The proposal will generate an additional 825 new, full time jobs, equivalent to an annual…

Laura Sutherland

Laura M. Sutherland: Being part of a ‘community’ helps develop skills, relationships and our businesses

Three years ago, I started #PRFest. It’s two-day festival, specifically focussing on helping senior public relations and communication practitioners up-skill, share best practice and help the PR community grow. How does a community form? I hadn’t…