From left - Chris Gardiner, Daniel Rosie and Andy McGill

New collaborative platform set to launch in Dundee

A new networking and collaboration platform set to launch in Dundee to bring people together from different sectors and backgrounds in and around Dundee and Tayside. The platform aims to help individuals and businesses creatively engage…

From L/R: Fife Council Service Manager George Sneddon, Chair of the council's Economy, Tourism, Strategic Planning and Transportation Committee Cll Altany Craik, with Little Thistle Staff, Tracey Hinds, Kevin Fleming, and Gregor Fleming.

Breathing new life into the Queensway Technology and Business Park

Seven new business units are breathing life in to the Queensway Technology and Business Park in Glenrothes. The units, which were built in partnership between Fife Council and the Fife Task Force, are located next…

Finding a nook for the book – High Growth Scotland with Kim McAllister

Reading used to be a huge part of my life – and then I had kids. Now, with a three and six year old, I feel like time to read is time stolen, squirreled away,…

Nicola Dames

Award-winning businesswoman joins Inspiring Women event line-up

A multiple award-winning businesswoman who created her company to help women like her affected by bowel disease has been announced as the second speaker for St Andrews Business Club’s Inspiring Women event on March 7. Nicola…

Vicky Brock

Vicky Brock: 10 important lessons I learned from other people in 2017

Well, 2017 really did turn out to be one hell of a year - and not entirely in a good way. But memorable it most certainly was, along with interesting and character-defining.  And the upside of…

David Archer

Deal provides sweet smell of success for Fife business

A Kirkcaldy business has seen its turnover increase by 24% to £4.3m after securing a deal to supply pre-filled popcorn tubs to 235 Asda stores. Sephra Europe, which has been helped by Business Gateway Fife…

Jamie Hutcheon of Cocoa Ooze

Scottish Chocolatier Network conference to unwrap sweet innovations

The Scottish Chocolatier Network will host the sweetest new conference of the year at Abertay University. Held in the University’s Hannah Maclure centre on February 27, the event will run from 10.45am to 3.30pm, attracting chocolate lovers…

Roddy McAllister and Kim McAllister

Treat your customers like your mum – High Growth Scotland with Kim McAllister (Video)

This week I have tried something a little bit different: the first High Growth Scotland video interview. Following on from the news that Aston Martin Edinburgh was recently named number one in the world for Aston…

Global leadership conference returns to Aberdeen for the 4th Year!

Leadercast Live, the world’s largest one-day leadership event, is being held at the Hilton Tree Tops in Aberdeen on Friday the 4th of May, 2018. Hosted by Total Perspectives, it is set out to inspire,…

John McFarlane and Heather Brown

Find out how a Modern Apprentice to can help your business

People doing business in North-East Fife can learn how Modern Apprentices can help their business, and Scotland, at St Andrews Business Club’s next business learning event on February 28. In the learning lunch, to be held…

David Laing, Chairman of the D J Laing Group

D J Laing Group moves back to profitability

The D J Laing Group  has reported a pre-tax profit of £628,000 compared to a loss of £88,000 in the previous year for their civil engineering, housebuilding and recycling operations. In October 2015 the waste processing operations…

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Eden Mill submits plans for new £4m distillery and brewery in Fife

Eden Mill has unveiled ambitious plans to create a new distillery and brewery just metres from its current headquarters in Fife. The £4million expansion project in Guardbridge will see historic former paper mill buildings refurbished…

The Lovat Hotel

Perth hotel parent company goes into liquidation

S.L.E Enterprises, the company that ran The Lovat Hotel, Perth, ceased trading on Monday, 25th January and 47 employees of the business were unfortunately made redundant at that time. Matt Henderson, Restructuring Partner at Johnston Carmichael,…

Fiona Logan and Andy Lothian

Insights Learning Development appoints new CEO

Global people development business, Insights Learning Development Ltd, has appointed Fiona Logan as its new Chief Executive. Fiona was previously Insights Chief Operating Officer. During the last three years Insights revenue has grown from £28m…

from left to right are: Michael Johnston, Claire Pirie, Lindsay Kirkwood, Stacey Culloch and senior partner John Thom.

Miller Hendry strengthens its teams in Dundee and Perth with six appointments

Tayside solicitors and estate agents Miller Hendry has announced a raft of six key appointments and promotions, expanding and strengthening its teams in Dundee and Perth. Aileen Scott and Beverley McMahon have been promoted into…

Craig Nicol, Joint managing partner at Thorntons

Thorntons increases turnover £23.9 million

Scottish law firm Thorntons has recorded strong financial results to May 2017 resulting in an overall increase in turnover of 4.5% to £23.9 million with profitability at the 56 partner firm increasing by 18%. Craig…

Andrew Morrison

Andrew Morrison, CEO of AM Bid Services – My First Scottish Business Network Event

The Scottish Business Network has been making waves in the Scottish and London business communities recently, we asked one of their new members to tell us all about the fast growing network. Here is a…

Laura M. Sutherland: Public relations and artificial intelligence can work together

PR practitioners are scared of the term ‘artificial intelligence’ and it could cost them, being slow to modernise, up-skill and learn how to work WITH AI. If you don’t know your artificial intelligence from your STEM, don’t worry.…

Kecia McDougall

Craft distiller set to bring Scotland’s first eau de vie to market

A new micro distillery has opened its doors in Tayport, Fife, using locally sourced fruit and grain to produce Scotland’s first field to glass version of France’s famous eau de vie. Tay Spirit’s Never.25 infuses…

Jo Chidley

Beautiful business opens up natural growth opportunities – High Growth Scotland with Kim McAllister

I am very attracted to positive people. The energy they exude is like the warmth from the sun, I can’t help but bask in it. Sometimes I don’t even need to see them to feel…

Nigel Forrest

Allied Surveyors Scotland expands into St Andrews

Allied Surveyors Scotland Plc has appointed Nigel Forrest as a Director to head the valuation department of its new office in St Andrews. Nigel, who joins the business from another national firm, will play a key…

The EIE18 cohort of startup companies (by Stewart Attwood)

Informatics Ventures picks top 60 early stage tech companies for EIE18

Informatics Ventures, one of Scotland's leading technology entrepreneur support programme, has picked 60 early stage companies for EIE18 at McEwan Hall, Edinburgh on Thursday 19th April. Over the course of the day, the 60 high growth…

Craig Hunter and Virginia Murray

Mozolowski and Murray order up 300% thanks to tourism growth

Timber and glass specialist Mozolowski and Murray is benefiting from the growth in Scotland's tourism sector with a threefold increase in orders for bespoke dining room extensions and standalone structures. Manufactured at the company's purpose-built…

Transfer A Large Sum Of Money Abroad (Easily!)

As a result of borderless economy, the demand for simple cross-border transactions has never been higher. Especially after Brexit, when the British pound dropped to its lowest since 1985. If you’re looking make regular monthly…

Glasgow

Glasgow remains Scotland’s top place for start-ups despite a drop

Glasgow remained Scotland’s number one start-up hotspot, beating Edinburgh two years in a row, according to new research. Statistics published by Companies House, analysed by Centre for Entrepreneurs, show that 6,189 new companies were registered…