Chris Roche

Aridhia agrees ten-year deal with leading hospital

Aridhia, the cloud-based data analysis platform provider, has agreed a new ten-year deal with Great Ormond Street Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (GOSH) which will see it deliver the research and innovation component of the Trust’s…

(left to right) – Claire Hamilton - Marketing Director, Alana McConnachie – Creative Director and Lee Brandie – Managing Director of Wired Studio.

London office opening for Aberdeen digital growth agency

Aberdeen-based digital growth agency Wired Studio, who use data insights, analytics and creative digital design to aid the growth of their clients, have opened a new office in London (30th August 2017). The agency now…

Adam Hardie

London event to support food and drink businesses with an appetite for growth

Accountancy and business advisory firm Johnston Carmichael is helping Scottish food and drink businesses to source crucial investment by hosting an exclusive event in London. ‘Meet the Food & Drink Investor’, which is to be…

Callum and Frazer Johnston

Glasgow-based Rockin Vans expands to London tripling fleet and creating 22 jobs

Glasgow-based Rockin Vans, Scotland’s largest family-run VW campervan hire and conversion company, has expanded its operation into London and trippled its fleet, from 15 to 45 to cater for the growing ‘staycationers and min-mooners’ market,…

Jumpstart’s Garry Keith, Business Development Manager; Scott Henderson, Managing Director; Antony Beak, Business Development Manager; and Jay Bhatti, Technical Analyst celebrate a successful first year in Slough.

Further expansion for Scottish R&D firm

Edinburgh-headquartered firm Jumpstart, one of the UK’s leading research and development (R&D) tax relief specialists, is to invest in further expansion in the South East area, following the success of the first year of its…

Dr Andrew Muir, CEO Farrpoint

FarrPoint expands into London office as it celebrates 10 years in business

Scottish IT and infrastructure consultancy company FarrPoint has opened a new office in London to support its rapid expansion and as a base for its activities across the country. The firm, based in Edinburgh, has…

Sabina Shaida

Redefine|BDL Hotels appoints new chief commercial officer

Glasgow-based Redefine|BDL Hotels (RBH) has appointed Sabina Shaida to the company’s Executive Committee as Chief Commercial Officer. Based in RBH’s London office, Sabina will lead the company’s commercial strategy across its extensive portfolio of more…

From left - Ross Cowie and Ross Robinson

RGU Architecture students launch crowdfunding for London exhibition

Students from Robert Gordon University’s (RGU) Scott Sutherland School of Architecture and Built Environment have launched a crowdfunding campaign to help promote their work to an international audience in London. The 57°10 student architecture society…

From left - Dagmawi Belay and Angel Kandwal

Glasgow startup announces sales of £1.3 million in under 5 months

Carcela, a online peer-to-peer marketplace for buying, selling and leasing used cars has reached sales of £1,300,000 in under 5 months. The results so far cap off a significant few months for the Glasgow business,…

Rob Hamilton

Rob Hamilton: Opening doors in the Big Smoke

As CEO of Dynamic Edge Group, one of Rob Hamilton's main remits is to grow the company he founded in 2009. Here he explains his reasoning for opening an office in London. Why London? While…

The proposed Courtyard by Marriott London Luton Airport hotel

Glasgow’s RBH to manage London Airport hotel

Glasgow-based Redefine|BDL Hotels (RBH) is to manage the upcoming Courtyard by Marriott London Luton Airport hotel undertaken by Polcom Developments. The hotel is expected to open early in 2018. The new 250 bedroom modular build…

From left - Jacquie Boyd-Coleman & Laurna Woods

Beattie appoints new MD to drive business south of the border

Beattie, the creative communications group, has appointed Jacquie Boyd-Coleman as managing director of its offices in London, Essex and Cornwall. The appointment was announced as the agency celebrated her 15th anniversary with the company. She…

Talent Across Borders – International Human Resources Seminars in Aberdeen and London

Anderson Anderson & Brown LLP (AAB) will be hosting a unique mini-series of seminars in Aberdeen on 11 May and London on 25 May.  Talent Across Borders will address key challenges faced by senior leaders…

Bill Gaughan

999 Design celebrates 35 years of award-winning work

Brand agency 999 Design is celebrating its 35th anniversary – just two months after it won its 15th DBA design effectiveness award. The full service communications agency launched in Glasgow in May 1982 with the…

Richard Carroll

Equator grows leadership team with London-based BD director

Glasgow-based creative agency, Equator, has appointed Richard Carroll as its Business Development Director in London. Based in Equator’s Shoreditch office, Richard will be responsible for growing Equator’s impressive list of financial clients which include AXA Insurance,…

Peter Bidewell, the Chief Marketing Officer at Applied Blockchain

Glasgow recruiter takes Blockchain event to London

Following on from the success of Scotland’s first major Blockchain event last September, Glasgow based MBN took the concept to London earlier this month. Following on from ScotChain16, the all-day CityChain17 event focused on answering…

Dundee Airport

Dundee-London air route gets £1.8m injection

The UK government is to secure the Dundee City Airport to London Stansted route for the next 2 years with £1.8 million assistance. The public service obligation (PSO), agreed between the UK government, Transport Scotland…

Ross Caldwell

Ross Caldwell joins Morton Fraser as Partner

Scottish law firm Morton Fraser has enhanced its business banking expertise and links to the City of London with the appointment of Ross Caldwell as partner. Ross joins the firm’s banking & asset finance team,…

Marianne Morrison

From Oil & Gas to Skincare for Guys – Scottish Entrepreneur Creates STOER Skincare for Men

Scottish skincare expert and business woman, Marianne Morrison has launched STOER Skincare for Men after four years in development and investing more than £700,000. Marianne’s background combining beauty and international business, where she worked in…

Tony Brady

The EIC appoints Petrofac’s Tony Brady to Board of Directors

The Energy Industries Council (EIC), the trade association for UK companies that supply goods and services to energy industries worldwide, has appointed Petrofac’s Business Development Manager Tony Brady as the newest member of its Board…

Keith Brown MSP

New London opportunities for businesses at ‘Scotland House’

A new Innovation and Investment Hub in London will provide companies with a place to meet clients and customers, target new markets and secure investment, Economy Secretary Keith Brown has confirmed. Scottish businesses are being…

Left to right are Christine Esson and Russell Dalgleish of Scottish Business Network (by Stewart Attwood)

Scottish Business Network receives £30k boost for London expansion

Businesses will be able to benefit from advice and support from Scottish organisations operating in London, thanks to a £30,000 boost for the Scottish Business Network. The Network was established last year to bring together…

Andrew Blain

Shepherd and Wedderburn close deals of £5.7bn

Law firm Shepherd and Wedderburn has recorded a busy 12 months in which the corporate team acted on over 72 deals spanning 12 sectors, including: energy and natural resources; media and technology; life sciences; and…

From left - Laurna Woods, Beattie Group CEO and Alison Clarke

Beattie hires former Grayling CEO Alison Clarke as Only Marketing Chairman

Beattie, the creative communications group, has signed Alison Clarke, the former chief of Grayling as the Chairman of Only Marketing, the group’s specialist marketing brand. Her appointment follows hard on the heels of the group…

Doubles win for Power Jacks after second Wimbledon contract win

North East based Power Jacks has secured another ace contract, supporting the installation of a second retractable roof at Wimbledon, the home of tennis. The contract has been awarded to Power Jacks by roof engineers…