Michelin’s Dundee facility

£16.5m invested in Michelin’s Dundee site

A £16.5m investment in Michelin’s Dundee facility will support additional premises and radical new manufacturing equipment. This new project will offer an opportunity for a new manufacturing technique that will deliver significant environmental improvements including…

May’s seed/venture-stage investments combine to £5m total

Welcome to our monthly feature focussing on the Scottish investment sector, brought to you in partnership with Beauhurst, the platform that shares rich information on UK based high-growth companies. Eight seed/venture-stage investments took place in…

The proposed £2 million investment for state-of-the-art leisure destination in Dundee

Proposed £2million investment for state-of-the-art leisure destination in Dundee

A brand new leisure destination in Dundee is a step closer as Ryze, a UK’s trampoline park operator, has submitted a planning application for a state-of-the art trampoline and adventure park within the city. Dundee…

The fine art catalogue

Dundee design studio delivers major art project for Saudi Prince

Dundee-based design studio, Avian, has delivered a major art project for HRH Prince Khaled Al Faisal, Governor of Mecca of Saudi Arabia. The creative agency created a unique range of art catalogues and prints, developed…

Is being ‘too nice’ holding you back at work?

New research from leading e-learning and classroom-based training provider Activia Training has revealed that – despite a reputation oversea for being unfailingly polite yet somewhat surly and monosyllabic – British workers are a friendly, helpful…

Competition: Attend The Future of Cyber Security Scotland Conference for free

SBNN EXCLUSIVE OFFER - Attend The Future of Cyber Security Scotland Conference for free SBNN has teamed up with conference organisers, OSP Security Professionals to make an EXCLUSIVE offer to SBNN readers only. We have TEN Partner…

Michael Longstaffe

Food packaging company ‘bags’ new financial package

One of the UK’s largest food packaging companies, Smith Anderson Group, has agreed a new financial package with Barclays, including day-to-day banking, invoice discounting and a facility to help manage longer-term foreign exchange (FX) exposures.…

John Reynolds

Castle Water acquires Cobalt Water

Blairgowrie-based independent water retailer, Castle Water, has acquired Ayr-based competitor Cobalt Water with Cobalt’s management and staff transfering to Castle Water. Cobalt Water will continue to operate as part of Castle Water, focusing on customers…

L to R: David Buskie, Head Chef at Hampden Park, Ross Duncan, Duty Manager at Hampden Park and Retail Concourse Manager at Hampden Park

Hampden Park, Aberdeen FC and Dundee United FC hospitality win big at awards

The events & hospitality team behind Hampden Park, Scotland’s National Stadium, have been named the best in the business at the prestigious Stadium Events & Hospitality Awards 2017. Sodexo Prestige Venues & Events, who provide…

Ross Tuffee

Interview: Ross Tuffee, CEO of DOGFI.SH Mobile

In our latest interview we chat with Ross Tuffee, CEO of Stirling-based DOGFI.SH Mobile. Can you tell us a bit about DOGFI.SH Mobile? DOGFI.SH Mobile was established in 2009 and headquartered in Stirling, central-Scotland. We specialise…

21 International Cyber Security Experts to Speak in Glasgow

The Future of Cyber Security Scotland Conference sessions are carefully curated to inform and engage our audience about the inner workings of what is going on in today’s Cyber Security World and are a must-attend forum for…

Saltire House Perth

Punter Southall secures new office space at Saltire House in Perth

Actuaries and actuarial consultants, Punter Southall has taken the 4,989 sq. ft. ground floor office suite at Saltire House at Whitefriars Business Park in Perth. The landlord is C. & W. Assets Ltd. Punter Southall…

Acorn Enterprise - 6th BAP Graduation

Dundee business accelerator accepting new applications

Applications are now open for a new Business Accelerator aimed to help start-up businesses in the Tayside area. Acorn Enterprise is looking to increase the impact of its activities by branching out to a new…

The Future of Cyber Security Conference – Women in Security

The Future of Cyber Security Scotland Conference sessions are carefully curated to inform and engage our audience about the inner workings of what is going on in today’s Cyber Security World and are a must-attend…

11 Tips to Help Small Businesses Develop an Online Presence

11 Tips to Help Small Businesses Develop an Online Presence

Developing an online presence for a small business owner can feel like it’s not worth the hassle. Creating a website sounds intimidating if you want to go the DIY route and can seem expensive if…

John Louden

John Loudon: Why I quit my job and set up my own agency

For the last 5 years, I have been working as Head of Design for one of Scotland’s top ecommerce agencies. During my time there, I was able to let my design skills flourish, making bespoke…

The first set of graduates complete their course at Scotland's new specialist training centre for indoor air hygiene based in Stirling. Pictured are staff from Perfect Service Solutions and two other specialist cleaning firms

Stirling firm launches Scotland’s first of a kind training centre

A specialist training centre aimed at improving indoor air quality standards has been launched in Stirling. Scotland’s first dedicated school for air hygiene in commercial buildings and kitchen grease extraction cleaning has opened at Stirling…

V & A Museum under construction. Credit - Ross Fraser McLean

Video: Drone footage of V&A Dundee design museum released

V&A Dundee has released drone footage and photographs of huge cast stone panels being hung on the curving walls of Scotland's first design museum. The panels, which each weigh between 1.5 and 2.5 tonnes, are…

21 International Cyber Security Experts to Speak in Glasgow

The Future of Cyber Security Scotland Conference sessions are carefully curated to inform and engage our audience about the inner workings of what is going on in today’s Cyber Security World and are a must-attend forum for…

Will Docker

Food from Fife AGM Heralds New Chair and Strong Activity

A growing membership and strong activity was welcomed at the 2017 Food from Fife AGM, as new Chair Will Docker was elected. Activity ranging from training and networking events to marketing work promoting individual member…

Iain Hutchison

Perthshire Businesswomen’s Network gets a ‘reboot’

A dynamic new committee has "rebooted" Perthshire Businesswomen's Network (PBN) with an exciting programme of speakers and events. And chairwoman Jane Rennie hopes the shake-up will attract a raft of new members as PBN aims…

Jack Robertson and Kathleen McClulloch

Thorntons stalwart to retire after five decades

Former Chairman and corporate law specialist Jack Robertson is retiring following a career spanning five decades at law firm Thorntons. Jack, who stepped down from the role of Chairman in November last year, was awarded…

Chief Executive Kerr Picken

Dundee’s ATL Turbine Services posts 35% increase in turnover

Dundee-based turbine components repair company ATL Turbine Services is to announce year-on-year growth in turnover of around 35% to more than £5m and an increase in EBITDA of around £1.55m. Following a downturn in business…

(l-r): Scott Milne, Morna Coutts, Craig Nicol, Chris Byrne, Jacqueline Henderson.

Three new partner appointments at Thorntons

Legal firm Thorntons has expanded its senior team in Dundee and Edinburgh with the appointment of three new partners. Two of the appointments at Thorntons are of existing associates, namely Chris Byrne and Jacqueline Henderson.…

Angus Gray

New Pryme Group CEO unveils ambitious plans to shake up the market

Dundee-headquartered Pryme Group, which provides integrated manufacturing solutions, has outlined an aggressive growth strategy which could see the firm’s turnover more than treble. Newly appointed CEO Angus Gray will help drive development of the business…

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