Abertay to lead multi-million pound games innovation partnership

A new multi-million pound Innovation for Games and Media Enterprise (InGAME) project will establish a dedicated research and development centre for the Dundee video games cluster with a view to driving product, service and experience…

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V&A Dundee opens to the world on Saturday 15 September 2018

[embed]https://vimeo.com/289055329/fe446d7127[/embed] Credit: Rapid Visual Media [embed]https://vimeo.com/284710327[/embed] Credit: Rapid Visual Media V&A Dundee opens its doors for the first time to the public on Saturday 15 September 2018. Today its beautiful, light-filled interiors designed by acclaimed Japanese…

From left - Fraser Kirk and Tricia Fox

Marketing agency expands with new Dundee office

Perth based full-service marketing agency, Volpa, is opening a new office in The Flour Mill, Dundee, a new co-work and serviced office space in the heart of Dundee's creative quarter. With a 30% increase in staff over…

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…

Barnetts VW Dundee

Eastern Western Motor Group acquires Barnetts Motor Group

The Eastern Western Motor Group has purchased the entire share capital of Barnetts Motor Group Limited, who represent Volkswagen, Mazda and Volvo from a large single site in Dundee and also Volkswagen in St Andrews.…

John Clark

John Clark Motor Group acquires Dundee Volvo franchise

The John Clark Motor Group has acquired and reopening Volvo Cars in Dundee today, 31st July 2018, at MacAdam Place. The dealership was previously based at Riverside Drive.  This new addition further enhances the groups relationship with the brand, following…

Tim Butler and Phil Mackey of St Andrews Brewing Co. outside Dundee’s Caird Hall

St Andrews Brewing Co. exceeds £400k crowdfunding target

Fife brewery St Andrews Brewing Co. has exceeded its crowdfunding target of £400k and is continuing to accept investment to increase beer production to meet export demand and supply their growing estate of bars. Owner Tim…

Findlay Beveridge

Pryme Group subsidiary appoints new Managing Director

Hydratron, a supplier of high pressure and flow control equipment to the global oil and gas industry has appointed of a new managing director. Findlay Beveridge has been promoted from sales and commercial director to…

Muchacho

Mexican Street Food Brand Muchacho Expands into Dundee

Aberdeen-based Mexican street food outlet has opened its doors to a second outlet in Dundee on the city’s Nethergate. The 1000 sq ft eatery is designed to encapsulate the vibrant colours, textures and sounds straight from…

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…