GlamCandy highlights growth – High Growth Scotland with Kim McAllister

It was a big day in Dunfermline yesterday. A £250,000 facility boasting a 100% employment rate for its alumni had its grand opening – and it certainly looked grand. The clue is in the name…

Gordon Dewar

1.5 million passenger barrier broken at Edinburgh Airport

The 1.5 million passenger barrier has been broken for the first time ever at a Scottish airport as Edinburgh Airport recorded its busiest ever month on record. A total of 1,501,988 people passed through the airport…

Calum Smeaton

TVSquared opens Miami office to manage Latin American growth

TV performance analytics and optimisation company, TVSquared, has opened a Miami office to support its development of the Latin American market which is the world’s fourth-largest advertising market accounting for more than $28 billion in annual TV…

Amanda Ferguson

Edinburgh secures prestigious ‘6th WORLD ONE HEALTH CONGRESS’ for 2020

Scotland’s capital will host the esteemed 6th WORLD ONE HEALTH CONGRESS in 2020, following a successful competitive bid process against other European cities. The event, which will deliver £3.3m into the local economy, reinforces Edinburgh’s position as one…

John Harrison-Church

Edinburgh e-bike company takes off as Festival gets off to a flying start

As the festival gets off to a flying start, Edinburgh e-bike company, Ezeepedal, is celebrating a major increase in demand from visitors around the world, following support from Business Gateway Edinburgh to help grow and…

(L-R) Charles Robertson from Royal Bank of Scotland and the management team, including Managing Directors Margaret Sawers and William Sawers

Innovative Edinburgh care home opens after £7.73m funding package

Northcare Manor, a new care home in Edinburgh which incorporates an old shopping street to help its residents reminisce, has opened with the support of a £7.73m funding package from Royal Bank of Scotland. Thought…

Peter Lawson

Burness Paull posts annual turnover up 7% to £57.6m

Commercial law firm Burness Paull LLP has posted an annual turnover of £57.6M - up 7% from £53.8M the previous yea with profits of £23.8M - up 8% from £22M on 2016/17 - and as a…

Adrian Smith

Ecometrica triples profits in record-breaking year

Ecometrica, the Edinburgh-based downstream space and sustainability reporting company, has forecast further years of profitable growth after its latest figures showed earnings tripled to £650,000 - almost 15 times what they were two years ago. The…

Stuart Agnew, Senior Director in Investment for GVA

Edinburgh office investment market outperforms other UK regions

New research has revealed that Edinburgh accounted for just under a quarter of all office investment activity in the UK regions from April-June this year. The latest Big Nine report from GVA shows, that from a total…

Kirsten Paul

Clark Communications boosts senior team with new appointment

Scottish communications agency Clark Communications has appointed Kirsten Paul as account director in its Edinburgh office. With more than a decade of experience in public relations, Kirsten will help to manage several of the firm’s…

Robin Knox & Paul Walton

IPOS founders back together again with new startup

Scottish technology entrepreneurs Robin Knox and Paul Walton have launched a new smart home security system venture following their exit from Intelligent Point of Sale (IPOS) in 2017, which they had grown to employ 80…

Mark Scott

Advance Global Recruitment appoints new Finance Director

Advance Global Recruitment has appointed Mark Scott as Finance Director. A qualified Chartered Accountant, Mark has held CFO and FD positions within international businesses over the past 8 years. [adbutler zone_id='297765'] Prior to that Mark…

Adam Christie

Edinburgh medical devises firm raises £3.15 million to fund US Launch in 2019

CALCIVIS, the Edinburgh-based medical devices company focused on revolutionising the management of tooth decay and enabling preventive dentistry, has closed a £3.15 million equity funding round from existing investors Archangel Investors, Julz and the Scottish…

A CGI of Stead's Place from Leith Walk

£50 million Leith project seeks planning permission

A significant section of Leith Walk, Edinburgh is set to be transformed into a vibrant residential, student and visitor quarter following a major planning application submitted by Drum Property Group. Drum’s £50 million proposal for…

The Jimmy Martin Travel team

Edinburgh Travel Agency Named Best Small Agent in Scotland

Edinburgh-based travel specialist Jimmy Martin Travel has been awarded the prestigious title of Best Small Agent in Scotland at a glittering ceremony in front of 1,000 industry professionals. Jimmy Martin has more than 30 years’…

Left to right - Dominic Ashmole, Keith Goatman, Erin Beveridge and Vismantas Dilys

Canon Medical Research receives £140k to develop AI-powered cancer assessment prototype

Canon Medical Research Europe has been awarded £140,000 to develop a prototype that combines Artificial Intelligence (AI) and medical imaging technology to improve assessment for one of the most difficult cancers to manage, Malignant Pleural…

Edinburgh Innovation Park

City Deal agreement signals green light for Edinburgh Innovation Park

Queen Margaret University and East Lothian Council have welcomed the confirmation of funding of £600 million from the UK and Scottish Governments, which, when taken together with contributions from partners, will result in an investment…

Turing Festival

A day spent at Scotland’s premier tech festival – High Growth Scotland with Kim McAllister

So Google is watching us – but we still control Google. This is the message I’m taking from the morning session at Turing Fest. Cindy Krum frightened the bejesus out of me with her insights…

Ross Foley

Technology risk and data boost as PwC Scotland makes four appointments

PwC has further bolstered its Scottish technology risk and data team with the appointment of three new directors and a senior manager. Ross Foley and Kenny Munro have been promoted to director from their current…

Ray Entwistle

Hampden & Co’s Chairman Ray Entwistle to retire from Board

The founding Chairman of Hampden & Co, Ray Entwistle, intends to step down from their board later in the year. Mr. Entwistle moved to Scotland in 1977 to set up Lloyds Bank’s first branch in…

Alistair Letham

Report shows Airbnb bookings in Edinburgh jump 70% to more than 1.1 million stays

The proportion of visitors to Edinburgh using Airbnb jumped to 20% as the online platform accounted for more than 1.1 million overnight stays, according to the latest data from Colliers International. The commercial property firm…

From left to right; Keith Boyes, Martyn Paterson, Fraser Porter and Andrew Reynolds of AAB Wealth

AAB Wealth break £300m Assets Under Advice barrier

Anderson Anderson & Brown Wealth Ltd (AAB Wealth), one of Scotland’s leading independent financial planning firms, has announced a £100m increase in Assets under Advice (AUA) over the last twelve months, taking the firm’s total…

Stuart Maclean

Circularity Capital leads €37m Berlin investment deal

Edinburgh-based Circularity Capital LLP, a specialist private equity firm, has led a €37m funding roundfor Berlin-based technology business Grover. Fintech investor Coparion and Samsung Next were also involved in the deal which consisted of €12m from…

Sarah Freestone

Appointedd makes new senior hire from Skyscanner to manage global expansion

Edinburgh-based online booking specialist Appointedd has appointed Sarah Freestone, previously of travel giant Skyscanner, as new Operations Director. Following on from the company’s focus on driving international expansion at the start of the year, Appointedd…

Commercial Quay

Business booming in Leith as office space take up soars

The regeneration of Leith continues to go from strength to strength, according to statistics from GVA. In the first half of 2018, transactions in the area totalled 18,500 sq. ft, with a further 35,000 sq.…