Timberbush coach

£1.2 million coach investment spearheads Timberbush Tours’ fleet expansion plans

Coach tour operators, Timberbush Tours, is celebrating 20 years touring by investing £1.2million in nine new coaches, which brings the Timberbush fleet up to 23. The fleet which will be used to ferry holiday makers…

Gordon Cunningham

£45m of new business for Clark Contracts

Clark Contracts has secured over £45m of new work in the six months up to 31st January 2018, from both new and existing customers. New orders include the construction of student accommodation on Potterrow in Edinburgh,…

Stephanie Mackenzie

Davidson Chalmers appoints new Director to housebuilding team

Stephanie Mackenzie has joined commercial law firm Davidson Chalmers to become a Director in the firm’s housebuilding team, a sector where she has built up significant expertise during her legal career. She joins from CMS…

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…

Mark Fraser and Michael Spink

Chop House to open in Edinburgh’s Bruntsfield

The latest addition to the Chop House family will open this March in Edinburgh’s Bruntsfield neighbourhood. Chop House launched in 2015 with a focus on cooking over open coal and currently operates two restaurants in…

Mandy Haeburn-Little

New partnership for Best Bar None Scotland and communications specialists Indigo

Best Bar None (BBN) Scotland has appointed Edinburgh-based communications company Indigo as a media partner for its annual National Awards which recognise best practice across licenced premises throughout Scotland. Working with Best Bar None Scotland…

Lesley Eccles

FanDuel founders to feature at EIE18

Informatics Ventures, Scotland’s technology entrepreneur support programme, has confirmed that FanDuel cofounders Nigel and Lesley Eccles and Rob Jones have been lined up as keynote speakers for EIE18 on 19th April at McEwan Hall in Edinburgh. FanDuel…

Joan Johnston of Bespoke Fabrics

14 cutting-edge Scottish start-ups move into Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation

Scotland’s new low carbon dream team – 14 cutting-edge Scottish start-ups hoping to make their millions from climate innovations have moved into the Edinburgh Centre for Carbon Innovation (ECCI). They are the brains behind low carbon…

Dr Andrew Muir, co-founder and Director of FarrPoint

Scottish IT and telecoms consultancy expands Into North of England

IT, telecoms and infrastructure consultancy FarrPoint has opened a new office in Manchester to support its continued rapid expansion and as a base for its activities across the North of England. The firm, founded in Edinburgh over 10 years ago,…

Gillespie Macandrew’s CSR Committee with Children in Scotland, The Rock Trust and Rossie Young People’s Trust.

Three charities benefit from Gillespie Macandrew’s £28,000 profit share

Scottish legal firm Gillespie Macandrew has donated a share of its profits to three children’s charities. The Rock Trust, Children in Scotland and Rossie Young People’s Trust have been awarded £28,000 under the law firm’s…

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,…

Thornbridge Sawmills

Cairngorm Capital acquires another timber company

Cairngorm Capital Partners LLP (Cairngorm Capital) has acquired North Yorkshire Timber (NYTimber) and is merging it with its existing portfolio company, Thornbridge. Following the acquisition of Thornbridge in November 2017, this transaction is the next…

Sherry Coutu CBE

Northern Tech Awards strengthens judging panel

GP Bullhound has announced the addition of Sherry Coutu CBE, Jacqui Ferguson, and Melinda Matthews to the judging panel for this year’s Northern Tech Awards. The three tech leaders join a roster of influential judges,…

Alasdair Green

Alasdair Green: Incubate Business Growth with AAB

Growth is a natural strategic objective for most businesses, as a means of creating increasing value and rewards for owners and employees. However, in our experience, prevailing political and economic uncertainty may be shaping behaviour…

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…

Jenny Campbell

Dragons’ Den entrepreneur to speak at business women’s event

Jenny Campbell, a recent addition to the Dragons’ Den lineup, will be in Scotland next month to address this year’s Ambition & Growth Conference dinner. Jenny, the Founder of YourCash Europe, a pan-European company that provides…

Simon Rettie and Karen Turner of Rettie & Co (by Steve Reid)

Senior appointment by Rettie & Co strengthens asset management offering

Rettie & Co has appointed Karen Turner, a former Property Director at Pagan Osborne, as Director of Lettings as the Scottish property firm looks to further roll-out a one-stop shop asset management offering from sales…

Craneware adds millions to turnover with new US contract wins

Craneware, the Edinburgh-based supplier of solutions for the US healthcare market, has won two significant new contracts with hospital providers in the US, both of which are new customers to Craneware. The first contract with a…

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…

Amanda Hulme

Addleshaw Goddard appoints new financial regulation partner

Addleshaw Goddard has added further partner strength to its financial regulation team with the appointment Lorna Finlayson, making it a six-Partner team and one of the largest in the UK. Lorna, former head of Burness…

Gillian McMichael, Founder and Managing Director at Full Circle Global

Edinburgh Coaching Firm to Expand Overseas

An Edinburgh firm, which provides coaching services and training to individuals and businesses across a number of sectors, has announced its first overseas expansion. Full Circle Global has appointed staff and opened new offices in…

Nico Simeone

‘Six by Nico’ to Open in Edinburgh

Scottish-Italian chef, Nico Simeone, is set to introduce his latest dining concept to Edinburgh this April when he opens 'Six by Nico' on Hanover Street. 'Six by Nico' in Edinburgh will be the third addition…

From left - Shaf Rasul and Alanna Kibiloski, Special Gifts Fundraiser at Edinburgh Dog and Cat Home

Rescue Dogs and Cats to receive boost from Pet Supplement Partnership

A big-hearted pet supplement maker is set to provide a lead-ing example by raising tens of thousands of pounds of much-needed funds for Scotland’s many stray and abandoned animals. Pawbits has launched a partnership with…

Gordon Dewar

Mixed fortunes at Scottish airports for January

Edinburgh Airport saw the busiest January ever with 837,542 passengers passing through Scotland’s busiest airport last month, a 7.1% increase on January 2017 while Glasgow Airport saw a 3% decrease to 579,888 passengers passing through its…

From L to R: Danny McIntyre of Primestaff & WeDO Glasgow Exec Team Ambassador, Professor John Anderson - Head of SME Engagement at Strathclyde Business School, Belinda Roberts - Founder of WeDO Scotland, Gordon White - of fatBuzz & WeDO Glasgow Exec Team Chair, Brian Williamson of Miigen & WeDO 2016 Lifetime Achievement Award winner & Nick Cohen - pcr & bizanywhere & WeDO Glasgow Exec team Ambassador.

WeDO Scotland expands into Glasgow

Business networking and support community WeDO Scotland, has recently launched in Glasgow with over 80 entrepreneurs and business leaders in attendance. The event marked the first new city launch in WeDO's growth in Scotland.  Established in…