Craigleith Retail Park in Edinburgh

Edinburgh’s Craigleith Retail Park sees retailers flood in

HomeStore & More has set up shop in Craigleith Retail Park in Edinburgh, marking the first store for the Irish independent homewares retailer in the UK. HomeStore & More is the latest in a number…

No 2 Castle Terrace

Knight Property Group’s latest Edinburgh development fully let

Scottish commercial property developer, Knight Property Group welcomed two new global companies to their most recent Edinburgh redevelopment, No2 Castle Terrace. With Knight Frank already secured prior to the completion of No2’s refurbishment, the property…

David Kirchin, partner and head of corporate for Addleshaw Goddard in Scotland

Addleshaw Goddard’s Scottish corporate team completes four deals in 48 hours

International law firm Addleshaw Goddard’s corporate team in Scotland has enjoyed a busy summer period by advising on a string of major transactions – with four completing in the space of 48 hours. In two…

6 programmes to help my business grow – The Daily Scaleup with Kim McAllister

Scotland is a unique ecosystem for new and growing businesses. The country is just big enough a market without being so large that influencers are unreachable. We also have quite a number of support programmes…

Richard Masters, Chairman Scotland & Northern Ireland, Pinsent Masons LLP

Richard Masters appointed as Pinsent Masons Chairman of Scotland & Northern Ireland

International law firm Pinsent Masons has appointed Richard Masters to take over the role of Chairman of Scotland and Northern Ireland. Mr Masters, who hails from Lisburn, joined law firm McGrigors as a graduate lawyer…

Loral and Eishel Quinn

Sustainably wins coveted Best of Show award at Finovate Fall

Sustainably, a social good technology company for conscious consumers and businesses who want to localise and personalise their corporate social responsibility programmes, has won Best of Show at Finovate Fall, held last week in New…

Angela Prentner-Smith

2017 Association of Scottish Business Women National Business Awards finalists announced

The Association of Scottish Business Women has announce the shortlisted finalists for the 2017 National Business Awards. The winners will be announced at a glittering ceremony to be held at Glasgow Grand Central Hotel on Friday…

Edinburgh City Centre

Edinburgh the most prosperous UK city outside London

Edinburgh continues to be the most prosperous UK city outside London and has the fastest growing population in the UK, with the exception of Manchester, according to the latest 'Edinburgh by Numbers' report. The economy…

Dr George Hazel OBE, Programme Manager of MaaS Scotland

Smart transport initiative MaaS Scotland launched

MaaS Scotland is a new organisation and joint venture between ScotlandIS and Technology Scotland that will support companies and organisations engaged in the development of Mobility as a Service (MaaS). Transport experts, industry and government…

Robert Fraser

So where is the most expensive place to buy property in Scotland?

East Renfrewshire has overtaken Edinburgh to become the most expensive place to buy a home in Scotland. A house in the area – which includes some of Greater Glasgow’s most popular suburbs such as Newton…

Sara Roberts

Investors select snack firm for healthy growth with £100k investment

A vending machine company that offers healthy snacks has secured £100k worth of investment to create jobs and launch its own branded product. Healthy Nibbles, which has accessed support from Business Gateway Midlothian, received the…

Shandwick Place

Town Centre Securities sells city centre investment for £6.3m

Investment and property development company, Town Centre Securities plc (TCS), has sold 1-23 Shandwick Place and Princes House in Edinburgh to 83S Ltd for £6.3m. The mixed-use scheme in Shandwick Place is located on one…

Left to right are Bruce Farquhar and Anne Marie Alexander of Anderson Strathern

New Head of Marketing & Business Development at Anderson Strathern

Scottish legal firm Anderson Strathern has hired industry specialist Anne Marie Alexander as part of its profile building and growth strategy, creating a new role of Head of Marketing & Business Development. Alexander brings 20…

The unusual way to scale – The Daily Scaleup with Kim McAllister

It’s a holiday Monday in Edinburgh and the Highlands today – so I’m giving you a holiday bonus. This scaleup story is a little bit different, so I like that it’s not sitting in the…

Escape Reality

If you want to Escape Reality – come to Edinburgh

With escape rooms in the glistening heights of Dubai and Las Vegas, one of the world’s leading escape room experiences comes to Scotland’s capital. Officially opening its doors today, Scotland’s newest escape room experience, Escape…

(L-R): Ross Martin, chair of the British Waterways Trust; Jennifer Tempany, head of Business Development at Forth Valley College; Falkirk Council leader Councillor Cecil Meiklejohn; Keith Aitken, regional senior director of GVA; Douglas Duff, head of Planning and Economic Development at Falkirk Council.

Falkirk Council launches multi million gateway site

Falkirk Council, alongside appointed commercial property advisor GVA, has officially launched its Falkirk Gateway development site, unveiling marketing materials for the first time in order to attract local, national and international investment. The Council created…

Dougal Sharp, founder and master brewer at Innis & Gunn

Innis & Gunn accepts £15m investment offer from luxury goods firm

99% of shareholders in craft brewer Innis & Gunn have voted to accept an offer of £15 million for a 27.9% stake in the business from L Catterton, the largest consumer-focused private equity firm in…

Jacqueline Tainsh

Three new appointments for Morisons Solicitors

Morisons Solicitors has welcomed three new appointments to the firm. Stephen Clark joins the Business Team as a Senior Associate based in Edinburgh. Previously with MBM Commercial, Stephen specialises in corporate, commercial, investments, private equity,…

Lloyds Banking Group leads cyber security summit

Some of Scotland’s digital leaders came together this week to discuss how to keep their communities, customers and stakeholders safe online, at an event hosted by Lloyds Banking Group. Held at the bank’s Edinburgh headquarters…

(l-r) The Dermal Clinic Team: Daniel Foxcroft, Jackie Partridge and Jarrod Partridge

Edinburgh cosmetic clinic scoops impressive award nominations

An Edinburgh cosmetic clinic is celebrating its continued success after landing two prestigious industry award nominations. Dermal Clinic has been announced as a finalist for the coveted Best Clinic in Scotland plaudit at this year’s…

Keith Brown

New South of Scotland partnership to drive economic growth

A new interim partnership will be established prior to the South of Scotland Enterprise Agency being formed the Scottish Government has announced. Economy Secretary Keith Brown confirmed at a meeting with the South of Scotland…

Scale-Up Story: Scottish Bioenergy – The Daily Scaleup with Kim McAllister

Blue Smarties were always my favourite. I remember when they first came out – I was eight. Mum bought me a tube with a plastic pop-off lid with a letter on the back and I…

John Robertson

Investment set to help business uncork alcohol delivery market

An Edinburgh business that has seen sales increase by 30% month-on-month since launching last November has secured investment to help it continue to grow. Drinkly.co.uk will use the £30k from Seed Haus business accelerator to…

Catherine Burnet, senior partner at KPMG in Scotland

Scottish apprentice numbers double at KPMG

Professional services firm KPMG has doubled its intake of apprentice hires to twelve this year. An additional 60 graduates are also expected to begin this autumn, bringing the total intake figure in Scotland to 72.…

Robert Ross

RSM welcomes 20 new recruits in Scotland

Audit, tax and consulting firm RSM has appointed 20 new trainees in its Scottish offices. The new recruits are among 288 new graduates and school leavers being taken on by the firm this year, bringing…

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