Polly Purvis of ScotlandIS

Stars of Scotland’s tech sector recognised at Digital Tech Awards

ScotlandIS, the body representing Scotland’s digital technologies industry, has announced the winners of the 2017 Digital Technology Awards. The awards, now in their seventh year, celebrate the growth and success of Scotland’s world-class digital technologies industry. Skyscanner CEO Gareth…

Pacific House

BiP Group expands reach with new Manchester office

Glasgow-based The BiP Group, a provider of business intelligence solutions for the public and private sectors, has launched its new North of England office in the Media City area of Manchester. The new building, named…

iona Sinclair, Elle McCann and June McCann of Stirling Whisky Shop pick up their award for Off License of the Year (Central Scotland) at the Independent Retail Awards ceremony

Stirling Whisky Shop Named Best Off License in Central Scotland

A popular Stirling spirits shop has been named Central Scotland’s Off License of the Year.  Stirling Whisky Shop, based in the city’s Spittal Street, was presented with the honour at the Scottish Independent Retail Awards…

Alasdair Dunn

Is it time to spring clean your business?

There have been a great number of changes in company and partnership law over the last few years.  A lot of these changes have been with the aim of making it simpler and more straightforward…

Richard Carroll

Equator grows leadership team with London-based BD director

Glasgow-based creative agency, Equator, has appointed Richard Carroll as its Business Development Director in London. Based in Equator’s Shoreditch office, Richard will be responsible for growing Equator’s impressive list of financial clients which include AXA Insurance,…

Left to right - Gavin Veitch and Barry Veitch

Borders business sees turnover soar after securing £500k contract

Selkirk-based Formatank has increase its turnover by 25 per cent to £250k after winning a  contract with a construction firm. The project, worth £500k to the firm over next two years, will see owners, Barry and Gavin…

The Perceptive Communicators team

Perceptive Communicators continues growth with hat-trick of client wins

Glasgow-based specialist communications consultancy Perceptive Communicators is continuing to grow after adding three new clients to its portfolio. Perth & Kinross Council has appointed Perceptive to deliver an integrated media relations and social media campaign…

Andy Cunningham

CBRE strengthens Glasgow Advisory & Transaction Services team

Property consultant CBRE has appointed Andy Cunningham as a senior director in its Advisory & Transaction Services team in Glasgow. Andy is joining from Cushman & Wakefield where he has spent more than ten years…

L-R Cameron Gibson, deputy site manager and Drew Barber, plant mechanic, Banks Mining

Plans Submitted for Spireslack with Ponesk Ahead of Schedule

A former East Ayrshire surface coal mine is a step closer to becoming productive again following the submission of a restoration proposal by Banks Mining. The firm, which has an office in Hamilton, has now lodged…

Kier Construction

Kier wins £5m double school improvement work

Two schools in Motherwell, North Lanarkshire, are to receive a facelift this year following the award of a £5 million contract to Kier Construction Scotland, part of UK construction company Kier Group. Kier will start…

Annie Graham

EY Entrepreneur Of The Year 2017 Scotland finalists announced

The leaders of 21 of Scotland’s most dynamic businesses, from East Kilbride to Aberdeen, have been listed as finalists for the EY Entrepreneur Of The Year Scotland 2017 programme. Between them, they have a combined…

Left to right - Barry Sealey and Mike Rutterford founders of Archangels Pic credit - Robert Perry

Archangels Celebrates Quarter of a Century of Investing

Over 180 investors and entrepreneurs will gather tonight (Tuesday, 25th April, 2017) to celebrate a quarter of a century of early stage investing by business angel syndicate, Archangels. The invited guests will hear that the syndicate…

Hotel Chocolat to open new chocolate shop and cocoa bar cafe in Glasgow

Chocolate retailer Hotel Chocolat is to open a new chocolate shop and its first cocoa bar cafe in Glasgow within Princes Square. The exciting new retail venture will see customers access the chocolate emporium and cafe…

The new Firth Pavilion

West Kilbride’s Seamill Hydro Hotel Builds New Wedding Venue Following £2.5m In Funding From Santander

West Kilbride’s Seamill Hydro Hotel, which overlooks the Firth of Clyde and the Isle of Arran, has built a new £5 million function suite, hotel reception and foyer, and grand entrance atrium tower to cater…

Scottish investment Oct 16 - March 17

March funding deals down slightly on February peak

Welcome to our new 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. 31% of Scottish investments during…

CMS Window Systems

Cumbernauld window company wins Queen’s Award for Enterprise

Window, door and curtain walling designer, fabricator and installer, CMS Window Systems, has received the Queen's Award for Enterprise: Sustainable Development 2017. The Cumbernauld-based company, which has grown from humble beginnings in 2006 to a…

Neil Amner

Anderson Strathern hires Neil Amner

Scottish legal firm Anderson Strathern has hired Neil Amner as part of its growth strategy across a range of commercial areas including transport, the environment and infrastructure.  Amner, a former partner at law firm MacRoberts…

Three year investment boost for Scotland’s space sector

The Scottish Centre of Excellence in Satellite Applications (SoXSA), based at University of Strathclyde, has secured funding to continue its mission for another three years. Launched in 2014, SoXSA focuses on the use of satellite-derived…

The iWalker in action

Nomadix Media launches new iWalker

Standing out from the crowded media landscape, a new marketing technology - the iWalker - a revolutionary roaming experiential digital signage platform – has just been launched by Scottish media pioneers, Nomadix Media.   What makes the iWalker system ground-breaking is its ability to reach consumers and deliver content into…

City Legacy Directors - Calum Murray (CCG), Ed Monaghan (Mactaggart & Mickel), Martin Kiely (WH Malcolm) and John Gallacher (Cruden)

City Legacy Homes wins Queen’s Award for Enterprise

City Legacy Homes, the consortium of four Glasgow housebuilders that developed the 2014 Commonwealth Games Athletes’ Village, has scooped the prestigious Queen’s Award for Enterprise. The Awards are presented to UK businesses for outstanding achievement…

Shaun George of Brodies LLP

Spring Clean Your Business: Make Decisions With Your Head, Not Your Heart

Good business and tax planning decisions do not always go hand in hand with good family law advice. We are often consulted by clients who, at the end of their relationship, find that the seemingly…

Scott Bruce, trainer assessor for Scot-Train, inside the new training centre at Petershill Road, Glasgow

Glasgow-based training provider Scot-Train unveils new facility

Glasgow-based rail industry training provider Scot-Train has opened a new training facility which will support the delivery of its training services in rail and construction and the provision of occupational health services. The new facility,…

St Vincent Plaza office scheme in Glasgow

Tech, media and telecoms on the rise in Edinburgh in early 2017

The fast-expanding tech, media and telecommunications (TMT) sector continues to be a driving force in Edinburgh’s office market according to the latest industry figures. Almost a third of all office-take up in the capital during…

Vanessa Kennedy

Gilson Gray hire new marketing director

Gilson Gray, the full service legal firm, has appointed a Marketing Director in a newly created role. With more than 20 years of marketing and brand experience most recently with PwC - as well as…

Inveralmond Brewery EPA. Credit - Perth Picture Agency

Inveralmond reveals new brew and a crafty little facelift

Perth-based beer brand Inveralmond has launched a new beer, unveiled a new look for the brand and committed to a tripling of its brewing capacity in Perth as it celebrates its 20th anniversary of brewing award-winning…

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