Davies Turner

Davies Turner doubles its Cumbernauld capacity

Independent freight forwarder, Davies Turner, has completed the expansion of its regional distribution centre at Cumbernauld. The development of an additional 20,000 sq ft of warehousing with an eaves height of 10 m has doubled…

310 St Vincent Street

Clark Contracts completing £5.6m fit out of 310 St Vincent Street

Praxis Real Estate Management has appointed Clark Contracts to complete a major £5.6m fit out of its office development at 310 St Vincent Street, Glasgow. The former Whyte and MacKay building was acquired by Praxis…

Alan Anderson

Independent Growth Finance delivers £16.6m to Scottish SMEs over past year

Independent Growth Finance (IGF), the SME commercial finance provider, has delivered a total of £16.6m to SMEs across Scotland over the past year. Since the opening of its Glasgow office in June 2016, IGF has…

Phil Foster

Showing love for the best of Scotland’s businesses

The deadline for entering submissions is fast approaching in the search to find Scotland’s best businesses. Submissions for ‘The Best of Britain Awards’ close on Friday – and there’s a dedicated award for the best…

Doug More of Assure APM

Founder Interview: Doug More, CEO, Assure APM

Doug More, CEO, Assure APM gives us an insight into why he came out of retirement to launch his tech startup Assure APM. When did you launch the company? Assure APM was founded in 2014. What…

Scottish welding consumable manufacturer plans to hit £20m by 2021

Glasgow-based WB Alloy Welding Products plans to double its turnover to £20 million by 2021, in spite of challenging market conditions. The firm which manufactures and supplies welding consumables, equipment and specialised site services has…

Ian Watson

ALTIA-ABM nominated for national business award

ALTIA-ABM has been shortlisted for the Vonage Nexmo Business Enabler Award for the 2017 Lloyds Bank National Business Awards. The Glasgow-based firm provides expert software and systems for the police, government departments, local authorities and…

Daniel Steabler

Barrhead Travel announces Brilliant appointment

Independent travel company Barrhead Travel has appointed Daniel Steabler as business development manager for its Brilliant Travel division. Daniel – a former business development manager for Northern England and Scotland with Cruise and Maritime –…

The 267m MSC POHORJE

Greenock welcomes its largest ever container vessel

Scotland’s deepest container terminal last week welcomed the largest container vessel ever to berth at the port. Greenock Ocean Terminal hosted the 267m MSC POHORJE, which has a capacity of 4,045 TEUs (twenty foot equivalent…

From left- Kenneth Shand and Jeremy Cohen

Maclay Murray & Spens combines with world’s largest law firm

Scottish law firm Maclay Murray & Spens has combined with Dentons, the world's largest law firm. The combination, which is expected to complete later in 2017 following approval by the partnerships of both firms, will…

Chris Harte

Morton Fraser turnover hits nearly £20 million

Law firm, Morton Fraser, has consolidated its recent growth with a year of increased annual billings, major investment in I.T. and some key hires. The firm has increased revenues by 2.5% year-on-year, and by 46…

Jim Duffy

Jim Duffy involved in new business accelerator launch

Three successful entrepreneurial figures have joined forces to launch the next generation business accelerator – Moonshot Academy. Offering world class mentorship, a no nonsense approach and promising real cut through for pre-scale businesses to secure…

Lindsay Hayward

Two new partners, eight directors and new Head of Tax for Scotland at PwC

PwC in Scotland has announced the appointment of two new partners and eight new directors across PwC’s offices in Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow. In addition to this, Lindsay Hayward has been appointed as Head of…

Outstanding Woman in Cyber Resized

Second Scottish Cyber Awards Announced

A booming cyber security industry will once again vie for honours - as the Scottish Cyber Awards return after last year’s hugely successful inaugural event. The growing threat has dominated the news agenda since the…

Happy Holidays? No – survey finds Scots start thinking about coming home only 4.6 days into their summer vacation

It’s something we save up for all year, and then can’t wait to complain about when we get back: yes, the great summer holiday season is upon us, and we’ll be flocking in our thousands to beach resorts…

Quiz on route to £200m IPO

Quiz Plc, the women’s fashion brand, founded in Glasgow in 1993, is to undergo a £200m initial public offering (IPO). The AIM listing will help the ambitious retailer, which was founded in Glasgow in 1993,…

Jerry Stewart

Jerry Stewart: Time to Invest in Infrastructure

The new M8 has us better connected than ever before – now let’s look to the future and invest in infrastructure before it grinds to a halt, writes Jerry Stewart, Co-Director at Eagle Couriers. Roughly…

133 Finnieston Street

Three new deals within a month at 133 Finnieston Street, Glasgow

Squarestone Growth has secured three new deals at 133 Finnieston Street, Glasgow within just four weeks. Existing tenant, global research organisation Clintec has signed a deal to expand its office by 65 per cent as…

Jody Crockett

Burness Paull appoints six new partners

Scottish commercial law firm, Burness Paull, has made a raft of appointments and partner promotions. Jody Crockett joins as partner in the firm’s dispute resolution team. A former Burness Paull associate, Jody spent the last…

L-R Sam Wason and Gordon Kaye

Founders Interview: Gordon Kaye and Sam Wason, Co-founders and Directors at Cathcart Associates

When did you launch the company? We launched Cathcart Associates in 2009 after we had accumulated a combined 18 years’ experience of working in the IT recruitment industry. What does your company do? Cathcart Associates…

the technology being used

State-of-the-art automated detection technology developed in Scotland

The prospect of robots being able to identify and recognise humans has taken a step forward with the development of a new approach to thermal imaging. Emulating the way a human’s visual cortex processes and…

The Bonham in Edinburgh

£118 million invested into Scotland’s hotels sector in first half of 2017

According to international real estate advisor Savills, around £118 million has been invested into Scotland’s hotels sector in the first half of 2017, already in line with total transaction volumes reached in 2016 (£119.7 million).…

Grahame Caswell

Search Consultancy reaches 30th anniversary with ambitious plans for growth

Recruitment firm Search Consultancy is marking 30 years in business with plans to take on more than 150 consultants in the coming months, adding to the current 650 strong workforce which is spread across 13…

Laura Burns and Shirley Li Ting

Gilson Gray makes double appointment

Legal firm Gilson Gray has made a double appointment at its Glasgow office. Shirley Li-Ting and Laura Burns add to the ongoing growth across Gilson Gray’s services, fresh from their roles at Maclay Murray &…

Jim Laird

3f bio raises £461k to develop sustainable production of protein

3f bio Ltd, a Scottish company targeting sustainable production of protein, has completed an investment round of £461,000 to enable it to extend development activities, to progress to pilot and industrial scale, and to expand…

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