The Nursery, Glencoats, Paisley.

Nursery firm expansion sees seventh location

Collin Care Nurseries is set to expand after securing a finance package from Clydesdale Bank, which will support the purchase of their seventh children’s nursery in Glencoats, Paisley. Collin Care Nurseries is a family run…

Source - Lovell

Central Belt building contractors invited to meet Lovell at supply chain partner day

Building companies across Scotland’s central belt, from sole traders through to large regional contractors, are being invited to attend a special supply chain partner day as leading provider of partnership housing Lovell seeks to appoint…

Oaktree Inn. Loch Lomond

Food and drink tourism worth £60million in Loch Lomond & The Trossachs

Food and drink in Scotland’s first National Park has grown to be worth £60million in the past two years. Visitors to Loch Lomond & The Trossachs National Park are increasingly coming to enjoy a flavour…

James Doig

Whisky company launches new range of Scotch whisky cocktails

A Glasgow-based drinks firm has announced the launch of its new range of unique Scotch whisky-blended cocktails and is already reporting strong interest from leading UK supermarkets. The Finnieston Distillery Company – formerly known as…

Keith Brown

New enterprise agency for South of Scotland

A new enterprise agency will be created to meet the economic needs of communities in the South of Scotland. The final report from the Enterprise and Skills Review contains a wide range of measures to…

New property at Countesswells

Report reveals growing fears over Brexit impact on house prices

Scotland’s homeowners are becoming increasingly anxious about the impact Brexit will have on the value of their property, according to a new report launched by Aberdein Considine in association with The Times newspaper. The inaugural…

Zoe Ogilvie of Big Partnership

Big in £600,000 new business boost

Marketing communications agency Big Partnership is celebrating a raft of new business worth more than £600,000. The Glasgow-headquartered agency, which employs 100 people in six UK offices, has secured a number of new PR and…

Artists impressions of the YO! Glasgow restaurant

YO! returns to Glasgow city centre

YO!, the iconic Japanese food operator, is returning to Glasgow city centre with a new flagship 72-cover restaurant launching Thursday 29 th June. Located at 85 West George Street, the popular brand will open the…

Exchange Communications Managing Director Tom Sime (left) and City of Glasgow College Corporate Development and Innovation Director Roy Gardner with computer students Laura Bulloch and Daniel Kearney.

Communications company partners with Glasgow’s Super College

Glasgow-based communications company Exchange Communications has entered a partnership with Scotland’s largest college to deliver specialist training to students studying computer networking. The unique sponsorship with City of Glasgow College will deliver work experience for…

Carole Logan, senior developer at Equator, with her Umbraco MVP award

Glasgow developer reaps top Umbraco award at Codegarden

A senior developer at creative agency Equator has been named as one of the Most Valuable Persons (MVP) working with content management system Umbraco. Carole Logan received the coveted MVP award at Codegarden, the largest…

May’s seed/venture-stage investments combine to £5m total

Welcome to our 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. Eight seed/venture-stage investments took place in…

One of the Skyboxes at Hampden Park

Hampden Park unveils new event spaces following refurbishment

Hampden Park, Scotland’s National Stadium in Glasgow has unveiled a new suite of event spaces following a three-month refurbishment. The refresh focused on updating the venue’s 26 executive boxes, which have been rebranded as ‘Skyboxes’…

Sabina Shaida

Redefine|BDL Hotels appoints new chief commercial officer

Glasgow-based Redefine|BDL Hotels (RBH) has appointed Sabina Shaida to the company’s Executive Committee as Chief Commercial Officer. Based in RBH’s London office, Sabina will lead the company’s commercial strategy across its extensive portfolio of more…

The Blue Air crew

Blue Air launches new route from Glasgow to Iaşi

Romanian airline, Blue Air, launched the first flight from Glasgow to the Romanian city of Iaşi on Saturday, June 17. The new route will operate every Thursday and Saturday using a Boeing 737 aircraft. Blue…

Scot Heat & Power

Biomass specialist eyes fresh growth amid UK expansion

Uphall-based Scot Heat & Power recently established a new base in Windermere, Cumbria, which it sees as the lynchpin of its new expansion strategy. Underlining its growth ambitions, the company is also e unveiling its…

Craig Gallagher, MB Aerospace chief executive officer

Motherwell-based aerospace firm wins $1billion contract

Motherwell-based international aerospace engineering group MB Aerospace has signed a new 10-year contract with United Technologies Corporation (UTC) with a potential value of up to $1bn over the life of the contract. The new contract…

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon

£8.9m for Lightweight Manufacturing Centre

A specialist centre to develop new manufacturing processes for lightweight materials for the aerospace and automotive industries is to be set up as a first step towards creating a National Manufacturing Institute for Scotland. The…

Is being ‘too nice’ holding you back at work?

New research from leading e-learning and classroom-based training provider Activia Training has revealed that – despite a reputation oversea for being unfailingly polite yet somewhat surly and monosyllabic – British workers are a friendly, helpful…

Competition: Attend The Future of Cyber Security Scotland Conference for free

SBNN EXCLUSIVE OFFER - Attend The Future of Cyber Security Scotland Conference for free SBNN has teamed up with conference organisers, OSP Security Professionals to make an EXCLUSIVE offer to SBNN readers only. We have TEN Partner…

From left - Caroline Jones Carrick and Professor Volker Pickert

TEV Project teams up with Newcastle University to create highways of the future

Ayrshire-based TEV project, an initiative to advance road infrastructure and the way people travel, has launched an innovative partnership with Newcastle University. Caroline Jones Carrick created TEV Project alongside her father, Will Jones, a battery…

From left - David Osborne and Colin Black

SFS intec appoints Scottish duo in strengthened sales team

Fastener manufacturer SFS intec has promoted two experienced members of its building envelope division to strengthen its Scottish sales team. Taking up the position as head of the UK roofing and cladding sales team is…

Ronnie Stokes

Bibby Financial Services appoints Corporate manager in Scotland

Bibby Financial Services (BFS) has appointed Ronnie Stokes as Corporate Manager for Scotland, as it looks to bolster its corporate funding throughout the UK. Supporting businesses with turnover of £5m to £100m, BFS’s Corporate team…

Left to right , John Quinn, Bidfood Development Chef for the North, Andrew Selley Bidfood CEO and Minister Ewing enjoying a traditional Scottish breakfast.

Scotland’s first hospitality hub for the food and drink sector opens

Bidfood Scotland has opened its doors to a brand new, purpose built hospitality hub in Larbert, which will serve as the first of its kind for the £14billion Scottish food and drink sector. Opened by…

Denis MacCann

Holiday Inn Glasgow Airport appoints new General Manager

A former Chairman of the Greater Glasgow Hotels Association (GGHA), has been appointed General Manager of the Holiday Inn Glasgow Airport hotel. Born and raised in Glasgow, Denis MacCann is an internationally experienced hotelier with…

Ian Williams

Campbell Dallas wins large accountancy firm of the year for third year

Accountancy firm Campbell Dallas has won ‘Large Accountancy Firm of the Year’ for the third year in a row at the annual Scottish Accountancy & Finance Awards 2017, held earlier this week. The firm was…

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