Michael Thomson

Rising star joins insolvency team at Burness Paull

Burness Paull has snapped up a rising star from a rival firm to head up a strengthened restructuring and insolvency team. Michael Thomson joins Burness Paull as a Partner in the Corporate Finance division. He…

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,…

Nathalie Agnew, left and Pauline McLaughlin right

Muckle Media Appoints director to lead new Glasgow office

Muckle Media, the creative PR and digital marketing agency, has opened a Glasgow office and appointment of director Pauline McLaughlin to lead the agency’s digital and social media offering. Pauline, who was formerly director of…

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,…

Atlantic Square

Taylor Clark marks 80th anniversary with major Glasgow development

Property and investment group Taylor Clark is celebrating its 80th anniversary with the announcement that work is to start on its high profile Glasgow development, Atlantic Square. This new project marks a long overdue return by…

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…

Jonathan McManus

DM Hall’s West commercial property operation appoints new director

Chartered surveyor, DM Hall, has appointed Jonathan McManus as a new director of commercial agency, based in the firm’s Glasgow North office. He will be part of DM Hall’s West commercial department. A graduate of…

Ian Laird

Loch Duart Salmon brings Scottish luxury goods chief on board

Loch Duart, the independent salmon farming company based in Sutherland and the Hebrides, has appointed Ian Laird to its Board as a Non-Executive Director. Ian is Managing Director of Ayrshire-based Alex Begg, a leader in…

Louise Mahon

MacRoberts strengthens corporate team with new legal director

Scottish law firm, MacRoberts, has strengthened its corporate team with the appointment of corporate lawyer, Louise Mahon. With over 15 years’ experience, Louise has an established track record in advising on all areas of corporate…

TCB senior management team

Immunotherapy company to open first overseas office in Japan

Motherwell-based immunotherapy company TC BioPharm Ltd (TCB) is to open a new office in Japan to continue expansion of its Asian operations. Developing innovative CAR-T-based approaches to treat cancer, TC BioPharm has an established history…

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…

Sharon Caddie

Tinder inspiration for Scottish entrepreneur

With Valentine’s Day just around the corner, one unconventional greetings card company based in Glasgow is finding nothing says ‘I love you’ quite like a swipe to the right. Text From A Friend is an…

Jim Mooney

Key Appointment as Provista Targets UK Expansion

Provista, the Hamilton based tech firm which was recently acquired by a Nasdaq listed tech giant has appointed a new head of Sales and Marketing. The recruitment of Jim Mooney reaffirms Provista UK’s growth plans…

Some of the winners from the night

Top Edinburgh businesses awarded

An audience of hundreds of Edinburgh’s business leaders acclaimed 16 organisations for their outstanding achievements during the past year at a glittering ceremony last Thursday. Finalists of the Business Awards were announced last month and…

Lynn Lavelle

Turnover up at Law At Work

Law At Work (LAW), the employment law, HR and health & safety specialists, has seen its revenue increase by 30% to £1.48m for the first six months of their accounting period. The growth comes from new clients acquisition…

£1m aerial adventure course at The Centre to create 30 jobs

The Centre, Livingston has unveiled plans for a £1m aerial adventure course positioned 11m off the ground, directly above shoppers and a climbing and free-falling activity, which is scheduled to open in the Spring, bringing…

Paul Holbrook

£33m investment in Scottish medical device factory

Tokyo-based Terumo Corporation is to invest £33 million in one of its subsidiary companies, Vascutek Limited, located near Glasgow. The investment has been approved for the major expansion of Vascutek’s headquarters and manufacturing facility at…

Paul Dickson

Armstrong Watson Acquires Glasgow Office of Haines Watts

Armstrong Watson, Accountants, Business and Financial Advisers has acquired Haines Watts Glasgow office as part of their plans to expand the business across Scotland and the North of England. The Glasgow office will offer Accounting,…

Glasgow

Glasgow wins bid to host UKinbound’s 2019 Annual Convention

UKinbound has announced that next year the city of Glasgow will, for the first time in 31 years, host its Annual Convention, from 6th – 8th February 2019. As part of UKinbound’s commitment to promoting all corners of…

Baker Street Food & Drink Enterprises

Inverclyde’s pioneering food and drink incubator receives planning consent

Riverside Inverclyde (ri) Property Holdings, the organisation charged with delivering the economic redevelopment of  Inverclyde in the west of Scotland, has been given planning permission by Inverclyde Council for a new food and drink incubator…

Ferguson of Airdrie. Credit Pho2u

Three Scottish butchers make the cut at top national awards

Three Scottish butchers are celebrating after winning prestigious Diamond Awards in the UK’s most prestigious competition for craft butchery products – The Smithfield Awards. The event, which is held annually by the Q Guild of Butchers recognises…

Roddy McAllister and Kim McAllister

Treat your customers like your mum – High Growth Scotland with Kim McAllister (Video)

This week I have tried something a little bit different: the first High Growth Scotland video interview. Following on from the news that Aston Martin Edinburgh was recently named number one in the world for Aston…

Global leadership conference returns to Aberdeen for the 4th Year!

Leadercast Live, the world’s largest one-day leadership event, is being held at the Hilton Tree Tops in Aberdeen on Friday the 4th of May, 2018. Hosted by Total Perspectives, it is set out to inspire,…