left to right are Consultant Tanya Hine OBE, Ann-Maree Morrison, Fiona Macdiarmid of Cellfield Reading Matters and Kip McGrath, Jane Nelson of Jane Nelson Interiors and Karen Somerville who founded Angels' Share Glass

Top Award for Stirling Businesswoman

Stirling entrepreneur Ann-Maree Morrison has been given a top award for her work in encouraging and empowering other women in the business world. Mrs Morrison and fellow members of BAWE Scotland (the British Association of…

Daniel Gardner (MD) back row centre and Kieran Hunter (Ops and Systmes Manager) far right

Expanding client base sparks further growth for Fife-based electrician

A Fife-based electrician has seen his company’s turnover rise by 60% to £1m over the past 12 months. Daniel Gardner, of Daniel Gardner Electrical Contractor, based in Cupar, has also increased his workforce to 17…

L-R: Irvine Spowart, Sandy Manson (CEO), Iain Castles, Rosalind Catto, Scott Jeffrey, Ryan Diplexcito, Gavin Young, Emma Waterman and Andrew Shepherd (Chairman)

Johnston Carmichael promotions strengthen senior team

Accountancy and Business Advisory firm Johnston Carmichael has expanded its leadership team with seven new promotions as part of the firm’s growth strategy across Scotland. Rosalind Catto and Scott Jeffrey, who are based in the…

Scotland's 'cream of the crop' crowned at Scotlands Food and Drink Excellence Awards 2017

Scotland’s Cream of the Crop Crowned at Top Food & Drink Awards

25 winners are celebrating after being awarded at the prestigious Scotland Food & Drink Excellence Awards 2017. A record number of 820 guests attended Scotland’s food and drink ‘Oscars’, held in Edinburgh’s International Conference Centre…

Carnegie Library and Galleries

Heaven Scent to open new café in Dunfermline Carnegie Library & Galleries

Milnathort-based coffee shop, Heaven Scent, is to open a new outlet at Dunfermline’s Carnegie Library and Galleries. Due to open on Thursday 18 May 2017 as part of the major Dunfermline Carnegie Library & Galleries…

Broadleys Business Park

Eastern Properties acquires land at Broadleys Business Park, Stirling

Cromwell Property Group has sold 3.2 acres of commercial development land at Broadleys Business Park in Stirling to Eastern Properties (Scotland) Ltd for £720,000. The site has been sold by Stirling Development Agency Ltd, which…

Monica Ross

Spring clean your business: dust off those notice clauses

Most commercial contracts contain a formal notice clause. This clause normally sets out: 1) who you should address notices under the contract to, 2) where they should be sent and 3) how they should be delivered. As this…

Event: RICS Commercial Property Conference, Scotland

The annual RICS Commercial Property Conference, Scotland will bring leading industry speakers to Edinburgh on 01 June 2017 to discuss current market conditions, look beyond the traditional forms of investment and analyse future opportunities in…

VIDEO: Behind the scenes with the Skyscanner growth team

Skyscanner is a company that has been in the press a lot recently. [embed]https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dF8pNZ6vLAQ[/embed] One of their most recent awards went to CEO Gareth Williams when he picked up an accolade for 'Outstanding Personal Achievement'…

Sir Ian Wood

Scotland’s billionaires revealed in Scotland’s Rich List

The ten richest individuals and families in Scotland have a combined wealth of £14.715billion,  an increase of 9% in the past twelve months, according to the latest Sunday Times ‘Rich List’. The Grant-Gordon family is still…

World Class business growth training event launched this week

The Scotland Can Do SCALE 2017 summer school was launched today (Wednesday 3rd May 2017) and this year is seeking ambitious innovative entrepreneurs who want to scale up their business. Everyone taking part will be supported…

Martin Sloan

Spring Clean Your Data Protection Practices and Processes

With just over 12 months to go until the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) comes into force, now is the time to make sure your organisation is preparing for the biggest overhaul of EU data…

Sam Greer

Angus Training Group Appoints New Managing Director

Angus Training Group (ATG), an employer led training provider for the engineering industry, has appointed Sam Greer as Managing Director, following the retirement of Alan Swankie. Sam joins the company from Fife’s Developing Young Workforce…

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…

The 2017 Fife Business Awards winners

Fife Business Awards winners announced for 2017

The winners of the 2017 Fife Business Awards have been announced. The ceremony was a fantastic celebration of the success, diversity and innovation that can be found throughout the Fife business community. Fife Chamber of…

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…

111-121 High Street in Perth

Overseas buyer picks up Perth high street bargain

A prime piece of Perth’s main shopping pitch has changed hands in a £5.9 million deal. 111-121 High Street in the Fair City has been purchased by a private overseas investor in the biggest retail…

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…

Finalists announced for Scotland Food & Drink Excellence Awards 2017

64 businesses from across Scotland are celebrating after being announced as finalists for the Scotland Food & Drink Excellence Awards 2017, which are to be hosted by chef, restaurateur, author and television presenter, Simon Rimmer.…

Josh Littlejohn

Forth Valley Chamber of Commerce Business Awards to launch

The Forth Valley Chamber of Commerce Business Awards will be launched on Thursday (April 20) with a champagne reception sponsored by Stirling Highland Hotel.  The annual awards ceremony, which is now in its 4th year,…

Brian Williamson

thinkWhere appoints Jumpstart’s Brian Williamson as chair

thinkWhere, the Stirling-based, UK-operating geographic information specialist, has appointed Brian Williamson as chair as it continues to expand. The appointment is the latest initiative from the Geographic Information System (GIS) consultancy, which was founded in…

Sarah Lee

SBNN appointed as PingGo’s first media partner

PingGo, the do-it-yourself ‘PR machine’, has named SBNN its first media partner. This a significant milestone for PingGo as it marks a change in how media outlets source their news and lowers the barrier to…

Lynn Mann of Supernature

Interview: Lynn Mann of Supernature Oils – Scotland’s other oil

In 2011, Lynn Mann had just had a baby daughter and was on a career break from being a psychotherapist when Supernature Oils was born. The business started as part of an on-farm diversification from…

Suhail Rehman left and Tasnim Rehman right

Caring entrepreneur to inspire new generation of Scottish franchisees

A Caring entrepreneur from Glasgow is set to share insights from his business success story to help inspire a new generation of Scottish franchisees. Suhail Rehman opened a franchise business providing homecare for older people…

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