Graeme Macpherson

Herald journalist joins Big Partnership sports team

Big Partnership has boosted its sports expertise with the recruitment of Herald journalist Graeme Macpherson. The sports writer, who has more than 17 years’ experience across print, broadcast and digital platforms, will join Scotland’s biggest…

(L-R) Creative Director, Alex Wilson; CEO Gerry McCusker; and Commercial Director, David Hamilton

Digital communications agency enters joint venture with Singapore firm

Digital communications agency, Dog, has entered a joint venture with creative digital agency RHAD in Singapore. With Dog’s CEO, Gerry McCusker, taking the position of Chairman, RHAD is led by Dog’s former Technical Director in…

Brian Cox plays 'Churchill' on set filming, in Edinburgh Credit: Photo by Alistair Linford/REX/Shutterstock (5694396c)

£69.4 million spent on film and TV production in 2016

Production spend on film and TV in Scotland has increased by more than 30% last year to a record high. The figures, released by Creative Scotland, show spend in 2016 reached £69.4 million – the…

Harper Macleod Chief Executive Martin Darroch alongside Glasgow Warriors and Scotland star Ruaridh Jackson

Harper Macleod to sponsor West Stand at Glasgow Warriors’ Scotstoun stadium

Scottish law firm Harper Macleod has extended its existing sponsorship deal with Glasgow Warriors, after agreeing to sponsor the West Stand at Scotstoun Stadium. Launched by Warriors star Ruaridh Jackson ahead of Saturday's first home…

Wendy Maltman

Dundee Design Studio Completes New Business Hub

A Dundee design studio is celebrating its upcoming 15th anniversary by moving into a newly converted business hub. The Malting House Design Studio is taking up residence in the third and final self-contained unit within…

MT Rainey

New set of creative awards unveiled for Scotland

A new set of awards for Scotland’s creative industries have been announced to recognise, celebrate and promote the country’s creativity. The Nods, a joint venture by Lux Events and Crak Marketing, will officially open for…

John Durrant

Shelter Scotland appoints Juggling Swords for digital marketing campaign

Edinburgh digital marketing and PR agency Juggling Swords has been appointed by Shelter Scotland to work on a new digital marketing campaign. The agreement will see the Leith-based agency work with Shelter Scotland on various…

Douglas Roberts

Scottish Building Society to sponsor Scottish Women’s Football

The world’s oldest building society, the Scottish Building Society, has become title sponsor of Scottish women’s senior football leagues after agreeing a six-figure sponsorship deal over the next three years. This significant investment will ensure…

Chris Gilmour

Beattie sets up reputation management business in Canada

Beattie, the integrated communications agency, is continuing to expand in Canada with the launch of a specialist crisis communications boutique. Only two months ago, Beattie announced a merger with British Columbia-based Tartan Group to form…

(left to right) – Claire Hamilton - Marketing Director, Alana McConnachie – Creative Director and Lee Brandie – Managing Director of Wired Studio.

London office opening for Aberdeen digital growth agency

Aberdeen-based digital growth agency Wired Studio, who use data insights, analytics and creative digital design to aid the growth of their clients, have opened a new office in London (30th August 2017). The agency now…

Ethical Marketing News

World’s first ethical marketing audit launched by Aberdeen firm

Aberdeen Ethical Marketing Company, SM Marketing, in conjunction Ethical Marketing News, the Ethical Marketing Website has launched the world’s first Ethical Marketing Audit. The audit is designed to test a business’s marketing strategy and check…

Edinburgh Festivals to receive an extra £10m over next 5 years

The Edinburgh Festivals will receive a £10 million boost over the next five years, the First Minister has confirmed. The Scottish Government and City of Edinburgh Council will each provide £5 million to fund a…

Cat Timoney: Flyering in the face of progress, how marketing at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival has evolved

It's that time of year again. The month that Scotland’s capital becomes a blur of music, drama, comedy, food and becomes packed to the rafters with tourists. August brings five famous festivals to Edinburgh, comprising…

National Film and Television School in London

National Film and Television School to open Scottish school

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced a £475,000 Scottish Government investment to support the prestigious National Film and Television School’s (NFTS) plans to set up a base in Scotland and support new bursaries, in partnership…

WordPress Premium Plugins vs Free Plugins: Which Ones Are Best?

Every blog needs plugins to make it do the things you want it to do. It’s essential equipment, you might say. And there are over 50,000 free plugins available to you in the WordPress directory…

Laura Sutherland

Laura M. Sutherland: Why having access to key financial information is essential to PR

PR as a strategic function is there to help business. It’s there to protect reputation, building relationships and effectively increase the bottom line through its work. If we don’t have access to key financial information…

Lee Brandie

Aberdeen’s Wired Studio sees 40% growth and new contract wins

Aberdeen-based digital growth agency Wired Studio has announced new contract wins including Toni and Guy, VisitAberdeenshire, Trinity Centre and Finlay & Co London, the luxury sunglasses and spectacles brand. Last year the agency, which specilaises…

Sarah McNaught

Black & Lizars launches ‘six figure’ ad campaign

One of Scotland’s largest independent optical groups, Black & Lizars, has launched its new six-figure ‘surprisingly affordable’ advertising campaign, highlighting its commitment to premium service and the price-point of its designer frames and lenses. Rolled…

Mark Haslam

Loud Mouth Media Moves To Bigger Glasgow Office

Specialist digital advertising agency Loud Mouth Media is to expand its operations in Glasgow as the firm moves to a bigger office in the city. The firm will now be based in the innovative Spaces…

Simon Pitts

STV Group plc appoints new CEO

Simon Pitts has been appointed as the new CEO of STV Group plc and will take up the position early in 2018. Current CEO Rob Woodward announced he was stepping down in April 2017. Simon…

Gregor Matheson

New Design Director for Edinburgh-based agency Tayburn

Edinburgh based digital brand agency Tayburn has appointed Gregor Matheson to the post of Design Director. The agency says appointing the multi award winning creative will help the company attract larger clients from across the…

From third left - Stephen Hamilton, Jennifer Robertson, Jim Walker of Walkers Shortbread, Hayley Fraser and Samantha Staniforth

PR agency opens its doors in whisky heartland

Speyside’s first full-service creative communications agency has been set up in Aberlour, the largest Scotch whisky producing region and home to some of Scotland’s top luxury brands. In just a few months, Spey has won…

Mark Kemp

Mark Kemp: A start-up story – Part 2

Last year I posted some of my thoughts after a few months in business - the things people didn’t tell me that turned out to be just as important as the supposed bigger, more obvious…

CR Smith becomes first commercial partnership for Edinburgh Trams

Edinburgh welcomes first commercial partnership for Edinburgh Trams

Edinburgh is set to benefit from a new revenue stream this month with the announcement of Edinburgh Trams first ever commercial partnership with CR Smith, a company with a long established Scottish heritage. The two-year…

Mark Millar

Netflix buys comic-book publisher created by Scotsman Mark Millar

Internet streaming giant Netflix has bought Millarworld, the comic-book publishing firm founded by Scotsman Mark Millar, creator of characters and stories including Kick-Ass, Kingsman, and Old Man Logan. Terms of the transaction, which in the…

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