Petrofac Aberdeen

Petrofac COO Marwan Chedid suspended amid fraud enquiry

Petrofac has suspended its chief operating officer, Marwan Chedid, following a corruption and bribery probe by Britain's fraud squad. The Serious Fraud Office (SFO) has previously announced that the firm is being investigated under suspicion…

Dundee Waterfront

Balfour Beatty to close six Scottish offices

Balfour Beatty, the international construction group, is to close six Scotland based offices and creating a single base at the Maxim Business Park at Eurocentral, just off the M8 as a cost cutting exercise. The…

Elaine Sutherland

New MD and rebranding at Sutherlands of Portsoy

Sutherlands of Portsoy (a trading brand of Gourmets Choice Ltd) has appointed Elaine Sutherland as the new managing director. The family business, located in the beautiful fishing village of Portsoy and home of the recent…

Andy Hamilton

Cloud’s silver lining turns to Gold for Scottish software business

Microsoft has named Edinburgh-based software firm CompanyNet as its latest Gold Partner for Cloud Productivity – just one day after granting the business Silver status. Having awarding the business Silver Cloud Productivity status on Monday…

Nicola Reith

ATPI expands Aberdeen management team with new head of operations

Global travel management and events business the ATPI Group has appointed Nicola Reith as Head of Aberdeen Operations. Reith has worked in the travel industry for 20 years, beginning her career at FCM Travel, where…

Victoria Freed

Savills makes retail hire in Scotland

International real estate advisor Savills has bolstered its retail agency team in Scotland with the appointment of Victoria Freed who joins as a surveyor in the firm’s Glasgow office on 19th June 2017. Victoria has…

(seated from left) - Allan Clow, managing director, Bancon Homes; organiser Mungo Finlayson; Jo Skinner, sales and marketing director, Bancon Homes; and organiser Guy Finlayson

Bancon Homes named as headline sponsor for Banchory Beer Festival

Local housebuilder Bancon Homes, which is based in Banchory and is currently building at its Oaklands development in the town, has signed up as the main sponsor of the Banchory Beer Festival, supporting the continued…

Stuart Broadley

EIC report reveals best practices to prosper during the energy industry downturn

The Energy Industries Council (EIC), the trade association for UK companies that supply goods and services to the energy industries worldwide, has launched its special Survive and Thrive Insight Report, which identifies the strategies and…

Lidl craft beer range credit Peter Sandground

Lidl introduces ‘Isle of Ale’ craft beer festival

As the trend for craft beer continues to grow, Lidl has announced the launch of its first Scottish craft beer festival, which will be on sale from 25th May for a limited time only across…

Peterhead fish market courtesy Seafood Scotland

Scottish fish landings 29% up to £563 million in 2016

The value of fish landings is at a record high, having increased by 29% to £563 million in 2016, according to the latest statistics published by the Scottish Government. The increase was mainly driven by…

Atrium Court, 50 Waterloo Street, Glasgow

Comprehensive refurbishment completes at Glasgow’s Atrium Court

A comprehensive refurbishment of a landmark Glasgow city centre building is complete, marking the final phase in the rejuvenation of Atrium Court on 50 Waterloo Street. Situated in one of Glasgow's most central locations, just…

Carol Graham (Marketing Director), Dr Robert Graham (Chairman), Jean Graham (Board Member) and Robert Graham (MD).

Graham’s the Family Dairy New Organic Semi-Skimmed Milk exclusively listed at Sainsbury’s

Graham’s The Family Dairy has launched Organic Semi-Skimmed milk with Cream at the Top which will be listed exclusively in 150 Sainsbury’s stores across England. The addition of the new non-homogenised Organic Semi-Skimmed Milk with…

Colin McHardy

Revenue Scotland devolved taxes expert joins Campbell Dallas

Campbell Dallas has appointed Revenue Scotland’s former Head of Tax Operations and Compliance, Colin McHardy, to lead the firm’s devolved tax service. Colin is a technical specialist in devolved taxes who also has extensive experience…

The School Cloud team in their new office, co-founder Robbie Beattie is second from the left, and co-founder Marcus Fields is far right

School Cloud Systems growth sees new office move

An award-winning Glasgow software development company has become the latest occupant at Clyde Gateway’s The Albus building in a move that brings a highly skilled team of 10 to Bridgeton. School Cloud Systems is an…

Grant Campbell

Survey reveals one in four businesses unaware data protection shakeup

With just a year to go until the biggest shakeup of data protection law in 20 years, 25% of businesses and organisations in the UK are unaware of the new legislation and almost half have…

Asda in Armadale

Anglian Water Business secures £3 million of water service contracts in Scotland

Water retailer Anglian Water Business (AWB) has secured a hat-trick of major contract wins in Scotland, valued at around £3 million per year. The series of wins follows the recent announcement of a joint venture…

Julio Guerrero, Managing Director at Metixx

Patient Monitoring Technology Secures £1.2m Funding

Glasgow based medical technology developer Metix Limited has closed its initial R&D funding round of £1.2m, led by UK technology and life sciences investor Deepbridge Capital. Headquartered in Glasgow, this funding also includes investment from…

Canonmills Warriston Courtyard

Artisan continues investment strategy across Edinburgh

Artisan Real Estate Investors, the partnership driving Edinburgh’s award-winning £150 million New Waverley scheme, has underlined further commitment to the capital with another significant development deal. Artisan has bought the 22,000 sq. ft. Abbeyhill Industrial…

David Cresswell

New appointment is helping brew up business for Ringtons in Scotland

Coffee and tea firm Ringtons has appointed a new Scotland based business development manager within its business-to-business division. David Cresswell’s role will see him support Ringtons’ existing clients north of the border and introduce the…

Peachy Mondays secures new international telecoms client

Stirlingshire-based Peachy Mondays has won a contract to implement its employee feedback platform for a major Dutch telecoms company. VodafoneZiggo, which provides mobile, TV, broadband and landlines in the millions, has adopted Peachy Mondays’ anonymous…

Electric bike startup targets £350k to commercialise patented technology

Scottish electric bike startup, FreeFlow Technologies, is targeting a £350k fund raise through Angels Den to support the commercialisation of their patented E-Bike System technology. The company was founded in 2012 by Glasgow based entrepreneur,…

SensationALL

£30,000 Apache donation to fund SensationALL state-of-the-art sensory room

Kingswells-based, Apache North Sea Limited, has donated £30,000 to SensationALL for the renovation and repurposing of their sensory room.  SensationALL is based in the Old Schoolhouse in Westhill and provide therapeutic activities and specialist support…

Quiet April for funding deals in Scotland

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. April was a fairly quiet month…

NSG Digital

NorSea Group and Kongsberg Group establish digital collaboration

NSG Digital, a new company set up by NorSea Group to simplify logistics through digital technology, has established a collaborative agreement with the Kongsberg Group. Now they are moving the development and deployment of their…

Joanne Brown

Joanne Brown : The local elections may be over but the real battle lies ahead

The ballot box is increasingly becoming a part of Scotland’s everyday life. From referenda to elections, the public is all too aware of the role they are now regularly asked to play in the future…

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