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West and Central Scotland house prices per square metre fastest growing over last five years

West and Central Scotland have seen the biggest increase in house price per m2 in Scotland over the last five years but traditional housing hotspots in the East remain the most expensive. New research from Bank…

(l-R) Transiris CEO Silvian Centiu and SDI MD Paul Lewis

Silicon Valley consultancy to create high-value Glasgow tech jobs

Transiris Corporation, a US-based technology and data consultancy headquartered in Silicon Valley, has selected Scotland for the next stage of its international expansion and is set to create 26 jobs at its new office in…

Michelle Quinn

Almond Engineering appoints first female board member

Michelle Quinn has become the latest addition to Almond Engineering Limited’s board and becomes the youngest and first female director of the company since it began trading in 1979. Michelle joined the Scottish precision engineering…

Dandara Grandhome CGI

Dandara’s Scottish investment passes £100m with Grandhome acquisition

Housebuilder Dandara has confirmed its latest investment in north-east Scotland, with the acquisition of land in the first phase of the emerging new community at Grandhome, Aberdeen. Dandara has delivered more than 2,500 homes to the…

Highland & Islands businesses celebrating as finalists revealed for Food & Drink Awards

44 top food and drink businesses have been named in this year’s shortlist for the Highlands & Islands Food & Drink Awards 2018. Amongst the finalists, a number of influential young people have been picked…

Cressida Sergeant

Traveltek appoints senior travel professional to develop EMEA

East Kilbride-based Traveltek Group Ltd has appointed well-known industry identity Cressida Sergeant to spearhead its ambitious expansion campaign across the UK, Europe and Middle East. The high-profile travel professional, who has held senior positions with leading…

GlamCandy highlights growth – High Growth Scotland with Kim McAllister

It was a big day in Dunfermline yesterday. A £250,000 facility boasting a 100% employment rate for its alumni had its grand opening – and it certainly looked grand. The clue is in the name…

Sandman Signature Aberdeen Hotel lobby

New Aberdeen hotel and restaurant opens with launch event

Last night Aberdeen’s newest venue welcomed over 300 guests for a special private party ahead of the official opening today, Friday 17 August. Guests were welcomed by doormen, one kilted and one dressed as a Royal…

From left Linda Anderson and John Bidgood

Systal signals growth plans with two senior hires

Glasgow-based Systal Technology Solutions has announced two new senior hires as part of its ambitious growth plan. John Bidgood joins as Chief Technology Officer from IBM.  He brings over two decades of Global sales and…

From left - Andy Davison and Alison Denton

Remarkable appoints two new directors

Remarkable (formerly known as Investors in People Scotland) has appointed Alison Denton as Associate Director of Learning and Development and Andy Davison as Finance Director. Alison has a passion for developing people and organisations and…

John Whitham

New man at the helm of Dynamic Positioning team at Seacroft Marine

Aberdeen based marine assurance specialist Seacroft Marine Consultants Limited has appointed John Whitham to lead its Dynamic Positioning function, which supports marine operations in the offshore oil, gas and renewables sectors. Mr Whitham has over…

Pacific Drive from across the Canting Basin

Planning Application for Glasgow’s Pacific Quay submitted

The completion of one of Scotland’s most high-profile waterfront development sites has moved a step nearer following the submission of a major planning application to Glasgow City Council by Drum Property Group. Drum is working…

Gordon Dewar

1.5 million passenger barrier broken at Edinburgh Airport

The 1.5 million passenger barrier has been broken for the first time ever at a Scottish airport as Edinburgh Airport recorded its busiest ever month on record. A total of 1,501,988 people passed through the airport…

Calum Smeaton

TVSquared opens Miami office to manage Latin American growth

TV performance analytics and optimisation company, TVSquared, has opened a Miami office to support its development of the Latin American market which is the world’s fourth-largest advertising market accounting for more than $28 billion in annual TV…

The Infinity Team

Engineering company sees record growth following Apache contract award

Infinity has been awarded a substantial contract for the Seagull development, a subsea tie-back to a third-party platform.  The project will see Infinity support the pre-FEED & FEED providing production assurance, pipeline integrity engineering and…

Caroline Barelle

Founders Series – Caroline Barelle, CEO/CSO of Elasmogen

If you are interested in sponsoring the Founder Series please email founders@sbnn.co.uk Caroline Barelle took the brave step of jumping from being a research scientist to a CEO with the spin out of Elasmogen from Aberdeen University…

Gordon Higgins, director of ADEO

Scottish-based digital agency shortlisted for UK eCommerce Award

Glasgow-based agency, The Adeo Group (ADEO) has been named as Scotland’s only finalist for the Best Food and Drink eCommercecategory at this year’s eCommerce Awards for Excellence. Now in their tenth year, the eCommerce Awards event has…

Left to right: Greig Masson, Callum Masson, Robert Dalziel, Mike Masson

Texo Group acquires Orca Subsea

Texo Group has acquired Aberdeen-based, Orca Subsea to form Texo Marine. The engineering and technology group, which launched last month is rolling out an ambitious and transformative strategy to meet the immediate and long-term strategic…

One million tourist boost plan for Glasgow City Region

Eight Scottish councils have pledged to work together to boost tourist numbers to the west of Scotland by an additional 1 million over the next five years, enhancing overall visitor experience and growing spend. The…

Marie Macklin, Founder and Executive Chair of the HALO Group, and Steve Smart, Vice President of CGI Scotland

The HALO Scotland announces partnership with global IT services provider

The HALO Scotland and global IT services provider CGI, have agreed on an innovative partnership that will create further employment opportunities at the Kilmarnock urban regeneration initiative. The agreement will see the HALO and CGI…

John Hannah and Norman Gray

North east accountancy practice acquires competitor

A north-east accountancy firm is continuing to expand its client base with the completion of a six-figure acquisition. SBP Accountants and Tax Advisers has agreed a deal to buyout established Aberdeen business, Norman Gray &…

Stuart Ferguson

Well-SENSE secures seven-figure equity investment from Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures

Downhole technology specialist, Well-SENSE, has secured a seven-figure equity investment from Saudi Aramco Energy Ventures (“SAEV”), alongside its current owners, FrontRow Energy Technology Group Limited (“FrontRow”) and management. The support of SAEV as a strategic…

123 to 145 North Street Glasgow

Buccleuch Property sells 123 to 145 North Street Glasgow for £2.9 million

Buccleuch Property, with Galbraith acting on their behalf, has concluded the successful sale of 123 to 145 North Street Glasgow to Sydney and London Properties for a price of £2.9 million, reflecting a net initial…

Rob Whitson

Three new appointments at Bell Ingram boost business

Land agent, Bell Ingram, has appointed three new members of staff, including one of the sector’s most experienced professionals. Rob Whitson is to join Bell Ingram as Partner and will take responsibility for running the…

Blair Nimmo

Rippin Limited administration leads to 25 redundancies

Blair Nimmo and Alistair McAlinden of KPMG LLP were appointed as Joint Administrators of Rippin Limited on 13 August 2018. The Cowdenbeath-based company, established in 1974, is a leading structural steel fabricator operating across Scotland…