Sonia Cottom

Scottish MD triumphs at IoD Director of the Year Awards

Sonia Cottom, Director at Pain Association Scotland, has won the Early Stage Business Director of the Year title at the annual IoD Director of the Year Awards, which took place at London’s Lancaster Hotel last…

Ryan Yule & Laura Stephen

Double celebration for financial planning firm

Two members of staff at Phil Anderson Financial Services are celebrating after a double success for the firm. Ryan Yule, a senior financial planner at Phil Anderson Financial Services was recently named UK Pension Adviser…

Martin Barnes

Seanamic Group appoints new CEO amid other management changes

International engineering corporation, the Seanamic Group, has appointed a new Group CEO amid a suite of management changes. Martin Barnes will assume the position with immediate effect, having successfully managed the acquisition of IMES International…

Craig Lemmon and Brian Williamson

Miigen Secures Williamson for Chairman’s role

Scottish businessman, Brian Williamson, has been appointed Chairman of Miigen, the innovative Stirling-based ‘digital time capsule’ company. The appointment follows the sale in May of the recruitment business Brightwork, which he chaired for 10 years…

Richard Masters, Chairman Scotland & Northern Ireland, Pinsent Masons LLP

Richard Masters appointed as Pinsent Masons Chairman of Scotland & Northern Ireland

International law firm Pinsent Masons has appointed Richard Masters to take over the role of Chairman of Scotland and Northern Ireland. Mr Masters, who hails from Lisburn, joined law firm McGrigors as a graduate lawyer…

Left to right – John Wright, managing director of Deeside Timberframe, with new operations director Stewart Ferguson

Deeside Timberframe appoints new operations director

Stonehaven-based Deeside Timberframe, part of the Bancon Group, has appointed a new operations director to help drive its continued expansion and growth. Stewart Ferguson is currently director of the Bancon Group’s specialist works division. He…

Bill Gordon

Key Appointment for Fire and Security Firm

Aberdeen fire and security firm Oteac has appointed a Business Development Manager for its Scottish and UK operations. Bill Gordon has 25 years’ industry experience working on both a national and international scale. He has…

Allison McGuire

New Cruise Manager for Port of Cromarty Firth

The Port of Cromarty Firth has appointed their new Cruise Manager, Allison McGuire, as they work towards another record-breaking year of cruising in the Highlands in 2018. Allison, who has recently moved to Inverness, brings…

Jacqueline Tainsh

Three new appointments for Morisons Solicitors

Morisons Solicitors has welcomed three new appointments to the firm. Stephen Clark joins the Business Team as a Senior Associate based in Edinburgh. Previously with MBM Commercial, Stephen specialises in corporate, commercial, investments, private equity,…

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…

From left to right Crawford Geddes with Colin Campbell

Bellair expansion with new management in driving seat

Property investment and development company Bellair (Scotland) Limited has made two senior management appointments with Crawford Geddes and Colin Campbell joining the board as directors with responsibility for driving business growth. Bellair (Scotland) Limited was…

Left to right are Joshua Ryan-Saha of The Data Lab, Georgia Boyle and Michael Young of MBN

Data science community head for Dynamic Earth

MBN, the fast-growing search and recruitment consultancy, is staging a major tomorrow in Edinburgh around the opportunities and challenges facing UK plc, including the Scottish economy, when it comes to how our commercial, public and…

Family Business ... The Coull family has launched a new business organising triathlon events for companies and entrepreneurs. From left to right are Gregg Coull, family friend Malcolm Moir, Craig Coull, his sister Michelle and parents Gillian and Graham.

Try a triathlon to motivate your staff

A family firm has come up with a novel way to help companies motivate staff – by training them for their own triathlon. You Can Sport encourages business leaders to swap corporate days and traditional…

Kenny Millar

CodeClan appoints former Amazon Development Manager as new Head of Course Delivery

CodeClan, the UK’s first and only fully accredited digital skills academy, has appointed a senior software development manager as its Head of Course Delivery as the organisation addresses the growing national demand for digital skills.…

Jamie Hepburn

£10 million flexible workforce development fund now available

From today, Scotland’s employers can apply for part of a new £10 million fund to partner with colleges to deliver in-work skills training. The Flexible Workforce Development Fund (FWDF) will be available to organisations across…

Left to right are Kim Kjaerside and Gayle McGuinn, Edinburgh International Conference Centre

EICC boosts team to reflect increased business heading for Edinburgh

The Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC) has boosted its Association team with two senior appointments to reflect an increase in UK and International conferences heading for Scotland’s capital. Gayle McGuinn is now in place as…

Steven Mason

Gilliland Neilson Brown appoint new director

Glasgow based Chartered Financial Planners and Wealth Managers, Gilliland Neilson Brown has appointed Steven Mason as a director. Steven, who joined the firm in 2014, is a Fellow of the Personal Finance Society and Chartered…

From left to right - Kevin Jackson and Robert Eunson

Two new directors at DM Hall Aberdeen office

Chartered surveying firm, DM Hall, has appointed two new directors in Aberdeen along with a new director in Falkirk next month. The two Aberdeen promotions are Kevin Jackson and Robert Eunson, both of whom work…

Diving Technical Authority Jonah

DiveSource appoints diving technical authority

Aberdeen based diving consultancy DiveSource strengthen their team this month by appointing Richard Jones (known within the industry as Jonah), as their Diving Technical Authority, where he will be responsible for advising, reviewing and revising…

First 10 recruits of Computershare’s new Global Technology Centre (GTC) in Edinburgh mark one week in their new roles with trainers and other staff members of the global financial services company.

First 10 of 300 start at Computershare’s new Edinburgh Global Technology Centre

Computershare’s new Edinburgh Global Technology Centre (GTC) has seen the first 10 recruits enroled into their new positions. Computershare, which employs over 16,000 people in 21 countries, announced it had chosen Edinburgh as the home…

Euan Ramsay

150th CodeClan graduate placed in industry role

CodeClan, the UK’s only accredited digital skills academy, has successfully placing its 150th graduate in a technology job in less than 18 months. CodeClan’s mission is to generate a steady stream of digital talent that…

From left, Raymond Ross, technical CGI director at GEODynamics, and Chris Chalker, vice-president eastern hemisphere and managing director of GEODynamics (UK) Limited.

New Technical CGI Director at GEODynamics

GEODynamics’ Aberdeen-based eastern hemisphere operation has appointed Raymond Ross as Technical CGI Director. GEODynamics is a researcher, developer, and manufacturer of engineered solutions for global perforating, downhole completions, intervention and wireline solutions. Raymond’s 25-year oil…

Brodies expands insurance & risk team with new Partner appointment

Brodies LLP has expanded its insurance & risk team with the appointment of new Partner Duncan Mawby, a clinical defence and professional discipline specialist with 16 years’ experience representing healthcare professionals in clinical negligence and…

From left - Scott MacDonald and Alan Mahon

Brewgooder appoints new commercial director

Socially responsible brewery, Brewgooder has appointed Scott MacDonald as new commercial director and Chief Well Digger, as it sets its sights on increased UK distribution across the on and off trade. MacDonald joins the Brewgooder…

Gerard McMahon

Esh Border Construction appoints new Regional Director for Scotland

Livingston-based Esh Border Construction has appointed Gerard McMahon as their new Regional Director for Scotland. Gerard initially joined the company as a Commercial Manager last year and quickly impressed with his outstanding work on key…

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