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Security industry entrepreneur returns business to place where he grew up

A highly successful security industry entrepreneur is set to bring back jobs and future prosperity to the area where he grew up.  Following the founding of...

Ethical research firm Cytochroma raises £1m for expansion

ETHICAL research firm Cytochroma has secured almost £1m to further commercialise its business. The life sciences company, based at Roslin, Midlothian, provides ethical, sustainable and accurate...

Precision Medicine Scotland appoints new business head

HEALTH consortium Precision Medicine Scotland Innovation Centre has appointed a new head of business development. The body was set up to accelerate the advancement and adoption...

Retail businesses ask customers for patience amid new Covid clampdown

Scottish shopkeepers have issued a plea for customers to be patient and not take frustrations out on retail workers as Covid protection measures are stepped...

Comment: Why force a four-day week when flexibility works better?

Neil Bradbrook is Managing Director of Ahead Business Consulting   A couple of weeks ago, Atom Bank announced that their staff were moving to a four-day working...

Glasgow training firm offers new approach to upskilling staff

A GLASGOW-based training firm is offering what it claims is an innovative and financially risk-free way to boost employees' skills. Elite Training and Consultancy's new process...

Scottish businesses share £720k to help decarbonise heavy transport

SCOTTISH businesses will receive a share of £720,000 to support the decarbonisation of heavy duty vehicles. The Can Do Zero Emissions Heavy Duty Vehicles (HDV) challenge...

Bigtincan open a new chapter in their Glasgow operation

BIGTINCAN is ramping up its Glasgow operation with the help of £1.4m from Scottish Enterprise. The Australian sales software company will create 40 jobs in the...

Baird Lumsden on recruiting spree as rural property demand soars

BAIRD Lumsden has recruited a trio of young professionals in response to high demand for rural property throughout Scotland. The specialist rural property arm of DM...

High street shops sink to a new low six months after lockdown easing

MORE than one in ten chain shops in Scotland remains closed six months after the lockdown was lifted. That's the key finding of research by PwC...

Edinburgh to Barbados flights “sign of aviation business recovery”

EDINBURGH Airport is operating a direct flight to the Caribbean in a sign of confidence returning to the aviation business. The Virgin Atlantic jet took off...

Orbex rocket launchpad under construction in Scotland

CONSTRUCTION has started in Scotland of the UK's first orbital space rocket launchpad for more than half a century. The facility near Kinloss, Moray, will be...

Paid-for Facebook advert deemed “irresponsible” over gambling concerns

A Facebook advert for a gambling service has been found to be “irresponsible” by the Advertising Standards Agency (ASA). The paid-for ad for Dribble Media Ltd's...

More women and BAME apprentices join Scotland’s plumbing industry

Scotland's plumbing industry is making "slow but sure" progress towards increasing diversity. The  Scotland and Northern Ireland Plumbing Employers’ Federation (SNIPEF), has seen increases in the number...

Scottish Government reveals latest £3m in awards to fishing industry

SCOTTISH fishing businesses and organisations have received more than £3m in the latest round of government funding. Marine Fund Scotland (MFS) has so far put around...

Scottish tourism businesses get chance to connect with international buyers

SCOTTISH tourism and events businesses have the chance to connect with key international markets next year. Registration for the Discover Scotland: Reconnect 2022 virtual event is...

Five minutes of fame on offer to Scottish SMEs with plenty of can do

SCOTLAND'S entrepreneurs have a chance to get their business ideas in front of an audience of global movers and shakers. Small- and medium-sized businesses, as well...

Boskalis Subsea signs six-figure training deal with Maersk

BOSKALIS Subsea Services' operations in Aberdeen will benefit from a new six-figure training contract with Maersk. The firm has signed a global deal with Maersk Training,...

Scottish site gets £500k award to turn landfill into “greener” cement

A SCOTTISH facility for the production of lower carbon cement from landfill has been awarded £500,000 by Zero Waste Scotland. The new site near Lanark, South...

Former Babcock exec takes key role at knowledge sharing firm CeeD

A FORMER Babcock International executive has joined not-for-profit company CeeD which helps Scottish businesses share expertise. David MacGregor has been appointed as business development manager at...

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