Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Grant Thornton reveals list of Scotland’s ‘Faces of a Vibrant Economy’

Grant Thornton has revealed the names of this year’s ‘Faces of a Vibrant Economy’ – celebrating the leaders who excel in better business. Now...
Tomatin artist's impression

£10 million Tomatin hotel and retail/food developments given go-ahead

A £10 million-pound hotel and retail/food village at the Tomatin junction on the A9 has been approved by Highland Council. Over 100 new jobs will...
Blairs factory, Greenock

Windows manufacturer to invest £1million in facility and create up to 20 new jobs

A Scottish windows manufacturer is to invest £1million in its Inverclyde facility and create up to 20 new jobs in the process. Blairs Windows, based...
(L-R) CEO David Ritchie, Jack Cuthbertson (Aluminium Quality Manager), John Murphy (Aluminium contracts Manager), Lee Dair (Aluminium Project Manager) and Alistair Patrick (Aluminium Factory Manager)

CMS Window Systems doubles aluminium capacity with £500,000 investment programme

A £500,000 investment programme in next generation machinery and personnel has more than doubled CMS Window Systems’ production capacity for aluminium windows, doors and...
Jill Reid

ALLOA BAKER BARKING UP THE RIGHT TREE WITH DOG BISCUITS

A keen baker who began making handmade biscuits for her dog while living in Africa is now selling her treats in 30 shops throughout...
LFH Engineering workshop

LFH Engineering nets six-figure contract as international sales grow

A north-east engine pump manufacturing specialist has secured a six-figure contract to provide its products and expertise to a supply company in the Far East. Ellon-based...
From left - Ian Kerr and Gavin Dutch

New Non-Executive CTO at Raven Controls as part of growth strategy

Raven, the real time incident management software has appointed Gavin Dutch as Non-Executive Chief Technology Officer. The appointment follows Raven’s successful deployment at this year’s...
Simon and Helen Pattinson

Inverleith takes majority stake in Montezuma's chocolate

Scottish Private Equity vehicle Inverleith, which specialises in consumer brand investment, has taken a majority stake in British chocolate brand Montezuma's. Montezuma's is a chocolate manufacturer and retailer...
Jacqui Low (left) and Nicki Sturzaker (right)

Scottish communications agencies unveil merger

Two Scottish communications agencies have announced they have merged. Indigo and Talking Canvas have announced their partnership in a move which aims to forge one...

Highland luxury handbag brand sets sights on crowdfunded growth

Highland luxury handbag brand, C.Nicol is in the process of raising £20,000 through their crowdfunding campaign. The Kickstarter campaign will run to 27th November to help...
The Unlocking Ambition cohort in London

Unlocking Ambition cohort spend three days at London masterclass

Twenty high growth Scottish based entrepreneurs have just completed a 3 day purpose-driven masterclass in London as part of the First Ministers Unlocking Ambition...
From left to right Ken Ireland CEO, Margaret McPherson, Non-Exec and Ben Di Rollo, Director

Coulters appoints new CEO to lead growth

Coulters, the property company specialising in residential estate agency and conveyancing, has appointed Ken Ireland as its new CEO, following the recent acquisition of...
Scott Kerr, CEO of Mintra Group (L) and Gareth Gilbert, UK Managing Director, Mintra Group

Mintra Group acquires Atlas Knowledge for around £10.7m

Mintra Group, the HR, competence and training specialist, has acquired Aberdeen headquartered learning technology services firm Atlas Knowledge for around £10.7m (source). The move will bring...
From left - Paul Devlin, Investment Manager, Mercia Fund Managers and Ian Stevenson, CEO Cyan Forensics

Cyan Forensics raises almost £1m in latest funding round

Scottish startup Cyan Forensics, which develops digital forensic technology to help law enforcement catch criminals faster, has closed a £900,000 investment round led by...
David Millar

Edinburgh to host TechX roadshow to accelerate technology start-ups

A roadshow event is taking place in Edinburgh on Monday 12 November, hosted by TechX from the UK Oil & Gas Technology Centre, a...
(L-R): Megan Reid, Audience Development Team Lead, STV; Katie Martin, Communications Executive, STV; Melinda O’Reilly, Entrepreneur Acceleration Manager from Royal Bank of Scotland; Danielle Kelly, Client Services Director, STV

SMEs gain business insight at the STV Growth Academy

STV hosted the STV Growth Academy, the first in a series of events designed to provide small and medium sized enterprises with resources and insight...
Ian Reid

CENSIS receives a further £9.25million funding package

CENSIS, the centre of excellence for sensing, imaging systems, and the internet of things (IoT), has received a £9.25-million, five-year funding package to cement...
Dr Bob Currie

Smarter Grid Solutions opens two global R&D labs to accelerate product development

Smarter Grid Solutions, a provider of distributed energy resource management software has opened two research and development laboratories in its Glasgow and New York offices. The laboratories are linked together to...
Steve Tigar

Money Dashboard on track to record turnover of over £1million

Money Dashboard, the free personal finance app with almost half a million downloads, is gearing up for its next phase of growth following a...
Dave Kerr, Chief Technical Officer of Bridgeall

Founders Series – Dave Kerr, Chief Technical Officer of Bridgeall

What does Bridgeall do? Bridgeall accelerates digital transformation for companies through IT development & consultancy services, centred on Microsoft technology, and also through our own IP...

Kim McAllister Column

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Video: How can a Scottish business save the rainforest?  – High Growth Scotland with...

How do we save the rainforest? One Edinburgh-based company is translating a decade of research and development into on-the-ground impact. Dr Murray Collins and Dr Ed...

Wha's like us? – High Growth Scotland with Kim McAllister

The image of Scotland abroad has always fascinated me, ever since I was little and met some local kids in the pool in Florida....

Talking in code – High Growth Scotland with Kim McAllister

Coding. Can you do it? It’s the one skill I wish I could learn – it’s the one skill most of us should learn. I was at ScotSoft yesterday,...
Colin Hewitt

Floating along on the fintech wave – High Growth Scotland with Kim McAllister

There’s a certain kudos from being there when… The Cavern in Liverpool, the iPod unveiling, Andy Murray’s primary class… they all marked the start...

Going international – High Growth Scotland with Kim McAllister

Here’s an example of how small the world is. Today’s column in an interview with Steve Dawson, who’s flying over from New York to speak...

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Graeme Jones, Chief Executive, Scottish Financial Enterprise

Carlyle Executive Interview Series – Graeme Jones, Chief Executive, Scottish Financial Enterprise

The Scottish Financial Enterprise Annual Dinner will be held in Glasgow on Thursday 25th October, where the winners of the Scottish Financial Services Award...