SCOTLAND THE BRAND – THE NEED TO MAKE THE MOST OF IT!

Scotland - overburdened by iconography by Charlie Laidlaw Companies stand or fall on the authenticity of their brands, with brand value an integral element in corporate...

CONVERGE CHALLENGE 2014

The University of Aberdeen - winners last year The quest to add to the growing band of businesses formed through Scotland’s thriving academic entrepreneur community...

DO WE NEED OSBORNE OR BARROSO’S PERMISSION?

Scotland doesn't need permission to use the Pound There’s been a lot of hot air and printer’s ink spilled over the past few days over...

SUSTAINABLE PROCUREMENT

Scottish Government needs to act SELECT, the trade body for Scotland's electrical sector, has urged the Scottish Government not to delay the implementation of the...

Amazon retail culture a blessing and a curse for Scots island life

Local businesses in the Western Isles can struggle to compete By Paul Freathy, University of Stirling E-commerce has irreversibly transformed our lives by giving us greater...

TECH-BOOST FOR TOURISM

Fife College Scottish tourism is booming, with new technology heralding the way forward for business growth. However, the tourist sector needs help to tap...

ECONOMIC MOMENTUM CONTINUES TO GROW

The Bank of Scotland's surveys have produced consistently positive economic news The Bank of Scotland's Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) has shown that growth in the...

INTERFACE looks for innovative food and drinks firms

Grants of £40,000 available for innovative companies INTERFACE, the organisation which promotes partnerships between business and academics, has called on Food and Drink organisations across...

REDEEM TARGETS CONSUMERS WITH UNUSED HANDSETS

Redeem is headquartered in Bathgate One of Scotland's fastest growing companies - the electronic device recycler, Redeem Holdings - has taken over one of its...

UNEMPOYMENT – LOWEST IN 5 YEARS

Unemployment down to 6.4% The latest official figures from the Office for National Statistics show that unemployment in Scotland has fallen to its lowest level...