Frank Maguire, specialist in industrial diseases law, dies at 55

Tributes have been paid to the campaigning lawyer, Frank Maguire, who has died aged 55. The joint managing partner of Thompsons Solicitors, he died...

Review: The Engagement Manifesto, by Alan Crozier

Look inside many business magazines or the business pages of the national newspapers and there will be lots of discussion about mergers and acquisitions....

CBI’s Linda Urquhart on fears about an Independence Referendum

In a speech on the economy delivered to 600 guests at the CBI Scotland Annual Dinner in Glasgow last night, the Chairman of CBI...

Review: Jon Ronson at the Edinburgh Book Festival

By Diane Maclean Jon Ronson, the audience was warned, was just off the plane from America, so was jetlagged and liable to fall asleep....

Friday song: Oui Oui, Je Suis Gérard Depardieu

The Sensational Alex Salmond Band have interrupted their frantic Edinburgh Fringe schedule to produce another video to accompany their excellent album. This week’s Gallic-themed offering,...

So is this the real Michele Bachmann – or just a cover story?

Funny how? Republican Presidential candidate Michele Bachmann has made the cover of Newsweek magazine, which should represent a triumph for her. Unfortunately, there is an easy...

Phone Hacking: The Movie

There is little doubt a film, or TV drama, will be made about the phone hacking story, the scandal which led more TV reports...

What does the election result mean for Scotland’s third sector?

Martin Sime is director of the Scottish Council for Voluntary Organisations, and writes a monthly column for The Caledonian Mercury. After the majority government that...

Turn it down a bit: sodcasting and the annoyance of noise

For Julian Treasure, chairman of The Sound Agency and author of Sound Business: the manual for creating effective sound in business, sound is important....

Sorry seems to be the hardest word, tweet, chat show appearance…

By now, Mel Gibson fans will know by now that he is sorry for being taped ranting at his ex-wife, denies he was bothered...