The ‘partisan’ CBI

Has the CBI in Scotland shot itself in the foot? For months, it has been posing dozens of awkward questions about the implications of...

THE FUTURE’S BRIGHT – THE FUTURE’S LI-FI

Professor Harald Haas - 'father' of LiFi Light offers almost unlimited capacity for wireless communication Existing WiFi systems have their limitations. They can be very slow;...

Edrington Group profits up 19%

The Edrington Group is one of Scotland’s success stories. The whisky company’s latest results confirmed that with turnover up by 18.2% from £468.3m last...

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...

Scotland’s founding Pharaoh

At first glance there doesn’t seem to be much connection between the land of the Pyramids and the land of Irn Bru, but that...

COMMENT – CURRENCY UNION?

Could Scotland keep the Pound? There has been an elephant in the room for some time now – and now it has finally been acknowledged....
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The Caledonian Mercury visits GlenDronach Distillery

GlenDronach isn’t necessarily a whisky everyone will be familiar with. You won’t find it on the supermarket shelves, for instance. However, it is making...

Video: The Outdoor Entrepreneur – Chris Tiso explains the success of the Tiso Group

The outdoor specialist, Tiso, has been in business for over 50 years. From modest beginnings in 1962, it’s been serving climbers, hill walkers and...

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...

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...