New, ethical not-for-profit bank opens in Edinburgh

The accent is firmly on ‘ethical banking’ as new bank, created by the merger of two long established credit unions, breathes fresh competition into local...

How to Make Health & Safety Easy – October HR Dept...

October 28 seminar to cover Health & Safety essentials to protect your business - brought to you by The HR Dept Lothian  Do you want...

St Andrews business people invited to network with former Lord Advocate

Rt Hon Frank Mulholland QC joins the line up of speakers for the new St Andrews Business Club term The Rt Hon Frank Mulholland QC, who...

What is content marketing anyway? 

Content marketing is about creating content that puts your customer at the centre of everything you do If you haven’t heard of content marketing, then you’re...

Autumn Budget 2017: Will small businesses get the help they need?

Brian Palmer, Tax Policy Expert at AAT (Association of Accounting Technicians), shares his thoughts ahead of today's Budget 2017 Britain’s waited 21 years for an...

Manufacturing slumps in UK business confidence index

The manufacturing sector has seen a dramatic fall in confidence in the third quarter of 2017, according to the UK Credit Managers' Index The manufacturing...

Regus renews water contract with Business Stream

Regus has signed up to a new three-year water supply and wastewater services contract with Edinburgh-based Business Stream  One of the UK’s largest workspace management...

Scottish Cyber Awards to celebrate Outstanding Women in Cyber

Outstanding Women in Cyber is among the categories to be celebrated at tonight's Scottish Cyber Awards in Edinburgh  One of Scotland’s most exciting and fastest-growing...

Minister approves refresh of Scotland’s chemical sciences strategy

Chemical Sciences Scotland has been given the green light to develop a new strategy to help sustain Scotland's low carbon future  The voice of Scotland’s...

Scottish authorities urged not to replicate London’s T-charge

Eagle Couriers is urging Scottish councils not to replicate London's T-charge as it could penalise the poorest drivers and  businesses Bathgate-based Eagle Couriers is calling on...

Scotcoin – what it means for my business

This free event hosted by Scotcoin will help to get your business ready for Scotcoin 2018 and beyond  When: Thursday, 23 November 2017 Where:  Edinburgh Napier University,The...

St Columba’s hospice lights switch-on to take place 11 Dec

Hospice invites Edinburgh community to celebrate 40 years of Light Up A Life by dedicating a light on the Tree of Remembrance St Columba's Hospice...

The rise in necessity of public liability insurance for businesses

There’s always an element of risk when you run your own business, but there are also ways to protect yourself, such as insurance Is your...

Does your business risk losing unappreciated staff?

Does your business reward loyal members of staff? If not, this can contribute to employees feeling undervalued and unappreciated People don’t leave jobs, they leave...

Fewer Scots SMEs measure productivity than UK average

  SMEs in Scotland are finding it difficult to measure productivity, suggests a new report from Close Brothers Group  Fewer SMEs in Scotland are measuring productivity...

Edinburgh Napier students get a feel for being charity trustees

Edinburgh Napier students get a taster of what its like to sit on charity boards with the help of support from Santander and RSM  Students...

New in HR for 2020? Bereavement leave for parents

A new law has been proposed in Westminster to provide paid leave for parents who lose a youngster under the age of 18 A new...

Caledonian Exchange lands Wired Certification for digital connectivity

Caledonian Exchange has become Edinburgh's first office building to land a top industry certification for its digital connectivity  An Edinburgh office building has become the...

Fife Fabrications to undergo MBO with the help of RBS

Fife Fabrications has secured a seven-figure funding deal from RBS for the directors to undertake a management buy-out (MBO) Fife-based precision sheet metal manufacturer Fife...

Regus to offer free workspace at Fort Kinnaird this Black Friday

Regus is set to provide free access to its Fort Kinnaird Retail Park hub this Black Friday to help busy professionals grab a bargain  Black...

Salary increases and optimism prevail over Brexit uncertainty

Scottish businesses remain optimistic despite Brexit but say they are still challenged by skills shortages in IT, construction and property A new report published by...

Permanent contact centre staff demand soars above temp demand

Hiring demand for permanent contact centre staff is up 37% in 2017  The contact centre industry is using permanent employment as one option for securing...

Why Scottish brands should harness the pulling power of online influencers

The impact of influencers can be seen around the world and Scotland is no different, say influencer marketing experts Influencer marketing experts are encouraging Scottish brands...

Diageo whisky summit gives China a taste of Scotland’s best

This year's Diageo Whisky Summit took place in Guangzhou where visitors learned about the latest trends driving scotch culture in China  More than 500 whisky...