FREE WEBINAR ANNOUNCED IN ADAPTATION TO CLIMATE CHANGE

Climate resilience experts, Climate Sense, and water industry training provider, Learning & Development Associates (L&DA), have announced a free webinar on adaptation to climate...

How To Help Young People Fight Climate Change

Meet Susan McSeveney, our new director. Susan discusses why engaging young people in sustainability matters is crucial to tackling the climate emergency.   If you follow...

INVERNESS LEGAL TEAM EXPANDS WITH APPOINTMENT OF NEW PARTNER

A leading law firm has expanded its Inverness offering with the appointment of a new Partner. Magnus Mackay has joined Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie LLP,...

HELP AT HAND FOR ORGANISATIONS SEEKING TO BUILD CLIMATE CHANGE RESILIENCE

An international authority on mitigating the effects of climate change, Climate Sense has joined forces with Learning & Development Associates (L&DA), a leading training...

£5.5m upgrade for a greener Glasgow Science Centre

Glasgow Science Centre (GSC) will undergo a £5.5m upgrade to become greener, cleaner, and brighter. The package, funded by Scottish Enterprise, will improve the roof,...

LAW FIRM ANNOUNCES RAFT OF STAFF PROMOTIONS

A number of promotions have been announced across Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie LLP’s offices in Scotland.     The firm is celebrating the promotion of four members of staff; two to associate...

Rally for Growth: a business-led action plan for Scotland’s economy

By Dr Liz Cameron OBE, Chief Executive of the Scottish Chambers of Commerce Within weeks of the first cases of COVID-19 being detected in Scotland, thousands...

Building back skills post COVID-19

Dr Liz Cameron OBE, Chief Executive of SCC highlights the skills challenges ahead and how apprenticeships form a vital part of the solution. The pandemic...

First shoots of recovery but challenges still lie ahead

The Scottish Chambers of Commerce (SCC) partners with the internationally recognised economic research unit, the Fraser of Allander Institute, to produce a Quarterly Economic...

Six sustainable tips to save tonnes of CO2 and take your business to net zero too

With Glasgow set to be the host of climate conference COP26 in November there’s no better time for businesses to be thinking about more...

The urgency driving COP26

The UK will host the 26th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties in Glasgow between 31 October and 12 November. The UK and Italy...

Sages teach the art of adapting to climate change

While the conversation about climate change has been dominated by mitigation, what is equally crucial is the need to adapt to the unavoidable changes...

The green pound: how environmental values affect the bottom line

Consumers are becoming more climate conscious – and this is influencing their buying behaviour. Anthony Mayall, CCO at BiU explains how businesses should respond. The...

Why education is key for sustainable businesses

Steven Kiakowski. Director of The Verdancy Group In fulfilling net zero obligations, UK businesses face pressure to adopt sustainable practices. With new legislation on the horizon, soon...

Six sustainable tips to save tonnes of CO2 and take your business to net zero too

With Glasgow set to be the host of climate conference COP26 in November there’s no better time for businesses to be thinking about more...

Continuing a commitment to apprenticeships

Professor Steve Petrie is Business Performance Director at Balfour Beatty and new Chair of the Scottish Apprenticeship Advisory Board’s Standards and Frameworks Group. I started...

It’s time for Scotland to focus its future on digital skills and learning, connected communities, and transforming services for all citizens

Scotland finds itself at an economic crossroads due to COVID-19. The lockdowns and restrictions imposed to suppress the pandemic over the course of the...

Connecting for Good: don’t stop giving employees time to work in their communities

The more I talk to Scottish businesses about social impact and giving back, the more heartened I am to witness a genuine shift towards...

CalMac’s commitment to communities is rewarded

The UK’s largest ferry operator CalMac has earned a top award for its commitment to generating social value for its local communities. CalMac has become...

ScotRail unveils plan to boost apprentice numbers

ScotRail is unveiling ambitious plans to swell the number of apprenticeships they offer over the next five years. The financial impact of the coronavirus pandemic...