Established Scottish businesses thrown a lifeline

A new business loan fund has been launched in Scotland to help SMEs carry on trading despite the pandemic. Business Loans Scotland (BLS) is one...

Building the MVP Way

https://blog.baddinosaur.co.uk/blog/building-the-mvp-way Anyone who has ever had what they believe is a great idea for a digital platform or application has likely experienced the slippery-slope of...

Working from home internet challenges

There are many aspects of working from home that will prove challenging over the months ahead. One challenge, which may be overlooked in the...

How smart cities are fighting Covid-19

As a result of Covid-19 many of us have embraced technology to keep connected to our families, friends, teachers and work colleagues. However, few...

Electric Cargo Bikes: Best for the planet – best for your business

More and more businesses are opting for electric cargo bikes. But why? The Technology Traditional cargo bikes didn’t traditionally have an electric assist. That means to...

The home of invention

By Steven Heddle, Chair of the Business Gateway Board Many visitors to Scotland are often somewhat astounded to learn that inventors from our country have...

Making the unusual, “business as usual”

The impact of COVID-19 on UK business On 23 March 2020, our world changed. The UK government announced that the nation was entering lockdown –...

Because the sky isn’t our limit

Launch are a creative family business, with branches in Glasgow and Ayrshire, headed up by Directors, David and Richard. With a proven track record in...

Scottish SMEs receive £4m in loan funding through Business Loans Scotland

62 business owners across Scotland have received a loan from Business Loans Scotland to support the start-up and growth of their business. Fully funded through...

LANARKSHIRE BASED SECURITY SERVICES COMPANY RECEIVES £100K LOAN AS PART OF FUNDING PACKAGE TO UNDERTAKE MANAGEMENT BUY-OUT

Founded in March 2020, Secureshield was formed as a result of a management buy-out of Scottish security company, Securus Group. Providing fire, security, life safety...

DUNDEE MANUFACTURER’S PRODUCTION OF HAND SANITISER SOARS AMID CORONAVIRUS CRISIS WITH SUPPORT OF FUNDING THROUGH BUSINESS LOANS SCOTLAND

Amongst these extremely challenging times, Dundee based manufacturer, Ecoanolytes has experienced a spike in demand for production of its hand sanitiser products to support...

Glasgow Science Centre teams with VisitScotland on stargazing campaign

Glasgow Science Centre’s team has loaned its astronomy expertise to a new stargazing campaign launched by VisitScotland. The partnership is the latest example of Glasgow...

YOUNG PEOPLE TACKLE LOCKDOWN LONELINESS IN OLDER GENERATION

To address isolation and loneliness in the over fifties a new project run by young people aims to close the digital divide and connect...

CBC Announce Strategic Leadership Appointments

Clyde Blowers Capital (CBC) is delighted to announce changes which strengthen its leadership team with the return of Bill Thomson OBE and the promotion...

As a values-based employer we celebrate diversity

VisitScotland is a values-based employer and we are working to put diversity at the heart of everything we do. Whether it’s the warmth of...

How CGI in Scotland is blazing a trail to attract and train the next generation of coders

When Lindsay McGranaghan became Business Unit Leader in Scotland for CGI last October, the global IT firm’s Scottish delivery centre was already a beacon...

Expansion will put Edinburgh BioQuarter centre stage in Scotland’s thriving life sciences sector

Edinburgh BioQuarter has announced a £750m planned transformation which will create a new vibrant mixed-use neighbourhood, supporting a community of more than 20,000 people. Badged...

Picture a future where your office is designed around your needs – (it’s not as far off as you think)

Today’s workplace is in a state of flux. Whilst digital transformation has fundamentally changed how people work, most office layouts are still based on...

Robroyston station shortlisted for RICS Social Impact Awards Scotland

Robroyston station has been shortlisted for a top social and environmental impact award, just two months after the station opened to the public. The new...

ScotRail recognised as a Top Employer 2020

ScotRail has been officially recognised by the Top Employers Institute as a Top Employer 2020 in the United Kingdom. Organisations certified as Top Employers dedicate...
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