Building a better future with Foundation Apprenticeships

Wondering how you’re going to identify and recruit the next generation of your workforce? Well you’re likely to stand a better chance if you get involved with the Foundation Apprenticeship programme. Young people should be...

VisitScotland and TripAdvisor team up to put Scotland on world stage

A European-first collaboration between VisitScotland and TripAdvisor will see Scotland’s world-class tourism offering promoted to almost 70 million new potential visitors, generating a potential additional spend of £150 million. The multi-year deal between VisitScotland and...

Improving employee productivity

Working longer hours is rarely the answer to increased output. As companies look to improve their bottom line margins, the key is to get people working more efficiently and effectively. Find out how to...

Two school pupils given innovative, new engineering work placements by CalMac

Two students from Inverclyde have been given an opportunity to gain valuable engineering skills thanks to a new initiative working with schools in the area. The 18-month training course has come about as a result...

ScotRail Modern Apprentices face Diamond Challenge

To celebrate 60 years of the Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE), ScotRail Modern Apprentices are taking part in a Diamond Challenge, which involves cycling 348 miles – the number of ScotRail stations. Wessex joined ScotRail...

Virgin Trains has launched a free booking portal for SMEs, Railblazers

This follows strong growth in passenger numbers, with businesses increasingly opting for train travel which allows time to work or just unwind onboard ahead of meetings. The self booking tool lets businesses reserve all their...

An enduring global brand with added spirit

Tourism is more than a holiday experience – it creates jobs, sustains communities and provides an international shop window for Scotland. Our industry also supports other important business sectors, including food and drink, textiles, retail...
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