Using innovation for business growth

In Scotland, our public bodies are ideally placed to stimulate change. Working day to day in complex environments covering an immense range of services with a wide array of technologies – from collecting rubbish...

Innovating success

You may have already heard that spending on business research and development in Scotland has topped £1 billion for the first time ever. Data published shows Scotland’s R&D investment levels in 2016 were running three times...

Building the best railway Scotland’s ever had

Work is taking place across the country to prepare Scotland’s railway for the arrival of two brand-new train fleets – Virgin East Coast’s Azuma trains and ScotRail’s class-385s. Over Christmas and New Year 2017, 4,000...

Ideas have the possibility to create change

And this is the very reason people come together to attend events Whether a congress for 5000, a meeting for 500 or an incentive for 50, these delegates come together to create new connections, establish...

Industrial technology, time to act

Recently, there’s been a lot of commentary on how new and developing technologies are going to dramatically change the industrial sector and what this means for the future of industrial engineering, manufacturing and other...

Calmac sets up community board to capture local issues

Ferry operator Caledonian MacBrayne (CalMac) has taken an innovative approach to understanding the issues affecting the island and rural communities it supports on the West Coast of Scotland by setting up a Community Board...

Free travel for jobseekers interviews from ScotRail

Jobseekers will soon be able to take advantage of the new ScotRail Alliance offer of two free return journeys a month for jobseekers attending an interview and a free ScotRail travel ticket for the...

Connections at the heart of Scotland’s Inward Investment success

The market for inward investment is increasingly competitive, with more nations and regions seeing foreign direct investment (FDI) as a key way to grow their economies. The latest EY Scotland Attractiveness Survey provides a...

Changing perception at ScotRail

In the light of International Women in Engineering Day 2017, ScotRail took the opportunity to enhance female interest and interaction in their firm by inviting 20 female secondary pupils from Bellahouston Academy for a...

Choosing tourism as a career for life

Tourism employs 217,000 people –an increase of 11% over a year - and serves to illustrate just how important our industry is to the economy and the lives of working people across the country....