Torness celebrates 30 years of generation

In May 1988, New Order and Bananarama were in the charts, Celtic beat Dundee United in the Scottish Cup final to take the double and Torness power station first started supplying low carbon electricity...

Making recycling work for you

WasteSwitch Ltd is a waste management training, operations and consultancy business with a proven track record delivering services throughout Scotland and beyond. Founded in 2015, their portfolio includes: Comprehensive waste collection and disposal services ...

New City Deal for Edinburgh and South East Scotland

The City of Edinburgh and its’ surrounding local authorities were boosted by news recently of the signing of the Edinburgh and South East Scotland City Region Deal, which will see major new investment into...

Understanding the value of your business

There are many reasons for valuing private business whether you are considering investing, selling, transferring an interest in a business, setting up a tax efficient employee ownership scheme or looking to resolve a dispute. Whatever...

North Highlands shoots for the moon with satellite base

The North Highland economy is set for a major boost following the announcement of a £17.3m funding package to create the UK’s first spaceport. The project, to be based at Melness in Sutherland, is...

Successful summer for Europe Direct North Highlands & Islands

Over the summer months, the EDIC team have been promoting the service to the counties of Caithness, Sutherland, Orkney and Shetland by visiting the regional agricultural shows which are always a popular event in...

Largest recycling plant in the UK opens its doors

Brewster Bros’ new state-of-the-art facility in Scotland’s central belt is now fully operational Brewster Bros, a family-run business in Livingston, is officially launching the largest recycling plant in the UK. The plant, featuring a CDE...

Opportunities abound in Aberdeen

Investment is paving the way for new business opportunities in the Aberdeen area. Major investment projects mean that this economic powerhouse will be better connected than ever before and provide better facilities than ever...

Scotland has a proud history of innovation and invention

Scotland has a proud history of innovation and invention, it’s part of our national DNA. From James Watts’ revolutionary improvements to the steam engine, to John Logie Bairds’ pioneering development of the television, Scotland...

ScotRail ushers in sleek new era

ScotRail’s upgrades and improvements for the nation’s commuters continued in earnest at the end of July, as the new Hitachi fleet of Class 385 trains began ferrying customers between Glasgow and Edinburgh, thus beginning...