Additional £11 million of energy efficiency funding open to Scottish businesses

First minister Nicola Sturgeon said the new funding would “ensure Scotland leads the way in energy efficiency”. The Scottish government has released a further £11 million of funding for homes and businesses via local authorities...

Scotland’s young people get their Gold at Holyrood Palace

Over 700 young people from across Scotland attended presentations at Holyrood Palace, Edinburgh this week, where they received their Gold Duke of Edinburgh’s Awards after sharing their experiences with Patron of The Duke of...

Scottish-led group wins top international honour for innovative maritime safety work

A Scottish-led academic and industry collaboration has won a top international marine award for a revolutionary project to enhance safety at sea procedures. The Project SEAHORSE consortium, led by the University of Strathclyde, brought together...

Scotland’s new mentoring programme launched for women-led businesses

Women’s Business Mentoring launched nationwide on 1st June 2017 with some of the most recognisable and successful Scottish businesswomen leading the way. This initiative brings together the connectivity and entrepreneurial spirit of the Scottish...

Creating conditions for growth

When the UK government launched its Industrial Strategy green paper at the beginning of the year, it presented an opportunity to reset the partnership between business communities and government, and for them to collaborate...

Expanding Heathrow is strengthening Scotland’s opportunity

Heathrow expansion is part of the plan for Scotland’s future. As the UK’s largest port, Heathrow is intrinsically linked to Scotland’s ability to trade with the world. With expansion, communities and businesses across Scotland will...

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...

The power of Analytics

I have experienced first-hand the success of using analytics in social communication campaigns. With so many platforms out there for businesses to use, regular monitoring can add real-value in understanding which ones to use,...

Confidence for life at Durham School

For more than 600 years, Durham School has been at the heart of education in the North East, giving its pupils the knowledge, skills and confidence to succeed in the future. One of the top...

Robert Gordon’s College offers opportunity and choice

True to the values and tradition on which it was founded over 250 years ago, Robert Gordon’s College offers choice and opportunity where specialist teaching from Primary 1 and interdisciplinary approaches to education prepare...