CMS creates Head of Renewables role as business responds to demand for green technologies

Commercial Maintenance Services (CMS) UK Ltd has appointed Adam Bartle to the newly created position of Head of Renewables as it looks to grow its energy saving and carbon reduction services. Experienced in the commercial...

SCHOOLS’ NEW RESOURCE GIVES INSIGHTS INTO FUTURE CAREERS IN CLIMATE FINANCE

When we think about jobs that save the planet, we rarely think about the financial sector as leading the way.   However, a new schools’ initiative from the University of Glasgow Adam Smith Business School is...

DEPRESSION AND ANXIETY RIFE AMONG DOCTORS DURING FIRST AND SECOND WAVE OF COVID PANDEMIC

High levels of anxiety and depression among medical doctors have been recorded in a new cross-country study that finds Italian doctors most likely to have experienced mental health symptoms during the pandemic. The study, published...

Lack of cross-border investing by Business Angels harmful to innovation

The EU lags behind both the US and China in its number of high growth entrepreneurial firms (HGFs). These firms play a critical role in economic development as sources of innovation, investment and employment¹. New...

Law firm becomes Scotland’s first “Menopause Friendly” workplace

Leading independent commercial law firm Burness Paull has become the first accredited “Menopause Friendly” employer in Scotland - as well as becoming the first law firm in the UK to achieve the status. Assessment is...

Step up climate change adaptation efforts or face huge disruption: UN report

Estimated adaptation costs in developing countries are five to ten times greater than current public adaptation finance flows Fewer than one third of 66 countries funded COVID-19 recovery measures to address climate risks ...

An optimistic outlook – but can we deliver?

High confidence and growth in Scottish business activity were reported in two recent economic studies. This month saw the publication of the ICAEW Business Confidence Monitor (BCM): Scotland for Q3 2021 and the Royal Bank...

Scotland Gas, Plumbing and Heating Contractor Appoints Technical Manager

Commercial Maintenance Services UK Limited (CMS) has appointed Kevin Ridley as technical manager to lead its team operating throughout Scotland. He joins the company having spent 18 years at South Tyneside Homes, where he progressed...

Intelligencia Training launches webinar for Counter Fraud Investigators

Webinar: How can we ensure that Counter Fraud investigators are competent & able to conduct investigations with integrity & credibility? Date & Time: Tuesday November 16th 2021: 11am to 11.30am Free registration: https://www.intelligenciatraining.com/webinars/ Overview It is imperative that business, companies and...

Glasgow set to host biggest ever British Chamber international trade mission during COP26

The largest ever international trade mission hosted by a British Chambers of Commerce is to take place during COP26, connecting up to 100 businesses worldwide to share best practice in accelerating the transition towards...