New Project to help Forth Valley sensory people into employment

A new project designed to improve employment prospects for people with sensory conditions in Falkirk/Stirling/Clackmannanshire has been launched by Forth Valley Sensory Centre. This is a much needed initiative as according to RNIB research: “Only...

Five Local Businesses nominated for prestigious Chamber Business Awards

Five local businesses have been nominated for the Chamber Business Awards 2021 by Dundee & Angus Chamber of Commerce (DACC). Members of DACC had the opportunity to put themselves forward to be in with...

Construction of a new sculpture honouring Inverclyde’s shipbuilding heritage begins

Work has started on the foundations for the giant ‘Shipbuilders of Port Glasgow’ statue, which will take pride of place in the town’s Coronation Park. The sculpture of two stainless steel figures hard at work...

Ice cream brand hosts public tour for first time in over a decade

Scotland’s biggest ice cream brand has opened its farm doors to 12 lucky visitors for the first time in over a decade. Mackie’s of Scotland gave their visitors a VIP exclusive tour, with a full...

SFRS reveals firefighters respond to almost 30,000 workplace false alarms each year

Around 64,000 hours of firefighters’ time is needlessly spent each year checking out false alarms from workplaces, figures from the latest Scottish Fire and Rescue Service consultation show. The Service mobilises on average two fire...

Commercial tenants need to better understand their lease agreements, warns Scottish law firm, Austin...

Glasgow-based Austin Lafferty Solicitors is warning businesses not to rush into a new commercial lease agreement without fully understanding the small print. The law firm believes that with uncertainties remaining this winter over Covid-19...

New Entrepreneur in Residence for Stirling Management School

An Edinburgh-based businesswoman has been appointed Entrepreneur in Residence at the University of Stirling Management School, to support students, staff and alumni with practical advice and mentorship. Allison Harrison took over small business Hot Yoga...

Glasgow Science Centre will host public as Green Zone for COP26

The Glasgow Science Centre will be the venue for the Green Zone at COP26, the crucial United Nations Climate Change Conference set to be hosted by the UK in Glasgow this November. The Green Zone...

Way to Work webinar to help Scottish organisations promote active and sustainable travel

On Tuesday 5 October, Travelknowhow Scotland will join Keep Scotland Beautiful, Transport Scotland, Cycling Scotland and Sustrans, at a Way to Work webinar that will provide actionable steps organisations in Scotland can take to...

University of Stirling calls for applications for business growth scheme

The University of Stirling Management School has launched a training programme for managers across Scotland to help small and medium-sized businesses develop growth strategies and improve performance as they recover from the pandemic. The 12-week...