Social Print & Copy CIC strengthens its offering through new partnership with Canon

Canon UK & Ireland is delighted to announce its partnership with Social Print & Copy CIC – a social enterprise based in Edinburgh, which delivers transparent and fair priced printing, photocopying, document and digital...

CMS secures investment from Newable Capital

CMS Holdings UK Ltd (Parent company of Commercial Maintenance Services UK Ltd) has secured investment from Newable Capital Ltd to further accelerate growth. Newable Capital is the SME investment arm of Newable Limited; the wider...

The search is on for Scotland’s top green businesses

Scotland’s businesses can showcase their excellence in environmental practice by entering VIBES Scottish Environment Business Awards and this year more businesses from the construction industry are being called on to apply. Many firms are showing...

Closing the skills gap with Graduate Apprenticeships

In the first two instalments of Edinburgh Napier University’s Graduate Apprenticeship information series, we answered the questions ‘What are Graduate Apprenticeships?’ and ‘What are the benefits of Graduate Apprenticeships?’ In this final instalment, we...

Succession planning secured as award-winning firm transitions to Employee Ownership Trust

An award-winning construction management training company has become the latest Scottish business to become an employee-owned enterprise – the ‘crowning achievement’ of its 35th anniversary celebrations. With immediate effect, shares in Glasgow-based Esteem Training Limited...

Women-led business angel network receives funding to expand its membership +

Women-led angel group Mint Ventures has received funding from Scottish Enterprise and the Scottish Government’s Scottish Technology Ecosystem Fund (STEF) for a series of roadshows to encourage more women to become angel investors, and...

Benefits of Graduate Apprenticeships

Last week, we answered the question ‘What are Graduate Apprenticeships?’ This week, we will be giving you more information on the benefits of the Scottish professional development scheme. In case you missed it, here is...

Glasgow digital agency announces move to employee ownership

Glasgow-based Spider Online has announced it is joining the growing number of employee-owned businesses in Scotland, with all staff being given a stake in the company. Founded by John Campbell and Tony O'Grady in 2004,...

What are Graduate Apprenticeships?

What are Graduate Apprenticeships? Graduate Apprenticeships (GA) at Edinburgh Napier University offer high quality work-based learning to strengthen the skills people and businesses need. Available to businesses of any size in Scotland, they provide a...

Entrepreneurs forecast £24.4m new investment and support for 552 jobs

Scottish Enterprise has today unveiled the forecasted impact of its £1.3m package of support for the third cohort of its flagship business growth and leadership programme Unlocking Ambition. The latest group of entrepreneurs, who joined...