Armstrong Watson Launches Business Owners Cyber Security Survey

With information and cyber crime now bigger than all other types of organised crime put together - and businesses of every size falling victim - Armstrong Watson, Accountants, Business and Financial Advisers have launched...

Why use e-bikes for business ?

We are all aware that changes are required for the commuting and transport needs of our cities. Our urban centres, our most heavily populated zones, desperately require solutions that address both diversity and density....

R&D tax credits – totally brilliant – but not just walk in the park,...

The Big Picture - increasingly contributing to business innovation By Terry Toms, RandDtax According to the latest figures on R&D Tax claims published by The Office for National Statistics (ONS) in October 2019, and projections from...

5 Business Podcasts to listen to in 2020

Siobhan Divers, Communications & Events Executive,Scottish Chambers of Commerce Podcasts are a great way to stay up to date without having to pause life to scroll through pages of newsfeeds – you can listen while you...

Mentoring – an invaluable service for business owners

“Being mentored has enabled my business to grow, my staff to develop, along with my level of self-awareness and strategic focus to improve significantly.” When Scott McCrae (SME Business Owner) first met with Evelyn Toma...

Teesport launch new gateway for growth

A significant investment into a new automated gate system is helping ensure that Teesport, owned and operated by PD Ports, continues a substantial growth rate in its container volumes. PD Ports launched the automated gate...

Scotland’s Apprentice of the Year 2019

A talented teen has netted the title of Scotland’s Apprentice of the Year after saving hundreds of thousands of pounds for his seafood manufacturer employer. Nineteen-year-old Jordan Fairlamb was named top apprentice at the Scottish...

Robert Gordon University – a leader in the provision of work-based learning

Robert Gordon University (RGU) has a long-standing reputation for its extremely close links with business and industry. This close collaboration allows the university to develop a demand-led curriculum which is tailored to the needs...

Employers urged to support Scottish Apprenticeship Week 2020

Scottish Apprenticeship Week 2020 will celebrate the diversity that makes work-based learning good for individuals, employers and the economy. Co-ordinated by Skills Development Scotland, the Week will take place from 2-6 March with a theme...

Graduate Apprenticeships: adapting to a rapidly changing world

Balfour Beatty has a long history of developing talent and its workforce through employing apprentices. Meeting Scotland’s critical skills needs through Graduate Apprenticeships Hector MacAulay, Managing Director, Balfour Beatty’s Scotland and Ireland construction business Modern apprenticeships are a key...
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