Teesport welcomes new container service from Bilbao

Teesport, owned and operated by PD Ports, is preparing to welcome a new container service as part of a weekly route from Bilbao, Spain. Operated by specialist Iberian shortsea container line W.E.C Lines in conjunction...

PD Ports to support Government’s ‘levelling up’ agenda for the North.

PD Ports has welcomed the Government’s announcement to invest £160million in ports and factories across the UK to manufacture the next generation of turbines, specifically pinpointing Teesside as one area that will benefit from...

SACT – back on the road again

We certainly have been living through strange times have we not? On 13th March, our business came to a crashing halt with only one service still running so that key workers could get to work....

Supporting the smooth flow of goods

Teesport is celebrating the success of its bespoke Vehicle Booking System (VBS), which has seen over 370,000 appointments created since the system was introduced in July 2019. The technology, which requires hauliers to pre-book appointments...

Established Scottish businesses thrown a lifeline

A new business loan fund has been launched in Scotland to help SMEs carry on trading despite the pandemic. Business Loans Scotland (BLS) is one of two government-backed agencies making the new COVID Working Capital...

Cycle carriages for Scotland’s scenic railway

Designated carriages for bikes and large sporting equipment are to be introduced on one of Scotland’s most scenic routes, a first for the UK rail industry. As part of the pilot, ScotRail is transforming five...

Old Loans Inn named Hotel of the Year for third consecutive year at SGTW...

The luxury SimpsInns property was recognised once more for excellence in hospitality and quality of service and continues to be a firm favourite with both international and domestic visitors to Ayrshire. “We are absolutely delighted...

Making time for relationships in the ever-changing world of SME Funding

The importance of human interaction and interpersonal relationships are the two top trends driving the financial brokerage industry. That’s according to the National Association of Commercial Finance Brokers (NACFB) Recognising the importance of relationships between...

New Vision, New Village

RPMI Railpen (Railpen) has announced a £7m investment programme for Gretna Gateway Outlet Village, to transform the destination into Caledonia Park, Scotland’s premier designer village. Designed by Urban Edge Architecture, RPMI Railpen’s plans include installing...

World’s First Hemp Sunglass Line Receives £25K Funding from Business Loans Scotland

As part of a wider funding package, Edinburgh based Hemp Eyewear, plan on utilising the loan to launch their handcrafted range of sunglasses into the market. Founded in September 2014 by Product Designer and Managing...