A national player, keeping it local

At the helm of Clancy Consulting’s Scottish offices, directors Neil Orrock and Neil Robson reflect upon the fine balance of ‘keeping it local’ whilst operating within a nationwide multi-disciplinary engineering practice leading some of...

Feast and famine

Just as the pandemic has thrown up both winners and losers in the business world, we are currently anticipating high levels of both solvent (MVLs) and insolvent liquidations over the first quarter of 2021. Feast Many...

Full fibre matters – how CityFibre is rolling out gigabit-capable broadband to transform and...

One of the biggest lessons from months of living through a pandemic has been the critical importance of digital connectivity in keeping businesses running. And, despite the fact we all now have serious Zoom...

Economic turmoil across oil & gas sector with confidence about 2021 remaining low, according...

Reduced activity levels, project cancellations and workforce cuts as a result of the coronavirus pandemic have slashed business confidence across the UK’s oil and gas sector, according to an industry report released today. The 32nd...

Continuing to deliver despite COVID-19

In a year that has seen unprecedented challenges for all businesses PD Ports, one of the UK’s major port groups, is still just as passionate about offering exceptional customer service no matter the situation...

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...