Climate crisis won’t be solved with electric cars

Conversations around climate change are largely focused on electric vehicles (EVs), but they are not emissions free and don’t ease congestion. According to a recent report, for the majority of time, cars are parked,...

Warm-up act: Scotland’s plans for decarbonising heating

Things are changing in Scotland. The recently published Heat in Buildings strategy set out ambitious targets to slash fuel poverty and decarbonise the heating of Scotland’s buildings completely by 2045, with a 68% reduction...

Employers help design the future of career services

A new report commissioned as part of the Scottish Government’s Young Person’s Guarantee outlines how career services need to evolve to keep up with changes in the world of work. An independent programme board, commissioned...

Embracing change, changing the narrative

Last month we sat down with Sandra Antonovic, Chief Operating Officer at Reflex Marine Ltd, a company that designs, manufactures and markets offshore personnel transfer carriers. Sandra is responsible for global commercial development and...

PropTech: How Charlotte Ballantyne led Ryden through change

The commercial property industry has been disrupted by the speed of technological advances in the last five years. Large national and international property advisors bought technology company start-ups to incorporate their software platforms in...

Sheryl’s Appetite for Business thrives

Winning Female IT Leader of the Year in Scotland -- against competition from Google and Amazon – was a career-defining moment for Sheryl Newman. She remembers thinking, ‘How can a wee girl from Aberdeen...

Women are well represented in the top ranks of the executive team across Scotland

The British Army in Scotland is a major part of UK Defence - an often unseen and misunderstood organisation that allows communities and businesses to flourish both locally and internationally. Think ‘Army’ and you might...

How women can plan their financial future

At a time when cost of living is skyrocketing, it has never been more important to be on top of your finances. The pandemic has witnessed a change in awareness, with more of us thinking...

‘You can do anything you set your mind to!’

It’s often said, if you want something done, give it to a busy person! Perthshire-based entrepreneur Kirsteen Ross certainly has the right ‘can-do’ attitude, with her many achievements in business, sport, charity, and environmental...

Building the future with Home Fix

To celebrate Scottish Apprenticeship Week, ICC Member Home Fix Scotland caught up with two of their apprentices to discuss some of the benefits and challenges they’ve faced so far. After completing school, Connor and Kyle...