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SCOTTISH firms and organisations are to be recognised for their hard work in the battle against cyber-crime at the inaugural Scottish Cyber Awards, writes Janice Burns. Finalists spanning the world of business, academia, the public sector and the ...
... inactivity are thousands of people in Scotland who deserve the security and opportunity that a job brings." Liz Cameron, chief executive of the Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said the Scottish government needed to invest in skills to raise ...

Ms Davidson added: "Scotland's business community doesn't want another independence referendum, and the majority of the people of Scotland don't want another independence referendum. "The fact that Nicola Sturgeon is desperately pushing for one ...
Livingston-based Esh Border Construction has been shortlisted in the Corporate Social Responsibility category of the prestigious Scottish Business Awards. judges announced this week that the firm had been singled out for the Johnson and Johnson CSR ...
... director of commercial services Kenny Crawford said: "In the five months since the House Price Index was first published in June 2016, the City of Aberdeen has shown each month the biggest annual percentage decrease in average price of all of ...
Travel booking site Skyscanner, arguably Scotland's biggest and best-known tech startup, just got some fairly major competition from silicon Valley.

Last week, a survey by the Scottish Chambers of Commerce found a pick-up in construction activity in the third quarter.
Off the northernmost tip of Scotland, in an area called the Pentland Firth, the world's first large-scale underwater energy farm is being built.
babies born in Scotland will be gifted "baby boxes" from New Year's Day 2017, the country's First Minister has said.
Scotland's leader has again warned that a second referendum on Scottish independence is likely if British leaders pursue a radical break with the European Union.
businesses that previously were opposed to independence are now considering whether an independent Scotland could be better than a UK outside of Europe, economy secretary Keith Brown revealed last night.
An emotional Nicola Sturgeon has told her party's conference that she is to undertake a "root and branch review" of Scotland's children in care system. In addition she pledged more choice to parents over pre-school childcare. The SNP leader's keynote ...
AS DELEGATES head home to rest up before the final day of the SNP 2016 conference tomorrow, we look back at what happened on day two of both the SNP conference and the IdeaSpace policy festival organised alongside the conference at the Glasgow ...
WHILE many fear that the Brexit vote has ushered in what may be a long period of uncertainty for businesses in Scotland, people development entrepreneur Andy Lothian remains resolutely upbeat.
Although the use of mediation services is firmly established now in commercial matters in Scotland, I firmly believe that a significantly greater number of the cases in our civil courts (most of which settle anyway eventually) could be resolved much ...
Stephen Buchan, Head of Commercial and Small Business, East Scotland, at Clydesdale Bank, said family businesses made "a significant contribution" to the communities in which they operated and were critical to the success of the Scottish economy.

Scottish Construction Now has been named as joint industry partner alongside the Federation of Master Builders for the Construction heat of Scotland's national business five-a-side tournament Business Fives. After the success of the summer edition, ...
BTO Solicitor Advocate Laura Irvine has joined the board of the Scottish Business Resilience Centre. Irvine, a regulatory lawyer in BTO's data protection defence team, advises corporate clients in criminal matters brought by police and regulators ...
Business Insider spoke to Coburn to hear why he thinks UKIP is not a Conservative party, why Brexit was inevitable, and why Donald Trump is going to be the next American president.
Comic strips offer children with dyslexia and autism an alternative way to learning subjects at school, a Scottish entrepreneur has suggested.
Real estate magnate Donald Trump (R) plays golf during the opening of his Trump International Golf Links golf course near Aberdeen, northeast Scotland July 10, 2012. Reuters/David Moir. (Reuters) - Donald Trump's two Scottish golf courses continued to ...
House prices across Scotland have continued to rise despite a fall in demand, according to a report. The Royal institution of Chartered Surveyors (Rics) said September saw Scottish house price growth remain in positive territory. A third more ...
Laura Irvine, a criminal solicitor advocate and associate in BTO's data protection defence team, has been appointed as a director of the Scottish Business Resilience Centre (SBRC). Ms Irvine is a regulatory lawyer with experience of all aspects of the ...
Along with business partners David Bowie and Stewart Whiting, Mr McCann plans to use the funding to recruit more engineers, complete clinical trials and gain European and US regulatory clearance.
Four Ed's Easy Diner outlets in Scotland are closing with the loss of nearly 60 jobs, following the collapse of the retro American restaurant chain.
Firms reported generally weaker trends in both performance and optimism than last year. But the Scottish Chambers of Commerce survey found a pick-up in construction activity in the third quarter. Optimism in financial and Business Services also ...
BUSINESS leaders have warned around 20 per cent of Scotland's small businesses could be shut down if rates relief is abolished, in a development that could put thousands of firms at risk.
STANDARD Life's investments arm has opened an office in Singapore in a move it said represented a significant step in the firm's global growth strategy and commitment to Asia Pacific.
The report indicated that growth in Scottish GDP over the past year was driven by growth in the services industry, particularly in Business Services and finance. However, that was "tempered" by contractions in the construction ... Reacting to the ...
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THERE is still time for family firms to enter one of the Scottish business sector's most prestigious awards. The closing date for entries to The Herald Scottish Family Business Awards 2016, held in association with Business Gateway, is on Wednesday ...
Output from Scotland's private sector has increased for the first time in three months, according to a report. the Bank of Scotland recorded the fastest rate of expansion for 14 months, while firms also saw higher levels of new business and employment.
"If you're better connected, if it's easier to fly somewhere else, then people will do their business elsewhere," he said.
Scottish retailers have called for the business rates system in Scotland to be "fundamentally reformed", claiming up to a quarter of shops could close if the current arrangements continue.
Nicola Sturgeon, leader of the Scottish National Party takes part in the BBC Scotland leaders' debate on the first full day of campaigning for the Scottish Parliament elections in Glasgow, Scotland, Britain March 24, 2016. Reuters/Russell Cheyne ...
The mission will be led by Scotland's Business Minister Paul Wheelhouse. The visit comes two months after First Minister Nicola Sturgeon held talks in Berlin with a member of the German ... "Our aim is that, through achieving increased collaboration ...
Kite Power Solutions expects to open the UK's first kite power plant in March 2017 at the Ministry of Defence's West Freugh site in Stranraer, Scotland. It hopes to roll out the technology onshore and at sea, building systems with the capacity to ...
But despite the gloomy outlook, the think tank is predicting a wave of migration into Scotland post-Brexit because the impact will be even worse in the UK.
The Scotsman leads with the same story, saying that Labour's only MP, Ian Murray, has warned Mr Corbyn's backers risk "shutting down" the Scottish party. The Times Scotland reports the comments of a German business chief, who has said that Brexit will ...
The number of jobs relying on the UK's offshore oil and gas sector has fallen by more than quarter in the past two years, according to an industry report.
White's business development manager Stuart Best said: "At White's we are really delighted to have been given the opportunity to develop our business with Tesco in both Ireland and Scotland. "With increased availability in Scotland, we look forward ...
Ineos argues that with the North Sea's supply of ethane dwindling, plus costs, the shipments from the US are the only way of bringing in sufficient gas at low enough prices to maintain its olefins and polymers business at Grangemouth in the face of ...
BUSINESS centre operator Citibase has announced it is launching two new state-of-the-art centres in Aberdeen and North Lanarkshire.
Our network of 11,000 member companies have plenty of suggestions about how Scotland can get itself noticed as a pro-business environment. Over the years, devolved government has pondered these 'cost-of-doing-business' issues ad nauseam, ...
The Scottish video games industry had a dramatic surge in growth last year and is now the third largest cluster in the UK, industry figures have suggested.
THE deadline is fast approaching for the Herald Fashion Awards and leading online fashion businesses are being encouraged to get their entries in before it is to late.
JUMPSTART, the research and development Tax Relief specialist, is aiming to grow its presence in the UK with the appointment of a new sales and marketing director.
With longer drone missions possible under the reforms, drone technology will allow parts of the Highlands and Islands to become more accessible, said Dr Sue Wolfe, business manager for the Association of Remotely Piloted aircraft Systems (ARPAS).
In the past few weeks I have heard numerous instances of slowdown and delays in business and commercial property transactions.


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