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  • More power to relying on green energy.

    More power to relying on green energy.

    Monday 14th January 2019

    Most of us use energy without thinking about it. We just turn on lights, switch on a laptop, or put the heating on, and rarely are we conscious of the processes at work.

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  • Our Creative nation taking centre stage and thats despite Brexit pantomime

    Our Creative nation taking centre stage and thats despite Brexit pantomime

    Monday 7th January 2019

    With so much uncertainty lying ahead in 2019, it’s important to keep your glass half full and remember the many positive things coming up this year for Scotland, particularly in the creative industries.

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  • Glimmers of hope amid 2018 gloom

    Glimmers of hope amid 2018 gloom

    Monday 31st December 2018

    It’s safe to say that 2018 probably hasn’t been your favourite ever year – at best, it’s been indifferent, inglorious, ignominious, and occasionally even downright insidious.

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  • Rules leave gap in labour market in UK

    Rules leave gap in labour market in UK

    Monday 24th December 2018

    Scottish businesses will certainly have been watching with great interest as the Home Secretary Sajid Javid unveiled the government’s immigration white paper last week.

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  • Best to shop around for  xmas deals.

    Best to shop around for xmas deals.

    Monday 17th December 2018

    It’s fair to say that it has been a pretty tumultuous seven days since my last column - particularly so if you happen to be reading this, Prime Minister.

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  • We can all spread some festive cheer

    We can all spread some festive cheer

    Monday 10th December 2018

    There’s no denying Christmas is around the corner now.

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  • Stakes are high for our small firms use local shops or lose them

    Stakes are high for our small firms use local shops or lose them

    Monday 3rd December 2018

    I’m all for supporting local businesses – they’re the backbone of Scottish enterprise – so I was delighted to hear about the return of ‘Small Business Saturday’.

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  • Dont forget the robot revolution

    Dont forget the robot revolution

    Monday 26th November 2018

    Artificial intelligence is undoubtedly taking over our world – from Amazon’s Alexa voice technology in our homes, to amazing healthcare breakthroughs, and facial recognition technology on our smartphones.

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  • Commercial deals are still hot property

    Commercial deals are still hot property

    Monday 19th November 2018

    With so much business hesitation being prompted by Brexit, it wouldn’t be a surprise if we saw property investment taking a serious hit.

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  • Business plan needs to help city

    Business plan needs to help city

    Monday 12th November 2018

    Dundee was dealt a real hammer blow last week following the news that tyre giant Michelin intends to close its plant in the city with the loss of all 845 jobs.

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