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  • Its time for us to reach for the stars.

    Its time for us to reach for the stars.

    Monday 15th July 2019

    Following a recent cinema trip to see the latest Men in Black movie, it got me thinking – what’s Scotland doing to reach for the stars?

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  • Waste wars given us a real power boost.

    Waste wars given us a real power boost.

    Monday 8th July 2019

    Food waste undoubtedly remains a massive issue for Scotland – we’re just not very good at using only what we really need.

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  • Airports hit turbulence in tax spat

    Airports hit turbulence in tax spat

    Monday 1st July 2019

    I’m all for Scotland’s regional economies taking off thanks to a bit of help from the taxman - but there has to be a level playing field.

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  • Surf thing to get excited about.

    Surf thing to get excited about.

    Monday 24th June 2019

    Quite often you’ll hear about Scottish business fortunes ‘riding the crest of a wave’ or our economy ‘turning the tide’ – but it’s rare that the literal interpretation applies.

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  • Banking on a desire for drive to thrive

    Banking on a desire for drive to thrive

    Monday 17th June 2019

    Kilmarnock is the chosen one it would seem for prosperous new businesses and the model workforce of tomorrow – or at least that’s what Jes Saley, the Chief Executive of Barclays thinks.

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  • Raise my half glass to a better future

    Raise my half glass to a better future

    Monday 10th June 2019

    Is your glass half full or half empty? Sometimes the way you look at things can entirely dictate your fortunes.

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  • Quay move can unlock bright future

    Quay move can unlock bright future

    Monday 3rd June 2019

    Glasgow quayside was once a buzzing hive of activity – the thriving industrial heart of the city no less, built on the proud foundations of world-leading shipbuilding know-how. 

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  • 5G route is a net gain for our business

    5G route is a net gain for our business

    Monday 27th May 2019

    In an exciting step forward for Scottish connectivity, Edinburgh will become one of the first cities in the UK to benefit from the new 5G service when it is introduced this Thursday.

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  • Vital to get balance on port plan

    Vital to get balance on port plan

    Monday 20th May 2019

    When we think of Scotland’s west coast, we tend to conjure up images of sunny trips ‘doon the water’ - of sand castles, ice cream, fish suppers, and ferries.

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  • Forget club 18 to 30 Go for a clean break

    Forget club 18 to 30 Go for a clean break

    Monday 13th May 2019

    It was interesting to see that VisitScotland is keen to cash in on the global ‘wellness’ trend that has been going from strength to strength over the past few years.

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