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  • We should get behind vision Now

    We should get behind vision Now

    Monday 16th April 2018

    I couldn’t help but sit up and take notice of the ‘Scotland is Now’ campaign, which launched globally last week to champion the country’s openness to all.

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  • Pays to know the facts on gender gap.

    Pays to know the facts on gender gap.

    Monday 9th April 2018

    It still really pays to be a man – but the short-changing of female staff that can directly result from that is simply unacceptable in 2018.

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  • Economy needs its mojo back

    Economy needs its mojo back

    Monday 2nd April 2018

    Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication, but us Scots have a habit of making life complicated for ourselves – particularly when it comes to the national coffers.

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  • Future of retailers is Insta-Glam

    Future of retailers is Insta-Glam

    Monday 26th March 2018

    Only a couple of weeks ago, I spoke of the doom and gloom surrounding our high street and retail industry - but the news just seems to be getting worse.

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  • Highlands and Islands getting up to speed.

    Highlands and Islands getting up to speed.

    Monday 19th March 2018

    Connectivity is king in the modern world – and for remotely located businesses and communities, it’s never been more important.

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  • Employers can get the best of new talent.

    Employers can get the best of new talent.

    Monday 5th March 2018

    Getting practical experience in a job is one of the most important parts of starting out in the world of work.

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  • They all ad up to good business

    They all ad up to good business

    Monday 26th February 2018

    I’ve had a serious sense of déjà vu over the past week.

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  • Lets keep shooting for the stars.

    Lets keep shooting for the stars.

    Monday 12th February 2018

    Film crews seem to be a regular sighting on Scottish streets in recent times – and the good news for our economy is that there’s no sign of sign of it letting up.

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  • Trillion Dollar Question

    Trillion Dollar Question

    Monday 5th February 2018

    It takes 12 days, 14 hours, 47 minutes and 40 seconds to count to a million. That’s if you can keep going at one number a second.

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  • Link between countries is a bridge too far.

    Link between countries is a bridge too far.

    Monday 29th January 2018

    There’s nothing quite like metaphorical bridges over troubled water to soothe fractured relationships – but literal bridges between nations can be a whole lot more complex.

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