Glasgow conference details announced

The Shared Services & Outsourcing Network (SSON) is holding a conference in Glasgow this October. The Planning & Launching Shared Services event will be held from 19 - 21 October, 2015 - Hilton Glasgow ...

Brewdog is UK’s fastest growing drinks brand

Growing from a simple start-up by two men in a shed in the north east of Scotland in 2007, BrewDog is now the UK’s fastest-growing food & drinks brand, opening 29 bars worldwide since 2010, now exporting to...

Chinese investment in Scotch whiskies

Chinese whisky connoisseurs will be able to invest in some of Scotland’s rarest drams thanks to a new £3 million fund. The fund, generated by members of the Single Malt Club China (SMCC), will be used to buy...

New dairy brand unveiled

A distinct new brand to help consumers identify Scottish dairy products has been unveiled by first minister Nicola Sturgeon. The new brand is a key part of Scottish government plans to help boost the dairy i...

Biotech hothouse launches support programme

Life Sciences is currently a key growth industry in Scotland. Over 640 life sciences organisations employ more than 32,000 people, and turnover within the sector is expected to double from £3.1 billion ...

Strengthening Irish links

Scottish exports to Ireland are worth £920 million according to latest figures and a dedicated team will now work to form new and enhance existing business relations hips on both sides of the Irish Sea....

Setting the scene

The Scottish government has supported more than 300 emerging filmmakers to develop their screen skills through an eight-year funding package to the Edinburgh International Film Festival totalling £950,000, cul...

Increasing visitor numbers

Scotland has seen a 10% rise in visitors in the year up to March 2015. Domestic and overseas visitor numbers show that 15.7 million people visited Scotl and last year spending over £4.9 billion, a 10% rise...

Japan’s growing appetite for Scotland’s larder

Scottish food and drink exports to Japan have surged by 10% in just one year to more than £90 million, Scotland’s external affairs secretary Fiona Hyslop revealed in July. New Scottish government ana...

More new air routes

Ryanair has recently announced it will increase flights on its Edinburgh to London service from four to five times daily, due to overwhelming demand, as part of its expanded winter 2015 schedule. Ryanair’s w...