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Olive expands into Glasgow business hub


Olive, a provider of managed cloud communications, has expanded into Scotland by opening a business hub in Glasgow. The hybrid hub, which serves both local businesses and enterprise clients such as Scottish Friendly and Brewin Dolphin, will run out of the Academy Park. There is an innovative technology suite which allows customers to gain experience […]

Post-pandemic “Plug and Play” offices under construction


Property developer Castleforge Partners has almost completed development twelve new offices in order to fulfil demand for flexible working space in Glasgow. Completion is expected next month. The new spaces will be within the ground and basement levels of the historic The Garment Factory building. Each is intended to house between ten to twenty people. […]

New office space in Edinburgh


The completion of Pure Offices has created new grade-A flexible office space in Edinburgh. Located right next to Edinburgh Park Central tram station, the building used to be the Scottish headquarters of Diageo, a British multi-national spirits and beer distiller. As well as the tram, it has great links to the train line, ,the M8, […]

Care homes in the time of COVID19


Care home operator Renaissance Care has been shortlisted for two sector leading awards for ‘setting new standards of excellence’. It operates fifteen care homes across Scotland, including three in Aberdeen. One award is for management excellence, which focuses on exceptional clinical or patient outcomes, financial results and employee engagement and the other is for its […]

Aberdeen company thrives even through pandemic


Aberdeen-based controls technology provider Proserv Controls has opened a new site in Glasgow, as well as abroad in Mussafah and Abu Dhabi. The Cumbernauld service support site was set up in reaction to the company’s continued success even through the pandemic. It replaces a previous site in Coatbridge. The site includes a testing laboratory, workshop […]

Ambitious Scottish restaurant plans expansion throughout the UK


A popular Glasgow-based restaurant business has inverted the common pandemic trend and announced its intention to expand throughout the United Kingdom. Over the next three years, the company plans to open one hundred new sites. They currently have 19 restaurants, employing 500 staff across Scotland and Northern Ireland. Their future plans will create 2,000 jobs […]

Rutherglen Links Business Park creates 34 more jobs


Thirty-four jobs will be created by new tenancies at Clyde Gateway’s Rutherglen Links Business Park. Bathroom retailers Bath Giant and Plumbstore, and ice-cream makers Equis have joined companies like Ford Retail and Screwfix at the business park. Bath Giant and Plumbstore intend to open new showrooms, and Equis will quadruple the size of their current […]

Berwickshire hotel on sale after second wave of disease disaster


The Carfraemill hotel is now on the market for £795000. The well-known Borders venue, situated just off the A68 in Berwickshire, came to fame when Jim Sutherland became the first person to be prosecuted for serving beef on the bone in the wake of the BSE crisis in 1997. The case was thrown out in […]

Michelin Scotland Innovation Parc to be transformed


The Michelin Scotland Innovation Parc stopped producing tyres at its factory in Dundee with the start of the COVID19 pandemic lockdown in March. Now, the intention is to redevelop the facility, which is a 65,000 sq m factory on a 32-hectare site. The premises will include an innovation campus, a skills academy, business support, green […]

Construction awarded in Renfrewshire


Morrison Construction, a firm which is part of the Galliford Try Group, was been awarded the contract to build the National Manufacturing Institute Scotland (NMIS). The £42 million contract will create the new Institute at the heart of the Advanced Manufacturing Innovation District Scotland in Renfrewshire. Morrison Construction hopes to achieve a BREEAM ‘outstanding’ rating […]