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Tuesday, November 24th, 2015


Gallery event for headhunters' guests

Saxton Bampfylde hosts winter reception

Peta Hay

Recruitment firm Saxton Bampfylde held a reception for clients and friends at the National Portrait Gallery in Edinburgh. READ MORE

Travel and tourism hit by global tensions

Carolyn McCall

Tue: Heightened international tensions weighed on the market, with travel and leisure stocks in particular leading the FTSE 100 down 28.26 points to close at 6,277.23. EasyJet and British Airways owner International Consolidated Airlines slumped after both suspended all flights to and from Egypt’s Sharm el-Sheik resort due to security concerns. Hotel companies Whitbread, which owns Premier Inn, and InterContinental Hotels were also knocked lower by worries about the effects on tourism. The downing by Turkey of a Russian military aircraft on the border of Syria also added to global nervousness. Back home, theRead More

Key hires for Eden Scott food and drink team

Julie Pearson

Edinburgh recruitment business Eden Scott has announced continued growth for its food & drink division, making two key hires within the last month and setting out plans to increase headcount even further. Damian Anderson, who joins the team armed with more than 12 years of recruitment experience, has proven his ability to stay at the forefront of his market. Jules Pearson also joins the team and will focus on executive level appointments.  She is a brand ambassador for the Food and Drink Federation and brings an established network with extensive relationships withRead More

Exhibition will find prize-winner

Wine lovers turn to art for unique label

Scott Morris

A new food and drink business has come up with a novel plan to use Scotland’s best artists to help find a unique label design to launch its exclusive range of wines. READ MORE

Firm rises to the top

Graham’s is the cream of Scottish dairies

Graham Dairy

Graham’s has scooped top spot in an official review of brands for 2015 produced by Kantar Worldpanel UK. READ MORE

Drink now available in Melbourne

NB Gin raises a glass to deal Down Under

NB Gin

NB Gin, produced in North Berwick, is now available in Australia after the company behind it secured a deal with The Wigs Cellar in Melbourne. READ MORE

One of biggest hotels in Scotland

Motel One chooses Ogilvie for Glasgow hotel

Motel One Glasgow

A £22 million hotel will rise on a vacant plot near Glasgow Central Station after Ogilvie Construction was chosen by Motel One Group. The hotel in Oswald Street will have 374 rooms, making it one of the largest in Scotland and the first in Glasgow for the European budget designer brand.  Sited opposite the Radisson Blu, it will open in 2017. Donald MacDonald, managing director, Ogilvie Construction, said: “The building will be constructed to the highest standards, combining the use of high quality materials with our extensive experience and understanding ofRead More

Firm secures dominant position

Scott-Moncrieff signs up housing association

Jennifer Alexander

Accountancy and business advice firm Scott-Moncrieff has won a competitive tender to deliver internal audit support to the Scottish Borders Housing Association. READ MORE

Shell has been fined £22,500 over the leak of 200 tonnes of oil from a North Sea platform in 2011 which was the worst for a decade

£70m for golf resort

Cameron House sold for second time in a year

Cameron House

Cameron House, the 132-bedroom golf hotel on the banks of Loch Lomond, has been sold for £70 million to American private equity firm KSL Capital Partners, owner of the Belfry. READ MORE