Monday, February 20th, 2017
Duo join law firm
Scottish law firm, Gillespie Macandrew has recruited two marketing specialists. Lisa Fitzpatrick (far left) joins as the senior marketing executive and Rebecca Croan as business development executive, effectively doubling the size of the firm’s marketing team. Ms Fitzpatrick brings more than 10 years marketing experience and joins from manufacturer Brand-Rex, where she was responsible for the company’s digital marketing, events/exhibitions, PR, product launches, campaigns and collateral management. Ms Croan comes from a background in legal marketing and has been involved in both marketing and strategic business development for a similar major EdinburghRead More
Hearts in race against time
Hearts’ much-criticised pitch is to be dug up and relaid this week, with a promise to have it back in action by next Wednesday. The playing surface has been described as the worst in the league and came in for particular criticism after the Scottish Cup fifth-round tie with Hibs. Hearts boss Ian Cathro and his opposite number Neil Lennon were unhappy with the condition of the pitch following the 0-0 stalemate. Having taken the drastic step to returf, the club now faces a race against time to have the surfaceRead More
Boost for Scots technology
Snap40, the “doctor on your arm”, has been awarded a £1 million contract by NHS England to further scale its technology…
Annand takes new role
Drinks wholesaler Inverarity Morton has announced that Glasshouse Drinks founder and director, Steve Annand, 39, will be joining as sales director from 1 March. He will succeed Donald Campbell, 60, who is taking a step back in his role to focus on key account management as part of a planned soft retirement. Following an intensive two-month internal and external recruitment process, the board unanimously decided on Magners’ former UK head of on-trade sales, Mr Annand, as his successor. IM managing director Stephen Russell, said: “Steve’s CV is very impressive: here’s aRead More
Scottish Beer Awards 2017
The national awards programme for Scottish brewing has launched its second year with a promise to work hard with breweries to promote the growing range of high quality Scottish beers now available…
Ex-England star lands post
A former England international has been appointed head coach of Edinburgh Rugby with effect from the start of next season.
Change 'to be ruled out'
BBC Scotland is expected to be told it cannot launch its own hour-long news programme, the so-called Scottish Six..
Warning on revaluation
Insurance company AXA today warns that the forthcoming business rate increase threatens the survival of the nation’s small shops…
Profits hit by customer issues
Housebuilder Bovis Homes was the FTSE 250’s biggest faller in early trading after admitting that 2016 was a “difficult” year for the business.