Tuesday, June 27th, 2017
Star to aid amateurs
Ryder Cup winner Stephen Gallacher is hoping to help produce stars of the future after teaming up with Scottish Golf in a new Performance role. Gallacher, a three-time champion on the European Tour and a member of Europe’s winning Ryder Cup team at Gleneagles in 2014, has joined Scottish Golf’s Performance Committee as he seeks to help guide the nation’s leading amateurs with valuable support and advice. The 42-year-old, who enjoyed a decorated amateur career including winning the Scottish and European Amateur, has joined Catriona Matthew, the nation’s most successfulRead More
Tech firm expanding
PowerPhotonic a Dalgety Bay-based designer and manufacturer of micro-optics for the laser industry,..
SCDI executive succeeds Stuart
Scottish Renewables has appointed Claire Mack as the organisation’s new chief executive…
New role for McCabe Murray
Peace Recruitment has appointed recruitment industry specialist Kai McCabe Murray as a non-executive director. Ms McCabe Murray has been involved in the sector since 1987, initially specialising in recruitment for the pharmaceutical industry. As managing director of the Search recruitment consultancy she built the business to £120m turnover, employing 600 people across 14 offices in the UK. Since leaving the business she has focused on helping other businesses to grow as a consultant with leading management consultancy Shirlaws. Commenting on her appointment to Peace, she said: “Chris Peace has done aRead More
Hire for Glasgow office
Legal firm Turcan Connell has recruited an experienced land and property specialist to service the west of Scotland. Stuart Gibb (pictured) joins as a senior associate from Wright, Johnston & Mackenzie. Mr Gibb said: “There is a lot happening for anyone who owns land and property and it can be hard for them to keep pace. Sometimes, it’s just about sitting down, explaining the changes and reassuring clients.” Turcan Connell has 22 partners and around 200 staff. The firm celebrates its 20th anniversary this year, and there will be a seriesRead More
Biggest ever penalty
Google has been fined a record €2.42 billion (£2.14bn) by EU regulators for abusing its position to promote its own shopping service…
FM admits 'now is not the time'
Another Scottish independence referendum has been put on hold until the terms of Britain’s exit from the EU have been clarified…
Scot tops tour try charts
Two tries from Tommy Seymour weren’t enough to give the British and Irish Lions victory over the Hurricanes in Wellington, with the visitors having to settle for a 31-31 draw after throwing away a 14-point advantage in the second half. The Glasgow Warriors’ brace either side of the interval and a George North try had Warren Gatland’s side in command at the Westpac Stadium but a yellow card for Ireland’s Iain Henderson 15 minutes from time proved costly. Trailing 31-17 at the time, the Hurricanes hit back with two convertedRead More
Does Mindfulness really work? Gary Young is behind a newly-launched business and says the data proves its positive effects. READ MORE
'Exciting opportunities' for Scottish firm
Dickson Minto, the Edinburgh-based corporate law firm, has broken into the list of top advisers to Britain’s biggest companies.