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Funding for seaweed pizza firm and MHA Henderson Loggie

Victor Pizza

All about the base: backing for pizza workers


The only pizza manufacturer to use seaweed in a range of bases is expanding and upgrading its production capability following a £152,000 regional selective assistance (RSA) grant from Scottish Enterprise.

Family run business The Victor Pizza Company supplies products direct to the wholesale food market and the funding deal will create 15 full-time jobs and safeguard seven over the next three years.

Victor Pizza works with MCR Pathways, Young Enterprise Scotland, schools and colleges to inspire young people from the local area to consider career opportunities in the food and drink industry.

Michael Cannon, head of grant appraisal at Scottish Enterprise said: “Victor Pizza is a great example of an inclusive employer investing in its workforce. I am very pleased that Scottish Enterprise has provided an RSA grant and continued advice and support via the Scottish Manufacturing Advisory Service to support their growth ambitions.

Expansion planned by MHA Henderson Loggie

Dundee-headquartered professional services firm MHA Henderson Loggie is growing its team and client offering across its business after receiving £2 million of bank support.

It will be used for recruitment and to help grow the firm’s audit services, for both commercial and not for profit organisations, across the central belt, and increase its accounting and tax advisory services in Aberdeen and Glasgow.

Recruitment will also take place in Dundee to further enhance MHA Henderson Loggie’s offering for owner-managed businesses in the Tayside region.

David Smith, Managing Partner of MHA Henderson Loggie, said: “It’s an exciting time for MHA Henderson Loggie, we are in a great position to grow.”

Paul Smith, corporate development director at Barclays which is providing the funds, said: “MHA Henderson Loggie is a long-established and recognised name in professional services and we have known the team for many years. We are pleased to be supporting the firm to reach its growth aims.”


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