Communications

8 Jun 2015 09:30

Solicitors highlight the downside of Twitter

FOLLOWING a high profile court case for Diageo’s Guinness ® UK brand, a Scottish legal firm is warning businesses to make sure they aren’t breaching advertising regulations when they update their social media feeds.

3 Jun 2015 09:30

Scottish accountancy firm scoops top award for services to small businesses

BAKER Tilly has landed a national award for services to small businesses.

2 Jun 2015 09:30

Rebrand for Fife nursery group following name confusion

AN independent nursery group which operates five childcare facilities across Fife and Angus has been forced to rebrand following confusion over its name.

5 May 2015 09:30

Direct marketing dos and don’ts

Do Get consent... • Use opt-in/out boxes • Specify how you plan to communicate eg email, text, phone, or post • Ask for permission to share information with third parties – and name them if you can • Record the consent and what it covers

14 Apr 2015 07:30

Market newcomer tops legal ezine roll of honour with quartet win

RAPIDLY-expanding legal firm Gilson Gray has picked up a quartet of honours at the Scottish ACQ Law Awards 2014/15 despite trading for less than a year.

13 Apr 2015 09:30

Digital marketing opportunities for Fife tourism and hospitality sector

BUSINESSES in Fife are to have the opportunity to advertise on Fife Tourism Partnership’s (FTP) series of I-Signs located around the Kingdom.

12 Apr 2015 12:30

Small Business Saturday plans revealed

DETAILS of this year’s Small Business Saturday have now been revealed.

11 Apr 2015 07:30

Digital marketing opportunities for those in tourism and hospitality

BUSINESSES in Fife are to have the opportunity to advertise on Fife Tourism Partnership’s (FTP) series of I-Signs located around the Kingdom.

7 Apr 2015 06:30

Poor internet connections costing UK economy £11 billion a year

• Workers lose 38 hours every year due to slow internet access • 39 per cent of employees say internet at home is faster than at work • 1 in 10 workers look for other jobs during periods of IT downtime

7 Apr 2015 06:30

Small Business Saturday plans revealed

DETAILS of this year’s Small Business Saturday have now been revealed.

12 Mar 2015 06:30

Rural awards opportunity for east of Scotland businesses

SCOTTISH businesses are being urged to seek recognition in the UK’s first ever Rural Business Awards.

26 Feb 2015 07:00

BT Scotland director takes up the post of SCDI chair

BT Scotland director Brendan Dick has been appointed as the new chair of the Scottish Council for Development and Industry (SCDI).

23 Feb 2015 07:30

Gilson Gray signs four-year sponsorship deal with Merchiston Castle Rugby

LEGAL specialist Gilson Gray has agreed a four-year sponsorship deal with Merchiston Castle Rugby.

4 Feb 2015 22:30

Scottish callers most patient in Britain, says research

SCOTS are the most patient people in Britain when it comes to waiting on hold during calls to businesses, new research has revealed.

3 Feb 2015 09:30

The Open to air on Sky Sports following major broadcasting deal

THE R&A has today (Tuesday, February 3) announced new five-year broadcast agreements with the UK’s two largest sports broadcasters - meaning that Sky Sports will take over live coverage from the BBC from 2017.

26 Jan 2015 09:30

Dunfermline agencies team up over 50th anniversary celebrations

DUNFERMLINE-based Canvas Holidays has appointed O'Leary PR to lead its 50th anniversary celebrations.

8 Jan 2015 09:30

Fife faces many challenges in 2015, says Silcock

FIFE Chamber president John Silcock says the region’s main challenge for 2015 is to build on last year’s performance and positive trends.

5 Dec 2014 09:30

KPMG in top 10 private sector organisations for race

KPMG has been named as one of the top 10 private sector organisations for race diversity by Race for Opportunity, the campaign for race equality run by Business in the Community.

13 Sep 2014 10:00

Connected Voucher Scheme: Free grant funding to boost business connectivity

BUSINESSES in Edinburgh and Fife are being urged to take advantage of a £100 million UK Government initiative to improve their broadband and internet services.

11 Sep 2014 09:30

Free networking and Tall Tales for young professionals

YOUNG professionals in Edinburgh are being invited to test their communication skills next Wednesday (September 17) at an open evening in the city.

11 Sep 2014 09:30

Tesco Bank confirms independence contingency

EDINBURGH-based Tesco Bank has, this afternoon (September 11), confirmed that its referendum contingency plan includes the creation of a new registered company south of the border.

26 Aug 2014 09:30

Lloyds to improve digital skills for SMEs and charities

LLOYDS Banking Group will help to drive forward a Government-led initiative to increase the digital capability of SMEs and charities across the UK, and contribute to their target of reducing the number of people without basic digital skills by 25 per cent by 2016.

25 Aug 2014 09:30

PR and digital marketing agency tops the charts six times in a row

PR and digital marketing agency The BIG Partnership, which has offices in Edinburgh, Fife, Aberdeen, Glasgow and Liverpool, has maintained its position as the UK’s largest agency outside of London for the sixth year running.

15 Aug 2014 09:30

Public and third sectors turn out to explore leadership

HUNDREDS of public and third sector business leaders turned out in Edinburgh earlier this month to mark the launch of a new book, ‘Public and Third Sector Leadership: Experience Speaks’.

15 Aug 2014 09:30

New industry links with West Africa

SCOTTISH businesses look set to benefit from new Commonwealth links with West Africa now that Scottish Development International (SDI) has opened an office in Ghana.

8 Aug 2014 09:30

Top five tips for choosing a virtual office

NOT all virtual office packages are the same, according to 23 Melville Street which is warning business owners to make sure they know what they’re getting for their hard-earned cash.

5 Aug 2014 09:30

Ten Fife towns up next for superfast broadband

TEN towns in Fife have been confirmed as the next areas to benefit from fibre broadband in the latest phase of the £410 million Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband Programme.

9 Jul 2014 09:30

Are you prepared for the new digital download rules?

WITH just six months to go before in the introduction of new rules regarding the taxation of digital downloads, such as music, e-books or software, accountancy firm Baker Tilly, which has offices in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Grangemouth and Lerwick, is warning that many businesses in Scotland may be unprepared and risk facing penalties.

9 Jul 2014 09:30

Superfast broadband to hit Falkland

FIFERS are being given the chance to find out more about superfast broadband – and how it can benefit their lives – at a special event in Falkland Library on July 15.

2 Jul 2014 09:30

Kirkcaldy director named one of most influential people in TV

A Kirkcaldy director has been named as one of the 50 most influential people working in the new TV sector in the UK.