Bullet Express appoints Director of Storage and Logistics

Kiana GreenanGeneral News

Bullet Express, one of the UK’s fastest-growing transport, supply chain logistics, worldwide freight management and storage businesses, has appointed warehousing and logistics specialist, Wesley Riggins, as its Director of Storage and Logistics. Wesley joins the Senior Leadership Team at Bullet Express and will oversee all aspects of storage including storage operations, health & safety, commercial execution, business optimisation and people. …

Port of Tilbury Police team all achieve advanced first response emergency care qualification

Kiana GreenanForth Ports

The Port of Tilbury Police team have all successfully completed and achieved a nationally recognised advanced first aid qualification for the first time. The Level 3 award in First Response Emergency Care is an intensive training course which builds on previous first aid training. The course equips police officers with the knowledge and practical competence to deal with a range …

This Morning features The Hebridean Baker cooking Loch Duart Salmon Wellington

Kiana GreenanGeneral News

International bestselling author and cook The Hebridean Baker, Coinneach MacLeod, has appeared on ITV’s This Morning to share one of his recipes which uses Loch Duart Salmon. As he prepared his recipe for Loch Duart Salmon Wellington, he shared his passion for quality Scottish produce and displayed the home cooking skills which made him so successful around the world. Coinneach …

First anniversary for Phoenix Futures Scotland’s Harper House Specialist Family Service featured as Ayrshire service of the month

Kiana GreenanGeneral News

Phoenix Futures Scotland is celebrating the first anniversary of its specialist family centre, designed to provide dedicated support for families affected by a parent or carer’s mental health, drug and alcohol problems. Harper House has also just been featured as Ayrshire Community Trust’s service of the month. Formally opened on the 21st of November 2022, in a partnership with the …

Kelso Pharma initiates European expansion with acquisition of Italian specialty pharma company, Velit Biopharma

Kiana GreenanKelso Pharma

Kelso Pharma (Kelso), the growing UK-based specialty pharma business, has taken its first step in its European expansion strategy by agreeing to acquire Italian specialty pharma company, Velit Biopharma (Velit). With more than 100 partnership agreements in place with pharma companies in Europe, Asia and the Middle East, Velit has a portfolio of more than 50 pharma products and a …

West Ham United youth team visit Port of Tilbury to celebrate Black History Month

Kiana GreenanGeneral News

The Port of Tilbury welcomed the West Ham United youth team for an educational visit as part of Black History Month and Windrush75. The Port of Tilbury was the first arrival point for the HMT Empire Windrush on 22 June 1948 and this year’s 75th anniversary was celebrated in Tilbury with members of the local community including relatives of people …

Bullet Express acquired in management buyout

Kiana GreenanGeneral News

Bullet Express, one of the UK’s fastest-developing logistics, distribution and storage companies, has been acquired in a private equity backed management buyout (MBO) led by the company’s Managing Director, John McKail. The multi-million-pound MBO is backed by equity partners, Panoramic Growth Equity, a leading equity and debt investor in UK-based small and medium sized companies, and Maven Capital Partners, one of …

Reactec partners with Honsa Ergonomic Technologies to prevent vibration-related musculoskeletal disorders in the USA

Kiana GreenanGeneral News

Edinburgh-based risk prevention expert, Reactec, has teamed up with Honsa Ergonomic Technologies to offer its ground-breaking wearable technology to protect workers in the United States from hand-arm vibration syndrome (HAVS).  Based in Illinois, Honsa Ergonomic Technologies manufactures ergonomic pneumatic tools and accessories to improve worker safety and productivity. This new partnership will ensure that Reactec’s third-generation workplace wearable, the R-Link …

New survey results urge online retailers to focus on sustainable packaging to maintain brand loyalty

Kiana GreenanGeneral News

Consumers confirm packaging experience influences buying decisions New research published today by Macfarlane Packaging highlights that packaging sustainability remains the key priority for consumers, with 55% demanding that retailers stay focused on using recycled packaging materials and ensuring that their packaging can itself be reused or recycled. Furthermore, 20% of consumers indicated that they would boycott retailers whose packaging was …

Loch Duart Salmon features in new Hebridean Baker cookbook

Kiana GreenanGeneral News

Exciting partnership with internationally popular author of ‘Hebridean Baker: At Home’ Loch Duart has just announced the start of a brand new creative collaboration with Coinneach MacLeod, better known as The Hebridean Baker. Born and raised on the Isle of Lewis and a champion of the Hebrides and Highland food and culture, Coinneach has created two bespoke Loch Duart Salmon …

Caledonia Housing Association launches ambitious new strategy to meet net-zero target

Kiana GreenanCaledonia Housing Association

Caledonia Housing Association has published its first Climate and Sustainability Strategy which sets out how it will tackle climate change and meet the Scottish Government’s net-zero target by 2045. It can be read here. Spearheaded by the Board of Caledonia Housing Group, which includes Cordale Housing Association, the Climate and Sustainability Strategy relates to all Group business activity, including how …