Net Zero challenge issued to governments as HALO Kilmarnock and Net Zero Nation launch carbon reduction initiative for SME sector

Dylan Macdonald HALO Kilmarnock

Ayrshire’s small and medium enterprise (SME) businesses have a new route to increase the sustainability of their businesses following a landmark deal between HALO and Net Zero Nation.   Meanwhile, Marie Macklin C.B.E., Founder and Executive Chair of the HALO Urban Renewal Company, has called on governments to provide more financial support for SMEs as they strive to lower their …

Reactec teams up with Canada’s Levitt-Safety to expand reach internationally

Dylan Macdonald Reactec

Reactec, the workplace health risk prevention experts, has teamed up with Levitt-Safety, a leading equipment and service supplier, to offer innovative safety products throughout Canada. Levitt-Safety operates from 18 locations across Canada with a vision to make the country a safer place to live and work by offering a complete range of products, services, training and equipment rental to businesses. …

The GSA Choir launches public workshops with leading composers as part of Composeher project

Mark McIntyre GSA Choir

Events to be held at Glasgow Women’s Library will feature leading composers Dee Isaacs, Cecilia McDowall, Pippa Murphy, Ailie Robertson, Rebecca Rowe, and Jane Stanley. The Glasgow School of Art Choir (GSA Choir) has announced a series of four in-person workshop events, beginning in October 2022, which will provide an opportunity for the public to meet with six of the …

Loch Duart Salmon extends partnership with HEART UK

Loch Duart renews partnership with cholesterol charity HEART UK to promote a healthy lifestyle and diet

Mark McIntyre Loch Duart

Loch Duart Salmon, based in the remote communities of North West Scotland and known for their small, low impact farming have teamed up once again with HEART UK, the UK’s only cholesterol charity. In a partnership which will run for a year, the partners will focus on how a healthy diet, combined with regular activity and exercise can make a …

Macfarlane Group PLC Interim Results 2022

Mark McIntyre Macfarlane Group

INTERIM RESULTS FOR THE SIX MONTHS TO 30 JUNE 2022 Expectations for the full year unchanged; managing inflationary environment; slowdown in e-commerce; progress in Europe     Financial Highlights   H1 2022 £000 Restated1 H1 2021 £000   Increase % Continuing operations Revenue 139,209 122,144 14% Operating profit before amortisation2 11,384 10,817 5% Operating profit 9,604 9,256 4% Profit before …

HALO’s global plans highlighted with visit from Scottish Cabinet Secretary for External Affairs

Dylan Macdonald HALO Kilmarnock

Angus Robertson MSP, the Scottish Government’s Cabinet Secretary for the Constitution, External Affairs and Culture, today (24.08.22) visited the HALO Enterprise and Innovation Centre in Kilmarnock to witness first-hand how the world class facility is not only helping businesses and local communities in Ayrshire but planning to grow on an international scale.

Fallago Rig Wind Farm in Berwickshire

Tour Fallago Rig wind farm during Scottish Borders Doors Open Day

Mark McIntyre EDF Renewables UK

Buses from Lauder, Westruther and Duns for three visits over the weekend Next month, as part of Doors Open Day 2022, Scottish Borders residents can sign up for a free, exclusive visit to Fallago Rig wind farm in the Lammermuir Hills. Operated by EDF Renewables UK, the wind farm will be open for visitors as part of Scottish Borders Council’s …

Independent Scottish salmon producer Loch Duart

Loch Duart on the Birmingham Commonwealth Games menu

Mark McIntyre Loch Duart

Leading Scottish salmon chosen to be served at third major event in a year For the third time in 12 months Loch Duart salmon is featuring on the menu at a major international event which celebrates the best the UK has to offer. After being chosen to be served at both Glasgow COP26 2021 and Wimbledon 2022, Loch Duart is …