Firth of Forth Proposed as Scotland’s Green Port

Dylan Macdonald Forth Ports

Forth Ports, Scotland’s largest ports operator and owner of seven Scottish ports on the east coast, has today intimated to the Scottish Government that it will submit a proposal for a Green Port encompassing key ports, industrial complexes and logistics centres along the north and south shores of the Firth of Forth and at Edinburgh Airport.

HALO Kilmarnock joins forces with new digital partner Commsworld

Mark McIntyre HALO Kilmarnock

The HALO Kilmarnock has teamed up with Commsworld, the Scottish digital connectivity specialist, in a partnership that will ensure the HALO development is amongst the most connected in the country when it opens its doors this autumn. The partnership will see Commsworld provide communication solutions for the HALO Enterprise and Innovation Centre (HEIC), currently completing construction, and the HALO’s low …

Archangels leads on £12.4m of investment in Scottish innovators in H1 2021

Mark McIntyre Archangels

Investment includes record-breaking contribution from Archangels’ syndicate members The Edinburgh-based business investment group, Archangels, has led investment of £12.4m in innovative Scottish tech and life sciences companies in the first half of 2021 (H1 2020: £9.5m) Archangels’ H1 2021 deals data, released today (14th July 2021), reveals that Archangels itself invested £7.3m during the first six months of 2021, with co-investment …

Loch Duart partners with HEART UK, the UK’s only cholesterol charity

Mark McIntyre Loch Duart

Scottish salmon farm joins charity which aims to prevent early disease and deaths from cholesterol Loch Duart, the independent Scottish salmon farm based in North West Scotland, has just announced a major partnership with HEART UK the UK’s only cholesterol charity. The farm is renowned for its small-scale farming methods and unrivalled tasting salmon, which has industry leading omega-3 levels, due to the high …

New era of fish processing at Loch Duart’s Dingwall processing facility

Mark McIntyre Loch Duart

New management of plant ‘take stock’ one year on from purchase One year on from acquiring the former Thai Union / Edinburgh Salmon Company processing facility in Dingwall, senior management take stock. The 50,000 sq. ft. premises has been completely revitalised, following its launch in 2020, providing better social distancing and has obtained the British Retail Consortium* ‘AA’ Grade certification. …

Murgitroyd IP makes senior appointments to support further growth

Mark McIntyre Murgitroyd

Murgitroyd IP, the international intellectual property protection business headquartered in Glasgow, has made two senior appointments to its leadership team. Helen Archibald has been appointed Chief Operating Officer and Joanne Lecky is to be the  Managing Director of the company’s Trade Mark Group. They will both report directly to Murgitroyd’s Chief Executive Officer, Gordon Stark. These appointments  further strengthen the senior leadership team …