Chairman of Israel Electricity Authority, Yoav Katsavoy, visits The HALO Kilmarnock

As COP26 gets under way, Chairman of Israel Electricity Authority visits The HALO Kilmarnock

Mark McIntyre HALO Kilmarnock

As The HALO Kilmarnock’s international reputation continues to grow, the close-to-completion HALO Innovation and Enterprise Centre today played host to a delegation headed by Yoav Katsavoy, Chairman of the Israel Electricity Authority. Mr Katsavoy was in Kilmarnock as the guest of East Ayrshire Council (EAC) who chose The HALO as Kilmarnock’s best example of an innovative development that prioritises sustainability …

Badcall Bay, home to Loch Duart, whose Scottish salmon features on the menu at COP26 in Glasgow

Loch Duart Scottish salmon on the menu at COP26

Mark McIntyre Loch Duart

Salmon asked for by name on menus around the world served at climate change conference Independent Scottish salmon farm Loch Duart is on the menu at the COP26 climate change conference, which runs in Glasgow between the 31st of October to the 12th of November. Loch Duart has maintained its small-scale farming approach to rearing salmon since it was founded …

Murgitroyd expansion continues with addition of leading intellectual property practice, UDL

Mark McIntyre Murgitroyd

Deal creates one of the UK and Europe’s largest IP firms Murgitroyd, the global intellectual property company, announces the latest move in its international expansion strategy with the addition of UDL Intellectual Property (“UDL”), the highly respected UK-based IP practice. This follows its recent acquisition of Ireland’s pre-eminent IP practice, Hanna Moore + Curley*. UDL, founded over 100 years ago, …

Consumers could refuse to buy from retailers who don’t use sustainable packaging, says new survey

Mark McIntyre Macfarlane Packaging

Almost one in five consumers (19%) have said they would not buy from online retailers who do not use sustainable packaging, according to a survey published today (01 November, 2021). Macfarlane Packaging’s sixth annual unboxing survey of UK consumers asks respondents to share their experiences of opening online deliveries. The survey was completed by 600 people over the summer and …

The Port of Tilbury’s video reveals what it’s like to be a straddle carrier driver as part of recruitment campaign

Mark McIntyre General News

‘It’s like nothing else you have driven in your life’ Straddle Carrier Drivers are a vital part of the operations of the busy London Container Terminal at The Port of Tilbury, but not many people know just what it is like to be the driver of these tall, specialist machines. The port has today issued a new behind the scenes …

Arcus Infrastructure Partners wins four Infrastructure Sector Leader awards in 2021 GRESB assessment

Mark McIntyre Arcus Infrastructure Partners

Arcus Infrastructure Partners (“Arcus”) has been named Sector Leader four times in the respected 2021 GRESB Infrastructure Assessment, including Sector Leader for the European Fund regional category. Other Sector Leader awards for Arcus include two in the Global Transport Fund sector category and another in the Global Sector Specific Fund (excluding renewables and transport) category. “This is fantastic news for …

Loch Duart Salmon takes on 641 mile challenge for HEART UK

Mark McIntyre Loch Duart

Loch Duart take on ‘Great Cholesterol Challenge’ to raise funds and awareness Throughout October 2021, team members and supporters of Loch Duart are taking on the ‘Great Cholesterol Challenge’ for HEART UK, the only charity in the UK to support people with high cholesterol. Since Loch Duart’s a major partnership with HEART UK was announced in the summer the independent …

Macfarlane Group UK awarded Gold rating from EcoVadis for sustainability

Dylan Macdonald Macfarlane Group, Macfarlane Packaging

Macfarlane Group, the UK’s largest supplier of protective packaging, has achieved a Gold rating in a sustainability survey conducted by EcoVadis. This important rating – which is said to be the world’s most trusted business sustainability rating – places Macfarlane Group in the top 5% of companies assessed globally within its industry sector for sustainability performance.