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Let's network

Let's network | Business Scotland | Scoop.it

Let's network provide a platform for businesses and business owners to network with the local business community.

 

Our events are informal and relaxed. Simply grab a tea / coffee and start networking. There is no commitment and no joining fee. We only make a small event fee of £5 per person, which even includes refreshments. Even better, there's no charge at all for the Let's network Beer'n'Blether events.

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Green Business Network: Events

Green Business Network: Events | Business Scotland | Scoop.it

Green Business Network partnership with the Scottish Government's 'Greener Scotland' Campaign

 

The Green Business Network are delighted to announce an exclusive opportunity for current and potential members.

 

We have a rare opportunity to come along and learn from organisations leading the way in environmental excellence. Sustainability experts from IKEA Ltd, Dobbies Garden Centres, Coca Cola Enterprises Ltd and ASDA Stores Ltd. will share their experiences and take any questions, followed by a networking session and accompanying buffet.

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Ryanair cuts more airport routes

Ryanair cuts more airport routes | Business Scotland | Scoop.it
Ryanair announces further cuts in its operations at Edinburgh Airport, with eight winter schedule routes to be axed.
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Iceland's volcanoes may power UK

Iceland's volcanoes may power UK | Business Scotland | Scoop.it
The energy minister is to visit Iceland in May to discuss connecting the UK to its abundant geothermal energy...
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Bill Jamieson: Brave new world for the Scots brand - Scotland - Scotsman.com

Bill Jamieson: Brave new world for the Scots brand - Scotland - Scotsman.com | Business Scotland | Scoop.it
As overseas sales of Scottish goods falter, the latest Pixar film is seen as a golden opportunity, writes Bill Jamieson...
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Forum established to improve planning | Herald Scotland

Forum established to improve planning | Herald Scotland | Business Scotland | Scoop.it

A new body designed to lock in and accelerate improvements to Scotland's planning regime is to be launched next month to promote discussion between the public and private sector on how best to boost the system.

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Scotland’s economy: Prof Jim McDonald: Calling all bright sparks - News - Scotsman.com

Scotland’s economy: Prof Jim McDonald: Calling all bright sparks - News - Scotsman.com | Business Scotland | Scoop.it
JIM McDonald is having another busy day. Strolling into his office in Glasgow’s Merchant City, the principal of Strathclyde University talks about his previous visitor that day – a senior minister in Hong Kong’s education department.
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Scotland Week – Houston | Scotland's Economy Blog

Scotland Week – Houston | Scotland's Economy Blog | Business Scotland | Scoop.it

Scotland Week is a huge opportunity to promote our businesses in one of the world’s largest economies and that’s what I’ll be doing over the next week with the Chief Executive of SDI Anne MacColl – showing North America that Scotland is open for business.

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Collaboration Prize | Consortium co-operatives | Co-operative Development Scotland

The Collaboration Prize winners will receive £5,000 and up to 10 days of consultancy support to scope out an initial concept idea for a new consortium co-operative.
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Enterprise support plans unveiled

Enterprise support plans unveiled | Business Scotland | Scoop.it
Measures to encourage investment in economically important areas of Scotland are unveiled by Finance Secretary John Swinney.
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North America trade links drive

North America trade links drive | Business Scotland | Scoop.it
Two separate initiatives are under way to forge new business, tourism and culture links between Scotland and North America.
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About Us

About Us | Business Scotland | Scoop.it

The B2B Roadshow was set up in March 2011 by Colin McDermott to meet the ever growing demand for a great value packed business networking event.

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BA raises hopes over Glasgow jobs

BA raises hopes over Glasgow jobs | Business Scotland | Scoop.it
British Airways "will look to create jobs" in Glasgow, after reporting a deal to buy BMI could mean 1,200 UK redundancies.
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The Scottish Government confirms next stage of creative services framework pushed back

The Scottish Government confirms next stage of creative services framework pushed back | Business Scotland | Scoop.it
The Scottish Government has confirmed that the already delayed Central Government Marketing Services tender has seen the invite to tender stage pushed back until the end of April.
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'Staycations' lift Scots tourism

'Staycations' lift Scots tourism | Business Scotland | Scoop.it
The "staycation" market helped push up Scottish tourism figures last year, according to official statistics.
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Praise from Scottish Government - Capital Solutions

Praise from Scottish Government - Capital Solutions | Business Scotland | Scoop.it

Office equipment specialist Capital Document Solutions has been hailed by a Scottish Government minister as a textbook example of a business seizing the opportunities presented by reshaped procurement policy.

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Historic Scotland boss only interested in the future | Herald Scotland

Historic Scotland boss only interested in the future | Herald Scotland | Business Scotland | Scoop.it

Visitor revenue from Scotland's state-owned historic properties has "bucked the trend" by increasing 15% last year to £31 million in 2011-12, according to Ruth Parsons, chief executive of the heritage agency Historic Scotland.

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Insolvency cases fall 5% | Herald Scotland

THE number of corporate insolvency appointments in Scotland has fallen by 5% year on year.

 

Statistics collated by accountancy firm KPMG show there were 268 appointments between January and March in 2012 compared to 282 in the corresponding period the previous year.

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Scottish Business Briefing - Wednesday 11 April, 2012 - News - Scotsman.com

Scottish Business Briefing - Wednesday 11 April, 2012 - News - Scotsman.com | Business Scotland | Scoop.it
WELCOME to scotsman.com’s Scottish Business Briefing. Every morning we bring you a comprehensive round-up of all news affecting business in Scotland today.
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£190m investment for Highland businesses | Highlands & Islands | STV News

£190m investment for Highland businesses | Highlands & Islands | STV News | Business Scotland | Scoop.it
Plans include creation of hundreds of jobs and superfast broadband across the region.
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TaxAssist Accountants - Scots govt outlines new business incentives

TaxAssist Accountants - Scots govt outlines new business incentives | Business Scotland | Scoop.it
Scotlands Finance Secretary John Swinney has outlined a range of new business incentives to encourage private investment in four new Enterprise Areas.
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Scottish Enterprise appoints five agencies to Marketing and Sales for Growth Framework

Scottish Enterprise appoints five agencies to Marketing and Sales for Growth Framework | Business Scotland | Scoop.it
Scottish Enterprise has appointed five companies to its Marketing and Sales for Growth Framework.
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