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American sports bar planned for Rose Street

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Roxy Leisure will open Roxy Lanes in Rose Street this November in the space where British Home Stores served Edinburgh for so many years. The 25,000 square feet city centre location will feature a range...

Festival City Market opens this weekend

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Support the Makers and Seb’s Urban Jungle are officially launching their Festival City Market at Waverley Market on Saturday and they will host a pop-up market there until 28 August, featuring an eclectic range of...

Boardroom changes at leading finance recruiter

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FINANCE sector recruitment specialist, Core-Asset Consulting, has announced a number of important promotions in a boardroom shake-up which underpins an ambitious growth strategy. Founder Betsy Williamson will relinquish her Managing Director position and moves into...

Specialist spa adviser offers specialist services to Edinburgh hotels

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As the hospitality sector recovers, the specialist management company, Effective Hospitality Management, (EHM) set up in 2020 to support the UK and Irish hospitality industry, has announced their collaboration with renowned industry consultant, Jennifer...

Scottish space industry experts called to UK-wide networking event

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Space experts from Scotland to attend an event to accelerate one of the UK’s fastest growing sectors. The networking event – which will be taking place on 24 June - seeks to strengthen connections between...

German deal is milestone for Scots microwave health pioneer

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Health tech firm Emblation makes major foray into vital Euro market A Scots health tech firm has launched in Europe’s biggest healthcare market, after striking a partnership deal with a leading German medical device company. Already...

Tweed trying out a new recruitment strategy

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Tweed Wealth Management has touched down on a recruitment strategy to identify former rugby stars to be trained as high-performance Financial Planners for their fast-expanding business. The Edinburgh-based company now has three ex-professional rugby players...

New appointment at legal firm Vialex expands reach to financial services industry

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Edinburgh-based legal services firm Vialex is broadening its offering to clients with an expansion of its legal service advisory work in the financial services industry. It has recently welcomed experienced lawyer Scott Moncur as Head...

New app launched in Edinburgh allows you to spend travelling time making money from...

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A new app launched in Edinburgh allows you to make money from playing games while you are on the move. The new app is available on any phone and pays users money for every quarter...

Fifteen years after the crash government sells majority stake in bank

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Fifteen years after the finanical crash of 2007-08 the majority shareholder in the NatWest Group plc - formerly The Royal Bank of Scotland Group plc - is no longer the UK Government. The government's holding...

Thorntons combine forces with Edinburgh law firm Stuart & Stuart in historic merger

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Two of Scotland’s oldest legal firms have announced a merger strengthening the fourth-largest independent legal business in Scotland. Edinburgh firm Stuart & Stuart WS has joined forces with leading Scottish firm Thorntons Solicitors. Both firms...

Student-driven media agency graduates to next level with support from Business Gateway

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With support from Business Gateway, an Edinburgh-based media agency focused on connecting independent businesses with social media savvy students is growing. Today Agency is a student-driven media agency which is expanding its presence in the...

Tech firm’s growth supports hospitality bounce-back

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Hospitality technology specialist, ePOS Hybrid, has reported a significant uplift across all parts of its business as it played a key role in helping hospitality sector clients to overturn the challenges of the Covid-19...

Scotland’s finance sector at crossroads amid candidate crisis and rising salaries

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A massive shortfall of candidates and pressure to significantly increase salaries and perks makes grim reading for financial services sector businesses in Scotland, according to a new report. An exodus of international staff due to...

New executive chef appointed at Edinburgh hospitality venue

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A city centre hospitality venue has announced the appointment of a new high-level executive chef as it looks to transform its dining experience. Adam Dodwell (37) has been recently appointed as Executive Chef at Surgeons...

Ambitious growth plans well plaid by Tweed

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Tweed Wealth Management has underlined its growth ambitions with the takeover of leading Highlands financial advice practice John Home Wealth Management – marking the fourth acquisition in recent years for the Edinburgh based firm. The...

Handrail safety breakthrough – first shake-up in decades

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A site safety specialist is delivering the first major innovation in 90 years for simple handrails which protect millions of workers across the UK. Scottish-based Kite Group already provides vital safe access to industrial and...

UK’s biggest guitar retailer hands business to its 160 staff

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GuitarGuitar strikes a chord with workforce by announcing restructure. A renowned guitar seller which was established in Edinburgh is putting its employees “centre stage” by becoming the country’s first musical instrument retailer to move to...

Decade to remember for city company

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Having discussed their original business plan over a pint of beer, Steve Johnstone and Dan Hay are raising a glass to ten successful years in charge of Alliance Creative. From those early conversations in an...

Milestone as city brothers celebrate three decades in business

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From running mobile discos to working at the Olympics, there’s hardly been a dull moment since Graeme and Keith Easton went into business 30 years ago. Throw in the Commonwealth Games, Euro 2020 and rugby’s...

Wealth firms moving north as a London alternative

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Wealth management is enjoying a jobs boom in Scotland, with a number of national firms setting up regional hubs in Scotland as experts predict that more will follow suit. A wave of destabilising lockdown job...

Gravitricity looking into old coalmines

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An Edinburgh-based energy storage company is exploring the possibility of establishing their first full scale 4-8 MW project in The Czech Republic in a former coalmine there. Their form of energy storage could use former...

New government strategy will make UK a space superpower

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The boss of Scotland’s leading rocket launch company has welcomed a new government strategy that he claims will make the UK a ‘superpower’ in global space race. Skyrora CEO, Volodymyr Levykin, believes that the UK...

Cove serves up winning formula

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The Cove is celebrating after being named the best Asian restaurant in Edinburgh. Located in the Blackhall area of the city, the business scooped the prestigious accolade at the 5th Asian Restaurant Awards in the...

Rebrand is a blueprint for continued expansion at city architects

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Firm that helped shape Edinburgh looks outward for next phase of growth An architecture practice that has helped shape modern Edinburgh through several major city-centre developments is rebranding, as it eyes continued expansion throughout the...

Game on for Edinburgh Padel business

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An Edinburgh-based padel business, already backed by Sir Andy Murray has attracted investment of more than £2.5 million to develop a network of playing facilities all over the UK. Padel is one of the...

Recruiters defy pandemic with top Scottish listing in sector ‘bible’

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A progressive recruitment firm has been identified as the sector’s fastest growing Scottish-based company by a highly-rated industry bible. Core-Asset Consulting has been named as one of the Recruiter FAST 50 – an exhaustively researched...

Edinburgh start up closes first crowdfunding round

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Edinburgh start up Crover, which is a tech company working in the agricultural sector has just raised £337,000 in a crowdfunder. The company has developed a robotic device which will "swim" in bulk grain...

Start up embraces slow fashion

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A new Edinburgh fashion start up which launched in March this year is championing the slow fashion concept, encouraging people to buy fewer clothes and keep clothes for longer. Polar Bears & Navy founded...

Final crane comes down at St James Quarter

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The final crane at St James Quarter has officially been removed following five years of construction at St James Quarter. Using 17,378 tonnes of steel and taking, an estimated, 2.835m working hours, Edinburgh’s skyline...

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