Panmure House in Edinburgh’s Canongate, once a home to the economist Adam Smith, has been formally opened as an academic centre and a celebration of the Scottish Enlightenment for hosting debates, talks and events.
Social enterprise Social Investment Scotland held an event at the parliament to celebrate its achievements and mark the change of chairman. After six years in the role Nick Kuenssberg is handing over to former banker Ken Barclay at the end of the year. Labour MSP Jackie Baillie, one of the organisation’s co-founders, and John Swinney, […]
Can you hear that nagging, undermining voice at the back of your mind? It’s almost certainly wrong. Yet many women at the peak of their careers, who have achieved success often while juggling parenthood, who may have impressive university degrees, are signing off multi-million-pound contracts or running their own businesses, don’t just hear it, they […]
Andrew Brookes stretches out on a brown leather Chesterfield sofa, a coffee maker and drinks trolley adding to the home-from-home furnishings that give his studio and offices the feel of a modest New Town apartment.
Putting trust in affordable homes Ann Leslie is enjoying a pot of tea in Brown’s in Edinburgh’s George Street and musing over achieving a significant milestone in providing badly needed homes. As chief executive of LAR Housing Trust, she has overseen its first ever design and build development of affordable flats on the site of a […]