The basement floor of the EICC was teeming with activity, mainly t-shirted young things with the fresh-faced enthusiasm of a freshers’ week gathering.
Home service Chatting in the sunshine at a cafe in Edinburgh’s Marchmont district, it didn’t take a lot to work out that Margaret McPherson had spent some time in the US. “Which of you is the single shot skinny latte with no foam?” asks the waitress. Ah, the joy of choice that only a New […]
Building business links Nineteen years ago, Paul Lawrie checked in at Carnoustie on a journey which would change his life forever. On a rainswept final day of the 1999 Open Championship, the Aberdonian came from 10 shots behind to win the Claret Jug after a play-off involving Justin Leonard and Jean van de Velde, the […]
Grand by design It was built in the years straddling the early part of world war two, a neo-classical masterpiece inspired by the bank buildings of 1930s America. After a decade of neglect, during which it was briefly owned by former Hearts FC owner Vladimir Romanov, the former headquarters of the National Bank of Scotland […]
Going for growth One of the biggest supporters of growth businesses in the country has just reached a couple of important milestones and is keen to spread the news. In April, BGF became the first investment company to receive a Queen’s Award for Enterprise, and it has just seen the first merger of two businesses that […]