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Former oil & gas workers launch business...

AN Aberdeen-based oil and gas duo who joined forces to launch a new venture to keep business premises free of Covid-19 have already expanded...

Risk management firm notches up more than...

RISK management firm, Safetec UK Limited, has secured more than £1 million worth of sales in less than 12 months after the appointment of...

Premier Oil scraps £152million Dana Tolmount deal

PREMIER Oil has said it is not “pursuing” a $191million (£152m) deal to acquire an additional 25% stake in the Tolmount project from Dana...

PwC appoints new head of tax in...

MULTINATIONAL professional services firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has announced a new head of tax in Aberdeen. Mairi Massey is based in the firm's Energy Centre of...

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Martin Gilbert announced Chair of the OGTC

The Oil & Gas Technology Centre (OGTC) has today {1 June, 2020} announced the appointment of Martin Gilbert as Chair of the Aberdeen-based research...

BP restructuring sees new North Sea region...

THE head of BP’s North Sea business is being promoted as part of a restructuring at the company. Ariel Flores will become the firm’s senior...

Celebrate Aberdeen 2020 events cancelled

THE Celebrate Aberdeen 2020 events have been cancelled due to the current Covid-19 situation. The parade and events weekend were scheduled for August with the...

North-sea platform worker quarantined over suspected coronavirus

A WORKER on a North Sea platform has been quarantined offshore after being suspected of contracting coronavirus. The employee, who had been working on Chrysaor’s...

Oil & Gas

Risk management firm notches up more than...

RISK management firm, Safetec UK Limited, has secured more than £1 million worth of sales in less than 12 months after the appointment of...

Premier Oil scraps £152million Dana Tolmount deal

PREMIER Oil has said it is not “pursuing” a $191million (£152m) deal to acquire an additional 25% stake in the Tolmount project from Dana...

PwC appoints new head of tax in...

MULTINATIONAL professional services firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) has announced a new head of tax in Aberdeen. Mairi Massey is based in the firm's Energy Centre of...

NHV wins Shell North Sea helicopter contract

NHV helicopters has won a three-year Shell North Sea contract. The Belgium-based firm has unveiled the deal to transport Shell workers in the UK to...

Maersk Training launches wind energy training facility

GLOBAL training provider, Maersk Training, has announced an agreement with Babcock Marine Training, to develop a custom-built wind energy training facility in Paisley. The facility...

Neptune Energy awards remote monitoring contract to...

NEPTUNE Energy has awarded a subsea inspection contract to Fugro at its Cygnus gas field. Fugro will deploy state-of-the-art technology and remotely operated vehicles (ROVs)...

Aberdeen data specialist firm secures contract extension

TECHNOLOGY and data intelligence specialist IMRANDD has secured a two-year contract extension with Dana Petroleum, providing integrity services for all of its UK operated...

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Aberdeen Harbour Appoints New Board Member

ABERDEEN Harbour has appointed a new Non-Executive Director to its board. Bertie Armstrong joins following his work as Chief Executive Officer of the Scottish Fishermen’s...

Tendeka appoints new VP for North &...

INDEPENDENT global completions service company Tendeka has appointed a new VP for North & South America as the company looks to introduce its broad...

Leadership appointment reinforces growth ambitions for Lloyd’s...

LLOYD'S Register (LR), the specialist energy consultancy, has appointed Yvo Jansen as Global Business Development Director as the company underlines its focus on new...

STATS Group Bolster Management Team With Chief...

STATS Group has strengthened its management team with the appointment of Garry North as Chief Operating Officer. With more than 40 years’ experience in the...

Leading Aberdeen accountancy firm announces new managing...

ANDERSON Anderson & Brown LLP (AAB), one of the UK’s leading independent firms of chartered accountants and business advisors, has announced the appointment of...

Finance

AAB prepares for construction sector re-opening with...

ABERDEEN accountancy firm, Anderson Anderson & Brown LLP (AAB), has announced two key appointments to build on the support it provides to the construction sector as...

Restructuring and recovery for the future

THE impact of COVID-19 on the economy is likely to be long-lasting. The UK economy contracted by 2 per cent in the first quarter...

Scotland increased inward investment in 2019 at...

THE publication of EY Scotland’s Attractiveness Survey 2020 confirmed Scotland continues to be the most attractive location for inward investment in the UK outside...

Promotions for trio at financial planners

ANDERSON Anderson & Brown Wealth Ltd (AAB Wealth), has announced the appointment of chartered financial planners Andrew Dines, Ian Campbell and Vikki Venerus as...

Plan ahead for the next normal, by...

Graeme Allan, Chief Executive of Anderson Anderson & Brown LLP, reflects on the changes and challenges currently experienced as a result of the coronavirus...
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Nominations open for Northern Star...

NOMINATIONS are now open for the 2021 Northern Star Business Awards. Now in their 17th year, the awards, organised by Aberdeen Grampian Chamber of Commerce,...

Celebrate Aberdeen 2020 events cancelled

THE Celebrate Aberdeen 2020 events have been cancelled due to the current Covid-19 situation. The parade and events weekend were scheduled for August with the...

Aberdeen Kiltwalk provides £300,000 charity...

MORE than 150 charities in the North-east struggling amid the coronavirus crisis will share a much-needed £300,000 cash lifeline, thanks to the Aberdeen Kiltwalk. Despite...

Celebrate Aberdeen paraders invited to...

ORGANISATIONS which took part in last year’s Celebrate Aberdeen Parade are being invited to bid for a £1,500 donation to support their work. In the...

Aberdeen-Houston Gateway goes digital

THE annual business Aberdeen-Houston Gateway event is to go-ahead online. It comes after the Covid-19 pandemic led organisers Granite PR to re-think the traditional format. The...

Nuart Festival postponed by organisers

ABERDEEN’S Nuart festival, due to take place next month, has been postponed to later in the year. The organisers announced the move today in response...
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Food & Drink

How the Food & Drink industry is...

Derek Mair is partner and head of food & drink at Anderson Anderson & Brown 2020 has brought unprecedented challenges to the Scottish food and...

North-east hospitality apprenticeship opens for applications

A NORTH-east hospitality apprenticeship scheme will go ahead this year – despite coronavirus having a devastating impact on the sector. The Hospitality Apprentice North East...

Donald Russell appoints new chief executive

NORTH-EAST butcher and Royal Warrant Holder, Donald Russell, has appointed Mike Hoban as its new chief executive. Mr Hoban, former Morrisons marketing director, brings a...

North-east hospitality group receives six-figure funding package

THE McGinty’s Group has secured a six-figure CBILS funding package to help the business emerge from the coronavirus pandemic. With nine sites throughout Aberdeen including...

Investment

New eco app business attracts £580,000 of funding

AN ABERDEEN entrepreneur has raised £580,000 from angel investors for his latest venture. Christian Arno’s new business – eco-technology start-up Pawprint – is based around an app that helps users make choices affecting their carbon footprint. Mr Arno, 41, said the funding – more than Pawprint set out to raise – had allowed the company to accelerate hiring plans. Former Skyscanner growth director Douglas Cook is masterminding Pawprint’s marketing strategy, while former Wood Mackenzie vice-president Mark McCafferty is head of content. Both...

New digitised inspection service aims...

Arup and EnerMech have launched a new digitised inspection service to enhance and revolutionise the inspection process for the oil and gas...

CHAP Group Announces 27% turnover...

Westhill-based construction group, CHAP (Holdings) Limited, has lodged its accounts ending 30th September 2018, recording a 27% increase in Group turnover from...

Johnston Carmichael boosts corporate finance...

Accountancy and business advisory firm Johnston Carmichael has strengthened its Corporate Finance Team with an appointment at director level and the promotion of a...

National award double for BNI...

A north business networking organisation has landed a prestigious national honour – for the second year in a row. BNI Scotland North (Aberdeen and Highlands)...

Gray & Adams Group report...

Fraserburgh-based freight vehicle manufacturer Gray & Adams has announced a sharp rise in turnover - with pre-tax profits sitting at £9.7million for the last...

New awards launched by Aberdeen...

AN Aberdeen businesswoman has been inspired to launch a brand-new awards scheme to honour some of the community initiatives which have been spearheaded by...

Dandara’s Scottish investment passes £100m...

Housebuilder Dandara has confirmed its latest investment in north-east Scotland, with the acquisition of land in the first phase of the emerging new community at...

Aberdeen, Scotland versus Aberdeen, New...

HIJOBS, a Highlands-based online recruitment company has put together research and data to determine the happiness scale of Aberdeen, Scotland to that of the...
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Aberdeenshire’s STATS Group expands...

STATS Group has strengthened its presence in Oman with the opening of a new workshop, storage and testing facility in Muscat. The expansion comes after...

Aberdeen tech firm launches...

AN ABERDEEN-headquartered technology firm has announced the launch of a Middle East division as part of a global expansion drive. SEM, which develops innovative technologies...

Maritime Minister endorses Aberdeen...

NUSRAT Ghani MP, the UK Government Maritime Minister, has welcomed the £350m investment by Aberdeen Harbour in a new facility that will open up...

3Point Procurement Limited announces...

3POINT Procurement Limited is pleased to announce the official launch of their logistics & light haulage support division as of February 2020. Joining the...

Aberdeenshire business Don Tarmacadam...

ABERDEENSHIRE based tarmacadam company, Don Tarmacadam have expanded their business with the acquisition of Perth based tarmacadam company King Contractors and have appointed a...

Aberdeen service company starts...

LEADING Aberdeen-based oil and gas service group CUL Holdings Limited, which includes Centrifuges Un-Limited, is gearing up for the next chapter in its evolution. The...

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North-east hospitality apprenticeship opens for applications

A NORTH-east hospitality apprenticeship scheme will go ahead this year – despite coronavirus having a devastating impact on the sector. The Hospitality Apprentice North East...

Aberdeenshire hotel takes delivery of “revolutionary” decontamination...

A NORTH-east hotel is believed to be the first in Scotland to take delivery of a “revolutionary” mobile decontamination device capable of combatting superbug...

Aberdeenshire hotel to benefit from six-figure investment

A HISTORIC Aberdeenshire hotel will benefit from a six-figure investment and major refurbishment in 2020 The Maryculter House will see all its 40 bedrooms and...
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Legal

AAB boosts support to energy sector with...

AN Aberdeen accountancy firm is boosting its commitment to the energy sector with a key appointment. Anderson Anderson & Brown (AAB) has appointed Alasdair Green...

Aberdein Considine promotes new legal specialists

ABERDEIN Considine has moved to strengthen its legal teams with the appointment of a new Partner and Senior Associate. Gemma Perfect, who is based at...

International law firm ends 2019 strongly with...

INTERNATIONAL law firm Addleshaw Goddard’s corporate team in Scotland has advised on a significant Aberdeen sale as part of its completion of more than...

Addleshaw Goddard strengthens Aberdeen team with new...

INTERNATIONAL law firm Addleshaw Goddard is strengthening its Aberdeen team with the appointment of Robert Phillips as Legal Director. A specialist employment and business immigration...

Lifestyle

Do employees who work from home...

IN THE UK there are 1.7 million employees working from home according to research from TUC. This is an increase of over 27% in...

All new Corsa revealed by Peter...

THE VAUXHALL Corsa is one of the top 10 best-selling cars of 2019, and remains one of Aberdeenshire’s favourite vehicles. And now there’s good news...

Nuart Aberdeen aims to turn Aberdeen’s...

As the dates for Nuart Aberdeen’s return are confirmed, organisers Aberdeen Inspired are on the hunt for suitable city centre walls to be transformed...

VSA swings into action to celebrate...

By Donna Ewen HE’S never shied away from the occasional reverse Bungy jump, nor a zip slide or two, a 300ft skydive (dropped from 300ft...