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Fraser Well Management secures first production well...

WELL engineering and project management specialist Fraser Well Management (FWM) has assumed the production well operatorship of six SNS development wells. The appointment marks the...

Communication firm secures new contracts worth six-figure...

ABERDEEN-headquartered communications firm, Arrowdawn, has secured three contracts worth a combined total of £100,000. The business will continue to provide maintenance support to long-standing clients,...

Energy industry recruitment firm expands

ENERGY industry recruitment firm Maris Subsea has taken over a consultancy services division of US company Oceaneering. The move sees two people added to the...

Subsea firm appoints director for new offshore...

SUBSEA services firm Ocean Installer has appointed a new director to oversee its global offshore wind market. Even Larsen has accepted the position as director...

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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

Energy industry recruitment firm expands

ENERGY industry recruitment firm Maris Subsea has taken over a consultancy services division of US company Oceaneering. The move sees...

Energy industry recruitment firm expands

ENERGY industry recruitment firm Maris Subsea has taken over a consultancy services division of US company Oceaneering. The move sees two people added to the...

Subsea firm appoints director for new offshore...

SUBSEA services firm Ocean Installer has appointed a new director to oversee its global offshore wind market. Even Larsen has accepted the position as director...

Collaborative working to deliver new survey on...

A NUMBER of North Sea-focused industry groups are joining forces to collaborate on a survey designed to assess the pace of digitalisation growth across...

Manufacturing firm names new chief executive officer

MANUFACTURING firm, Pryme Group, has strengthened its senior management team with the promotion of a key figure to chief executive officer. Kerrie Murray takes up...

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...

North-east subsea company expands team

ABERDEENSHIRE-based subsea company HPR ROV have announced the appointment of Michael O’Donnell as their new business development director. Michael has more than 12 years’ experience...

Subsea 7 to lay of 3,000 workers...

SUBSEA 7 has announced it plans to cut 3,000 jobs over the next year. The cuts will affect about 2,000 “non-permanent” workers and 1,000 full-time...

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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

Power giant’s telecom arm wins £10.5 million...

SSE Enterprise Telecoms has won a £10.5 million contract from Aberdeenshire Council to supply full fibre to hospitals, schools and businesses. The telecoms arm of...

What are the biggest issues facing businesses...

THE Foreign Exchange, or forex for short, is a lucrative platform for businesses all over the world. By trading in specific pairs of currency,...

Aberdeen Laundry Services joins battle against COVID-19

ABERDEEN Laundry Services (ALS) and its Glasgow-subsidiary Cathkin Clean Scotland (Cathkin), have secured Royal Bank of Scotland funding to support operations during the COVID-19...

Applications open for lifeline business support schemes

A £100 million package of additional grant support for small and medium sized businesses (SMEs) and newly self-employed people opens for applications later today...

Successfully navigating disputes with HMRC

WITH the many measures adopted during the ongoing COVID-19 crisis, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has been supportive of businesses in the current difficult...
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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...

Call for Vendors for Returning...

THE popular street food market, Inspired Nights on The Green will be returning to Aberdeen next month. With over 84,000 people attending last year's events,...
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Food & Drink

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...

Royal Deeside hotel scoops national Restaurant of...

DOUNESIDE House has been named Restaurant of the Year in the Scottish Hotel Awards. The country house hotel, in Tarland, Royal Deeside, picked up the...

Launch of local food website to help...

A NORTH-EAST agency has launched a website for local food businesses worldwide to promote their services for free during the Covid-19 pandemic. The developers of...

Top chef to appear at an Aberdeen...

AN ABERDEEN hotel will host a celebrated chef for its Signature fine dining event. Tom Brown, known for his appearances on Great British Menu and...

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...

Grape & Grain named top...

Aberdeen’s Grape & Grain has been named best bar in Scotland for its wine selection. The upmarket wine bar, which opened on the city’s Thistle...

TWMA marks further success with...

TWMA, provider of specialised drilling waste management services, is set to deliver drill cuttings management services to New Age Cameroon Offshore Petroleum (New Age)...

Aberdeen Harbour Appoints New Board...

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...

£1.5m Stonehaven self-catering lodges complex...

Dalriada Luxury Lodges, a £1.5m, 5-star standard, self-catering accommodation business opened in Stonehaven today (March 30th, 2018). The business is owned by the McAlpine family and...

Significant Contract Wins Result in...

N-SEA, a leading IRM subsea services provider, has experienced a prosperous year, reporting an increase in sales with contract wins with new clients. Having completed...

Watt & Co Property Management...

Aberdeen-based property factoring firm Watt & Co. Property Management have this week added their thousandth property to their portfolio. The company...

Siemens UK Cuts Carbon Emissions...

SIEMENS Industrial Turbomachinery Ltd, part of global technology giant Siemens, has cut its travel costs by 28% in six months and reduced vehicles allocated...

Four new positions created at...

Four new positions have been created to help meet increased client demand and deliver client servicing at Gary Walker & Co Wealth Management. The roles...
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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...

Hospitality/Tourism

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...

Aberdeen hotel nears completion of £500k refurbishment

A £500,000 refurbishment is well underway at an Aberdeen hotel. The Palm Court, which is one of the longest operating independent hotels in the city,...
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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...