Daily Archives: Oct 21, 2019

How Business Coaching is Helping Aberdeen Businesses to Succeed

A few months ago, Aberdeen was deemed to have the slowest and weakest growth in the small scale industry across the UK, but things have gradually improved in the last few months. Along with other factors such...

Aberdeen Footballer scores engineering expertise with local company

ABERDEEN footballer Shaleum ‘Shay’ Logan is on a very different type of loan, as he swaps his football kit for a boiler suit to visit local engineering firm Bon Accord Radiators. The Aberdeen...

Acupuncture clinic undergoes re-brand as it diversifies it’s services in bid to reach new audiences

NATURE'S Way, an acupuncture and Chinese medicine company has expanded its services to include massage and reflexology as they look to reach new audiences after significant investment. Qing Zhang who owns Nature’s Way, is...

OPITO works with industry to support drilling safety

OPITO, the global, not-for-profit skills organisation for the energy industry, has collaborated with drilling employers to develop an online assessment to reinforce the competency of roustabouts. Developed as part of the OPITO Skills Screening online tool,...

EnerMech Appoint New Chief For Americas Region

OIL AND gas industry executive Joseph Lichon has been appointed to lead the Americas operations for Aberdeen integrated services provider EnerMech. With extensive energy industry experience including engineering, procurement, sales, and construction, Joe was most recently...

Rural charity celebrates fundraising success

RSABI is celebrating following confirmation that its annual Great Glen Challenge event, held at the end of August, has raised £50,710 surpassing their target for yet another year. The popular event has raised over £350,000 in recent years with support from...

The Gallery opens its doors at The Chester Hotel

TEN new jobs have been created at The Chester Hotel, which houses one of the country’s largest private collections by the Scottish artist, John Byrne. It spans an impressive 115sqm, with two distinct bar areas and a garden room.

The Data Lab to lead on new Scottish Government AI Strategy

SCOTLAND’S Innovation Centre for data and artificial intelligence (AI), has been appointed by the Scottish Government to lead on co-ordinating a new nationwide strategy which will drive the use of artificial intelligence to improve the wellbeing of Scotland’s people, as...

VAT changes in construction industry postponed until next year

A CHANGE to VAT collection arrangements that was heading the way of the UK construction industry has been delayed by HM Revenue and Customs.  Implementation of the domestic reverse charge for building and construction services falling within...

New starts urged to drive industry future

THE next generation of the UK’s oil and gas industry are being called upon to make their voices heard on key issues including the energy transition and climate change at a new event being held in Aberdeen on Thursday.   
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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...
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PwC appoints new head of tax in Aberdeen

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 Fugro

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)...