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The Alternative Board event: Sharing the lessons of Covid

The Covid-19 crisis has served to magnify one of the defining features of modern-day business leadership: occupying senior roles can be a lonely experience. That's the view of Helen Mill, a facilitator with business support organisation The Alternative Board (TAB), as the global pandemic continues ...

James Donaldson


Posted 7 days agoPress

AFBE-UK Scotland launches mentoring programme for next generation

AFBE-UK Scotland, an organisation that encourages greater diversity and inclusion in the energy and engineering sectors, is launching a mentoring programme. The social enterprise's latest project, due to be unveiled on Saturday, November 28 (2020) at 2pm, has been introduced to inspire the next gen ...

James Donaldson


Posted 7 days agoPress

AFBE-UK Scotland Diversity and Inclusion Awards shortlist announced

BP, Baker Hughes, Spirit Energy and IMRANDD are just some of the companies that have made the shortlist of the 2020 AFBE-UK Scotland Diversity and Inclusion Awards. AFBE-UK Scotland, a social enterprise dedicated to encouraging the next generation of engineers, has announced its awards night is due ...

James Donaldson


Posted 28 days agoPress

AFBE-UK and the Royal Academy of Engineering to host online event to celebrate Black History Month

AFBE-UK, a social enterprise which promotes diversity and inclusion, is hosting an event in partnership with the Royal Academy of Engineering to celebrate Black History Month. Taking place on Thursday, October 22 (5:30pm – 7:00pm), this free webinar will showcase established BME (black and minority ...

James Donaldson


Posted 1 month agoPress

McMenon announces manufacturing first in Saudi Arabia

McMenon Engineering Services has launched the first British manufacturing facility of flow and temperature instrumentation in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. The Cumbrian-based business, which has a 70-year engineering heritage, has formally opened the centre of excellence in Dammam to support growth ...

James Donaldson


Posted 1 month agoPress

EnQuest and ORE Catapult join AFBE-UK Scotland

AFBE-UK Scotland, a social enterprise which promotes diversity and inclusion, has announced that EnQuest and the Offshore Renewable Energy (ORE) Catapult have signed up as corporate partners. Formed in 2010, EnQuest is a production and development company, with operations in the UK North Sea and Ma ...

James Donaldson


Posted 1 month agoPress

Arrowdawn shortlisted for customer service accolade at Northern Star Business Awards

Leading networks and communications firm Arrowdawn has been named a finalist in the prestigious Northern Star Business Awards. The specialist has been shortlisted in the Customer First category at the awards which are organised by Aberdeen and Grampian Chamber of Commerce. The gala event is due to ...

James Donaldson


Posted 2 months agoPress

MP’s praise for McMenon Engineering Services

MP's praise for McMenon Engineering Services McMenon Engineering Services' proactive strategy to deal with the challenges of the Covid-19 pandemic has been praised by a local MP. Mark Jenkinson, Conservative MP for Workington, met with members of the McMenon team on a visit to the Cumbrian man ...

James Donaldson


Posted 2 months agoPress

Infinity Partnership shortlisted for two awards

Aberdeen's Infinity Partnership has been shortlisted for two accolades at the prestigious Northern Star Business Awards. The award-winning accountancy practice has been named a finalist in the Business of the Year and Customer First categories. The awards are organised by Aberdeen and Grampian Ch ...

James Donaldson


Posted 2 months agoPress

Micron Eagle Hydraulics in distributor deal with Danfoss

Leading hydraulics company Micron Eagle has announced a distributor agreement with multinational Danfoss. The deal with the Danish engineering giant means Micron Eagle Hydraulics is the only Scottish-based service centre and authorised distributor for Danfoss Power Solutions.  Danfoss products in ...

James Donaldson


Posted 2 months agoPress > Aberdeenhydraulic engineeringHydraulics +4

AFBE-UK Scotland careers event to help students face post-pandemic challenges

Students and graduates facing up to the challenges of finding work in the wake of the pandemic have an opportunity to gain career advice at an online event. Social enterprise AFBE-UK Scotland, which supports aspiring engineers from under-represented groups, is hosting its popular careers programme ...

James Donaldson


Posted 2 months agoPress

International executive leads way as The Alternative Board launches in Edinburgh

A peer-to-peer support and advisory organisation for business leaders is to expand into Edinburgh – with a former senior executive of a global business at the helm. Andy Todd, a former senior vice-president at Wood Mackenzie, the global research and analysis consultancy, is to lead The Alternative ...

James Donaldson


Posted 2 months agoPress

Key appointment as McMenon targets growth in the Middle East and Asia-Pacific

McMenon Engineering Services has made a key strategic appointment as the company targets further growth. Bipin Nair, who has over 20 years' industry experience, has been appointed regional general manager for the Middle East and Asia-Pacific regions. He was previously with Wika Group in the Middle ...

James Donaldson


Posted 3 months agoPress

Empathy and reassurance: fostering customer loyalty in a post-Covid world

Chris Rigby, business coach and facilitator with The Alternative Board Many people are instinctively resistant to change. It's an unknown, introducing uncertainty into our lives.  The process of change, however, can often tell us something new about ourselves. And from a business perspective we ...

James Donaldson


Posted 4 months agoPress

Drilling services specialist NXG secures API certification

NXG, the drilling technology and services specialist, has secured the American Petroleum Institute (API) 7-1 accreditation – an internationally-recognised certification. NXG, which has its head office in Aberdeen and a machine shop near Peterhead, successfully demonstrated its quality management s ...

James Donaldson


Posted 4 months agoPress