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Design agency Dunclyde secures Innovate UK funding for Open Sign project

An Aberdeen-based design agency has been awarded more than £42,000 to develop its platform for helping local businesses during the Covid-19 pandemic.   Dunclyde's community website project Open Sign has been given a boost after the firm entered the Fast Start Competition, which was launched by ...

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Posted 3 days agoPress > DunclydeInnovate UKBusiness +1

International Women In Engineering Day: an opportunity to celebrate successes

Shiby Bernard, chief operations officer at McMenon Engineering Services I feel a sense of gratitude to International Women In Engineering Day for not only reminding the world about the role of women in engineering, but celebrating it too. The 2020 theme ‘Shape The World' is more relevant tha ...

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Posted 10 days agoPress > McMenonINWED 2020Aberdeen

Contract wins for networks and communications specialist Arrowdawn

Arrowdawn, a leading networks and communications firm, has secured contracts with three companies it has been working with for 10 years.  The Aberdeen-based business will continue to provide 24/7 maintenance support to long-standing clients in the legal, oilfield services and global logistics sect ...

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Posted 1 month agoPress > ArrowdawnAberdeenCisco

Final call for AFBE-UK’s 2020 Diversity and Inclusion Awards

Time is running out for companies and individuals to submit an entry to the 2020 AFBE-UK Diversity and Inclusion Awards.  The awards celebrate diversity and inclusion achievements in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics arenas. The deadline for entries is Friday, June 12 (2020), wi ...

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Posted 1 month agoPress > awardsDiversityInclusion +1

The Alternative Board here to support business leaders

A business support organisation has expanded in the North-east after successfully moving to an online engagement model in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.   The Alternative Board (TAB) was launched in Scotland in 2017 as a peer-to-peer advisory and business networking platform for business l ...

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Posted 2 months agoPress > AberdeenBusinessNetworking

Infinity Partnership shortlisted for prestigious tax award

Accountancy firm Infinity Partnership has been shortlisted for a prestigious UK tax award.   The Aberdeen-based business has been named a finalist in the Best Single Office Tax Practice category at the 2020 Tolley's Taxation Awards.   Simon Cowie, managing partner at Infinity Partnership, said: ...

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Posted 2 months agoPress > AberdeenawardsBusiness

Meston Reid & Co: what are the options for business?

  By Mark Brown, audit, accounts and business assurance partner at Meston Reid & Co We know things can change quickly in the world of business, but this is altogether new territory for companies across the north-east of Scotland. Not only do they have to respond to the severe – and contin ...

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Posted 2 months agoPress > AberdeenBusinesscovid-19

2020 diversity and inclusion awards open for entries

Entries are now open for an awards event that will champion diversity and inclusion successes in Scotland.   AFBE-UK Scotland, a social enterprise which encourages people from under-represented groups to pursue a career in the science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) sectors, ...

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Posted 3 months agoPress

Third IT firm acquisition takes Dynamic Edge turnover to £5m

Technology business Dynamic Edge has become a £5m turnover firm and extended its geographical reach following the acquisition of an IT company in the south of England. Dynamic Edge, established in Aberdeen in 2009, has acquired Hampshire-based information technology firm Tekkers IT Solutions. The ...

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Posted 3 months agoPress > EnergyAberdeenOil +8

Product development director appointed at McMenon Engineering Services

McMenon Engineering Services has made a strategic appointment as the business targets further growth in UK and international markets. Industry expert Craig Marshall has been appointed by McMenon to the new role of product development director. He was previously a flow measurement consultant for 10 ...

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Posted 3 months agoPress > AppointmentMcMenonflow measurement +6

Business networking golf event in final drive for energy entrants

Time is running out for energy firms to enter a team in a North-east business networking golf league. The league, run by Aberdeen-based award-winning mobile phone and communications specialist DF Communications, pits businesses against each other in a four-ball format with six teams in each of the ...

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Posted 3 months agoPress > EnergyNorth SeaOil +6

STEM careers workshop for students from under-represented backgrounds returns to Edinburgh

A not-for-profit organisation promoting diversity and inclusion in STEM industries has announced the return of a signature event that prepares graduates for the world of work. The Transition programme by AFBE-UK (Association for Black and Minority Ethnic Engineers) Scotland has helped thousands of ...

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Posted 3 months agoPress > edinburghEnergy SectorEnergy +3

Careers event to help students prepare for energy roles

Students are to be given the opportunity to receive advice from professionals working in the energy sector in order to give them an advantage when seeking graduate roles. Transition – a programme organised by AFBE-UK Scotland – takes place at Woodbank House, North Deeside Road, Aberdeen on Saturda ...

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Posted 8 months agoPress > Diversity and inclusionDiversity in EnergyAberdeen +1

Gold award for Engage PR director

Aberdeen-based Engage PR is celebrating after winning at a prestigious Scottish PR awards event in Glasgow. James Donaldson, director at the communications agency, won the Outstanding Independent Practitioner Gold accolade at the CIPR Scotland PRide Awards 2019 ceremony attended by more than 300 i ...

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Posted 8 months agoPress > AberdeenPRmarketing +2

Chair of AFBE-UK Scotland appointed to OGUK diversity and inclusion task group

AFBE-UK Scotland chair Dr Ollie Folayan has been appointed to the new body set up to champion diversity and inclusion in the oil and gas industry. Established by OGUK and launched at this year's Offshore Europe, the Diversity and Inclusion (D&I) Task Group is chaired by Craig Shanaghey, President, ...

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Posted 8 months agoPress > Diversity and inclusionhuman resourcesEngineering