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BBSRC Innovation Award for Professor Andrew Hopkins

Professor Andrew Hopkins, of the College of Life Sciences at the University of Dundee, has been named Commerical Innovator of the Year at the Biotechnology and Biological Sciences Research Council (BBSRC) 2015 Innovator of the Year Awards.


Financial services firms expand in Glasgow

Chase de Vere, Bellpenny and Aberdein Considine have confirmed plans to open new offices in Glasgow.


4J Studios wins a Bafta

The award highlights the amazing talent in Scottish gaming industry.


Changes to the Immigration Rules affecting Entrepreneurs and Investors from 6 April 2015

The Home Office has recently announced changes to the Immigration Rules which will affect individuals coming to Scotland for business purposes, and in particular, Business visitors, Entrepreneurs and Investors.


Borders firm to create 75 IT jobs

Agenor Technology reveals their plans to expand.


BCF Career Event - 21 May 2015

Find out about Scotland’s thriving Life Sciences sector and learn how you can develop a rewarding career here. Join us at the BCF Career Event in Amsterdam on the 21 May 2015.


Ian Ferguson, Customer Solutions and Digital Director, Aviva

Scotland’s insurance market is diversifying, creating a host of opportunities for motivated professionals with strong people skills looking to explore new career paths in this exciting sector.


Dundee mobile developer Tag Games opens second studio

Tag Games plans to double its headcount after its recent expansion.


Edinburgh is Scotland’s high-tech hotspot

The number of digital companies has grown by a third in three years.


Pioneering life sciences company relocates to Dundee

Cellexus chose Scotland because to our status as an international life sciences hub.


NCC Group aims to create 100 jobs in its software testing division

The global information assurance firm will be recruiting across the UK, including in Scotland.


J.P. Morgan confirms plans to create 500 new IT jobs in Glasgow

The company will be hiring skilled staff for its European Technology Centre over the next three years.


Owen Kelly, Chief Executive, Scottish Financial Enterprise

Just why is Scotland’s finance sector booming, and what career opportunities has this created within the industry? We spoke to Owen Kelly, Chief Executive of Scottish Financial Enterprise, to find out.


Deadline for Tier 1 (General) visa extensions approaching

From 6 April 2015 the Home Office will no longer be accepting applications for extensions of Tier 1 (General) visas.


Tag Games gets £150,000 boost

The Dundee-based games maker plans to hire more staff after a recent investment.


Waracle’s aggressive plans for growth

The ambitious Dundee mobile app developer plans to expand in 2015.


Avaloq to double staff numbers in Edinburgh

The Swiss banking software company hopes to eventually have 500 staff in Scotland.


Fujitsu to double staff numbers at Alness base

The technology giant is expanding its workforce at its Highland centre.


State-of-the-art imaging centre in Glasgow receives £16 million funding

The centre will ultimately support around 260 staff, including academic clinical researchers, industry partners and support staff.


TC Biopharm gets a green light for cancer cell therapy lab

The biotech firm’s North Lanarkshire lab is set to become a hub for immuno-cell therapy research.


Fantasy sports firm to expand into Glasgow

FanDuel is opening their second office in Scotland after a record year.


World-leading research identified in all 19 of Scotland’s universities.

77 per cent of research in Scottish institutions has been graded as world-leading or internationally excellent according to a new UK report.


Mobile app firm Waracle opening Aberdeen office

The company will be hiring staff to work on mobile technology to enhance safety and health in the oil and gas sector.


Wood Group to create 150 North Sea jobs

The almost £500 million investment will boost Scotland’s oil and gas sector.


Fantasy sports company strikes deal with NBA

FanDuel will work with the NBA to launch a series of new games.


Mobile developer Kotikan to take on more staff

The Edinburgh-based company plans to take on 15 extra staff within the next six months.


Cygnus gas project will create or secure almost 1,500 skilled jobs

The project will generate £323 million for the Scottish economy.


Edinburgh BioQuarter awarded funding to create companies

The life sciences campus has been awarded approximately £500,000 to support business creation activity.


Satellite firm Clyde Space set for expansion

The company plans to increase staff after securing two orders worth a total of more than £2 million.


Tesco Bank wins Scottish Financial Services Awards 2014

The company employs 4,000 people, most of these in Scotland.


Minecraft developer to double in size

4J Studios is looking to grow its staff at premises in Dundee and East Linton.


New business support centre creates over 385 new jobs in Glasgow

Geniac, a business services centre that offers accounting, legal, HR and insurance services to SMEs, is to take on over 385 skilled workers over the next three years.


Prestigious award for life sciences entrepreneur

Dr O’Neil founder and CEO of NovaBiotics, the Aberdeen-based, clinical-stage biotechnology company has been named EY UK Health Products & Services Entrepreneur of the Year 2014.


Report outlines the scale of the decommissioning market for North Sea oil & gas projects

The report suggests that new talent will be needed to capitalise on this opportunity.


Skyscanner hailed as Scotland's first $1 billion web company

The travel search engine company has been called "one of the best technology companies ever to come out of Europe".


Scottish biopharmaceutical company secures funding to fight antimicrobial resistance

MGB Biopharma secures £4.0 million to develop a new antibacterial drug.


Hydrus Group creates 100 jobs at new Brechin facility

The engineering firm's new technology centre will be completed by spring 2015.


Hyspec Engineering Holdings Ltd to create over 80 new jobs

The Scottish oil and gas firm is embarking on a new £10 million expansion project.


Concentrix to create 500 jobs in Inverclyde

The jobs will be at their new global delivery centre, which will focus on customer experience and technology innovation.


Capita to create 200 new jobs in Glasgow

The company is expanding its Scottish IT and customer management divisions.


Asset Management Global Wealth Management expansion

Across 2013/2014 J.P. Morgan's Global Wealth Management (GWM) line of business embarked on an ambitious plan to expand their technology footprint in the Glasgow location.


Does mobile make you ‘appy? Us too!

Talented software developers at J.P.Morgan's Centre of Excellence in Glasgow push the boundaries.


Simon Thompson, Chief Executive, Chartered Banker Institute

Simon Thompson, Chief Executive of the Chartered Banker Institute, shares his thoughts on why Scotland plays an important role in the global financial sector.