This year’s Mercer’s Quality of Living survey sees Glasgow beat the likes of Rome, Prague, and Dubai to be named as one of the best cities in the world to live.
Mobile games giant Skymoons has launched a studio in Edinburgh – the first Chinese games investment Scotland has seen - creating initially 21 highly skilled games development jobs.
It’s no secret that Scotland has been developing world-leading technology for centuries. From the television and the telephone to radar and the ATM, Scottish innovators have always shaped the way that we work and play.
Blazing Griffin raises £5M investment to fuel expansion.
Digital Technology Services business, Incremental Group, will look to create 48 new highly skilled digital jobs at its Glasgow base over the next 12 months.
This comes off the back of a highly successful year for Outplay which has seen significant revenue and headcount growth as it has surged past 55 million downloads across its portfolio of games.
Small businesses in Scotland and London are the biggest adopters of digital skills in the UK, although a high proportion have yet to develop a strategy for dealing with cybercrime.
Digital loyalty firm Swipii is to create 45 new jobs in Glasgow over the next year after receiving a £500,000 grant from Scottish Enterprise.
Edinburgh and Glasgow have more green space than any of the UK's other 10 most populated cities.
Scotland has been named number two in the top 10 countries to visit in 2017 according to Rough Guides' list of "must see" destinations.
In February, there was further evidence of Scotland’s ability to attract global businesses in the life sciences sector, with pharmaceutical giant GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) announcing plans to create 55 new jobs at its newly-expanded penicillin manufacturing plant in Irvine, North Ayrshire.
Exciting opportunity for a Chief Executive Officer to lead this great project through the Phases 2 and 3 of the current Scottish Enterprise HGSP funding and based on continuing success, a spin out from the University to form a new company to commercialise and exploit the material’s competitive and attractive properties.
Edinburgh’s CodeBase technology incubator is joining an initiative aimed at accelerating the development of more digital technology start-ups.
Scottish animation studio, Speech Graphics is going global after its product was used in hit new video game Gears of War 4.
Digital technology firm Incremental, backed by Scottish Investment Bank and Maven Capital Partners is preparing to create 140 jobs across the Central Belt after acquiring a firm in Aberdeenshire.
Financial and Business Services is one of 8 key sectors at the heart of Glasgow's new economic strategy. Featuring the UK's most ambitious jobs creation target, the strategy aims to create 50,000 new jobs and an additional 1000 new businesses by 2023.
The US technology accelerator that helped nurture the likes of online taxi app Uber and music streaming service Spotify is eyeing a possible expansion into Scotland.
A 2016 pan-European survey found that Scotland has the best quality of life in the UK, and you can definitely see why here.
Discover why JP Morgan 'stringently chose' Glasgow from 30 European locations for its technology hub. Scotland is a magnet for large fintechs.
On November 30 the world celebrates St Andrew’s Day, Scotland’s national day. There will be parties galore in Scotland, events around the world, and you could even host your own party. Join the celebrations!
Diabetes management leader Dexcom, has announced the opening of its Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) headquarters in Edinburgh. This will create over 60 new jobs for the region within the next three years.
Up to 170 new jobs, many of them multilingual, are to be created in Glasgow over the next two years by US firm Televerde who specialise in business growth.
Scotland's financial sector manages over £800 billion in funds and is a complementary location to London-based operations.
Can you hear it? That's the sound of the guys working on the chain. Blockchain to be precise. It's no longer a silent revolution in the UK financial world. It's moving fast. Really fast. In fact an amazing £634 per second fast. Or £70,000 by the time you've read this post.
Outplay Entertainment are delighted to have won the TIGA Outstanding Growth Award for 2016.
Scotland's capital has been named the best city in Europe to locate a tech business by readers of European Business Magazine.
With over 1000 tech firms and currently sitting on a data goldmine estimated to be worth £17 billion. There is no better time to launch your tech career in Scotland.
In June Skyscanner launched an exciting competition calling on developers to build a game-changing new travel tech product using their APIs. The winner of this great competition will be announced by the 20th November.
Edinburgh-based firm plans to expand its team, complete clinical trials and secure the regulatory clearance need to open up European markets.
Applications are currently open for places on the Sirius Programme which is aimed at graduate entrepreneurs from around the world who are considering setting up their business in the UK.
Following success in Australia and setting up an office in Glasgow, information management company, Encompass has been awarded £3.6 million of investments to accelerate its expansion into the legal market.
Space entrepreneur Corentin Guillo, founder of Glasgow-based start-up Bird.i, has won a place on Innovate UK’s Space Mission 3.
Aquila Biomedical has expanded its laboratory space and capabilities after receiving Regional Selective Assistance (RSA) funding.
£6.4 million investment by Land Energy Girvan Ltd will see at least 10 permanent full-time jobs created, whilst safeguarding a further 28 jobs.
Irish farm management software company Farmflo has successfully launched a new software research and development centre in Glasgow, where it will explore developing new products, particularly around the theme of Internet of Things.
Dave Tudor, Vice President of Primary Supply for GSK, has been appointed as industry chairman of the Scottish Life Sciences Industry Leadership Group.
From 1 October 2016, EEA nationals making an application to the Home Office for a registration certificate or a permanent residence card can now do so online.
Polly Purvis, Chief Executive of ScotlandIS talks to TalentScotland about Scotland's vibrant tech sector and the exciting job opportunities on offer.
Our perfect mix of home-grown and international businesses means you have your pick of leading financial services companies to work for in Glasgow's International Financial Services District.
Young ambitious Fintech companies are amongst the targets of The Tontine, the new innovation centre opened on Argyle Street.
Mironid, a Lanarkshire pharmaceutical firm, has raised £4.3 million in Series A funding to continue research and preclinical development programmes into degenerative kidney disease, major inflammatory disease and cancer.
Cloudwick Technologies has selected Glasgow as the location for its European headquarters and is expected to create 58 new jobs in Glasgow, following the award of £500k of Regional Selective Assistance funding from Scottish Enterprise.
Something that I did not expect and that is certainly the reason why I feel I can live in Scotland for the rest of my life is how welcoming people have been with me.
A new industry group designed to help Scotland capitalise on the rapid growth of ‘fintech’ – financial technology – is to be launched in Edinburgh.
Travel search company Skyscanner came joint top with video company VistaBee in a league table compiled annually by online review site Glassdoor.
£150k Regional Selective Assistance award for financial and reporting software firm
Scottish Borders-based pharmaceutical company, Ryboquin Ltd, has raised £1.3m of new funding that will allow the company to take its cancer gene therapy product one step closer to undergoing clinical trials.
Award winning cloud business solutions provider, Eureka Solutions have embarked on a new stage in their journey, with a brand new purpose built office for their staff, following a significant increase in growth in recent years.
Confirmation that SSE is to go ahead with its investment in the Beatrice Offshore Wind project has been welcomed by both of Scotland’s economic development agencies
2015 was a record-breaking year of foreign direct investment (FDI) in Scotland, according to the latest annual survey published today by EY.
A Scottish online booking specialist has secured nearly £600,000 of investment that will help it take its market-leading software to the world.
A Scottish online booking specialist has secured nearly £600,000 of investment that will help it take its market-leading software to the world.
From the introduction of paper money, the Napoleonic Wars and a financially-savvy relative of Ian Fleming to a melting pot of diversity, billion pound transactions and ‘fintech’ innovation, Edinburgh’s financial services scene is more than just rich – it’s world leading.
ScotlandIS, the trade body for the digital technologies industry, has announced the winners of the sixth annual Digital Technology Awards at a sell out ceremony at Glasgow’s Old Fruitmarket.
The Edinburgh development centre of Amazon is embarking on the biggest recruitment drive in its 11-year history, with plans to increase headcount by up to one-third.
Optoscribe, a spin-out from Edinburgh’s Heriot-Watt University that specialises in fibre optic communications, has raised £1.2 million to ramp up its headcount and manufacturing capabilities.
A tech firm which started out with just one employee less than three years ago has roared into life thanks to its innovative vocal processor software.
A £92m deal with a global IT firm promises to create 200 new jobs in the Scottish Borders.
Growth in Scotland’s digital sector has been reflected by a 50 per cent jump in entries to the annual Digital Technology Awards.
Scotland’s oil and gas sector has received a boost from Chinese-based iRes-Geo Technology Ltd which has opened its first Scottish base at Heriot Watt University’s Research Park.
Pharmaceutical company GlaxoSmithKline (GSK) is to create 55 new jobs at its newly-expanded penicillin-making plant in Irvine, North Ayrshire.
Digital technology workers in Edinburgh are among the highest paid in the sector in the UK, according to a major study.
Graeme Jones has been appointed Chief Executive of Scottish Financial Enterprise (SFE), replacing Owen Kelly who has held the post since 2008.
Innovate UK is to set up a permanent base in Scotland, which it hopes to be operational by the end of the year.
DEM Solutions, the Discrete Element Method (DEM) specialist and market leader, announced it has joined CMAC as a tier 2 industry partner and will provide its EDEM software to integrate into the Centre’s research program.
Chelsea Apps Factory, which is based in an old factory building in Fulham, hopes to grow its Edinburgh headcount from ten to 50 over the next nine to 12 months as it moves development of a key product subsidiary north of the border.
In the race to build Scotland’s credentials as a breeding ground for unicorns – tech start-ups that reach a $1 billion valuation – Colin Adams is a key player.
Online travel technology specialist Traveltek has announced plans to create 200 new jobs as part of expansion plans.
One of Scotland's leading technology companies has reported a significant boost to its sales, as it targets expansion.
A Dundee based technology firm has been acquired in a seven figure deal by another Scottish company.
Digital and design agency Lewis has reported record turnover for the 2014-15 financial year, up by 13.2 per cent to £1.6 million.
Aberdeen-based Wood Group PSN is to create up to 150 new jobs in the Scottish energy sector after winning a $750 million contract with oil giant BP.
The typical pay of a Scottish worker has risen above those in England for the first time, according to a new study
A new Glasgow city centre incubator inspired by Google’s offices is expected to inject £53 million into the local economy over the next five years.
Two Scottish technology start-ups have together secured more than £2 million in funding from indigenous angel investors as they look to ramp up growth in 2016.
DeltaDNA, which provides real-time analytics, marketing tools and in-game advertising services, plans to increase headcount from 25 to 50 as it looks to expand operations in the US and into Asia.
There’s a reason that tech talent from across the globe is waking up to opportunities in the Scottish capital: it gives you access to world-class companies, a close-knit digital community and a high quality lifestyle.
The annual Scottish Technology Industry Survey reveals one in 25 Scots is now employed by the country’s booming technology sector.
Technology incubator CodeBase is set on a massive expansion across Scotland, but what is it and could it really be a future industry to rival the North Sea?
A new £2 million life science manufacturing suite which has created 20 new jobs in Grangemouth has been officially opened by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.
Companies working with Scottish Enterprise through its account management service generated combined turnover growth of £1.3 billion in the last financial year.
The Scottish game industry employed 1,050 permanent and full-time equivalent game developers as of the end of 2014, according to a new TIGA report.
Brightree, a US-based provider of cloud-based software to the health sector, has opened an office in Glasgow, in a move expected to create more than 100 high-value software development jobs over the next two years.
Glasgow based Infrastructure group Energetics has had major contract wins and seen their turnover rise by more than a third in last year.
Digital design and marketing agency Equator is looking to take on an extra 20 members of staff to support a new period of sustained growth.
Motion have seen staff numbers rise from 18 to 25 in the past year, including four personnel who have joined the company in the past six months. They are now looking to recruit an additional four people by the end of 2015.
Glasgow is an excellent place to work. Culturally diverse, architecturally stunning and historically rich, the West of Scotland is home to innovation, celebration and offers diverse career prospects in finance, science and more.
Lockheed Martin who have created 50 jobs since the start of the year has announced plans for 327 new jobs at its new office in Glasgow.
The impact on the Scottish economy of the country’s longest-established business angel investment syndicate, Archangel Investors, has been researched in detail for the first time by the Hunter Centre for Entrepreneurship at the University of Strathclyde Business School.
Mobile apps developer xDesign is on track to boost its headcount by up to 50 per cent this year as it seeks to fill a gap in the market caused by the takeover of a key rival in the sector.
BioOutsource Ltd part of Sartorius Stedim Biotech Group, have announced the opening of a new facility in Glasgow which doubles their capacity for future growth.
International Financial Data Services (IFDS), a leading global provider of outsourced administration and technology solutions to the collective investment, retirement, insurance and wealth management markets have announced they will recruit for more than 100 jobs in Stirling.
The Scottish video games industry has seen a surge in the number of people it employs and the amount of money it generates, according to research.
Steve Williams, the head of Deloitte in Scotland wants to set up a digital hub to help the accountancy firm’s clients across the UK make better use of online technology.
Calnex have agreed a lucrative China Mobile deal which will see staff numbers grow from 75 to 87.
Telecoms company TenTel has announced plans to create more than 40 new jobs after securing a £170,000 grant from Scottish Enterprise.
Multicultural, magnificent and brimming with personality, Scotland’s largest city is home to nearly 600,000 people. Find out why the people make Glasgow.
Mallzee have seen their latest round of funding secure 2.5 million which the company have said will lead to them doubling their headcount by year end.
FanDuel will look to open their new Glasgow office in the next two months and look to double its workforce in Scotland this year, having already grown its team in Edinburgh to 89 staff from 60 since January.
Exterity, the video communications specialist, has signalled plans to double its 54-strong Scottish workforce in the next five years as it moved to bigger headquarters in Dalgety Bay.
Intelligent Point of Sale has secured a £550,000 investment enabling the firm to expand, franchise its business model internationally and appoint executive staff.
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BT have announced plans to boost its engineering numbers in Scotland by taking on another 112 recruits.
Thermo Fisher Scientific have announced that 30 new job vacancies will be created at their new £14m state-of-the-art facility near Glasgow.
After a significant funding boost Biogelx Ltd have announced plans for global expansion and to double their headcount.
SPIRE Global, a US headquartered satellite-powered data company announced plans to open a European headquarters at Skypark, Glasgow. This will see them create over 50 new jobs.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced 212 new jobs for the Livingston operations of US based global manufacturing services company Jabil.
Encompass, provider of industry-leading visual information management technology to the insolvency and restructuring sector, will invest over £2.2 million opening a new office in Glasgow’s financial services district creating 21 new jobs.
Since their launch in 2010 Outplay Entertainment's development team is now more than 80 strong, filled with highly talented and experienced individuals hailing from 19 countries and the team is looking to grow even further in 2015.
Swiss banking software firm Avaloq has more than doubled its floorspace at its Edinburgh research and development centre to cope with the demand of their current recruitment.
The number of financial services posts being created in Scotland has jumped sharply.
ThinkAnalytics which works with some of the world's biggest television businesses believes it can double job numbers at its Scottish headquarters over the next few years.
RBS has announced that Spanish banker Marcelino Castrillo, formerly Managing Director of SME Banking at Santander, will join the bank as Managing Director of Business Banking.
Renewable Energy and heat storage battery maker Sunamp plan to put £1.2 million in funding towards job opportunities as well as investing in product development.
Diversifying into the oil and gas sector has seen Xtreme Business Solutions Ltd more than double its turnover and increase staff levels by 50 per cent over the last three years.
New research from ScotlandIS is forecasting strong growth for the digital technologies industry in Scotland, with 83% of organisations planning to increase staff numbers and 86% of businesses expecting sales to rise in the coming year.
Kobojo's latest $7M of funding will be used to expand their studio and to contribute to production on both Zodiac and future, unannounced exciting game titles.
Work on the Ocean Guardian rig is likely to generate up to 200 jobs providing a further boost to the Scottish economy.
Update on Tier 1 (General) visa extensions and indefinite leave to remain
Katherine Garrett-Cox, CEO of Alliance Trust has been announced as 43rd winner of the Veuve Clicquot Business Woman Award 2015.
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.
Chase de Vere, Bellpenny and Aberdein Considine have confirmed plans to open new offices in Glasgow.
The award highlights the amazing talent in Scottish gaming industry.
Agenor Technology reveals their plans to expand.
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.
Tag Games plans to double its headcount after its recent expansion.
The number of digital companies has grown by a third in three years.
The global information assurance firm will be recruiting across the UK, including in Scotland.
The company will be hiring skilled staff for its European Technology Centre over the next three years.
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.
The Dundee-based games maker plans to hire more staff after a recent investment.
The ambitious Dundee mobile app developer plans to expand in 2015.
The technology giant is expanding its workforce at its Highland centre.
The centre will ultimately support around 260 staff, including academic clinical researchers, industry partners and support staff.
FanDuel is opening their second office in Scotland after a record year.
The biotech firm’s North Lanarkshire lab is set to become a hub for immuno-cell therapy research.
77 per cent of research in Scottish institutions has been graded as world-leading or internationally excellent according to a new UK report.
The almost £500 million investment will boost Scotland’s oil and gas sector.
The company will be hiring staff to work on mobile technology to enhance safety and health in the oil and gas sector.
FanDuel will work with the NBA to launch a series of new games.
The Edinburgh-based company plans to take on 15 extra staff within the next six months.
The project will generate £323 million for the Scottish economy.
The company employs 4,000 people, most of these in Scotland.
The company plans to increase staff after securing two orders worth a total of more than £2 million.
4J Studios is looking to grow its staff at premises in Dundee and East Linton.
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.
The report suggests that new talent will be needed to capitalise on this opportunity.
The travel search engine company has been called "one of the best technology companies ever to come out of Europe".
The engineering firm's new technology centre will be completed by spring 2015.
The Scottish oil and gas firm is embarking on a new £10 million expansion project.
The jobs will be at their new global delivery centre, which will focus on customer experience and technology innovation.
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.
Talented software developers at J.P.Morgan's Centre of Excellence in Glasgow push the boundaries.
Simon Thompson, Chief Executive of the Chartered Banker Institute, shares his thoughts on why Scotland plays an important role in the global financial sector.