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UK Government update on right to work checks

The Government have announced that temporary changes to the right to work checks which were implemented due to the COVID-19 pandemic will come to an end on 31 August 2021 (not the 20 June 2021, as previously indicated).


Who needs London? Work in Edinburgh if you're priced out of the capital

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.


One in 25 Scots is now in tech job

The annual Scottish Technology Industry Survey reveals one in 25 Scots is now employed by the country’s booming technology sector.


Tech hub aims to create industry rival North Sea

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?


Piramal Health creates 20 jobs in Grangemouth

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.


Scottish game industry employs over 1,000 full-time game devs

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 to create 100 high value Software jobs in Glasgow

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.


Energetics plan to increase workforce from 400 to 700 over next three years

Glasgow based Infrastructure group Energetics has had major contract wins and seen their turnover rise by more than a third in last year.


Motion Software looking to recruit after office expansion

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 based digital and marketing agency to hire 20 new staff

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.


Why Glasgow is a great place to work

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 plan 327 new jobs in Glasgow

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.


Groundbreaking study reveals impact of Scottish angel investing group

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.


xDesign to boost headcount by up to 50 per cent

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 creates 50 new jobs at new Glasgow facility

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.


Financial services firm IFDS creates 100 in Stirling

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.


Scottish video games industry sees jobs and investment surge

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.


Deloitte look to set up digital hub in Scotland

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 deal will lead to workforce boost

Calnex have agreed a lucrative China Mobile deal which will see staff numbers grow from 75 to 87.


Telecoms firm TenTel set to create 40 jobs

Telecoms company TenTel has announced plans to create more than 40 new jobs after securing a £170,000 grant from Scottish Enterprise.


Why People Make Glasgow

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 growth will lead to doubling headcount

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.


Fantasy sports firm opens in Glasgow with major expansion plans

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 look to double workforce after office switch

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.


Glasgow's International Financial District - In their own words

Check out these three brand new video clips which capture Glasgow’s key assets, its skilled workforce and its quality of life.


Edinburgh app developer to expand internationally and appoint executive staff

Intelligent Point of Sale has secured a £550,000 investment enabling the firm to expand, franchise its business model internationally and appoint executive staff.


BT to recruit 112 new engineers in Scotland

BT have announced plans to boost its engineering numbers in Scotland by taking on another 112 recruits.


Thermo Fisher Scientific to create 30 new jobs at Inchinnan facility

Thermo Fisher Scientific have announced that 30 new job vacancies will be created at their new £14m state-of-the-art facility near Glasgow.


Biogelx announce plans to double their headcount within the next year

After a significant funding boost Biogelx Ltd have announced plans for global expansion and to double their headcount.


US satellite firm SPIRE to create 50 jobs in Glasgow

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.


US firm to create more than 200 jobs in Livingston

First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced 212 new jobs for the Livingston operations of US based global manufacturing services company Jabil.


Encompass to create 21 new jobs in Glasgow

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.


Outplay targets 2015 as a transitional year of increased growth and output

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.


Avaloq to increase headcount to 130 by the end of the year

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.


Scotland's financial jobs market in healthy reovery

The number of financial services posts being created in Scotland has jumped sharply.


ThinkAnalytics are looking to expand by doubling its headcount

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.


Sunamp set to create more jobs

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.


RBS appoints Spanish banker as Managing Director of Business Banking

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.


Xtreme Business Solutions doubles turnover and increase staff

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.


Strong growth for digital technologies in Scotland

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.


Fortune and Glory

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.


Tier 1 (General) visa - Indefinite Leave to Remain

Update on Tier 1 (General) visa extensions and indefinite leave to remain


Alliance Trust CEO wins businesswoman award

Katherine Garrett-Cox, CEO of Alliance Trust has been announced as 43rd winner of the Veuve Clicquot Business Woman Award 2015.


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.


Borders firm to create 75 IT jobs

Agenor Technology reveals their plans to expand.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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".


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.


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.