Fraser Sutherland, Managing Director, Lyles Sutherland Limited

Managing Director, Fraser Sutherland, talks about the growth of the company and how his aim is to provide small-to-medium sized businesses with internet enabled systems at affordable prices which are comparable to those available to corporate organisations.

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Fraser Sutherland Lyles Sutherland

Who we are  

We are an innovative Edinburgh based company who design and develop cloud business management systems for the property sector (lettings and sales – www.smeprofessional.co.uk). We also have a website design and development team specialising in the property, legal and finance sectors www.lyles-sutherland.co.uk).

Our aim is to provide small-to-medium sized businesses with internet enabled systems at affordable prices which are comparable to those available to corporate organisations.

Growing at a rate of 40% per year, it is an exciting time for the business as we continue to rapidly expand our team. As of December 2020, we have a market share of around 70% in cities such as Edinburgh and a 40% market share across Scotland. We recently launched into the rest of the UK taking on the largest UK property franchise as one of our first customers in this market.

What is it like to work for Lyles Sutherland?

As our company continues to grow, we are always on the look-out for professional, talented and ambitious people that can help take our business to the next level.

We have an amazing team! We feel strongly that personality and team fit are as important as experience. We have worked hard to create the right friendly and professional environment to enable this - from monthly office drinks (which we provide) to regular trips and activities, we think staff morale is incredibly important. Our modern, open plan office is adjacent to Leith Links in Edinburgh. The office has great views and offers lovely lunchtime walks – or if you prefer to take lunch in the office, we have our board games and Mario Kart challenges.

We take pride in the level of care we provide our staff, offering competitive salary and benefits packages. 

  1. Competitive salary with flexibility depending on experience
  2. Paid overtime or the option to take back the hours as flexi
  3. Cycle to work scheme
  4. Childcare vouchers
  5. Company pension scheme
  6. Relaxed work environment in our bright and modern offices including free bean-to-cup coffee, social areas and on-site cafe
  7. Regular paid-for social events

On-site parking and safe bike storage available

Living and Working in Scotland

Edinburgh is a fantastic historic city to live in. The city is very easy to walk around and many people choose not to have a car. We have Arthur’s Seat in the city – a wonderful hill for great afternoon walks and a short drive takes you out into fantastic countryside.

Calton Hill

We can never proclaim to have the greatest weather, but on a plus we have the perfect climate for running. It never gets too hot or too cold. On those chilly days you can choose from a number of cosy pubs where residents and visitors have sat for 600 years before you or on a nice summer day you can relax at Portobello beach or in Princes Street gardens – with live jazz filling the air during the festival.

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe is incredible. Artists and performers come from around the world as do all the visitors to the city. Almost 4000 shows of every description (60,000 performances) and anything that can turn into a venue does so – over 300 in total. Our Hogmanay new year celebrations are also a life experience not to be missed. 

Scotland is one of the most beautiful countries in the world. If you need any convincing of all the amazing reasons to live, work and play in Scotland then have a look at this (and other) aerial videos by John Duncan, who we have had the pleasure to work with.

We always want to hear from talented individuals that are eager to join our team.