Features

Our features section has a whole host of articles all about Scotland and our connections with the world. Full of fascinating facts and interesting information, our features provide an in-depth account of all things Scotland. Pick from some of our most popular topics below, or dive into 'all features' to explore everything we have to offer!

What it’s like to work at Spiritus Partners

What it’s like to work at Spiritus Partners

Meet Silvia Colombo, software developer with Spiritus – passionate about high standards, ethical about work choices and lover of cats.

What it’s like to work at The ID Co

What it’s like to work at The ID Co

Kris Grint joined The ID Co a year ago as a developer. Since then, life has been a series of short sprints, fuelled by enthusiastic colleagues, a stand-out work setting and regular Friday beer-breaks.

10 Reasons To Invest In Scotland

10 Reasons To Invest In Scotland

There’s a reason why Scotland attracts more foreign investors than any other UK region.

Scotland’s doors remain open for EU students

Scotland’s doors remain open for EU students

Scotland has led the world in a commitment to excellence in education for many centuries.

#EuropeDay 2018: Scotland’s place in Europe

#EuropeDay 2018: Scotland’s place in Europe

Today marks the return of Europe Day, as countries all round Europe come together in celebration.

Summer activities in Scotland

Summer activities in Scotland

Summer days out in Scotland can take all kinds of forms – from an exciting day out with the kids or an adventure with friends, to something a little more chilled, there’s a great range of things to do.

Alexander Graham Bell: One of the World’s Greatest Inventors

Alexander Graham Bell: One of the World’s Greatest Inventors

Alexander Graham Bell is generally regarded as one of the greatest inventors of the 19th and 20th century and is best remembered for inventing the telephone.

Ultimate Scottish quiz

Ultimate Scottish quiz

So, you think you know Scotland?

From Castles to Celebrities put your knowledge to the test! Grab a pencil and paper (find the answers further down the page).

Five Things to Think About if You Want to Work in Scotland

Five Things to Think About if You Want to Work in Scotland

Are you thinking about working in Scotland? Smart choice, Scotland is a great place to grow your career!

Alexander MacKenzie: Canada’s Greatest Explorer

Alexander MacKenzie: Canada’s Greatest Explorer

Moving into March, the better weather is (hopefully) starting to arrive and it’s the perfect time of year to get out there and explore the great outdoors

LGBT History Month: Dedicated To Celebrating Scotland’s LGBT Culture

LGBT History Month: Dedicated To Celebrating Scotland’s LGBT Culture

February is LGBT History Month in Scotland, a month-long festival of events designed to celebrate LGBT life and culture.

Muriel Spark: 100 Years of One of Scotland’s Greatest Writers

Muriel Spark: 100 Years of One of Scotland’s Greatest Writers

In 2018, an exciting programme of events will takeplace across Scotland to mark the 100th anniversary of Muriel Spark’s birth.

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