News & Features

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Scotland is Now: Showcasing Scotland’s Diversity and Inclusivity
What better time to showcase Scotland’s commitment to diversity than during the Edinburgh Festival…
Scottish workplaces shine even brighter with bright minds
Previse, a Scottish-based tech company, are fully embracing workplace diversity after hiring their talent…

Scottish workplaces shine even brighter with bright minds

What to expect during Freshers Week in Scotland
Before all the hard work and studying begins at Scotland's universities, new students come together…

What to expect during Freshers Week in Scotland

Converge Challenge and the Quest to find Scotland’s next big Innovator
It’s that time of year again, when Scotland brings together the most ambitious and creative thinkers…

Converge Challenge and the Quest to find Scotland’s next big Innovator

Charles Rennie Mackintosh: The Father of Glasgow Style
Since rising to prominence at the end of the 19th Century, Mackintosh is still regarded today as one…

Charles Rennie Mackintosh: The Father of Glasgow Style

Dundee: Scotland’s Designer Destination
With all eyes on Dundee for the opening of the new V&A museum, it’s worth remembering that…

Dundee: Scotland’s Designer Destination

Why all roads lead to tech in Scotland
UK and overseas tech firms see Scotland as the road ahead for innovation and growth, with some…

Why all roads lead to tech in Scotland

Orkney tidal turbine breaking energy generation records
The turbine generated more electricity in its first year than the entire of Scotland's wave and…

Orkney tidal turbine breaking energy generation records

Lights, camera, action: Scotland’s £3 million production fund
With 2017 a record year for Scottish film and TV production, Creative Scotland – the national…

Lights, camera, action: Scotland's £3 million production fund

Chelsea Clinton praises Scotland’s female leadership
Chelsea Clinton has praised First Minister Nicola Sturgeon for being “incredibly courageous”…

Chelsea Clinton praises Scotland's female leadership

The Scottish fintech story everyone should know about
The ID Co is a Scottish fintech company that is leading the way in Open Banking. Here, James Varga,…

The Scottish fintech story everyone should know about

California tech company Transiris chooses Scotland
Supported by a £250,000 grant from Scottish Enterprise - Transiris’s new operations in Glasgow…

California tech company Transiris chooses Scotland

A Roaring Success: Celebrating Baby Box’s First Birthday
Scotland’s Baby Box is celebrating its first anniversary alongside more than 50,000 happy recipients.

A Roaring Success: Celebrating Baby Box’s First Birthday

Shetland’s Super Social Enterprise That’s Ticking All The Boxes
Scotland is home to a massive range of social enterprises, covering a whole host of different industries,…

Shetland’s Super Social Enterprise That’s Ticking All The Boxes

Scottish Phrases That’ll Get You Through Life
Across the many centuries its been spoken, the Scots language has developed an impressive ability to…

Scottish Phrases That’ll Get You Through Life

First-Ever Team Scotland Gearing Up For Gay Games Debut
The 10th Edition of the Gay Games in France will feature a dedicated Team Scotland for the first time…

First-Ever Team Scotland Gearing Up For Gay Games Debut

Glasgow ready for gold medal Show as host of first Euro Championships
More than 4500 athletes from 52 nations will compete for 188 gold medals across seven exciting sports.

Glasgow ready for gold medal Show as host of first Euro Championships

Turing Fest Sees Tech Giants Take Over Edinburgh for World-Leading Conference
The innovative two-day conference comes to Edinburgh for its eighth year to spill the secrets of the…

Turing Fest Sees Tech Giants Take Over Edinburgh for World-Leading Conference

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