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Giving your local Edinburgh business a fresh new look

By at January 10, 2017 | 3:11 am | 0 Comment

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Local entrepreneurs and business owners listen up; there has never been a better time to invest in your own business in Edinburgh. Although it’s certainly true that London boasts its fair share of big brands and start-ups, numerous cities on both sides of the border, Edinburgh included, are catching up and experiencing rapid growth and development. Indeed,

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Luxury Jeweller Chisolm Hunter Opens in Princes St

By at November 30, 2016 | 4:39 pm | 0 Comment

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Premium jeweller and diamond specialist Chisholm Hunter is set to open its £8m jewellery store on Edinburgh’s Princes Street in early December. At the foot of Frederick Street, the new opening will become the largest luxury jewellery retail space in the UK, bringing 20 jobs to the capital and a range of exclusive brands for Scotland. Glasgow founded Chisholm

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Advice on expanding a local business in Edinburgh

By at November 7, 2016 | 9:00 pm | 0 Comment

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Whether a business is well established and seeking to diversify, or a relatively new start-up that has been particularly successful, a blueprint for future expansion should be an important element of every robust business plan. Before embarking on such an important decision, there are some vital points to take on board to ensure the business does not become stretched or

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How to incorporate charity into your business model

By at November 1, 2016 | 3:37 pm | 0 Comment

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If you run your own business, the chances are that you like to think of yourself as an active person who contributes to the local community. What better way to do so than through charity? It’s not just for big corporations and wealthy executives - more and more small and medium-sized businesses are getting involved in philanthropy as a way of giving something back. Why

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Edinburgh smashes record for company formation

By at February 17, 2014 | 3:24 pm | 0 Comment

New figures released by Duport.co.uk show that company formation in Edinburgh reached an all-time high during 2013. The latest Duport Business Confidence Report for Edinburgh shows there were a record number of new company formations in the area during 2013. Over the last year, there were 5775 new companies formed in and around Edinburgh - more than any other year

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Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce aims to help place at least 35 graduates with SMEs in next three months

By at January 8, 2014 | 2:18 pm | 0 Comment

Edinburgh Chamber joins Scottish Government’s Graduate Recruitment Incentive Programme to encourage  & support SME’s to take on graduates The Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce has announced that it has now joined up with the Scottish Chambers of Commerce and Scottish Government to provide opportunities for SMEs in the Edinburgh area to take on graduate

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Three Scottish Universities Help SMEs Invest Over £7m

By at January 6, 2014 | 2:47 pm | 1 Comments

Over 1,000 SME opportunities through Business Innovation Exchange partnership between St Andrews, Edinburgh Napier and Queen Margaret Universities SMEs in key priority sectors have injected over £7m in innovation and RTD (Research, Technology & Development) as a result of a unique academic industry engagement project involving three Scottish Universities. The

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New Help To Optimise Xmas Delivery Strategies

By at December 8, 2013 | 6:44 pm | 0 Comment

Edinburgh Napier University’s digital experts showcase optimisation techniques for businesses that even Santa will benefit from Software engineering experts from Edinburgh Napier University have developed an interactive demonstrator to show how optimisation techniques can address the challenges faced by companies trying to optimise their delivery strategies. It helps

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Net growth surges to record high in Edinburgh

By at September 9, 2013 | 9:23 pm | 0 Comment

The first half of the year saw Edinburgh achieve a record high in terms of net company growth, according to new research by Duport.co.uk The latest Duport Business Confidence Report reveals that net company growth (the number of company formations minus the number of company closures) reached a record high during the first half of the year in Edinburgh. The six

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Napier calls on Scottish businesses to connect with IT

By at August 22, 2013 | 11:34 am | 0 Comment

Edinburgh Napier University is highlighting the need for all Scottish companies to embrace the digital agenda – saying it is no longer optional, it is a must have. Bill Buchanan, professor at Edinburgh Napier University’s School of Computing explains: “Whatever sector a company is in, digital technology is increasingly playing a part. It is essential that

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