Emma Reid

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5 strategies for conquering fear and anxiety, from one of the most successful self-help authors in history

His 1948 book, "How to Stop Worrying and Start Living," deals with tactics for liberating yourself from nagging anxieties that make you less happy and less productive.<p>The book grew out of Carnegie's experiences teaching adult education courses at the YMCA in New York City. Carnegie realized that …

Scottish business events at home and abroad

Events<p>Get valuable, practical advice on how to grow your business successfully - at home and abroad. Hear first-hand from Scottish companies who have …


How 5 companies created a culture of innovation

Some businesses make innovation look easy. While most of us are struggling to find the right idea, certain brands (you know who you are, Apple, and yes, we’re jealous of you) seem to have everything together—steady streams of new products, never-before-seen branding concepts, and serious creative …

Venturefest Scotland 2017

<b>Innovation Development for the MedTech & Digital Health Sector, MediCity Scotland, 18 & 19 September</b><p><b>82The Perth Idea Exchange: Smart Economy Hack, AK</b> …


Funding for 500 modern apprentices

<b>An extra 500 modern apprenticeships are to be funded over the next year through a £3.8m investment, the Scottish government has announced.</b><p>The funding will also be used to create more opportunities for senior secondary pupils through work-based foundation apprenticeships.<p>These are designed to …

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Garrett-Cox lands top business award despite recent troubles

But ironically since her nomination for the award, the trust's chief executive since 2008 has had to pacify disgruntled shareholders who backed the …

Hedge Funds

Scotland to see 2015 digital tech boom

Businesses are optimistic about sales and employment prospects.<p>The Scottish digital industry predicts strong growth for 2015, according to research …


Scotland's small business community 'has gone from strength to strength' in past six years

Karen McGregor, Firstport chief executive, said: “We’ve seen significant growth of social enterprise in recent years.<p>“However, it’s still a young, …

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Business leaders in Glasgow back Heathrow expansion

BUSINESS leaders in Glasgow have urged the new Government to expand Heathrow and build a new runway "before further UK connectivity is lost".


Manufacturing down despite more business activity

BUSINESS activity across Scotland increased last month thanks to growth in the service sector, a new survey has found.<p>The Bank of Scotland PMI study …

Economic Development

Scottish business tycoon Sir Tom Hunter hails election result as good for business

Sir Tom Hunter, Scotland's first billionaire, has said that the general election result was good for business and questioned Labour's credibility on …

'Growth returns' to Scottish economy

<b>The economic slowdown seen in the first quarter of this year is gradually being reversed, according to a survey of Scottish purchasing managers.</b><p>The Bank of Scotland found both employment and new business increased in April.<p>There was marginal growth in business activity for service sector …

Lloyds Banking Group

Heat harvested from the sea could supply energy to Shetland in Scottish first

The first renewable energy scheme in Scotland to draw heat from the sea could be installed in Shetland later this year.


We, the Scottish people, cannot now be ignored

The word historic is overused when it comes to elections and political events – but what we have witnessed in the past few days is properly deserving of that description. Whatever the future of Scottish and UK politics, the events of the early hours of Friday are a moment in time that will be …


Apocalypse postponed

In a classic last minute campaign scare story George Osborne warned last week of "Fallout Friday", the morning after the poll before.

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Small business in the spotlight ... Location Scotland

What does Location Scotland do?<p>We provide locations and co-produce shoots for film and photography throughout the UK. People come to us with an idea or the backdrop or style they want for a shoot, and we put a location forward. Our clients include Glenfiddich, BMW, Chanel, H&M, Elle US and Vanity …

Small Business

'Interest' in Tullis paper-making firm

<b>Administrators appointed to a paper-making firm have said a number of parties have "expressed an interest in the business".</b><p>A total of 325 employees lost their jobs when Tullis Russell Papermakers, based at Markinch in Fife, called in administrators last month.<p>A further 149 positions were said to be …

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Who is responsible for business in an irresponsible society?

Consumer electronics is one of the largest industries in the world, and yet now we have few, if any, significant British players. The business …


Solar energy 'could power all Scottish electricity supplies'

<b>Campaigners have called for more homes and businesses to use solar energy after figures showed there was enough sunshine last month to power all electricity supplies.</b><p>About 35,000 homes and 600 business premises in Scotland have solar panels.<p>Data from WeatherEnergy showed that sunshine in Edinburgh …

Renewable Energy

Glasgow Means Business: Safety Training Scotland

Who are you?<p>I am Mark Pauley of Safety Training Scotland which I founded with my step-father Colin McIntosh.<p>What does your business do?<p>We specialise …

Local Search

Greene King sales rise slowed by Scotland's drink-driving crackdown

Tougher rules on drink-driving in Scotland have weighed on sales at pub and restaurant group Greene King, whose brands include Old Speckled Hen and Abbot Ale, as well as the Hungry Horse and Loch Fyne chains.<p>Scotland lowered the legal drink-drive limit on 5 December from 80mg to 50mg of alcohol in …


Devro drives volumes up as analysts back strategy

THE transformation plan at sausage skin manufacturer Devro has been given the thumbs-up by analysts as the Glasgow-based firm served up volume growth …


White knight emerges to provide hope for hundreds of workers at Scots paper firm

More than 300 workers were made redundant at the firm as it was plunged into administration on Monday.<p>The firm, based at Markinch in Fife, called in …

Scottish Government

Scottish Government IT system costs increase by 111%

Sign up to our <b>Daily</b> newsletter<p>The cost of a new government IT system has soared by 111% and carries a “significant risk”, MSPs have heard.<p>Members of …

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