Edinburgh food specialists appointed as inspection providers

Farm assurance specialists Acoura have been appointed by The Pasture-Fed Livestock Association (PFLA) as inspection provider for their Pasture for Life certification scheme. Their aim is to promote high quality meat production by encouraging farmers to feed their ruminant livestock solely on grass and forage crops, rather than cereals or concentrates. More...

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By Reader On Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

Edinburgh surveyor appointed chairman of RICS Scotland

RICS Scotland has announced the appointment of Ian McKee (FRICS FCABE) as its 2015-2016 Chairman. McKee, Managing Director of GLM, a leading Edinburgh-based building surveying and architectural practice, will play More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, June 26th, 2015

Think Tank calls for abolition of Air Passenger Duty

Air Passenger Duty or APD is to be devolved to Scotland following the recommendations in the Smith Commission, but an Edinburgh-based think tank has called for it to be completely abolished. Reform More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Thursday, June 25th, 2015

The Edinburgh Reporter chats to Roddy Smith of Essential Edinburgh

Roddy Smith took up his new position at Essential Edinburgh earlier this year. Now that the newness of the position has worn off we met him to find out what plans the organisation has for the future of the city More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, June 24th, 2015

Appleton Tower to be given a makeover

The large tower on George Square is to be given a major upgrade to improve how it looks and how eco-friendly it is. Appleton Tower will be refurbished by Glasgow construction and manufacturing specialist CCG (Scotland) More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Tuesday, June 23rd, 2015

Celtic Renewables is the ‘most innovative biotech’

Edinburgh-based Celtic Renewables has been named Europe’s most innovative biotech SME after producing the world’s first advanced biofuel, capable of powering vehicles, from the residues of whisky production. The More...

By Reader On Thursday, June 18th, 2015

Last Chance for Edinburgh Businesses to get the Green VIBE

The application period for Scotland’s leading environmental award scheme is drawing to a close and businesses in Edinburgh are encouraged to enter their green credentials for a chance to join the country’s list More...

By Reader On Wednesday, June 17th, 2015

Clearabee on its way to nationwide roll-out

Clearabee, the on-demand rubbish removal company, today announced that it has opened a depot in Musselburgh, just outside Edinburgh, to provide waste management services to customers across Scotland. Clearabee has More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Sunday, June 14th, 2015

Two Edinburgh mums in the semi finals of business competition

Only a day or two left to support the Scottish mumpreneurs Amy Livingstone and Julie Wilson. They are founders of Cheeky Chompers and inventors of the award-winning  Neckerchew and Comfortchew, who have made it More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, June 13th, 2015

Entrepreneurs win big at the EDGE awards

  The Scottish EDGE awards held at RBS Gogarburn last night awarded over £1million in funding and prizes to thirty six Scottish entrepreneurs.  The overall winners scooped £900,000 after a gruelling Dragons’ More...