Livingston Designer Outlet career programme finishes with top marks

Livingston Designer Outlet’s careers programme with James Young High School has ended on a high after three years, benefiting more than 50 students from West Lothian. The pilot project, which launched in 2016, gave students from the Outlet’s local community real-life insight into the world of retail with hands-on work experience, hoping to inspire More...

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By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, April 23rd, 2018
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Shortage of homes for sale is driving up prices

According to one firm of Edinburgh solicitors there is a shortage of homes for sale which is making buying house a bit of nightmare in Edinburgh. There are only around 1000 homes listed for sale across Edinburgh, More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Sunday, April 22nd, 2018
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Edinburgh Napier University Cyber Academy offer training against security threats

A new centre at Edinburgh Napier University will offer companies a way of training staff to deal with crippling cyber attacks on websites.   Industry guests were shown how the SOCLAB centre at Edinburgh More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Saturday, April 21st, 2018
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Edinburgh’s Cheeky Chompers win Queen’s Award

Cheeky Chompers based in Edinburgh has been given a Queen’s Award for Enterprise : International Trade 2018 which is the highest business award in the UK. The company established by Julie Wilson and Amy Livingstone More...

By Nigel Duncan On Thursday, April 19th, 2018
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New tax rates and bands explained

The bar at the refurbished Craigie in Penicuik. Picture Nigel Duncan Media Scotland’s new system of income tax rates and bands has come into force. The changes were signed off by MSPs alongside the Scottish More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Wednesday, April 18th, 2018
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Sugar Daddy’s looking for a sprinkling of cash

Sugar Daddy’s is a little bakery on Rodney Street which sells gluten free products and nothing else. They are now looking to expand and have set up a Kickstarter campaign seeking funding of £29,000 to invest More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, April 13th, 2018
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Edinburgh housing market defies national trend

Edinburgh is often called a property bubble and this seems to continue, despite the Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors recently reporting a  drop in new buyer enquiries and prices remaining flat. The ESPC claims More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Friday, April 13th, 2018
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NHS Lothian seeks new board members

NHS Lothian is on the hunt for some new blood on their board. The appointment of new non-exec directors would have to be ratified by the Cabinet Secretary for Health and Wellbeing, with new members expected to play More...

By Mike Smith On Wednesday, April 11th, 2018
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Leith Fort in the Running for Three Industry Awards

A new housing development built on the former Leith Fort site has been shortlisted for three awards. The £11.5 million housing development which, opened last year, is co-owned by Port of Leith Housing Association More...

By Phyllis Stephen On Monday, April 9th, 2018
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Commercial property in Edinburgh has ‘challenging’ start to 2018

CBRE Scotland, the commercial property consultancy  says the Edinburgh office market has experienced a challenging start to 2018 with 139,969 sq ft of take-up. This is a fall of 42% on last year during the same More...