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23/03/2018

SME Business Growth in Scotland

SMEs play a vital role in the Scottish economy and there are currently over 360,000 Small and Medium-sized Enterprises (SMEs) providing an estimated 1.2 million jobs. We look at the Scottish SME landscape, including a Scottish Enterprise emerging priority area, Industry 4.0.

Sector Insights
Shelley at the Kelpies

14/03/2018

Making the move: why location doesn't have to be the deciding factor

by Shelley Morgan
Graduate Recruitment Manager

Careers Advice
Iain Swanston and some of the grads in his sales training.

09/03/2018

Klozers Sales and Marketing Academy equips graduates with business development skills

Building on our business theme this month we are focusing on our collaboration with Klozers which offers ScotGrads the chance to take part in a free, one day Sales and Marketing Academy. ScotGrad’s Shelley Morgan attended a course to find out more...

Success Stories
Claire Dyce

09/03/2018

Grampian Grower's ScotGrad Claire Dyce

We know that when you’re thinking about whether something is right for you, you want to hear about the whole experience and not just the mechanics of the placement itself. Meet Claire Dyce, at the start of her journey as a ScotGrad.

Success Stories
Claire Kinloch Genoa Black

01/03/2018

Ask the Expert: Claire Kinloch of Genoa Black

For our March Ask the Expert blog, ScotGrad's Shelley Morgan spoke to Claire Kinloch, Managing Director of Genoa Black. Entrepreneur and business owner, Claire noticed a need in the market and decided to invest in her own business.

Careers Advice
Medtech

27/02/2018

The growing MedTech community in the Highlands and Islands

Some incredible advances in medical technology are helping to improve people's lives. ScotGrad's Alexis Evans has been finding out about MedTech in the Scottish Highlands and Islands.

Sector Insights
Marine biotechnology

23/02/2018

Marine Biotechnology: Blooming in the Highlands

As part of this month's Sciences theme, ScotGrad's Alexis Evans has been finding out about marine biotech.

Sector Insights
Lab

20/02/2018

The Highlands and Islands are at the Forefront of the Life Sciences Sector

The Life Sciences sector plays an important role in the Highlands & Islands economy. Highlands and Islands Enterprise has plans for a £4.5 million Life Sciences Centre at Inverness Campus, which is being designed specifically to cater to life sciences and technology companies and further enhance the expertise in the area.

Sector Insights
Life Sciences

12/02/2018

February Focus: Sciences and Life Sciences

With preparations underway for this year’s Scottish Life Sciences Internship Programme, and innovative collaborations in the Highlands and Islands making the shortlist in Scotland’s upcoming Life Sciences Awards, this month we’re turning our focus to the sector of science, and the government’s strategy behind growing it.

Sector Insights