Entries by Tricia Fox

Working with Siblings

Working with family can be challenging, as well as highly beneficial. To celebrate Brothers and Sisters Day on 31 May, Tricia Fox offers her five top tips to successfully work with siblings. 1. Be clear about your responsibilities right from the get go; clear job descriptions and lines of reporting are a must. In our […]

Bite Sized Covid Media Tips: Bloomberg

The is the second in our series of Bite Sized Covid Media Tips, designed to help you get thinking about the best way to get your business in front of the national media at this time. Like every business, the business of media has changed due to the coronavirus pandemic, with reporters and editorial teams […]

Bite Sized Covid Media Tips: The Business Desk

The media is grappling with the coronavirus pandemic in much the same way every business is, with reporters and editorial teams working remotely and many on furlough. Like every business, they have had to make changes too, and Volpa has been keeping up to date with those changes as they have happened. It is still […]

Volpa Achieves Gold Partner Status with Flywheel

Perth based full-service marketing agency Volpa has qualified as a gold agency partner with Flywheel, the specialist WordPress hosting and management platform and one of America’s fastest growing private companies*. It is one of only a handful of British agencies to be recognised at Gold Partner level. One of Scotland’s top independent marketing agencies, Volpa […]

What next?

  OK, so we’re right in the middle of change. Probably the most significant change many of us have faced, certainly the most widespread and far-reaching in generations. Unprecedented, unclear, unsure, you bet. So, what are your next steps? Where are you on your COVID journey? Are you having to start a new business, or […]

Volpa works its marketing magic for clients during COVID-19 pandemic

Perth based full-service marketing agency, Volpa, one of Scotland’s leading independent marketing agencies, has been working hard in the last few weeks to adapt to the ‘new normal’ brought about by COVID-19. While the impact of the pandemic has had a significant impact on the business, as with so many SMEs in Perth and Kinross, […]

The Enchanted Forest announces it is to cancel the 2020 event

The Enchanted Forest Community Trust, organisers of The Enchanted Forest, has today announced its decision to cancel the 2020 event, due to take place in October. In a statement, posted on the event website and its social media channels, the Trustees of the charity said: “It is with heavy hearts and great sadness that, due […]

Scone Palace to launch The Scottish Garden Show

Coinciding with National Gardening Week, Scone Palace has announced it is to launch The Scottish Garden Show in June 2021. The event will be organised by the in-house Scone Palace team, and held in the grounds of Scone Palace. It is intended to be the perfect day out for gardening enthusiasts and their families who […]

Volpa Backs 2.6 Challenge

Perth based marketing agency, Volpa, is backing The 2.6 Challenge campaign which is aiming to help save the UK’s charities from Sunday 26th April. Organisers of the country’s biggest mass participation sports events have come together to create the campaign to help save the UK’s charities which are facing an estimated £4 billion shortfall as […]

Scone Palace to Light up Blue for the NHS

Scone Palace is to light up blue this evening to express its thanks to those on the front line fighting the coronavirus pandemic, becoming the first stately home in the UK to adopt the initiative which has been picked up globally. The palace, which can be seen for miles around Perthshire, will be floodlit from […]

Economically Stimulating

If you want to know how to stimulate (or stifle) an economy, there’s no better time to learn. The coronavirus pandemic has swept the globe, ripping through modern economies and forcing governments in countries of all shapes and sizes to take unprecedented economic actions in its wake. What’s emerging, slowly and while we’re all in […]

Why now is not the time for the Chief Medical Officer to Resign

So, Scotland’s Chief Medical Officer, Catherine Calderwood, has been photographed not staying at home, having made the one-hour journey to her second home in Fife to check on her property, before returning to her main residence in Edinburgh. And, within minutes of the information being in the public, politicians, the media and the population alike […]

Pup-Tastic News For The Enchanted Forest Community Trust

Organiserof Scotland’s premier sound and light show, The Enchanted Forest Community Trust, has received some pup-tastic news with the birth of Cosmos, a  golden retriever and future “guide dog in training” that has been named after the hugely successful 2019 Enchanted Forest event. The Trust’s sponsored the guide dog after Guide Dogs Scotland (Perth & […]

COVID-19: A message for our customers

Given the increasing spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19) and the recent government advice to work from home wherever we can, we wanted to reassure our customers that Volpa has taken steps to look after the welfare of our staff and ensure we remain “open for business”. Volpa is very well prepared to cope with the various possible […]

GWCT Scottish Game Fair announces move from July to October

The GWCT Scottish Game Fair is committed to running in 2020 and has taken the decision to postpone the event which will now run from 2-4 October in the grounds of Scone Palace, Perthshire. The evolving situation with the spread of Coronavirus has made delivering the event on the weekend of 3–5 July untenable. All […]

North West Entrepreneurs Join Forces to Benefit Charity Retail Sector

Three successful North West entrepreneurs have united to form an exciting, ground-breaking partnership, which will have significant, positive implications for the charity retail sector in the UK. Brothers Bob and Dave Chunilal, the entrepreneurs behind Nisyst, the Bolton based supplier of charity retail EPoS software, has joined forces with Tony Hilton, the Manchester based entrepreneur […]


Tayside based solicitors and estate agents Miller Hendry today (12 March) celebrated raising over £10,000 for nine of the UK’s best loved charities through its Will Aid campaign activity in November 2019, ranking it the second highest fundraising firm in Scotland. Representing the nine charities, including SCIAF (Scotland), ActionAid, Age UK, Christian Aid, NSPCC, Save […]

Scone Palace & Estates appoints a new Chief Executive

Scone Palace and Estates has recently appointed Brian Stevenson, former deputy director for the Scottish Government’s Rural Payments and Inspection Directorate, as its new Chief Executive. A graduate of the University of Aberdeen with a BSC in Agriculture and 22 years’ experience in the Rural Payments and Inspection Directorate, Brian previously oversaw the administration of […]