Entries by Emma Davies

GLASGOW TECH COMPANY IOPT STRENGTHENS TEAM TO FACILITATE GROWTH

Glasgow based tech company iOpt has further strengthened its team by making two senior appointments to help facilitate its ambitious plans for growth. Former Chief Executive of Stirling Council, Stewart Carruth, has joined the business as Operations Director, together with former Hewlett Packard software engineer, Jack Slater, as Head of Technology. Former summer intern Lewis […]

WATER’S EDGE WINS COVETED AWARD

Water’s Edge, the new Grade A commercial office development at Dundee’s waterfront by Tayforth Properties, has won a coveted award from the Dundee Civic Trust, celebrating the development’s outstanding contribution to the urban environment. At the awards ceremony held at the Dalhousie Building at the University of Dundee, Tayforth Properties’ Chris van der Kuyl collected […]

TAYSIDE SOLICITORS ACHIEVE COVETED INTERNATIONAL INDUSTRY QUALIFICATION

Lindsay Kirkwood and Samera Ali, solicitors at Tayside based solicitors and estate agents Miller Hendry, have both achieved a coveted international industry qualification, the STEP Diploma in Trusts and Estates (Scotland), and are now fully-fledged members of the organisation. STEP is the leading worldwide professional body for practitioners in the fields of trusts, estates and […]

VERDANT WORKS EXTENDS ITS OPENING HOURS DUE TO POPULAR DEMAND

Verdant Works, Dundee’s award-winning visitor attraction, is to extend its opening hours over the winter months due to popular demand. The increase in tourism experienced in Dundee since the launch of the V&A Museum has had a significant impact on the number of visitors received by Dundee Heritage Trust’s two popular visitor attractions Verdant Works […]

TV DOCUMENTARY SHINES A LIGHT ON DUNDEE’S FAMOUS SHIP

Dundee’s famous vessel, the Royal Research Ship Discovery, will be the focus of an hour-long television programme on Channel 5 this Saturday night (2 November) as part of their ‘Great British Ships’ series presented by Rob Bell. Entitled “Scott & Shackleton’s Antarctic Adventure: The Discovery”, the documentary, which airs at 8.30pm, covers the ship’s rich […]

TAYSIDE SOLICITORS RAISE OVER £7K FOR CHARITY CASH FOR KIDS

Tayside based solicitors and estate agents Miller Hendry have raised over £7,000 for Radio Tay’s charity Cash for Kids, following a company challenge to complete the Dundee Kiltwalk in August. Nine staff from Miller Hendry’s Dundee and Perth offices were presented with a silver disc in recognition of their efforts at their Dundee office this […]

THE BATHROOM COMPANY’S EPIC BIRTHDAY VOYAGE RAISES £3K FOR CHARITY

The Bathroom Company, designer and supplier of luxury, high quality bathrooms and kitchens throughout Scotland, has raised £3,000 for mental health charity SAMH, by completing an unusual aquatic challenge to celebrate its twenty fifth birthday. The award-winning Edinburgh and Perth based company constructed a specially built craft, constructed from nine baths, and travelled from Glasgow […]

PEEBLES HYDRO TURNS WATER INTO GIN

Peebles Hydro, nestled in the heart of the Scottish Borders, has turned distiller as it launches a new gin, distillery and school, using water from its own hillside spring water.  The 1881 gin, named after the year in which the iconic hotel opened, uses the same water from the rolling Borders hills behind the hotel, […]

Our Cunningly Good Guide to….. Generating News Coverage

Want to raise your profile via media relations, but not sure what makes news?  Senior Account Manager, Emma Davies shares the seven key news values that determine whether a story is considered newsworthy Public relations in the form of media relations is a fantastically cost-effective way of gaining profile for your company or organisation. Although […]