Balhousie Care Group's dementia champion picks up another national award

An exceptional nurse who has developed innovative dementia practice at Balhousie Care Group has been awarded a national care award. Yvonne Manson, a dementia nurse consultant with the leading care home group, "blew the judges away" to win the…

It's Game On! GWCT Scottish Game Fair releases early bird tickets for Scotland’s top country sports event

The Scottish Game Fair has released Early Bird Christmas Gift Packages for next year’s event, with the online box office now open to the general public. The 2019 event, which is organised by the Game & Wildlife Conservation Trust (GWCT),…

Touring Earth installation takes visitors to Space at The Helix

This New Year, visitors to The Helix will step into an astronaut's shoes to see the Earth as it is seen from space with a spectacular 3D model of our planet.  A visually stunning art installation depicting Earth as an astronaut would see…

Crieff Hydro's CEO named Business Leader of the Year at Annual Business Star awards

Crieff Hydro Resort is celebrating after its CEO was recognised at the Perthshire Chamber of Commerce Business Star awards which celebrates the most outstanding businesses in the area. CEO and owner Stephen Leckie was named Thorntons Business…

The hunt is on for best licensed premises ‘bar none' as prestigious Scottish award entries open

The hunt is on for Scotland's most responsible licensed premises as the annual Best Bar None awards get underway. The awards celebrate the best bars, nightclubs and licensed premises who, as part of BBN's national accreditation scheme, promote…

Inspired by soldier son, family of care home workers gets ready to Sleep in the Park to support homeless charity

A family of care home workers is preparing to brave freezing temperatures to participate in this year's Sleep in the Park in Dundee and help tackle homelessness in Scotland. Steven and Michelle Moody from Arbroath are supporting the event,…

Award winning Royal painter works magic on Scone Palace

An award-winning specialist painting and decorating company who have worked in some of the grandest homes in the country have been sprucing up the exterior of Scone Palace. Perth-based company Mackay Decorators have been busy refurbishing…

Third Spirits of Scone event at Scone Palace a howling success

With more than 5,000 visitors over seven nights, Scone Palace's third annual Spirits of Scone event was declared a howling success. The five-star visitor attraction transformed its grounds into a horrorfest in the run-up to Halloween to offer…

Thomson Gray appoints Douglas Home & Company as new accountants

Thomson Gray, an independent property construction consultancy with offices across Scotland, has appointed leading Chartered Accountants & Tax Advisors, Douglas Home & Company to fulfil their financial business needs. With a range of public…

Enchanted Forest wins coveted Thistle Award for Best Cultural Event

The Enchanted Forest is celebrating after adding another prestigious tourism award to its long list of successes. Scotland's multi-award-winning sound and light show took home the trophy for Best Cultural Event at the Regional Final for Central,…

The Enchanted Forest helps to light up Pitlochry over the Winter months

The Enchanted Forest Community Trust has donated £2,000 towards the running costs of Pitlochry's Winter Lights. The award-winning sound and light show made the generous contribution in recognition of the special effort from the community…

New employment rights will force Tayside employers to provide itemised payslips for all workers

New legislation will force employers in Tayside to provide itemised payslips for all staff including part-time and zero-hour workers. The new rules which will come into force in six months time will mean workers must be issued with written,…

ENTRIES NOW OPEN FOR ETAPE CALEDONIA 2019

Entries for Etape Caledonia 2019 have now opened to the public, hot on the wheels of Perth & Kinross Council's decision earlier this week to give new organisers, Limelight Sports, the green light to proceed with what is firmly established…

The Helix Fire & Light event promises to be bigger and better than ever

Fire & Light, an illuminated, magical outdoor experience at The Helix, Home of the Kelpies, returns this New Year with an event that promises to be bigger and better than ever. Now in its fourth year, the spectacular Fire & Light:…

Miller Hendry on the move to new Crieff office

Leading Tayside solicitors and estate agents Miller Hendry are celebrating the opening of their new office in Crieff this week. The firm, which employs 85 members of staff in its three offices in Dundee, Perth and Crieff, has made a short ‘flit’…

NEW EMPLOYMENT RIGHTS WILL FORCE TAYSIDE EMPLOYERS TO PROVIDE ITEMISED PAYSLIPS FOR ALL WORKERS

New legislation will force employers in Tayside to provide itemised payslips for all staff including part-time and zero-hour workers. The new rules which will come into force in six months time will mean workers must be issued with written,…

The Enchanted Forest Community Trust supports LIVING WAGE WEEK (Nov 5-10) with a special Light Show

The Living Wage Week message has been lighting up the skies in Highland Perthshire. As The Enchanted Forest wrapped up another record breaking year on Sunday (November 5), Scotland's multi award-winning sound and light show underlined its…

Etape Caledonia Organisers get Green Light

Limelight Sports has today been given the green light to proceed with the Etape Caledonia 2019 from the Environment & Infrastructure Committee at Perth & Kinross Council. Limelight Sports announced it had acquired the event management…

Tax expert urges business to ‘go digital' before the choice is taken away

As 2019 approaches, a tax expert from leading Chartered Accountancy and Tax Advisory firm, Douglas Home & Company, is urging businesses who haven't yet ‘gone digital' to do so before next spring. From April 1, 2019, Making Tax Digital…
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How to stay safe shopping online this Christmas: Top tips from leading Tayside solicitors Miller Hendry

It's less than eight weeks to Christmas and Tayside shoppers are already buying presents online to get ahead of the annual rush. However November and December are the busiest months for fraudsters too and the internet is just full of seasonal…