Small firms raise fresh Brexit fears over EU workers
Small businesses in Scotland and across the UK have raised fresh concerns about the impact of Brexit on employing EU workers, reinforcing calls for such staff to be allowed to stay, according to research published today.
Laura Hamilton: LinkedIn an integral part of corporate life
When Becky Carlson, head coach of a small-town female rugby team, wrote a passionate article titled An Open Letter To The Athlete We Must Stop Recruiting on her LinkedIn page, she couldn’t have known it would surpass Ban-Ki moon’s as best-performing LinkedIn post of the day.
The Big Interview: Tim Allan, the president of Scottish Chambers of Commerce
Having debuted as president of Scottish Chambers of Commerce (SCC) this month, Tim Allan brings extensive private-sector experience in industries that are key north of the Border, including financial services and property.
Call for action as 1 in 5 firms hit by cyber attacks
A fifth of businesses have suffered a cyber attack over the last year, with big firms more than twice as likely to be a target, as companies and the authorities are encouraged to do more to tackle the issue, a report says today.
James McClafferty: Future is fibre for a digital revolution
FEW will have missed recent headlines speculating that the threat of recession looms over Scotland again. But lost in the blame game being directed towards Brexit and Indyref 2 is the elephant standing in business premises, public buildings and homes across the country – our bursting-at-the-seams digital connectivity.