Recruiter Carlyle partners with Entrepreneurial Scotland

Carlyle founder Duggie Carlyle, left, with Entrepreneurial Scotland development director Emma Watson and chief executive Sandy Kennedy. Picture: Robert Perry
Carlyle founder Duggie Carlyle, left, with Entrepreneurial Scotland development director Emma Watson and chief executive Sandy Kennedy. Picture: Robert Perry
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Recruitment practice Carlyle is putting its weight behind entrepreneurship north of the Border by becoming a partner to leadership organisation Entrepreneurial Scotland.

Founder Duggie Carlyle said: “It is vital that we create a business ecosystem that connects innovative individuals and businesses with the advisers, investors and supporters who can help them succeed.”

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The firm hosts a regular programme of events for senior bosses and non-executives across their sectors to debate business issues, opportunities and challenges, and runs an annual internship programme to support emerging talent from Scottish universities.

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Sandy Kennedy, chief executive of Entrepreneurial Scotland, said: “Carlyle has established a strong position in a highly-competitive sector by taking time to get to know people.”

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He added: “Their collaborative approach and focus on leadership is a natural fit for Entrepreneurial Scotland, where our focus is about helping our members connect with talent so that can scale and grow their businesses.”

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