Saltire 10th Birthday - Post 11 Peter Telfer

By Rosalie Turbett

To celebrate Saltire's 10th Anniversary year, we will be following the journey's of influential Alumni members.  The final of these is Peter Telfer, Business Partner at Urquhart Opticians and 2008 Saltire Scholar.

"Without the connections and experience built up through the Saltire Scholar Programme, this experience would have been much more difficult. Through this network, I’ve been supported by industry experts and proven business leaders, all of whom understand the journey and challenges of running a business."

 

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Entrepreneur of the Year Awards Winners Announced

By Julie Flynn

  • Entrepreneur of the Year: Gareth Williams, CEO and co-founder of Skyscanner
  • Scale-Up Entrepreneur of the Year: Angus MacDonald, Chairman of ICS Learn
  • Rising Star Entrepreneur of the Year: Callum Murray, CEO of Amiqus

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Scottish Businesses Aim for Growth Boost

By Julie Flynn

Should I stay or should I grow? That’s the challenge facing many Scottish business leaders who have successfully established their enterprises and are now considering their next steps.

Scale-ups, with the potential to grow to £50m - £100m turnover, are recognised as the critical engine for growth for Scotland’s economy with benefits for society as a whole.

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Spotlight on our entrepreneurial partners: Edrington and The Drink Cabinet

By lisa@sprengthomson.com

This year we wanted to take our Awards dinner to a new level by working with partners and suppliers that have their own amazing entrepreneurial stories that we could showcase in the lead up to the main event. First up is Edrington and The Drink Cabinet…

Scotland is well known for its whisky and as our awards also celebrate St Andrew’s Day we wanted to make sure the night starts as it means to go on so we got in touch with our long term partner Edrington to explore what was possible.

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Record Breaking Year for Scotland’s Leading Internship Programme

By Julie Flynn

A record number of undergraduates are bidding to take part in Scotland’s top internship programme which will see students sent all over the world in 2018 to learn from the top business brains.

Entrepreneurial Scotland has received a record 1,242 applications for its 2018 Saltire Scholar Internship Programme – the highest number in the history of the programme.

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