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Wednesday 25 November 2015 – Business Surgery Event

Free business advice and an opportunity to network.  We’ve put together experts in many fields to whom you have the opportunity to talk individually for up to 25 minutes.  You will be able to select to meet with up to two experts and come away more knowledgeable and highly motivated to do something different and better in your business.You can also enjoy a light supper and mingle with other members and guests. Our experts for the evening include: Social media

Miller Hendry is in strong voice for Horsecross Arts partnership deal

Miller Hendry, solicitors and estate agents, has today announced a commercial partnership with Horsecross Arts in a deal that will see the Perth legal practice profiled as a leading sponsor of the arts organisation. As a long standing member of the Perthshire community, Miller Hendry are excited to be collaborating with Horsecross Arts whose cultural programme attracts artists and audiences from around the globe. Miller Hendry will be supporting Perth Piano Sundays, a series of piano concerts by some of

Local Skier makes final push for Funding

A local athlete, and one of Great Britain’s potential future sporting stars, has issued a final appeal, as her crowdfunding campaign is coming to an end with just three days to go, to the Perthshire public to assist her in getting to the top of her sport. Charlie Guest has already established herself as the women’s British Number 1 Slalom and Number 2 Giant Slalom but, in an ambitious bid to make it right to the top of her sport

Annand Joins Inveralmond Brewery for Business Development Role

Inveralmond Brewery, one of Scotland’s leading independent craft-beer breweries, has today announced that Stephen Annand has joined the brewery team to head up its latest drive for growth, with a specific remit to support Inveralmond’s commercial development in the UK on-trade environment. Formerly head of on-trade sales for Magners GB, Stephen brings his wealth of industry experience to the role with major FMCG brands including Tennent Caledonian Breweries, AB-Inbev and Anheuser-Busch. Managing Director Fergus Clark is excited about his appointment

Keepsafe to sponsor The Courier Business Awards

Tayside’s longest established self-storage company, Keepsafe Storage Centres, has picked up the final remaining sponsorship categories of The Courier Business Awards, tipping their good name to the Local Matters Awards for Dundee and Perthshire. The Local Matters category serves to recognise those businesses thriving in their own local area, awarding a stand-out company from each of the Courier Country areas: Angus, Dundee, Fife, and Perthshire. With more than 30 years in the business, and company to introduce self-storage in Tayside,

Perthshire hotel becomes latest to achieve prestigious WorldHost status

The Angus Hotel has become the latest Perthshire business to be awarded WorldHost Recognised Business Status, a globally recognised customer service training programme. The training scheme is being supported by Perth & Kinross Council who are working with Skills Development Scotland to offer funding to local SME businesses in the tourism and hospitality sector who wish to join an elite group of organisations who are recognised for practicing exceptional customer service. WorldHost is a world-class customer service training programme that

Scone Palace welcomes Walk of Britain Expedition on 1,000 mile journey

A group of six wounded veterans visited Scone Palace yesterday during their Walk of Britain expedition, a 1,000 mile journey through mainland UK to engage with local communities and raise awareness of the work Walking With The Wounded (WWTW) is doing across the country to support wounded servicemen and women.   The Walk of Britain Expedition sees the veterans, who have all experienced physical or cognitive injuries whilst in the line of duty, walk 1,000 miles throughout August, September and October

Scone Palace to welcome Walk of Britain Expedition on 1,000 mile journey

A group of six wounded veterans are to visit Scone Palace on Wednesday 26th August during their Walk of Britain expedition, a 1,000 mile journey through mainland UK to engage with local communities and raise awareness of the work Walking With The Wounded (WWTW) is doing across the country to support wounded servicemen and women.   The Walk of Britain Expedition sees the veterans, who have all experienced physical or cognitive injuries whilst in the line of duty, walk 1,000 miles

Over 30 outlets across Scotland sign up to charity ale in its first month

Inveralmond Brewery’s charitable brew is continuing to fly high after just one month on sale, with over 30 outlets across Scotland signing up to serve the benevolent beer, created to raise funds for Scotland’s Charity Air Ambulance (SCAA). The Perth-based beer-makers, one of Scotland’s leading independent craft breweries, teamed up with Scotland’s Charity Air Ambulance (SCAA) in July this year to create the special brew to help fundraise for Scotland’s only air ambulance charity which relies solely on public donations.

Game Set and Cask for Distillery’s Own

From royalty to movie stars, The Famous Grouse Experience has this week played yet another ace in naming its range of distillery exclusive Bottle Your Own casks after a glorious array of Famous Perthshire citizens. Global tennis star, Andy Murray, will take to centre court this month as the third in its Famous line-up. The Bottle Your Own single cask series are hand-picked as exceptional casks from the Glenturret Distillery by The Famous Grouse Master Blender, Gordon Motion. These are

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