VOLPA CEMENTS THEIR POSITION AS ONE OF SCOTLAND’S LEADING COMMS AGENCIES

Perth based independent marketing agency Volpa has secured its position as one of Scotland’s leading independent communications agencies by achieving the Communications Management Standard (CMS), awarded by the industry’s professional body the Public Relations and Communications Association (PRCA) for companies which demonstrate operational excellence. The industry standard benchmark, which has been achieved by only three…

GROWING OLD DISGRACEFULLY! 84-YEAR-OLD LYNN RUTH MILLER IS A CRIEFF COMEDY FESTIVAL HIGHLIGHT

The world’s oldest stand-up comedienne Lynn Ruth Miller is looking forward to making her Perthshire debut at the very first Crieff Comedy Festival later this month. The 84-year-old Ohio-born funnywoman will be giving local audiences a taste of her new show at The Square Bar in Crieff on Saturday, July 27, ahead of her appearance…

#LEARNALIVING CAMPAIGN ENCOURAGES PERTH AND KINROSS EMPLOYERS TO OFFER MORE WORK PLACEMENTS TO YOUNG PEOPLE

An exciting new initiative to boost the number of work placements available to young people across Perth and Kinross will be launched on Friday (May 18). Specifically targeting small and medium sized businesses (SMEs), the #learnaliving campaign is being delivered by Developing The Young Workforce Perth and Kinross (DYW), and aims to sign up more…

VOLPA EXPERIENCES 30% GROWTH AS AGENCY FIRMS UP PLANS TO EXPAND FOOTPRINT

Volpa, one of Scotland’s top independent marketing agencies, has appointed three new members of staff in a bid to strengthen its core offering and realise its ambitious expansion plans. The award winning agency has seen a 30% increase in staff over the last 12 months with the appointments of three key staff members to its…

At last! Flexible Working Space Comes to Perth.

The Working Space, located at Inveralmond, is now open and offering flexible working options for the good businessfolk of Perth. With office space for a one person start up to a team of 10, for freelancers or those mobile working, they offer a space that encourages sharing, growth and connectivity, where you can interact with other…

Volpa Teams up with Former Newsnight Correspondent

Volpa, one of Scotland’s top independent marketing and PR agencies, has teamed up with former BBC correspondent Simon Willis to launch its new ‘Cunningly Good’ media training service, responding to client needs to be fully prepared for the media spotlight. The agency, which already boasts dedicated publicity, design and digital departments, has assembled a truly…

Top female entrepreneur inspires Rebecca Bonnington to brew up training plan for Scotland’s time-poor small business leaders

She’s an expert in coaching high achieving executives and ambitious entrepreneurs on how to become better leaders, create high performing teams and grow their business. But a conversation with Edinburgh-based lawyer-turned-tea-entrepreneur Erica Moore (www.eteaket.co.uk) inspired Rebecca Bonnington to brew up an intensive programme aimed at Scotland’s SME and family-run firms by condensing international coaching group…

PBN Members Invited To Help Shape WOW Perth 2018

WOW Women of the World festival is returning to Perth this September as Scotland’s only WOW Festival and you, our PBN members, are invited to come and contribute to what you would like to see on the festival programme. WOW Thinkins are open planning sessions for WOW Perth that anyone can attend. Taking place across…

PBN Member Shortlisted for IOD Regional Director of the Year

Scotland’s leading directors have been shortlisted for the IoD Director of the Year Awards, which celebrate individuals’ business accomplishments in 2017. PBN Member Cara Mackay of Gillies & Mackay has been successful in securing a shortlisting for Tayside Regional Director of the Year. Announced today, from over 150 nominations, a shortlist of 37 Scottish business…

Consulting M3 Launches its Latest Extraordinary Venture

The Perth-based people development company, which is part of the ConsultingM3 consultancy group, was launched earlier this week, in a drive to bridge the skills gap and drive performance in small businesses. The Extraordinary Training Co., which delivers leadership training and coaching services across Perthshire, is bringing high-end, affordable corporate training to SMEs. Seeing a…