Responsible business national forum considered

Scottish Business in the Community members consider concept of a National Action Plan for business, civic society and government to tackle poverty, educational outcomes and resilience. At a debate hosted by Scottish Business in the Community in Edinburgh, the charity’s network of members agreed to explore...

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Jimmy Reid speech inspires John Byrne Award winner

Ruairidh Macleod’s improvised violin response to trade unionist’s famous ‘Alienation’ address hits the right note. Ruairidh Macleod, a sixth year student at St Mary’s Music School in Edinburgh, has won the prestigious 2015 John Byrne Award for his musical improvisation, De Profundis. Now in its sixth year,...

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ICE Scotland asks for evidence-led energy debate

CIVIL ENGINEERS TO CALL FOR EVIDENCE-LED ENERGY DEBATE ON NUCLEAR AND ONSHORE GAS Institution says there is ‘mixed understanding of technology and risk’ and calls for debate based on evidence, not emotion The Institution of Civil Engineers Scotland, which has 8,000 members and is part of a...

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Orcadian farm tradition facing storm damage threat

REMOTE COMMUNITY THREATENED BY COLLAPSING HISTORIC SHEEP DYKE Scottish Business in the Community facilitating action to build sustainability in remote North Ronaldsay community. Scottish Business in the Community (SBC), the Prince’s responsible business network in Scotland is bringing together a range of public and private sector interests...

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FDATA at Conservative Party Conference

The Financial Data and Technology Association (FDATA) organised a debate at the Conservative Party Conference in Manchester yesterday, Monday 5th October. The debate, entitled APIs: The Future of finance and what fintech means for consumers and small businesses and hosted at TechCentral, brought together: Harriet Baldwin MP,...

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SUPPORT FOR ISLAND ABATTOIRS

A new project set up by The Prince of Wales hopes to safeguard the future of abattoirs on remote Scottish islands in order to protect local agriculture, jobs and businesses. The Sustaining Island Abattoirs in Scotland Project has launched and will provide a forum for sharing...

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