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05/07/2017 - 10:37


- Growth and entrepreneurship veteran John Anderson becomes Chair as part of 3-year growth plan

- New financial director Mark Probert to help execute strategy across the Central Belt


iMultiply has appointed growth and entrepreneurship expert John Anderson as Chairman as the company enters a new phase of expansion.

The company, which last month acquired the public practice accounting recruiter Allen Accountancy Recruitment Ltd, also...

14/06/2017 - 09:41


  • 1600 pupils across Eleven West Lothian senior schools compete to create the most inventive use for an energy efficient heat pump.
  • The ultimate ‘Green Energy’ competition places design innovation, teamwork and strategy at its core


Livingston, West Lothian – Monday 12th June 2017:  A team of three third year pupils from Bathgate High School in West Lothian honed their design,...

07/06/2017 - 12:31

- Acquisition expands iMultiply’s public practice accountancy division
- Growth of interim division with launch of Agile FD
-Partnership with ICAS
iMultiply has acquired Allen Accountancy Recruitment Ltd, a specialist public practice accounting recruitment company, for an undisclosed sum. Managing Director Alex Allen will now lead iMultiply's expanded public practice division, placing accounting and...

16/05/2017 - 15:36

Event Collection will deliver team building and event management solutions across the U.K. and Europe. New clients already include Dundee Heritage Trust, Newcastle Racecourse and Scottish Gas with more to be announced over the coming months.


12/05/2017 - 15:32

Students from all over Europe are gathering in Scotland to share their ideas for new cross-border businesses. Young Scots have been part of the two-year EU-Preneurs initiative along with their counterparts from Spain, Sweden, Romania and Turkey.

The scheme is aimed towards fostering the entrepreneurial spirit in European Youth and at transforming the way entrepreneurs are helped and supported through education.

Although the gathering brings the current EU-...

27/04/2017 - 12:24

Livingston ‘Lions’ established in 1995 are now celebrating being the winners of the Scottish League 1 after an impressive seven-win run. After being relegated to back to Third Division a few years ago, Livingston FC have proved to be a determined and skilled team which has saw them back in to the League One obtaining the number 1 title in 2017.

To celebrate this achievement, the club are hosting a ‘Player of the Year Dance’ which will include the full award...

25/04/2017 - 09:15

Livingston entrepreneur has been crowned the ‘Young Innovator of the Year’ at the Made in Scotland Awards.

Michael Harkins (24), who is currently the Head Teacher at the Dolphins Swim School in Livingston, has developed Turtle Pack to help children to learn more effectively.

Turtle Pack is a multi-award winning swimming teaching aid designed to remove anxiety, build confidence and develop important life skills. Turtle Pack consists of an easily adjustable...

06/04/2017 - 10:08

Willie Henderson better known as 'Wee Willie' made his football debut playing for Rangers at 17 years old and then went on to play for Scotland at 18 years old. 

Renowned for his lightning speed and impressive skills, Willie was the footballer of the 60's.

Following an impressive career as a footballer, fans still recognise his nickname immediately, Willie has had another successful career as a entrepreneur. 
If you would like to hear more about...
13/03/2017 - 12:37

With fierce competition in Scotland’s SME Businesses, top finalists for the inaugural Scottish SME Business Awards presented by Suj Legha Action Coach are announced.

The Crowne Plaza Hotel in Glasgow will play host to the inaugural Scottish SME Business Awards presented by Suj Legha Action Coach which endeavours to show...

11/03/2017 - 09:10


Edinburgh Airport has today welcomed new figures showing that it is officially the UK’s fastest growing airport in terms of international passengers. The 21% growth in international passengers from 2015 - 2016 at Edinburgh pipped the Luton for top spot in the table of UK airports above 1m international...