BQ Newsletter
  • Tales from a craggy outlook

    Rob Cormie

    Rob Cormie is the head of Quayle Munro in Scotland. After weathering the economic storm, the finance house is focusing on wind-powered renewable energy as one of its five key sectors.

  • Ryedale rides to the future

    James Buffoni

    It may be based in a sleepy North Yorkshire town, says Peter Baber, but printing company Ryedale Group is up to really exciting things.

  • Credit that’s worth it

    Peter Cox, Contis

    Skipton based Contis Group hopes to pioneer a new kind of payment card. Peter Baber reports.

  • On all cylinders

    Geoff Turnbull THUMB

    Don’t tell Geoff Turnbull you can’t grow a company in recession. He has a £50m contract that shows you can. And there’s plenty of scope for others, he tells Brian Nicholls.

  • Let’s get this show on the road

    Alex Reedijk

    Kenny Kemp meets the man who savours the balancing act that exists at the heart of Scottish Opera.

  • Simply thriving


    Sometimes it’s the simple idea that becomes a winner. Brian Nicholls highlights the success of Laura Ann Kemp and her mother Gaye Shakeshaft.

  • Keep your feet on the ground

    Renewable energy has created a surge in opportunities for university spin-outs

    University spin-outs are playing a vital role in helping Scotland realise its ambition of being a global centre of excellence for renewables, reports Darran Gardner.

  • Ideas? The kids are alright


    Converting dreams into a business may have worked for Richard Branson, but, as Peter Baber writes, some youngsters need a little help.

  • Thumb like it hot

    The One Thumb Mobile team

    You can fit the staff of One Thumb Mobile into a Victorian office lift. But mobile aps creator Richard Hasinski is happy to be a tiny success story. Stewart McIntosh meets him.