Stan Arnaud

North of Scotland

Fibre First for north-east

January 28, 2019

Almost 60 trainee engineers are being recruited by Openreach in the north and north-east in a major drive to improve fibre broadband connections.The jobs are part of a UK-wide initiative, announced today, which will see the company take on more than 3,000 apprentices across the country.

North of Scotland

GFG lands in Dunkirk

December 17, 2018

The head of GFG Alliance, which owns Fort William smelter, has said completion of its acquisition of Europe’s largest aluminium plant, in France, will enable the company to “expand powerfully in key industries such as the automotive sector.”


Hotels group sees sharp upturn after investment

December 12, 2018

Hospitality group Macdonald Hotels and Resorts has said one of its key Highland operations has seen a “sharp upturn” in corporate bookings following a significant investment in its meetings and conference facilities.