Finally someone understood my business and what I wanted to do with it

On the face of it, David Bowmaker’s business was flying high. At ten years old, Life Fit Wellness – which combines healthcare and exercise services under one roof – was well established, stood out in its field, had a dedicated clinical team, and was enjoying strong sales. However, for David the time had come for […]

Two-thirds of Scottish SMEs report skills shortages continue to impact business success

9 out of 10 Scottish SMEs (89%) recognise the positive impact of staff upskilling can have on business success, with 67% reporting skills shortages are impacting business growth and profitability. People management (25%), finance (24%), digital technologies (22%) and project management (20%) were identified as the top areas Scottish SMEs are facing skill shortages. 85% of Scottish SMEs […]