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  • Business leaders representing Scotland on a national stage (9/12/2017) -   Next week, five of Scotland’s top directors will compete with the UK’s leading business leaders for a coveted IoD Director of the Year Award at the UK Finals. The Scottish directors (who all won in their category at the Scottish Director of the Year Awards in March 2017) are: Category: Public and Third Sector […]
  • The quickest route to certainty will be best for business (4/19/2017) -   In response to this morning’s snap general election announcement, David Watt, Executive Director of the Institute of Directors in Scotland, said: “In the next seven weeks, there will be a lot of issues to be discussed and addressed, and most crucial is to remember that a general election should be about more than one […]
  • Institute of Directors Scotland – Response to First Minister’s speech (3/14/2017) - In response to the First Minister’s speech earlier today (13 March) David Watt, Executive Director of the Institute of Directors in Scotland, said: “Not many in the Scottish business community wanted Brexit, and equally, few want a renewed Independence Referendum, and the associated continuation of uncertainty which has had such an impact on the ability […]
  • Scotland’s business leaders line up for the IoD Director of the Year Awards (2/20/2017) - Press Release 20 February 2017 Scotland’s business leaders line up for the IoD Director of the Year Awards Scotland’s top crop of directors have been shortlisted for the Director of the Year Awards, celebrating individuals’ business achievements in 2016. A record number of nominations have been received for this year’s awards, which will be held […]
  • New Institute of Directors Edinburgh chair appointed (11/22/2016) - Julie Ashworth, an experienced executive director and chair of rapidly growing retail technology start-up Clear Returns, has been appointed the new chair of IoD Scotland’s Edinburgh branch. Julie has previously held retail director positions and executive advisory roles at retail giants such as The Spirit Group, IBM and Marks and Spencer plc. She brings extensive […]
  • Susan Deacon, Chair, IoD Scotland: “The ship of certainty has long since sailed – now is the time for leaders to get on with business.” (11/7/2016) - Gleneagles, 04 November 2016: Chair of the Institute of Directors, Professor Susan Deacon MIoD, this morning urged business leaders to step up to the plate during the greatest upheaval and uncertainty of recent times, and steer their companies and organisations through the unfolding climate of political and constitutional change. Delivering the opening address to the […]
  • Scottish ‘youth champion’ triumphs on a UK stage (10/24/2016) - Scottish ‘youth champion’ triumphs on a UK stage Louise Macdonald of Young Scot receives accolade at UK Director of the Year Awards Louise Macdonald OBE, Chief Executive of Young Scot, has scooped the UK ‘Not for Profit/Third Sector’ Director of the Year title at the annual IoD Director of the Year Awards, which took place […]
  • Scottish Directors on a National Stage (7/27/2016) - Scottish directors on a national stage • Five Directors join the UK Director of the Year Awards shortlist • Two leading Scots assume positions on IoD National Council Over eighty of the UK’s leading directors from across the country, including five from Scotland, have been shortlisted for the Institute of Directors’ annual Director of the […]
  • New Institute of Directors Chairs for Fife and Tayside (7/13/2016) - New Institute of Directors Chairs for Fife and Tayside Douglas Millar, business consultancy co-owner, director and trustee has been appointed chairman of the IoD Fife Branch while Andy Doig, managing director at Arthurstone Management Limited has taken on the new chairmanship for IoD Tayside. Douglas Millar, the co-owner of Accelerating Business, a business consultancy in […]
  • JOINT STATEMENT FROM THE GROUP OF 6 – SCOTTISH BUSINESS GROUPS CALL FOR LEADERSHIP AND COLLABORATION FOLLOWING EU REFERENDUM OUTCOME (7/7/2016) - THURSDAY 7TH JULY 2016 JOINT STATEMENT FROM THE GROUP OF 6 SCOTTISH BUSINESS GROUPS CALL FOR LEADERSHIP AND COLLABORATION FOLLOWING EU REFERENDUM OUTCOME On Tuesday 5th July, Scottish business groups attended the First Minister’s EU Business Summit at Bute House. The 6 business groups included Scottish Chambers of Commerce, Federation of Small Businesses, Scottish Financial […]
  • Institute of Directors Scotland tees up deal for Gleneagles Leadership Conference (6/28/2016) - Press Release 28 June 2016 Institute of Directors Scotland tees up deal for Gleneagles Leadership Conference The Institute of Directors and The Gleneagles Hotel have agreed a deal which will see the IoD Annual Conference be held at the hotel for the next two years. The 2016 IoD Conference, which will be held on 3-4 […]
  • IoD Scotland responds to vote for Brexit (6/24/2016) - IoD Scotland responds to vote for Brexit (updated 1217hrs 24/06/16) Commenting on the outcome of the EU referendum, David Watt, Executive Director of the Institute of Directors in Scotland, said: “It is now crucial that the transition out of Europe is handled as smoothly as possible, and that stability is maintained in the meantime.  What […]
  • The Gathering Place for leaders in Scotland (5/23/2016) - IoD Scotland welcomes members to new flagship premises at 10 Charlotte Square IoD members from across the UK can now take advantage of a new flagship premises in Edinburgh at 10 Charlotte Square. Set only a few doors from the First Minister’s residence on the north side of the Square, the new premises signal a significant investment from the IoD in supporting business leaders in Scotland and across the UK.
  • Scotland’s best in business triumph at the Director of the Year Awards (3/30/2016) - Scotland’s best in business triumph at the Director of the Year Awards Press Release – 17 March 2016 Scotland’s best in business triumph at the Director of the Year Awards Alan Foy of Smart Metering Systems and Sara Speirs of Spectrum Service Solutions scoop top awards For the first time, female directors dominate the winners […]
  • Scotland’s top business leaders gear up for the IoD Director of the Year Awards (2/18/2016) - Press Release 15 February 2016 Scotland’s top business leaders gear up for the IoD Director of the Year Awards The crème de la crème of Scotland’s business leaders have been shortlisted for this year’s Director of the Year Awards, to be held at Glasgow’s Crowne Plaza Hotel on Thursday 17 March 2016. Announced today, a […]
  • Institute of Directors: “Scotland’s future success depends on a workable post-study work visa scheme” (2/16/2016) - Press Release: For immediate use 16 February 2016 Institute of Directors: “Scotland’s future success depends on a workable post-study work visa scheme” The Institute of Directors in Scotland welcomed the publication this week of the UK Parliament Select Committee on Scottish Affairs report on Post-study Work Schemes in Scotland. The Committee’s report found that “…current […]
  • IoD set to establish new flagship HQ and member hub in the Capital (2/4/2016) - Press Release 4th February 2016 IoD set to establish new flagship HQ and member hub in the Capital The Institute of Directors in Scotland has this week signed a 10-year lease on 2,951 sq.ft. of office accommodation at 10 Charlotte Square, part of the Charlotte Square Collection of properties, to form a new hub for […]
  • Susan Deacon Appointed Chair of Institute of Directors in Scotland (11/4/2015) - Press Release 04 November 2015 Susan Deacon appointed Chair of Institute of Directors in Scotland First female Chair of IoD Scotland highlights importance of leadership and enterprise Susan Deacon has today [Wednesday 04 November 2015] been named as the new Chair of the Institute of Directors in Scotland. She was appointed following an open and […]
  • Tax Relief on your IoD Membership (8/13/2015) - Did you know that you can claim tax relief on your membership subscription with the IoD? The Institute of Directors has been approved by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) for members to claim tax relief for their annual membership subscription fees. How do I claim? Save up to £240 per annum by claiming Tax Relief […]
  • *Offer Extended Until Further Notice* First Class Upgrade with ScotRail Ltd (3/10/2014) - Free upgrade to First Class on ScotRail Services* – Offer extended until further notice ScotRail and IoD Scotland are delighted to announce the extension of the existing first class upgrade benefit to members of the IoD in Scotland retaining all the existing conditions until further notice. The IoD’s longstanding relationship and support of rail services […]

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