Testimonial: Langstane Managing Director Colin Campbell

We are a long established local family business celebrating our 70th anniversary in 2017 and along with the rest of the business community we are being challenged by a recession that is undoubtedly the toughest and longest lasting in our history. We are all in this together and it’s important that we do our utmost […]

Hairdressing salon cuts in on scheme for local products

An Aberdeenshire business which can claim to be the UK’s most eco-friendly hair salon has signed up to the Buy North-East campaign. Élan Hair Design, which has won 25 business awards in the past four years, has pledged to support the campaign – launched by Aberdeen and Grampian Chamber of Commerce and The Press and […]

Companies urged to join roll of honour and ‘Buy North-East’

A Campaign to encourage companies to spend money with local suppliers has started with a bang – with more than 110 business owners already signed up. And a website was to be officially launched today in a bid to encourage more people to pledge to support the economy of Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire as it faces […]

Genoa Black: Your Local Marketing Partner

You might not think too much about where you choose to go out for dinner, it might be for convenience or cost, or because they do the type of food that you like. However, there should be one more thing you take into consideration when going out for your next meal – whether it supports […]

Russell Borthwick: The launch of Buy North East

October sees the launch of Buy North East, a campaign which aims to put the issue of local procurement firmly on to the regional business agenda. It’s an initiative I strongly believe in, as part of the Chamber’s commitment to creating the buoyant, diversified economic environment that lets our member businesses be more successful. Both […]

Businesses urged to spend local to beat the downturn

A campaign to persuade businesses in the north-east to spend more of their money locally was launched yesterday at an event in Aberdeen. The Buy North East campaign was established to deliver an economic boost to the region in the wake of the collapse in oil prices. Russell Borthwick, chief executive of Aberdeen and Grampian […]