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The Kiltwalk Charity Announces New Board And Support

The Kiltwalk, the charity that has in the past three years raised more than £ 4.7m for Scottish children’s charities has moved to its next stage of development. Having successfully built the Kiltwalk into a major series of Scottish walking events, the current Trustees have determined its time to pass the continued development of the

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The Sentry

The Enough Project is launching The Sentry, an initiative seeking to help dismantle the networks of perpetrators, facilitators, and enablers who fund and profit from Africa’s deadliest conflicts. We hope to lend greater support to broader accountability measures as well as provide leverage to peace efforts aimed at ending Africa’s deadliest conflicts. Watch The Sentry’s

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Sir Tom Hunter One Year After Referendum

The Hunter Foundation releases Stirling University report examining what’s changed in the year since the Scottish Independence Referendum and what the country would look like if it had voted Yes Last year The Hunter Foundation (THF) set up scotlandseptember18.com to offer objective advice to voters on Scotland’s Yes-No vote for independence. A year on THF

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ScotEdge 2015 Winners

SCOTLAND, 14 June 2015 – Thirty six Scottish entrepreneurs are celebrating this weekend after landing over £1million in funding and prizes at the Scottish EDGE awards. The overall winners scooped £900,000 after a gruelling Dragons’ Den style finals day to select the most promising start-up businesses that will bring the maximum return for the Scottish

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£3.2M BOOST FOR HIGH GROWTH BUSINESSES IN SCOTLAND AS THE EDGE FUND (“SCOTEDGE.COM”) ENTERS NEW PHASE

  Hundreds more Scottish entrepreneurs and small businesses are set to get a boost to their business plans as Royal Bank of Scotland plc (“Royal Bank of Scotland plc”) and The Hunter Foundation (“THF”) invest £ 2.5m and £ 0.7m respectively to develop scotedge.com and take it to a new level through to the end of 2017. Styled as

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Entrepreneurial Spark Fires Up With Ayrshire Expansion

Launched only 4 months ago, Jim Duffy’s Entrepreneurial Spark has ignited its own fast track growth with news that Sir Tom Hunter is to back a parallel facility at his head office at the Olympic Business Park in Ayrshire. Hunter and Willie Haughey came together to support Duffy’s first facility in Glasgow. Hunter’s commitment over

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