Industry leader welcomes opportunity to share business lessons

Ian Marchant, Chairman of the Wood Group, has welcomed the opportunity he will have to pass on lessons he has learnt to current and future business leaders later this month.

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Business leaders to pass on their secrets of success at business masterclass

The Institute of Directors (IoD) Aberdeen branch is organising a business event at which established business leaders will pass on the skills and experience that have helped them in developing their careers.

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New chairman and secretary appointed at IoD Aberdeen

The Institute of Directors (IoD) has appointed a new chairman and secretary to head up its Aberdeen and Grampian branch. Mark McCue takes over from Mike Bowyer as chairman, while Jody Mitchell becomes the new branch secretary. Read More...

‘Responsible Budget largely welcome for business’ says IoD Scotland director

Comment on the Budget from David Watt, Executive Director of the Institute of Directors (IoD) Scotland.

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Scotland’s leaders line up for IoD Director Awards

Some of Scotland’s top executives have been shortlisted for this year’s Director of the Year Awards, to be held in Glasgow on 26 March 2015.  Announced today, a shortlist of 45 Scottish directors will go through to the final stages, competing for awards across 10 key director categories and six regional categories.  Read More...

Election parties to outline business policy plans

The UK General Election on May 7 looks set to be one of the most fascinating for many years. The Institute of Directors (IoD) is teaming up with ACCA to organise a Westminster Election debate in Dundee on Friday, February 20 – just less 11 weeks before the election.

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Scottish business leaders positive about 2015 but concerns continue over oil

Scotland’s business leaders are looking with confidence at the New Year, with an overwhelming majority revealing to the Institute of Directors in Scotland that they intend to grow their business next year.

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IoD Scotland welcomes Government help for North Sea oil and gas industry 

David Watt, Executive Director of IoD Scotland, comments on the oil and gas industry announcement made in Aberdeen by Danny Alexander, Chief Secretary to the UK Treasury, Read More...

Comment on the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement

Comment from David Watt, Executive Director of the Institute of Directors Scotland on the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement. Read More...

Problems of Aberdeen’s transport infrastructure spotlighted

The problems of Aberdeen’s transport infrastructure come under the spotlight at the Institute of Directors (IoD) meeting on Tuesday (November 18).

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Aberdeen directors at Director of the Year Awards

Over sixty of the UK’s leading directors from across the country will be in London on Friday (October 24) for the Institute of Directors’ annual Director of the Year Awards Finals.

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Problems of attracting a workforce to Aberdeen

The problems that businesses in the Aberdeen area have in recruiting a workforce will come under the spotlight at the next Institute of Directors (IoD) Aberdeen event on Tuesday, October 28. Read More...

IoD Aberdeen post-referendum business policy event

Institute of Directors (IoD) members in Aberdeen will have a chance to influence the institute’s policy after the referendum at a meeting in Aberdeen, on Wednesday, October 8.

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IoD Scotland Referendum result statement

Responding to the ‘No’ result in the Scottish Independence Referendum, the executive director of IoD Scotland, David Watt has pointed out that a new Scotland starts here. He highlighted the need to get together to focus on growth and the economy to deliver the prosperous country we all want.

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Susan Deacon to be keynote speaker at IoD Aberdeen Masterclass

Susan Deacon, former Scottish Cabinet Minister, is to be the keynote speaker at the Institute of Directors (IoD) “Sharing the Secrets of Success” masterclass event in Aberdeen on Tuesday, September 16.

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Business leaders to pass on their secrets for success at Aberdeen business event

The Institute of Directors (IoD) Aberdeen branch is organising a business event at which established business leaders will pass on their skills and experience in a series of masterclass sessions.

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Debate is a ‘much-needed opportunity’ to clarify referendum issues

With just a matter of weeks to go before Scottish voters are asked to make what will be the most momentous decision affecting Scotland’s future, the Institute of Directors (IoD) Highlands and Islands branch is working with other business organisations to stage The Referendum Debate at Eden Court Theatre, Inverness, on Wednesday, August 20.

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IoD welcomes Flybe taking over Aberdeen to London City flights

The Institute of Directors (IoD) has welcomed the news that Flybe are to take over the Aberdeen International to London City Airport route, after the British Airways service on this route ceases.

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IoD Scotland writes to British Airways chairman about Aberdeen to London City flights

The executive director of IoD Scotland, David Watt has written to Keith Williams, executive chairman of British Airways, to ask the airline to reconsider its decision to cease flights from Aberdeen International Airport to London City Airport.

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Save our London City Link

Mike Bowyer, chairman of the Institute of Directors (IoD) Aberdeen, has spoken out about British Airways proposed ending of its Aberdeen International to London City flights.

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New members elected to IoD Aberdeen committee

The Institute of Directors (IoD) has elected five new members to strengthen its Aberdeen branch committee.

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Kenneth Clarke to be keynote speaker at IoD Aberdeen Masterclass

The Rt Hon Kenneth Clarke, Minister without Portfolio in the UK Government, is to be the keynote speaker at the Institute of Directors (IoD) “Sharing the Secrets of Success” masterclass event on Tuesday, September 17.

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Business leaders pass on their expertise

The Institute of Directors (IoD) Aberdeen and Grampian branch is organising a business event at which established business leaders will lead a series of interactive leadership masterclasses to pass on their skills and experience to others.

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IoD Aberdeen focuses on Aberdeen Harbour

IoD Aberdeen is focusing on the crucial role played by Aberdeen Harbour in the city’s maritime industry at its networking lunch on Wednesday, June 13.

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IoD event examines finance options for SME growth

Finding funding to grow SME businesses in Scotland is the focus of IoD Aberdeen’s networking lunch on Wednesday (March 21). Read More...

87% IoD Aberdeen vote in favour of City Garden project

A survey of IoD members and guests in the Aberdeen area has demonstrated strong support for the City Garden proposal.

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Time to look at new business models?

The recession has made many directors reconsider the way they do business. But, is it also a time to consider other business models? Are social enterprises and co-operatives now more in tune with the times?
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Tell world of your ambition IoD Director General tells Aberdeen

Miles Templeman, Director General of the Institute of Directors (IoD), in Aberdeen to learn about the offshore energy industries, has told business leaders in the city that they need to promote the city’s past success and future ambitions.

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IoD Director General visit to Aberdeen to hear needs of energy industries

Miles Templeman, Director General of the Institute of Directors (IoD) is to visit Aberdeen on Thursday (September 2) to hear what the offshore energy industry in Aberdeen requires to sustain the oil and gas industry and maximise the potential of emerging marine renewables.

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Economy in focus at IoD Bank of England lunch

The economy will be the main focus at next week’s IoD lunch, on Tuesday, May 18, with Will Dowson, the newly-appointed Agent for Scotland at the Bank of England.

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Growth of TAQA is focus at IoD lunch

Leo Koot, Managing Director of TAQA Bratani, is the speaker at the first IoD networking lunch of 2010 on Tuesday (January 26). Read More...

Aberdeen City Council one year on

A year and one day after she took over as Chief Executive of Aberdeen City Council in difficult circumstances, Sue Bruce will share her experiences and her vision. Read More...

Wood Group in IoD focus

IoD Aberdeen members and guests will get an insight into the growth and development of the Wood Group at their networking lunch on Thursday (October 29). The speaker is Allister Langlands, Chief Executive of the John Wood Group.

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What will GDF Suez exploration and production base mean for Aberdeen?

IoD Aberdeen members and guests will get an insight into the development of a new £6 million GDF Suez exploration and production base in Aberdeen.

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Media article in IoD Magazine

Ken McEwen writes about the changes in our media for IoD Scotland magazine.

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The Spires feature in IoD magazine

The Spires Directors Suites are featured in the IoD Scotland Spring 2009 magazine.

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