Business boost buoys Santa's success

22 November 2019

Interface’s Lorna Watson has been supporting self-published author and innovator Alexander McCabe in the development of his book The Christmas Present. We asked him a few questions about the impact academic input had had on his successful literary endeavours and why calling Interface could lead to exciting places for any business.

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Johnnie Mac's Oysters

What can Interface do for your business?

05 April 2018

Relationships between business and academia have long been a vital part of industry growth.

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CanDo Fest

Scotland CanDo more

19 March 2018

Since John Swinney MSP launched the Scotland CanDo agenda five years ago, entrepreneurial organisations from across the country have engaged in regular cooperation to make Scotland “a world-leading nation for entrepreneurship and innovation”.

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Attractive attractions for older people

15 March 2018

It’s not uncommon for visitor attractions to create tailored programmes for different groups, often focussing on something that’s expected to be particularly appealing to that demographic. But when it comes to older people, provision is often targeted towards being dementia-friendly.

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International Women’s Day group photo

Addressing the ‘leaky pipeline’: the leadership role of women in tourism

07 March 2018

As we approach International Women’s Day and my in box starts to fill up with invitations to attend and speak at events, I ponder how far women in academia, especially within the tourism subject area, have progressed.

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Animation industry merges techniques and technology

20 February 2018

Last week I was involved in a panel (or two!) in the second year of the MOVE Summit – a dedicated conference led by the animation industry in Scotland. The summit comprised two days - one day dedicated to our Emerging Talent and two to the professional freelance and commercial companies in Scotland.

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It pays to be greener

15 February 2018

Small and medium businesses can reduce energy costs and receive up to £10k cashback with the SME Loan. It’s a win-win. By making energy efficiency improvements most businesses can cut their energy consumption by around a quarter, making a 25% saving on their energy bills.

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Lee’s outstanding contribution to knowledge exchange

08 February 2018

Professor Lee Innes tells us about the importance of academic-business partnerships and why travelling helps people work together.  

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Pete Downes

Milestones and celebrations mark Interface’s impact

24 January 2018

The arrival of a new year provides a good opportunity to pause and take stock in a fast-paced world that seems ever-changing. 

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Marks and Clerk exhibition stand

Experts on hand to guide businesses through Brexit

11 January 2018

Nearly one year on from the triggering of Article 50, Brexit will continue to be the foremost concern for businesses throughout 2018 and there isn’t a business in the country that won’t in some way be impacted by Britain’s leaving the EU. Businesses need to plan for Brexit now and ensuring intellectual property rights are protected is central to this.

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Christmas magic with No. 1 bestseller

21 December 2017

Find out what inspired Alexander McCabe to set up his own business and how Interface have supported his business journey. 

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