Entries by Brian McGuire

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Putting the fizz into Christmas

REVELLERS can put the fizz into their Christmas party night with a special offer from Renfrewshire Leisure. A special ‘Four 4 Fizz’ ticket deal is being offered for a fabulous Christmas Party Night featuring tribute band, Could It Be Take That, being held from 7pm to 1am, on Friday, December 21 at Johnstone Town Hall. […]

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Brave pupils aim to improve bereavement support

Students from Gryffe High School are attempting to raise awareness of the issues facing young people who have lost a parent or loved one by sharing their own experiences, and pioneering a new approach to bereavement support in school. In a collaboration between the Children and Young People’s Service at St. Vincent’s Hospice and Gryffe […]

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Extra food bank funds agreed after introduction of Universal Credit

Renfrewshire Councillors have approved £30,000 funding to Renfrewshire Food Bank to reduce the impact of Universal Credit. The proposals to give the food bank the money over a three year period were agreed at a meeting of the Council’s Leadership Board today (December 5). The funding follows the introduction of Universal Credit in Renfrewshire in […]

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LOCAL MP SLAMS GOVERNMENT FOR CONEMPT OF PARLIAMENT

LOCAL MP SLAMS GOVERNMENT FOR CONEMPT OF PARLIAMENT   SNP MP CALLS ON TORIES TO END “DUCK AND DIVE” BREXIT APPROACH Gavin Newlands, SNP MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire North, has called on the Tories to bring an end their disregard for parliamentary process, after the government was extraordinarily found to be in contempt of […]

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The Power of Employer Branding

How do you choose your next employer? There are several elements that guide our selection and one of them is the brand that we are going to represent. To attract the best employees, each company needs one specific factor – the right employer branding. While quite often the focus is on promoting the services and/or […]

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Hundreds march to raise awareness of domestic abuse

Campaigners marched through Paisley on Tuesday 27 November to mark the beginning of Renfrewshire’s 16 Days of Action campaign, which aims to eliminate violence and sexual abuse towards women. The Reclaim the Night march left from the University of the West of Scotland and marched to Dunn Square where Renfrewshire’s Provost, Lorraine Cameron led a […]

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Mhairi Black Urges People to Support Renfrewshire Christmas Toy Bank

MP for Paisley and Renfrewshire South Mhairi Black is asking people to support the Renfrewshire Christmas Toy Bank this Christmas. The Toy Bank will help provide Christmas presents to children in Renfrewshire who may otherwise not receive any gifts on Christmas day. Renfrewshire Christmas Toy Bank has been set-up by local mum Lauren Roy-Sutherland. She […]

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4 ways to boost your B2B business online

In many ways, marketing  B2B business is trickier than solving a Rubik’s cube one-handed. Persuading a pernickety public to part with their cash is a considerable challenge, but convincing hard-nosed businesspeople that you solve their problems can be even tougher. Large B2B firms have the bottomless budgets to throw big bucks at this problem, but […]

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3 strategies to survive as an SME

Starting a business in a small town or city is the stuff of dreams for some people. It allows you to have all the fun of a major entrepreneur, but with fewer of the pressures associatedwith working on an international stage.    For a long time, however, the plight of the small business on the high street was […]