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Wednesday July 10, 2019

BNI: The power of networking

Businesses in Edinburgh Who Can Help You

I joined BNI recently, a global networking organisation, and have made some amazing connections with people from businesses across Edinburgh and the Lothian area. Connections that have introduced me to some fantastic services and opportunities that I’m excited to be able to share with you.

Below you will find a list of people and businesses that I highly recommend. If you or anyone you know could benefit from needing these services, please let me know and I will put you in touch!

Accent Scotland Ltd – Keith ScotlandAccent Scotland are experts when it comes to wallpapering, spraying or cornices, decorative effects, guilding, graining, and marbling. Doing all aspects of painting & decorating, they are professional, efficient, and reliable. If you have a decor issue, they have a solution.

Acorn Principle Plus – Michele ArmstrongThey create the optimum conditions where people can learn, connect, and grow, to be their authentic self for a more fulfilling future. Those they work with can live their best lives with love and compassion and fulfill their desires to help others onto their own pathways. They see lives being transformed from the inside out through their transformational coaching programmes.

Anlo Financial Solutions – Annja LoucaAnlo is a financial services practice that provides accounting, taxation, secretarial, booking and consulting services in Scotland and South Africa, for small and medium businesses. They truly care about their clients and want you to succeed. If you need an accountant you can trust, Anlo are who you need.

Borgun – Hamish StuartBorgun offer a comprehensive selection of end-to-end payment solutions is designed to meet their customer’s everyday business needs. Whether you are a service provider, merchant or an agent looking for a solution for your business, they are dedicated to helping your business succeed.

Clear Sky Financial Services Ltd – Caroline Thompson

Clyde Property – Stuart BrownClyde Property has redefined estate agency in Scotland. By seamlessly blending traditional high street expertise with the very latest marketing techniques, they have propelled estate agency into the 21st century. Most importantly, they listen to their clients, understand each local market intimately and know how to deliver the best results. That’s why they are an owner-driven agency, with over 30 years’ experience of successfully selling and letting homes across central Scotland.

Computer Law Training Ltd – David MillsComputer Law Training Limited is based in Scotland, but provide training anywhere in the UK and Europe. If you need to be GDPR compliant or have a data protection officer, they are the ones to contact.

Fergusson Law – Janice NisbetFergusson Law is a firm of solicitors in Edinburgh that offer a bespoke all-inclusive service that ensures each individual client’s requirements are met. Specialist advice, covering all aspects of family provision including Estate Planning, Wills, Trusts, Taxation and Inheritance Tax, is offered to ensure clients are secure in the knowledge that their wealth and interests are being protected and their wishes implemented. You will always find them to be approachable, available and ready to assist.

Gillian Dalgliesh Therapies – Gillian DalglieshGillian has been working in the world of hypnotherapy, counselling & healing for the last 10 years. She has a genuine empathy for people and their challenges and can draw on intuitive insights as she listens to clients discuss their challenges and issues. She is approachable, friendly and her sessions are an enjoyable experience while helping people to make profound and positive differences in their lives.

Harvey Bruce Interiors – Derek LambHarvey Bruce Blinds, Shutters & Interiors West Lothian is a family run company with over 40 years experience in the blinds, shutters & interiors industry. They have a fantastic collection of wooden venetian blinds and shutters which are beautifully crafted and, like their blind range, can be designed to suit all interior living spaces. All their wooden blinds and shutters range are sourced from eco-friendly managed forest council approved suppliers and represent exceptional quality.

Images Above Ltd – Alan CorrieState of the art drone technology combined with creativity and technology now provides the potential for stunning aerial imagery. Whether your promoting a business, or an event these days, social media has plenty to offer with the ability to catch the attention of thousands of people. Nothing catches peoples attention more than an eye catching high quality promotional video.

Jamie Walsh Joinery – Jamie WalshJamie Walsh provides you with all of your carpentry and joinery needs.
Kidd Insurance Services – Ian KiddBespoke small business insurance.They provide a hands on, high quality service that never compromises on quality. All clients, irrespective of size, will receive a personal and professional service on an on-going basis with the aim of achieving long term, trusted and valued relationships.

Kijuna – Alison Stevens

Mill Architects LLP – Richard WebbMill Architects are a small, highly experienced practice passionate about bringing your vision and project to life. Their design style is contemporary vernacular. That’s a technical way of saying that they specialise in taking a traditional building and designing stunning modern rooms inside. They focus on maximising natural light, creating space and using natural materials.

North Central Office – Andrew SimpsonNorth Central Office provides a single source for office products and services to organisations of all shapes and sizes UK wide.With availability on a wide range of high quality products, their product range offers a one stop shop with helpful advice on products, office services and regular deals.

Premier Adverts Marketing – Ahmed RehanPremier Adverts Marketing is a full-service online marketing agency serving clients in the Edinburgh area. Their services boost your digital presence, allowing you to accomplish your commercial objectives. By partnering with them, you increase your marketing returns and accelerate your online growth.

Pure Property Management – Gail ScottPure Property Management understand what Landlords need because they are Landlords too. For over 15 years this family-run letting agency in Edinburgh has been successfully sourcing reliable and respectful tenants who take care of your property and pay their rent on time – every time!

Rowanbank Financial Consultants Ltd – Graham KelleyRowanbank Financial Consultants is a firm of independent financial advisers specialising in providing advice on pensions, investments, protection, mortgages, and life insurance. Having goals gives focus and direction. That’s where they can help. Being independent financial advisers, their duty is solely to you – the client.

Saltire Executive Travel – Neil ForbesOffering bespoke travel agent services, Saltire Executive Travel makes that dream holiday happen. They also provide whisky tours from Edinburgh, going to Glenkinchie Distillery, and then a 3 course meal where you learn how to distinguish between whiskies and the best way to drink it.

Simple Office Support – Grzegorz WoznySimple Office Support are an IT company, that provide technical support for private people and offices. IT Support is available over the telephone, remotely from our office by connection through the internet and by on-site engineer visits. They deliver a timely and cost-effective service, allowing you to spend more time working and less time waiting. They have a range of service level agreements to suit all business types and needs.

Snowdrop Services – Paul McCuskerSnowdrop Services is a professional cleaning and property maintenance company, specialising in tailored office cleaning. They are a local, family run company covering Edinburgh and East Lothian, with professional cleaners which are fully trained and insured, and are dedicated to providing a fantastic service.

Tait & Mapp Roofing & Plastering – David TaitBased in the historic town of Peebles, Tait and Mapp take care of all types of roofing projects across Edinburgh, Midlothian and the Scottish Borders. Their highly skilled plastering team specialise in ornate cornice work, plastering, tiling and rendering. They are an independent business offering the very best in quality and workmanship. With over 50 years combined experience, they are heritage craft slaters and one of the Scottish Borders most trusted and reliable roofing and plastering specialists.

True Build Trade Services – Paul DempseyFrom the initial build to tiling and decorating they will take care of the work from beginning to end. Roofing, plumbing, electrics, tiling and decorating – they can do it all. One point of contact, one team, one great job. Create a beautiful contemporary space and bring new life to time worn building all with an honest, supportive, expert service with detailed plans and pricing.

Uniq Marketing and Design – Brian MackenzieUniq are a digital marketing agency in Edinburgh that will help you grow your business using clever digital marketing and an effective online presence. From websites to branding to design, they will run your advertising, drive traffic to your website and increase your sales.

Utility Warehouse – David McCurdyDavid McCurdy is a Utility Warehouse distributor, helping people to save money by consolidating mobile, broadband, gas and electricity oto one simple bill. They also offer free LED lightbulb changes, and a cash card to save you even more money.

Wellwood Communications Ltd – Vikki WestwoodWellwood Communications offer all aspects of business communications from telephone systems, Voice Over IP (VoIP) cloud telephony, lines, calls and broadband connectivity. They deliver voice and data communications to both public and private sector clients throughout Scotland and the north of England, providing a first class level of service to their customers.