Blogs

  • Kristine Steele

    Kristine Steele

    Kristine Steele, Head of HR and Business Operations at Redspire on why kindness matters for a mentally healthy workplace.

  • Louis Schena

    Louis Schena

    Louis Schena, founder of Swipii, the Glasgow based fintech reflects on the personal challenges facing business owners during the Covid-19 crisis. Swipii’s app enables communities to discover, connect and get cashback at local businesses.

  • Getting the most out of video calling

    Getting the most out of video calls

    With most of Glasgow’s financial and business community now working from home, video conferencing has become the new norm. The team at IFSD Glasgow has conducted some research to help those less experienced get the most out of video calling. Here are ten top tips.

  • Martin Jack

    Martin Jack

    Guest blogger Martin Jack from Think Different Events reflects on the importance of conferences to Glasgow’s economic success and, drawing on over 30 years event management experience, including organising Glasgow’s State of the City Economy conference, he identifies the key factors that make a truly successful conference.

  • Russell Wardrop

    Russell Wardrop

    Guest blogger. Russell Wardrop, the co-founder of Kissing with Confidence on the amazing potential of a ‘chance conversation’ and how building on the strength of your networking is crucial to future success.

  • Adam McGhee

    Adam McGhee

    Adam McGhee, partner, Sheppard Robson on how business requirements for space have changed exponentially over the past 15 years, the shifting focus to the workforce’s physical and mental well being and the growing influence of sustainable green issues and co-working.

  • Pauline White

    Pauline White

    Pauline White from Zurich Insurance draws on personal experience to talk about the actions needed to enable women middle managers to develop their careers.

  • Gillian Docherty

    Gillian Docherty

    In a special interview with IFSD Glasgow, The Data Lab’s CEO Gillian Docherty talks about the work of the organisation and how data offers £20bn of opportunities for the Scottish economy.

  • Nikki Slowey

    Nikki Slowey

    Nikki Slowey from Family Friendly Working Scotland on why work life balance matters to employers and employees

  • Yvonne Dunn

    Yvonne Dunn

    Yvonne Dunn from Pinsent Masons on Glasgow’s progress as a fintech centre and the benefits of collaboration between emerging new fintech developers and traditional financial services organisations

                 
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