Press Releases

Miss AfroAsia UK 2015

Apr 19, 2015 03:17 BST AfroAsia Week AfroAsia Week is registered non profit organisation that delivers a yearly community event to showcase business, fashion, food and culture from the continents of Africa and Asia including community awards in Great Britain and community work to improve literacy, sociocultural cohesion and strengthen the community.

Apr 17, 2015 13:54 BST BT New "Behind the Scenes" campaign will give viewers a humorous look at the making of an advert BT's new advertising campaign featuring Scottish actor Ewan McGregor will hit TV screens on Friday 17th April. The new campaign will see the renowned actor star alongside BT Sport Ambassadors and footballers Robin Van Persie and Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain

Legion Scotland hosts Centenary Gallipolo event at Edinburgh Castle

Apr 17, 2015 12:53 BST VisitScotland Scotland’s biggest membership veterans charity will host a commemorative event at Edinburgh Castle on Saturday 25 April.

Apr 17, 2015 12:50 BST Allianz Insurance New research from Allianz Insurance has found that it takes, on average, eight months for victims of burglary to feel safe in their home again following the incident. Only 45 per cent return to feeling 100 per cent safe in their home all the time. Surprisingly, one in 10 has resorted to moving house after a burglary.

UKITA member EPX celebrates ten years of trading

Apr 16, 2015 17:11 BST UK IT Association Two young entrepreneurs, who first met at University, celebrated their first decade in business last week. It was while studying IT at Staffordshire University that Dan, 30, first met co-director Mark Pennington, also 30, at a local student club night.

Getting into the Spirit of Adventure…  Whisky Month events create an appetite for exploring Scotland

Apr 16, 2015 16:48 BST VisitScotland It’s known as the ‘water of life’, it’s a cultural icon, has David Beckham as a fan, and sometimes only a wee dram will do - whisky is as much a part of the Scottish landscape as golf, Shetland ponies and tartan bagpipes.


Apr 16, 2015 10:05 BST Allianz Insurance Allianz welcomed 51 new brokers to its Academy Scholarship Programme this week, at a launch event held at Painters Hall in the City of London. Places on the award-winning programme, which actively supports brokers to achieve their CII Diploma in Insurance in 18 months, were allocated to 33 commercial brokers and 18 personal lines brokers.

Smooth operators

Apr 15, 2015 14:32 BST VisitScotland Tour operators set to get thirsty for Scotland with special juice bike mission!


Apr 15, 2015 10:53 BST Allianz Insurance Allianz has announced the appointment of John Berry as senior Retail actuary. In his new role John will be leading a team of actuaries and analysts working across pricing, reserving and corporate planning for all Retail lines of business. The team will be responsible for bringing innovations in analytics as well as process improvements.

Maximising expo-sure of Aberdeen City & Shire

Apr 14, 2015 13:09 BST VisitScotland Aberdeen City and Shire is set to be promoted to the world next week, as VisitScotland expo – Scotland’s flagship travel trade event – rolls into the Granite City.