B4 | The Houston Partnership, Chartered Accountants Along with the traditi onal services provided by small to medium accounti ng practi ces (accounts, tax compliance etc), The Houston Partnership off ers, in a friendly easy-to-understand manner, a wealth of business experti se to support the small to medium business in all aspects of running their business, as well as an evoluti onary ‘hands-on’ online accounti ng service freeing up the small business to focus on what they are good at.
E48 | The Scotti sh Spina Bifi da Associati on The Scotti sh Spina Bifi da Associati on is delighted to be the nominated charity at the new Start Exhibiti on Scotland this year. We are the only Scotti sh charity dedicated to providing advice, support and advocacy services to everyone aff ected by spina bifi da and/or hydrocephalus. Spina Bifi da occurs during pregnancy, we do not know why it happens and it aff ects around 1 in 500 pregnancies. The conditi ons can aff ect anyone, regardless of age, ethnicity or social background. Both conditi ons cause complex and lifelong disabiliti es for which there is no known cure. Every year, we raise almost £1 million to conti nue our vital services.
01236 794 508 | www.ssba.org.uk
F2 | Tinder IT Consultancy Tinder IT Consultancy provides quality, fl exible IT services to small, growing and ambiti ous businesses. Off ering Consultancy and IT Support services priced aff ordably and packaged to suit your needs.
Whether you are thinking of starti ng out, or if you have an existi ng IT services agreement, it’s worth talking to us. Why? Well, for a start Tinder IT is independent, and would never try to sell you stuff you don’t need. Or charge you over-the-odds for simple support tasks. The aim is to help reduce the IT cost by simplifying and off ering adaptable soluti ons which enable growth of your business whether it’s on Windows, Apple Mac or both.
0330 330 8448 | www.tinder-it.co.uk
E50 | University of the West of Scotland Through its IT Academy, UWS off ers an indispensible variety of professionally certi fi ed computi ng courses and is recognised as one of the top UK educati on-based providers of current industry-recognised training. Our courses provide the opportunity to gain vendor-based certi fi cati on from the likes of Adobe, Cisco, Microsoft & Oracle to name but a few. These certi fi cati ons are internati onally recognised throughout the world today. Courses are available in day-ti me, evening, distance-learning and online formats; these can be delivered either on campus or in-house to organisati ons thus allowing businesses to upskill and develop their employees at a ti me and locati on that suits them.
0141 848 3315 | www.uws.ac.uk
E26 | What’s Next Business Consultancy Ltd We help businesses move forwards by enabling informed decision making.
We off er constructi ve support to get you on the right track, whether you need to understand your market and customers, to create a meaningful brand, to develop yourself and your team or simply need a sounding board to help you make considered business decisions.
Our work is personalised to your needs but keenly priced. Our people are smart yet straightf orward, creati ve yet practi cal, professional yet personable. Just like our clients.
So, what’s next for you? 07971 406809 | www.whats-next.co.uk
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