When you’re a business owner and Christmas is right around the corner, there’s a lot to think about. When you’re an employee, all you need to know is what days you’re off, and that’s you sorted- if only it were that simple when owning the business. Being the owner brings responsibilities and a list of…

The property market in Dumfries and galloway has excelled in the last year, with more properties being sold and put up for rent than anywhere else in Scotland. David Mundell, the Dumfriesshire local MP stated there had been a 10.2% increase in house prices in the region pre-Covid-19 lockdown. Covid-19 has had a significant impact…

Throughout the coronavirus pandemic, businesses have faced many hardships, stresses and setbacks. With restrictions changing constantly it has left a lot of people not knowing if or when they can open and once opened, everything changes again! New Funding Luckily in Scotland, supporting businesses has been one of the top priorities of the government. Dumfries…

Currently, it isn’t typical for Veterinary practices to have in-house physiotherapists on hand. Many vets who specialise in physiotherapy and animal rehabilitation have private practices, working from referrals from local vet practices when they think it is the next course of treatment for their patient. Physiotherapists and rehabilitation therapists in the veterinary sector have a…

Caravanning has become increasingly popular throughout the UK over the last couple of decades, chilled weekends away, staying at the seaside, the freedom to get back in touch with nature! However, keeping your caravan at home can take up space and requires you to have the right kind of transport to tow your second home…

EcoClean is D&G’s only 100% eco-friendly cleaning company, based at Heathhall Business Centre. In line with the Council’s Carbon Management Plan, they are working with the council towards the vision of a Zero Waste Scotland. Contributing to the GHG reduction target set at 43% by 2020 (and 80% by 2050). How are we doing this? At…

We’re delighted to welcome this month’s guest blogger,  Mark Gallagher. Mark runs Heathhall health and fitness gym Synergy Performance. But Synergy isn’t your average gym. Mark’s aim is to help people, educate them and to ensure they have fun achieving and maintaining long term health and fitness. Here are Mark’s top 5 tips for staying…

The right Covid-19 business support,  at the right time,  is vital. These are difficult and strange times for everyone, everywhere – and the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic will be felt for years to come, of that there is no doubt. In today’s news, the Bank of England warns that we’re facing the deepest recession on…

We’re delighted to welcome Kirsten Scott from Dumfries business Mala Interiors to our guest blog spot. As well as her interior design work, Kirsten is the local representative for Frenchic furniture paint, much loved by upcyclers everywhere. Kirsten’s business was born from her own mental health issues. Initially as a way to feel less isolated,…

Heathhall Business Centre is home to more than fifty vibrant businesses, thanks to the flexibility of our wide range of commercial units to let, so this month we thought we’d put the social into social media by sharing some of our hints and tips to help your business get noticed.  Social Media – Your Digital…

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