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Hollicom Digest 15 June: Top stories this week from windy yet sunny Scotland, plus an adventure in France

It was a little blowy  The Aberdeen Standard Investments Scottish Open is coming to Gullane 12-15 July. This is despite best efforts by Storm Hector to blow it down – watch the video on the Herald. http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/16292037.Watch__How_Storm_Hector_destroyed_a_Scottish_Open_marquee/?ref=mr&lp=1   Whisky angel gets his share  Charlie MacLean is one of the nicest chaps in whisky you’ll ever meet […]

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Hollicom Digest 8 June 2018: All the week’s top stories in one handy place

All aboard: Media groups unite in condemnation of northern rail chaos Newspapers including Manchester Evening News (Reach), Yorkshire Post (Johnston Press) and Northern Echo (NewsQuest) this week set their rivalries aside to call for an emergency summit in Downing Street. The dismal implementation of a long-planned change to rail timetables saw the Northern rail franchise […]

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Hollicom Digest 1 June 2018: Headlines of the week

Here are some of the compelling stories around this week which caught our eye. To tax or not to tax? Edinburgh City Council estimates it can raise £29m a year in a tourist tax – but hotel operators are furious. Here’s the Herald’s take: http://www.heraldscotland.com/news/16262501.Edinburgh_votes_to_be_first_UK_tourist_tax_city/   Trading troubles Bitcoin is exciting but turns out it […]

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Hollicom Digest 12.01.2018

Happy Friday and here’s some of the week’s big stories that caught our eye. CampaignLive covers Dentsu Aegis Network’s hotly anticipated ad spend report. The news is grim for UK marketers as the media, digital and creative communications giant predicts that British big spenders are set to slash billions off their advertising budgets in 2018. […]

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Hollicom Digest 11.08.2017

Today we look at a report on how traditional media owners might fight back against the four horsemen of the digital ad revenue apocalypse; how one woman in Aberdeen is working to prevent the 10million deaths a year that are expected to happen when superbugs overcome our arsenal of antiobiotics; current affairs take a serious […]

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Hollicom Digest 14.07.2017

Golf tourists and Scotch connoisseurs will be rejoicing at some of the stories we have found for you today. Also, we bring you tidings of how the inexorable drive towards electric vehicles faces a few bumps along the road. Things are looking up for oil price ravaged-Aberdeen, but Bill Jamieson points to dark economic clouds […]

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Hollicom Digest: 11.07.2017

Enjoying those hazy, crazy, lazy days of summer? Here’s some interesting reads before you hit the beach: an exclusive interview with Aberdonian Neil Bruce on why no-one minds when a Canadian company buys British; a contentious take on what the Government can do about miserly public sector austerity pay rises; some unusual venues for a […]

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Hollicom Digest 03.07.2017

Are you confused by events and wondering what the heck is going on? Here’s some stories from around that gives us some clues, including: if you are fed up with late trains, a solution might be at hand; an oil and gas boss who is putting his shoulder to the wheel for the North Sea; […]

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