Executive Editor of the Scotsman Bill Jamieson gives his thoughts on the recent Business in Parliament conference, and includes the high praise that the First Minister, Alex Salmond, paid to our CEO Alison Grieve, who spoke at the event:
"...current examples were cited of great entrepreneurial flair - BrewDog, Alison Grieve of Safetray Products, Patrick McDonald's Superior Catering, and Jim Duffy's Entrepreneurial Spark... These examples, as Salmond stressed, provide models and exemplars to inspire others to follow...
But such examples of success also work to highlight the bigger problem: if we have success in these areas, why not others? Since successful businesses can be built from next to nothing, why are there so few?"
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