We’re heading into the most critical time of the year for many traders and small businesses, but with the economic outlook looking less than bright this year, there are fears that many may not survive the winter ahead. In fact, according to research conducted on behalf of Meta, a quarter of small business decision-makers in [...]
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Edinburgh is world-famous for many things, but undoubtedly the food and drink produced here is something to be celebrated. In fact, food and drink is one of the largest industry sectors in Scotland. According to the Food and Drink Federation of Scotland, the industry has a turnover of £10.4 billion, accounting for 30% of total [...]
Making your business more energy efficient Energy prices are at the forefront of everyone’s mind as we head toward autumn. With energy bills already soaring, the upcoming energy price cap rise is expected to push payments even higher for households, driving inflation higher and leading to fears of a recession across the UK. While the [...]
In its latest report to Parliament, the Climate Change Committee was openly critical of Government’s strategy to enable the UK to reach our net-zero targets. Amid the pages of recommendations for action, the message was clear - the Government simply isn’t doing enough. And while we wait to see how the people in power react [...]
As we celebrated Carer’s Week in June, it was a good opportunity to remind us of the need to make caring Visible, Valued and Supported. In the current climate, the work carried out by carers is more important and applaudable than ever. Here at Create Business Properties, we wanted to take the chance to celebrate [...]
Create Business Properties is home to the Edinburgh office for Action for Children. This incredible charity raises awareness of childhood poverty as well as campaigning for every child's right to a happy and healthy childhood. They also work with young people right across Scotland to offer training and advice to help with employability. They offer [...]
Sitting proudly on a leafy street a short drive southeast of Edinburgh city centre, a thriving and diverse community of businesses exists in the historic building and former school that is Castlebrae Business Centre. From the street, the striking B-listed Art Deco building serves as a reminder of the history of the area, but inside [...]
Every year on 8th March, the world marks International Women’s Day. It’s a global celebration of the achievements of women. The event celebrates women’s achievements and aims to raise awareness about equality for women around the world and makes the case for gender equity. International Women’s Day was first celebrated in 1911 and has grown [...]
If you’re visiting the South East of Edinburgh, you might expect to see a few breathtaking sights. Arthur’s Seat, The Hermitage of Braid, Craigmillar Castle ruins or even the impressive Prestonfield House. But driving along Peffermill Road, you might be surprised to come across a hidden architectural gem, situated in a mainly industrial area. Castlebrae [...]
All around us we’re seeing Edinburgh springing to life again, groups enjoying the sunshine in pavement cafes and parks, shops opening their doors and restaurant tables filling once more. While many Edinburgh residents are embracing the freedom that the move to level zero has brought, across the city, thousands of office workers are still based [...]