Mhairi Mackenzie, 34, from the Isle of Bute, currently splitting my time between there and Glasgow. I studied at the old Building and Printing college in Glasgow and Caledonian University. I had been running my own design business for eight years prior to taking the plunge with Bonnie Bling. After a discussion with a friend which ended up in us trading Scottish slang words, I wanted to figure out how to turn the words into accessories.
Donald Macleod, founder and managing director of Cumbernauld-based DM Design, which was last week ordered to pay £90,000 for "blighting" the public with thousands of unwanted calls, insisted his firm always put customer service first.
He said: "We have removed the software – and instructed action against the provider – and reverted to a tried-and-tested service that I will now personally oversee to ensure we comply, and indeed surpass, every guideline available in regards to customer contact.
The 16-year-old will sit alongside key politicians and public figures including Deputy First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, actress Elaine C Smith and double Michelin star chef Andrew Fairlie on the Yes Scotland advisory board as it attempts to deliver a yes vote in the 2014 referendum.
The youngster, who lives in Maryhill, Glasgow, with her parents and sister Sam, 11, is a fifth-year pupil at Hillhead High School in the city's west end.