CoVault offers storage space and flexible workspace leases to small businesses, helping both start-ups and more established firms to develop more easily as the business grows, without being tied into restrictive leases.

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Anthony McAteer, managing director CoVault

It now has 19 locations across Scotland, with further expansion planned, having started with property in Paisley.  It also has well-established bases in Cambuslang, East Kilbride and Kilmarnock and a significant presence in key locations connected to motorway, railway, and airline networks.

Its office space is suitable for all sorts of companies, from bagpipe makers to mobile veterinary services, as its top 10 companies reveal.

See www.hellocovault.com

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Scott Currie Music has three decades of world championship-winning pipe band experience and fully understands the high standard of service that pipers and drummers expect from retailers. Located close to the M8, M73 and M74 motorways and local public transport networks, customers find the Bellshill store with free parking a convenient, hassle-free alternative to busy city centre shopping.

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It also delivers direct to customers both nearby and far away and by combining its huge range of stock with evolving online technology, is able to reach new customers worldwide through its e-commerce website and social media channels. Renowned for bringing exciting new product lines to market, it ensures pipe band musicians are amongst the very first to enjoy access to newly launched products.

www.scottcurrieltd.com

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Samco Interiors is the leading source of professional upholstery services in Livingston, West Lothian. The company specialises in the upholstery of the seats and interiors of cars, motorbikes, boats, light aircraft as well as home furniture for both domestic and commercial clients.

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Whether hoping to bring a much-loved piece of furniture back to life, or looking to completely refurbish the seating in a bar or restaurant, Samco’s experienced team is equipped with the tools and knowledge needed to make it happen.

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It uses the best materials available to recreate original designs and restore damaged materials to their former glory. Operating from its workshop in Livingston, the team has more than 20 years’ experience in the automotive and home upholstery industry.

www.samcointeriors.co.uk

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Dunelm has 50 years’ experience as leaders in the field of ground investigation, providing site investigation services on a national scale at competitive prices, with complete accreditation for Quality, Environment and Health and Safety.

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Clients are afforded a first-class service, with results they can be confident in.  The highly qualified, experienced staff and in-house drilling services deliver an efficient and flexible service which can be tailored to the needs of each client.

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The new regional office in East Kilbride offers a prime location to deliver its site investigation services and firmly establishes its presence in the region.  Dunelm has developed a significant client portfolio throughout Scotland and this expansion will provide enhanced service delivery as well as support its plans for sustained growth in Scotland.

See www.dunelm.co.uk

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Deaf Perspective Scotland is Scotland’s largest training provider for those wishing to gain a professional qualification for working with deaf people. It offers a range of accredited British Sign Language courses from basic “Work Related Vocabulary” up to Signature Level 6 NVQ. Courses are delivered at locations throughout East Kilbride, Glasgow, South Lanarkshire and Ayrshire.

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It also offers a range of corporate packages that can be delivered at the client’s establishment and are tailored specifically to the client’s needs.

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The Consultancy Service gives organisations the opportunity to have their service provision appraised to ensure that they are fully meeting the needs of their deaf users/clients.

See www.deafperspective.co.uk

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Kilmarnock Action for Children knows how important the early years are and from parenting advice to education and early intervention, it focuses on improving children’s life chances.

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Everyone has ups and downs in life and its mental and emotional well-being experts work with families and schools to make sure children and parents feel able to cope with challenges when they arise.

It ensures more children feel part of a family that cares for them. It finds homes for those without, protects children who have been abused or neglected and helps ensure young carers don’t miss out on a childhood. It makes a difference by supporting parents and families, supporting children and young people, campaigning for change, publishing vital research and influencing policy and through fostering and adoption.

See www.actionforchildren.org.uk

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Glentyan Powder and Paint Ltd in Paisley specialises in alloy wheel refurbishment and repair.  Alloy wheels are standard on many cars and very popular but being close to the road means they are vulnerable to damage.  Glentyan offers refurbishment services that can restore them to top condition and even involve a change of look with various colours available. 

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With alloys starting to look their age, it offers diamond cutting to strip and refurbish tired looking wheels and can help with wheels from 15 inches through to 23 inch sizes, with work on a full set for a discount price. 

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Based just minutes off the M8 close to Glasgow Airport, it offers a service to the trade and general public throughout the Central Belt of Scotland.

See www.glentyanpowderandpaint.co.uk

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Laurel Auto Lease in Paisley specialises in business and personal contract hire and leasing.  Offering exemplary customer service with an unrivalled choice of business and personal lease deals, it aims to ensure clients get the right car at the best possible price.

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Whether dealing with a private individual, a business with a small fleet or those with larger fleet requirements, the company prides itself in understanding individual needs and supplying the best funding methods and most suitable vehicles.  Using its network of national suppliers, it searches the whole market and applies corporate discounts saving customers both time and money.  As the fleet grows it also provides tailored fleet management services.  

See www.laurelvehicleleasing.co.uk

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Cockenzie based artist Andrew Crummy trained as an illustrator at Duncan of Jordanstone College of Art in Dundee, then on a MA Design course at Glasgow School of Art. His professional life started off in London working for Everything but The Girl, New Musical Express, The Observer, Timeout and Good Housekeeping. He moved into producing large scale murals in busy high streets across the UK, often showing the history of cities, towns or places.

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This then developed into more artworks in public and community settings, the longest being around The Spindles Shopping Centre in Oldham which was a quarter of mile. Since then he has been involved with many mural projects around the world and has designed The Battle of Prestonpans Tapestry, The Great Tapestry of Scotland and The Scottish Diaspora tapestry.

See www.andrewcrummy.com

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Grangemouth East-based Wolanski's Aerial and Pole Fitness Dance sessions are designed to allow participants to work at their own pace and cater for all, from complete beginners to long-term practitioners in the performing arts sector.  Classes improve all aspects of fitness including co-ordination, mental stimulation, improved blood circulation, flexibility, balance/motor skills, muscle endurance, definition, and strength.  

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Time spent hanging upside down, spinning and stretching gives a confidence boost in learning and performing a variety of different skills.

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It encourages much laughter amongst participants which releases lots of happy hormones, energising and lifting moods.  With more than 15 years' teaching experience and a vast list of qualifications in anatomy, sports and aerial, Wolanski's Pole & Aerial Fitness is an award-winning business with an all in-house trained team. 

See www.wolanskispolefitness.co.uk

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Suliven Veterinary Services in Grangemouth West offers Surgeon On Site, a mobile specialist surgery for general practices in Scotland. Surgeon On Site was founded in 2015 by Richard Coe (RCVS & European Specialist in Small Animal Surgery) to perform advanced surgical procedures in general practices.

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The service has a number of notable benefits to the practices it works with, including convenience for clients, with no need to travel long distances to a referral practice, and continuity for practice staff which enables vets and nurses to see all stages of treatment of their patients. It also retains revenue in the practice, ensures short waiting times – the waiting list is typically a maximum of 2-3 weeks – and strengthens and reaffirms the practice-client bond.

See www.surgeononsite.com