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Weathering the Storm; Keeping focused on what is important

July 14, 2015 by


Our water-cooler and cocktail bar conversations over the last few months have focussed on the current economic climate, the price of oil and a worry about the here and now. It’s clear that the global economic factors which are at play can mean that all our emotional energy goes into worrying about the immediate, the […]

cHeRries Awards raises £6000 for JDRF

July 8, 2014 by


For those of you who were with us at The cHeRries Awards this year, you may remember hearing about JDRF – the world’s leading type 1 diabetes charity, supporting vital research into the condition. Those of you who were there will remember Karen speaking about why the cause was close to our hearts here at […]

Team UP – A Flock of Geese?

June 24, 2014 by


As a team the staff here at UP are always happy to learn from the good example set by other successful teams. With the summer solstice been and gone,  it won’t be too long before we see geese starting to arrive again for the winter.  The V formation they take when migrating is an inspirational example of team […]

In need of a boost?

January 10, 2014 by


The act of ‘growing’ comes naturally to living things; humans, plants, animals – we all get bigger, develop, change and mature over time. But we don’t just want to grow – we want to do it well; we want children to grow up with strong bones, we want to grow shiny hair, we want our plants to flower vibrantly…and sometimes […]

Cake withdrawal symptoms…

October 7, 2013 by


Just over a week ago, we were probably experiencing one of the day’s many, many cake-induced sugar rushes. From brownies, scones and cake to tray bakes, loaves and cupcakes…it was a feast for the eyes…but all in aid of a good cause, of course! Yes, we had been busy baking (and subsequently devouring) many a tasty treat as we threw our […]

Fancy a Fly cUP and a Fine Piece?

September 2, 2013 by


You’re Invited! The Urquhart Partnership is proud to be taking part in this year’s World’s Biggest Coffee Morning, in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support. We’d be delighted if you could come along and join us for some coffee (or tea!), cakes and chit chat – all for a great cause! We have some amazing home bakers […]

Are YOU ready to be Hired?

August 19, 2013 by


As some of you may have already heard, especially if you follow us on Twitter or LinkedIn, UP and Aberdeen-based networking group Aberdeen Young Professionals, have teamed up to bring the fun-filled and exciting competition “The UPprentice” back to the North-east.  This week, Kat Reid, a Committee Member for Aberdeen Young Professionals tells us more about […]