Local firm Alliance Electrical steps up to offer free support to NHS workers

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Local building services firm Alliance Electrical, inspired by the hard-work and dedication of the NHS, have offered the services of their Plumbing & Heating engineers free of charge to any NHS employee requiring emergency works to their…

Don't mention the C word!

Our business has been affected by it…every business in the country has and for the past few weeks we’ve been busy taking action to mitigate the effects of it. We have implemented the necessary changes and taken action to ensure there…
Leanne Carling

International Women's Day 2020

Here’s a throwback to when Leanne met her mentor Kim Kiyosaki back in 2009, and a more recent encounter in 2020 discussing women in business. Over the past 11 years, with many more un-filmed meetings, Kim has grown from being Leanne’s mentor…

ALLIANCE NEWS: Local apprentice electrician selected to represent Dundee and Angus in National skills competition

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Local tradesman Alistair Watson, of Forfar-based Alliance Electrical, has been selected by training officers at Dundee and Angus College, where he is currently studying as part of his apprenticeship, to represent the college, his employer,…

ALLIANCE NEWS: Alliance Electrical saves local plumbing jobs after Montrose-based firm enters voluntary liquidation

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Forfar-based contracting company Alliance Electrical has saved local jobs by employing several skilled plumbers and heating engineers made redundant after long-standing Montrose firm, James Davidson and Sons Limited entered voluntary liquidation…

2020 Vision for United Capital

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United Capital CEO, Graeme Carling outlines plans for 2020. Even with two companies, with a combined turnover of £35million already at legal stages, and a pipeline of potential acquisition businesses with turnover in excess of £100million,…

MCGILL NEWS: McGill starts 2020 with announcement of new Managing Director

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Dundee-based building services company McGill has started the new year by announcing the appointment of a new Managing Director, Douglas Thomson, a vastly experienced industry expert who joins McGill having spent 19 years as Managing Director…

Scottish Entrepreneur Graeme Carling announces re-launch of parent company to manage business interests and appointment of new McGill Managing Director

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After announcing the acquisition of Forfar-based Alliance Electrical in December, Graeme Carling, who also bought troubled building services company McGill in 2019, has re-launched his investment company United Capital as the parent company…

Business Insights: Graeme Carling Discusses Why Businesses Don't Sell

UK entrepreneur, Graeme Carling discusses why businesses don't sell. It is reported that over 90% of the businesses listed for sale will not ever sell and will eventually end up being closed down.

New McGill owner acquires Angus-based Alliance Electrical in second acquisition deal of the year

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Graeme Carling, who bought McGill earlier in the year, has completed his acquisition of Angus-based electrical, plumbing and heating firm, Alliance, which has annual turnover of over £3.5million, in what is his second company purchase…

Coventry University students get investment masterclass from Graeme Carling

United Capital Managing Director, Graeme Carling accepted an invitation from Coventry University's Investment Society to deliver an investment masterclass on Monday evening. Speaking to students via video conference, experienced investor…

MCGILL NEWS: McGill will open an Aberdeen office after winning contracts worth £1.7 million in the city

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In August the company announced it had opened a Glasgow office and it plans to open a Granite City depot this year. The firm has now won deals for smoke detector contracts with Aberdeen-based Langstane and Castlehill housing associations…