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MBN Academy are delighted to be shortlisted for
'Best Diversity in Data Programme'
DataIQ Award 2018

Rob Huggins and Georgia Boyle of MBN Academy, have centred their work on training MSc. level Data students in employability skills whilst working across a huge variety of organisations in Scotland to generate industrial placement opportunities which will assist these students with their transition into employment in the Data space.

Did you know that our home city, Glasgow, is one of the UK's leading Fintech hubs?

We are thrilled to have the Data Science & Technology meetup, and our Chairman, Paul Forrest featured in this short video from IFSD Glasgow.
In this video you will hear from senior figures in the Fintech community about opportunities that Glasgow has to offer.   

MBN reward winners return from
New York


Known for its iconic sites and vibrant culture, it was certain our holiday target winners would have an incredible time in New York City.

As well as frequently taking advantage of our traditional reward schemes, Jamie, Josh, Kris, Mari, Pete and Rasiba recently travelled, all expenses paid, to the City that Never Sleeps as a result of winning our holiday target competition.

Jamie Watson, Executive Consultant said “I had an amazing time in New York and had the opportunity to explore many of the city’s sights! It was a very busy few days but would go back again in a heartbeat! Thank you MBN for this opportunity."

Find out more about what they got up to


MBN are very excited to sponsor SQLGLA 2018


MBN are delighted to sponsor SQLGLA - the ONLY free Data Platform community event in Scotland. 

With an aim to grow the Data Platform community​ in Scotland & the UK as a whole, they bring you SQLGLA on Friday 14th September 2018 by bringing attendees together with free, high quality training from experienced Speakers supported ​by their generous sponsors.

Find out more about how you can get involved


MBN's Chairman Paul Forrest
Chairs the keynote panel at
Blockchain Expo 2018 (London) 

MBN Chairman, Paul Forrest was delighted to chair the keynote panel on day 2 of the Blockchain Expo: Blockchain Technologies in London on the 19th of April.

Keynote Panel: What does the future hold for Blockchain technology – where do we think we will be in 2030?

1. Integration with existing Enterprise Information Systems
2. User data and GDPR compliance 

Moderator: Paul Forrest, Chair of MBN Solutions and Chair of Purple Management Consulting

- Matthew Newton, Market Analyst, eToro
- Ian Gauci, Representative, FinanceMalta
- Rob Dawson, CEO, BLOK Technologies Inc.
- Luc Jodet, Business Architect & Co-Founder, Arianee

- Galen Moore, Head of Market Intelligence, New Alchemy

Find out more about the event here.
MBN Meetup Groups

Every month, MBN holds two Meetups that alternate between Glasgow & Edinburgh. Our Data Science & Technology and Blockchain Meet-Ups showcase the latest thinking and best practice in both exciting sectors. Sign up now for free to be able to attend these meetups and enjoy expanding your knowledge, meeting like-minded people and, of course, free drinks and pizza.

Sign up now – Scotland Data Science & Technology Meetup

Sign up now – Scottish Blockchain Meetup 

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At MBN, we’re more than just another recruitment business. We are a full service People Solutions business specialising in finding and securing the very best staff and talent for our clients. This requires us to have an in depth knowledge and appreciation for the sectors and skill areas in which we operate.

Our thought leadership can be seen on our website, but it is the compilation of such commentary that allows us to share our unique insight. MBN decided in 2012 to launch a series of regular events where we invite industry leaders, clients and interested parties to share an evening of networking, presentations and general insight into the areas of our subject matter expertise, namely, Technology, Data Science & Analytics and Digital Initiatives.

Have a look
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Looking for a new job?

We have fantastic roles across the Data Science, Analytics and Technology Positions.

Register your C.V. at


Visit our follow our new twitter page for the latest vacancies!


Roles across:
Scotland, Rest of UK, Europe (Belgium, Germany, Holland, Malta, Spain, Portugal)  and Beyond (New York, Hong Kong)


MBN'S take on The Impact of Brexit on HR, Recruitment and Business.

Written by Paul Forrest

Lead Java Engineer



Up to £65k

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