Perthshire community enterprise support group GrowBiz has become the first in Scotland to achieve a quality standard for its business mentoring programme.
Businesses in Tayside and Fife are being invited to support a scheme which aims to provide 100 young people with real life work opportunities.
A Dundee video games supremo has been chosen to coach the next generation of entrepreneurs as part of a Scottish mentoring programme.
Ellis Watson, the executive chairman of DC Thomson Publishing, is the chairman of the new youth mentoring project BREAKTHROUGH Dundee. Here he explains his determination to recruit an army of inspirational volunteers to transform young people's lives.
A young mother from Fife has been chosen to be mentored by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon for a year.
Offender mentoring services are set to receive a £3.4 million funding, justice secretary Michael Matheson announced during a visit to Dundee.
Helping companies future proof their operations is at the top of the agenda as Perth and Kinross Business and Enterprise Month gets under way.