About George

Listed below is a brief history about George, our managing director.

  •     Born on 01/03/1967
  •     Diagnosed with Cerebral Palsy soon after
  •     Attended Corseford School in Kilbarchan from age 6 to 17
  •     Left school with three O grades
  •     Attended Motherwell College and achieved a further four O grade and five highers
  •     Attended Glasgow University and achieved Bsc (Hons) in computing science and management studies
  •     Volunteered for the Prince’s Trust assessing applications and giving recommendations to the Strathclyde Committee
  •     Applied for 400 jobs – only got 3 month contract with Babcock as assistant system analyst
  •     Started Great Scot Services (print company) in 1992 – Closed in 2011 to pursue new business
  •     Started Thistle Help in 2007

Awards Achieved

  • Junior Disabled Scot of the Year
  • Ayrshire Sports Person of the Year
  • Great Scot of the Year 1991 (Sunday Mail)
  • Chamber of Commerce Award – New Business for Great Scot Services
  • Parcelforce/Prince’s Trust Award – New Business for Great Scot Services
  • Invited to BHTA Awards by our main supplier for fastest grown dealer 2012