A SALON group, which has a branch in Stirling, won Outstanding Business of the Year at the Scottish SME Business Awards.

Rainbow Room International (RRI), which is celebrating its 40th anniversary, was nominated by the public and was voted into the top spot by an independent panel of experts, going up against eight others.

Riccardo Corvi, owner of RRI’s Ayr salon, said: “To win the Outstanding Business of the Year category at this years Scottish SME Business Awards was amazing, and something we never expected.

“We can’t thank the Scottish public enough for nominating us for the award and also the judges for choosing us as the winner and recognising our commitment to succeed in the industry and provide the very best services to our clients.”