Helensburgh businesswoman Cara Nikolic is a finalist in the Business Woman Scotland Awards for Hospitality and Tourism.
Business Women Scotland is an independent contract publishing and network company, delivering innovative and award-winning publications.
They also run networking events and masterclasses for women in business.
Publishing includes consumer and staff magazines, newsletters and a bi-monthly publication, Business Women Scotland magazine.
La Barca on West Clyde Street, Helensburgh, re-opened this week following the installation of a bright new shopfront.
Cara is an award-winning journalist who worked with the Helensburgh Advertiser and later the Daily Record in Glasgow.
She lives with her husband, Milan, and sons in a house on the Rosneath Peninsula.
The couple, (pictured below), also own the Cattle and Creel, the John Logie Baird and Padrone Pizza in Helensburgh.