Two power giants have led fresh calls for a "level playing field" to encourage investment in pumped storage hydro following the publication of a new report on the benefits of the technology.
Fears are growing that Scotland’s fishing fleet may face a Brexit-fuelled EU backlash at end of year quota talks.
The Scottish construction operations of Kier Group have offset a “disappointing” performance for the diversified company across the UK.
Scottish homeowners can expect the value of their properties to rise by 14% on average over the four years to 2022, a new report suggests.
Property sales in Scotland have reached their highest level for 11 years, with a prominent estate agent suggesting it shows people are “getting on with their lives” amid the uncertainty over Brexit.
Ian Cattanach Car Sales, an independent Volvo Specialist in Inverness, has been attracting customers from across Scotland for over 20 years. They credit a personal approach to customer service for their continuing success.
Nearly 12,000 Scots will be made bankrupt this year, according to accountants and business advisers French Duncan.
Scottish retailers have reported the worst December sales figures in 20 years, highlighting continuing woes on the nation’s high streets .
Strong demand and high prices delivered “great earnings” for Mowi during 2018, the global fish farming giant said yesterday.
Scottish dealmakers can expect a Brexit-hit drop in mergers and acquisitions (M&As) despite 2018 shaping up to be a near-record year for transactions globally, according to EY.
One of the oldest and most widely consumed alcoholic drinks in the world is enjoying a renaissance.
Scottish five-a-side football venue operator Goals Soccer Centres delivered a warning on profits yesterday after a weaker-than-expected recovery in group sales.
Airbnb accommodation guests are on course to spend an estimated £223 million at restaurants and cafes around Scotland this year, the online marketplace has said.
The £2 billion-a-year Scottish salmon farming industry produced nearly 18% fewer fish during 2018, compared with the year before, official figures showed yesterday.
The widespread use of items such as milk cartons and netted footballs as buoys to show where inshore fishing gear is located will be outlawed under new legislation, the Scottish Government said yesterday.
Scottish firms have started the new year in despondent mood, judging by a new report published today.
Scottish Enterprise (SE) said yesterday it was entering a “new phase" after chief executive Lena Wilson announced she was quitting the economic development quango.
The number of new start-ups in Scotland fell sharply last year and established firms scaled back their growth ambitions due to Brexit uncertainty, according to new data.
The Trump administration has turned its sights on the £1 billion-plus US market for Scotch whisky in a growing trade row between the US and European Union.
Customs charges for the offshore industry worth up to £145million which were set for to start in July have been pushed back by nearly a year.
Edrington’s new boss is toasting annual figures reflecting strong demand for the world’s top-selling single malt, and other whiskies, in the US, China and south-east Asia.
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Whisky-maker Chivas Brothers says “greater focus and agility” has helped it drive increased growth in its Scotch portfolio.
Taiwan is proving to be a lucrative export market for the Scotch whisky of South African-owned Distell International.
Scotland’s largest independent co-operative has defied a gloomy retail climate to deliver higher profits and turnover.
Commercial gold production from a Scottish hillside is on track to start later this year, the firm behind the project said yesterday.
FirstGroup will post its first annual figures under new chief executive Matthew Gregory next week and they are likely to be pivotal for the Scottish transport giant.
Whisky has grown its impact on the Scottish and UK economies by 10% in three years, new figures from the industry show.
A north-east MP has said a new Scottish Government blueprint for fishing contains “quite a bit” he agrees with.
Scottish hotel and pub entrepreneur Nic Wood – son of Aberdeen-based oil and gas industry doyen Sir Ian Wood – has snapped up seven bars from his younger brother, Garreth, in a move hailed as “an exciting deal for both parties”.
Investment managers and stockbrokers at Grampian and Highland firm Redmayne-Bentley have given a cautiously optimistic set of forecasts for stock markets during the year ahead.
Diageo’s 20th year was toasted at the London Stock Exchange yesterday.