The Scotch whisky and gin making industry was up in arms yesterday while drinkers bemoaned two pennies added to the cost of a pint in yesterday’s Spring budget.
Wind farms in Scotland generated record amounts of power in the first quarter of 2015 according to new data, which was released days after the UK government decided to cut subsidies to the projects.
Potential buyers of the historic McEwens of Perth brand have been urged to hand in their best and final offers as the company's flagship store closed its doors for the last time yesterday.
The Scottish forestry industry produced a record 7.5 million tonnes of wood in 2014, accounting for 57% of all UK soft wood, figures revealed today will show.
Brightsolid, the Scottish cloud hosting and data centre provider, has been crowned Scottish Employer of the Year at an awards ceremony in Glasgow.
Two Aberdeen hotels controlled by the former owners of the Albyn Bar have followed its collapse into administration as the oil and gas downturn continues to take its toll.
Market watchers worried about the effects of Donald Trump’s surprise electoral victory in the US have been advised: “Don’t panic”, by one of Scotland’s leading fund managers.
Ross McEwan is accustomed to making the headlines, but not always for the right reasons.
Business groups in Scotland have called for clarity on how to access a £10million pot funded by the apprenticeship levy which comes into force today.
An organisation founded to champion the economic opportunities across Scotland is celebrating 50 years of having offices in the north.
Scotland’s first digital academy is coming to Aberdeen to scope out the demand for coding skills by former oil and gas workers and employers.
Graduate recruitment in Scotland is on the rise, but businesses are reporting concerns over the quality of careers guidance and graduates’ readiness for the world of work, a new survey has found.
In his new year's message Federation of Small Businesses' (FSB) Scottish policy convenor Andy Willox has said that 2015 must be a year of delivery for the country's small firms.
UK corporate profitability reached a 16-year high in 2014 despite easing back in fourth quarter, new figures have shown.
The amount of heat produced from green energy sources increased by almost a fifth last year, new figures have revealed.
There are too many lawyers and too many law firms in Scotland, a survey of the legal profession has found.
Overall confidence levels in the shipping industry fell to their lowest level for two years due to low volumes of global trade, a new report has found.
More than half of Britons think the UK should go ahead with controversial plans to "frack" for onshore oil and gas, a new survey has found.
Whisky-maker Chivas Brothers bade a fond farewell to Douglas Cruickshank who has retired following a distinguished 47-year career in the industry.
The North of Scotland is blessed with some of the most spectacular wildlife in Europe, from bottlenose dolphins swimming in the Moray Firth to golden eagles flying high over the Cairngorm Mountains. It isn’t just the big species that wildlife watchers come to see either – the plethora of puffins, gannets and guillemots that hug our coastlines make Scotland’s seabird colonies among the most spectacular sights, sounds and indeed smells on the planet.
A Scottish property developer has won a landmark legal case against the Royal Bank of Scotland that could have far-reaching consequences for the banking sector over its treatment of businesses just prior to the financial crash.
The Scottish Government has appointed a supremo to lead a review into business rates north of the border after George Osborne revealed a major reform of the system in England and Wales in this week’s Budget.
A pioneering project to establish the UK’s largest micro-algae manufacturing facility in remote Ardnamurchan has received a £500,000 cash boost.
Online retailer Amazon has stepped up the pressure on Britain's traditional supermarkets with the nationwide launch of a packaged groceries delivery service.
A Scots law firm with offices in Aberdeen and Inverness said it enjoyed its strongest performance in eight years but was concerned about a legal skills shortage becoming "acute".
Food suppliers and farmers are increasingly being squeezed by the supermarket price war, according to a new report.
Rubbish weather and the falling value of the pound left a bitter taste for Irn Bru maker AG Barr, an update has revealed.
Glenmorangie has extended its sponsorship of the Open Championship golf competition by a further three years.
Bank of England Governor Mark Carney dampened expectations of an interest rate hike coming before the end of this year as he raised the prospect of inflation falling below zero again.
The Chancellor’s move to a single-Budget calendar from 2018 has given business hope that this, what you might call the first and last “Spring statement”, would contain few negative surprises so close to the new financial year.
An 18-year-old business man from Fife is aiming to get the top job at Nisa Retail, the member-owned convenience store with £1.6 billion in sales.
The first ever ball hosted by Aberdeen Young Professionals (AYP), the local talent network for young professionals working in and around the city, is approaching fast.