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.
Think of an entrepreneur and it is likely a squillionaire comes to mind.
CEO and founder of The Student Hotel Charlie MacGregor has been announced as one of the speakers at an annual business conference.
A home has been secured for Scotland’s new stock exchange which is due to launch later this year.
It has been almost 50 years since the Scottish Stock Exchange merged with the LSE, forcing the nation’s own trading platform to close its doors for what could have been the final time.
British manufacturers cut jobs last month at the fastest rate since 2012 as pressures from Brexit and a global trade slowdown caused the sector’s longest decline since the financial crisis.
A Scot who leads the banking division of professional services giant Accenture will tell entrepreneurs to look east for export opportunities at a conference held at Gleneagles.
A new report says that Scots firms are “crying out for the return of some sanity” as politicians dither over Brexit.
Scotland’s aquaculture sector will benefit from a £10 million boost which, it is hoped, will help reaffirm its position as a global leader in innovation and seafood production.
Efficiencies gained in the North Sea during the oil and gas downturn are “unsustainable” in the long-term, industry leaders from around the world heard yesterday.
The owner of a fish and chip shop has said he is "on cloud nine" after being crowned best chippie in Scotland.
The offshore industry’s changes to shift patterns has led to a dip in passenger figures at Highlands and Islands Airports Ltd (Hial).
Bosses at a revamped Highland port have hailed the “culmination of 10 years’ work” as they yesterday welcomed the arrival of the world’s largest semi-submersible drilling rig.
Aberdeen-based Atlas Knowledge has been acquired by global firm Mintra Group for around £10.7 million.
Scotsman owner Johnston Press has put itself up for sale after months of speculation around the future of the business.
The history of the oil and gas supply chain in the UK is characterised by engineering expertise, learning hard lessons, our people’s incredible ability to get things done and a cycle of change.
The new car market has declined for a seventh consecutive month, industry figures show.
Up to 2,500 jobs in core supermarket supply chains could be at risk in the wake of the proposed merger of Sainsbury’s and Asda, new analysis has found.
Bosses at Jersey Oil and Gas are targeting the acquisition of North Sea production assets as the firm’s activity in the basin ramps up.
Almost two-thirds of Scottish firms are concerned they will be unable to recruit sufficiently skilled employees over the next few years, a new survey has indicated.
A boost in worldwide sales of Edrington’s flagship single malt and the impact of Brexit has led to Macallan Distillers reporting an increased turnover of 8.1%.
Growth in chocolate sales and a developing taste for real dairy ice cream in the Far East have helped a north-east confectionary brand to achieve further growth and strong profits.
The value of fraud in Scotland dropped substantially last year to £16.2million, having recorded a four-year high in 2016.
Supply chains are critical to the success of our business ecosystem.
The arrival of the Beast from the East has led to the cancellation of a number of business events across Grampian as guest speakers and entertainers remain stranded in other parts of the UK.
Nicola Sturgeon hailed new Chinese investment in an oil and gas firm as “great news” for the north-east as she began a five-day Far East visit.
Scotland’s national drink has secured enhanced legal protection in New Zealand after the Scotch Whisky Association’s application to register it as a Geographical Indication (GI) was successful.
The number of people in Scotland without a job fell by 7,000 in the three months to July.
Entrepreneurs will be challenged to push the envelope at a major enterprise conference in Scotland next month.
Aberdeen chairman Stewart Milne believes the Dons are in a strong financial position to push ahead with plans for a new stadium on the outskirts of the city.
A retailers’ trade association is calling for measures to be put in place in the Scottish Government’s upcoming Budget which will support consumer spending and help lift private sector investment.
The Scottish Fishermen's Federation has insisted Scotland must abandon the EU Common Fisheries Policy.