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.
Whisky-maker Chivas Brothers says “greater focus and agility” has helped it drive increased growth in its Scotch portfolio.
Independent practice Keppie Design has been appointed as architects for Orkney's new £60m hospital and healthcare facility, it was announced yesterday
Confidence among Scotland’s small business owners has plummeted over the past three months and is lagging behind the rest of the UK, according to new figures published today.
The number of pub and bar companies going insolvent has fallen by 7% over the past year amid increased popularity of craft beers and food, a survey has shown.
Scottish drinkers could face a 5p charge for plastic straws amid calls for the pub and club trade to clean up a growing environmental problem.
The Eastgate Centre in Inverness was among those to feel the benefit as bargain-hunting shoppers brought a slight boost to Scotland’s retail sector last month.
A team of academics and music industry professionals is to map and measure the impact of the music industry on Scotland’s economy.
Scotland’s private sector experienced a downturn at the start of the third quarter, with output returning to contraction territory, according to new figures published by the Bank of Scotland today
Businesses are being urged to join a new nationwide campaign to prevent fly-tipping and littering.
Uncertainty over Brexit poses a serious threat to digital technology firms in Scotland that rely on skilled workers from EU countries, it has been claimed.
The Clydesdale and Yorkshire banking group (CYBG) has said it has no immediate plans for further branch closures as it announced a 15% rise in half-year profits.
Two of the north's rejuvenated whisky brands are celebrating a successful end to 2016.
As drams are raised in Burns Night toasts around the world today, figures show whisky, gin and beer exports are on course to deliver a £2.9billion boost to the UK economy.
Profits and turnover have leapt at aggregates giant Breedon Group during the "most eventful year" in the company's history.
Two well-known Highland firms have teamed up to rescue the Loch Ness Beer brand after the company that brewed it went into liquidation.
The Scottish Government’s Green Bus Fund is making £1.7 million available to operators, local authorities and regional transport partnerships.
House builder Barratt North Scotland built almost 430 new homes across the area in the year to the end of June, according to figures announced by the company.
Recruiters are "casting their net widely throughout Scotland and the UK" to meet high demand for skilled workers for major long-term construction projects in the Highlands.
The number of new beer brands reached a record high of more than 1,600 in the last year following a rise in popularity of artisan products, a study has shown.
Highlands and Islands house prices rose 7% as sales in the region hit an eight-year high in 2016, according to new estate agency figures.
The Highlands' largest private sector employer has reported a large slump in profits and turnover for the third year running.
Activity across three of the main industry sectors it serves saw the Port of Cromarty Firth report its busiest day of the year so far this week .
Nigg Energy Park's (NEP) owners have hailed evidence of "shoots of success" following £47 million investment, with a significant increase in the number of vessels visiting the facility.
Highland breweries have helped a major supermarket chain more than double its craft beer and premium bottled ale sales in Scotland in just three months.
The proportion of shops lying empty in Scotland’s town centres rose to more than one-in-10 last month, according to figures published today.
Brewing and pub giant Marston's has said it intends to continue its Scottish expansion drive, with a target of three or four new openings-a-year.
Scottish housebuilder Cala Group said yesterday it was at the start of another "exciting new chapter” after financial services giant Legal & General (L&G) took full control of the company in a £315million-plus deal.
Scotland’s private sector is “moving up a gear” with output in July rising at the fastest pace in almost three years, according to a new report.
Profits climbed by more than 11% and turnover hit a new £3.66billion high at Scottish car sales and rental giant Arnold Clark in the last full year before the death of its “inspirational” billionaire founder.
Standard Life has announced the departure of its head of equities David Cumming just days after the firm's £11billion merger with Aberdeen Asset Management (AAM) was confirmed.
Overseas sales of Scottish salmon leaped to a record high of £346million in the first half of 2017, with the latest figures showing a 70% rise in export value compared to the same period last year.