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 first graduates of a unique fast track training programme for salmon farm managers have taken up their new positions.
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.
Ambitious entrepreneurs of the Highlands and Islands can now apply for this year’s Scotland Can Do SCALE programme.
Flybe has said uncertain customer confidence and poor weather contributed to a slow start to the final quarter of its financial year.
Dobbies Garden Centres in Aberdeen, Inverness and 33 other UK locations are reportedly about to change hands after current owner Tesco put the business up for sale and set a deadline of today for offers.
New studies signal more positive news for Scotland’s economy – but firms want access to the single market
Scottish business is enjoying its longest run of expansion in nearly two-and-a-half years but Brexit is casting a dark shadow over future prospects, new studies 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.
The development of new hydroelectric power schemes will no longer be economically viable if the UK Government continues to cut subsidies, a London-based investment fund has warned.
Images of some of Scotland’s most famous world-changing innovations, including the television, telephone and Dolly the sheep, are being used to lure more business visitors to the country.
New figures highlight the Scottish fishing industry’s major contribution to the UK fleet’s best economic performance in eight years.
A Moray engineering and construction company is playing a key role in the railway development taking shape just a stone’s throw from its headquarters.
Talks on a pay deal at whisky maker Chivas Brothers are set to continue after union members "voted massively" to reject an offer from the company.
They may not be waterproof, or the height of fashion, but the tweeds worn by gamekeepers and ghillies on country estates in the north-east and the Highlands do have a role in contributing to the rural economy.
Farmfoods, the frozen-food chain founded in Aberdeen more than 60 years ago, has reported a slump in sales in 2015.
A long-awaited return to growth at Aberdeen International Airport (AIA) is back on track after a small rise in passenger numbers in May.
Scotland’s fishing fleet would be given new targets for landings into the country’s ports under plans being considered by the Scottish Government.
Shoppers in Scotland have continued to enjoy falling prices, but growing cost pressures are likely to feed through to the tills, the Scottish Retail Consortium (SRC) has warned.
Business start-ups around the UK have slumped by nearly 20% in five years, a study has found.
The Scottish Council for Development and Industry (SCDI) and the Fraser of Allander Institute have teamed up to hatch a plan for reviving Scotland’s flagging economy.
Days-at-sea curbs on Scotland’s fishing fleet have been consigned to history after MEPs sounded the death knell.
The boss of the construction company behind a delay-hit £48.5million school and community campus in Wick said yesterday the firm was working closely with the client and partners to “get the job done”.
Unemployment in Scotland fell by 14,000 in the first three months of the year to 120,000, according to the latest official figures.
The developer behind a controversial renewable-energy scheme planned for off the north-east coast said yesterday the development would host a £2.5million project to study environmental impacts of offshore wind generation.
Scotland's airports, stations and ports have been urged to do more to showcase the nation's food and drink.
Goals Soccer Centres said yesterday it was modernising part of its 46-strong UK chain of five-a-side football venues after “long periods of site under-investment”.
It’s fair to say that fisheries and its contribution to Scotland’s economy has been well and truly in the spotlight in 2016.
Dobbies Garden Centres in Aberdeen, Inverness and 33 other UK locations are under new ownership today after grocery chain Tesco sold the business for £217million.
Scottish fishing chiefs yesterday called for a conservation group to retract “false” claims about the state of North Sea and west coast haddock stocks.
The leader of Scotland’s largest fishing industry body has dismissed claims that North Sea cod are getting smaller due to climate change.
Business rate rule changes introduced in Scotland tomorrow could see industrial property owners choose to demolish vacant buildings rather than pay up, an expert said yesterday.
The UK’s largest independent aggregates firm said yesterday it expected lower oil prices to help drive down costs and grow profit margins.