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.
Scottish retailers have reported the worst December sales figures in 20 years, highlighting continuing woes on the nation’s high streets .
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.
Independent practice Keppie Design has been appointed as architects for Orkney's new £60m hospital and healthcare facility, it was announced yesterday
Energy giant Shell has announced plans that will secure work for the St Fergus gas terminal near Peterhead for years to come.
FirstGroup’s biggest shareholder is demanding the Scottish transport giant gets rid of its chairman and five other board members “in order to return the business to peak performance”.
Scotland’s multi-billion-pound sea-food processing industry needs government help to remove “blockages” to growth, a trade body warned.
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.
Mowi, the world’s largest producer of farmed salmon, has unveiled record third quarter turnover and volumes – but lower profits.
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
Scottish offshore drone firm Cyberhawk Innovations has surged into the black after a huge jump in sales.
Jobcentre Plus staff in Inverness are targeting the north’s hospitality industry with a range of support for those who are currently out of work.
The first graduates of a unique fast track training programme for salmon farm managers have taken up their new positions.
The departing chief executive of FirstGroup is on gardening leave and will be paid nearly £700,000 in lieu of sums owed to him during his notice period.
The woman now at the helm of the Scottish Fishermen’s Federation (SFF) has said the industry is at a “pivotal” point, with the looming Brexit deadline dictating the UK’s role in crunch end-of-year quota talks.
Hotels in and around Aberdeen are showing signs of recovery after the impact of the 2014 oil price slump but their occupancy rates still lag most of the rest of the UK, a study has found.
Growing demand for its Scotch helped Diageo to higher profits and sales during the final six months of 2018.
Two of the north's rejuvenated whisky brands are celebrating a successful end to 2016.
Profits and turnover have leapt at aggregates giant Breedon Group during the "most eventful year" in the company's history.
The offshore industry’s changes to shift patterns has led to a dip in passenger figures at Highlands and Islands Airports Ltd (Hial).
An air fare war on lifeline routes to the Scottish islands has left Loganair nursing annual losses of nearly £9 million.
Two well-known Highland firms have teamed up to rescue the Loch Ness Beer brand after the company that brewed it went into liquidation.
Ambitious entrepreneurs of the Highlands and Islands can now apply for this year’s Scotland Can Do SCALE programme.
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.
One of the UK’s biggest banks has delivered a major boost to women in business by launching a £1 billion funding pot to support female entrepreneurs.
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.
Official figures show the value of Scotland’s exports beyond the UK to the rest of the EU grew by £1.7 billion in the year after the Brexit vote.
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.
A total of £75,000 is up for grabs for digital skills projects across Scotland under a scheme aimed at inspiring young people to understand, create and use technology.
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 .