Crown Estate Scotland (CES) has unveiled proposals to lease seabed to encourage a new generation of offshore wind projects in Scotland’s waters.
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.
Financial services giant Legal & General (L&G) Group has launched a “Girl” fund for investors who want to back gender diversity at UK-listed companies.
North-east timber-frame kit home specialist Scotframe has opened a sales office and showroom in Swindon as it targets a larger share of the English self-build housing market.
EnerMech, of Aberdeen, said yesterday it was looking to double revenue from its operations in Africa to £50 million over the next three years.
CYBG chief executive David Duffy said yesterday payment protection insurance (PPI) woes were “in the rear view mirror” for the Clydesdale Bank owner.
North and north-east businesses are well-represented in an annual celebration of some of the fastest-growing and most dynamic small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in the UK.
An Aberdeen-based digital media production company won two of the accolades up for grabs at the world’s oldest independent film and video festival.
The UK’s largest annual fishing industry showcase is back in the north-east next week.
Each week, we ask small businesses key questions. Here we speak to Richard Glanville, owner of Inverness-based rescue equipment firm MacInnes Stretchers.
Equifax says uncertainty about security may be one of the reasons why more than a third (34%) of Scottish consumers prefer using cash, rather than contactless, when buying goods and services.
Scottish rural management and property consultancy Galbraith says too many investors are missing out on healthy returns from forestry.
Two Aberdeen businesses have won contracts to help city businesses improve their green-energy credentials.
The AA has called the number of potholes around the UK a “national disgrace” after finding massive car repair bills are costing drivers and insurers at least £1 million a month.
New flights between Aberdeen and Belgium have been hailed as a major coup for north-east tourism after the Granite City was chosen over Edinburgh and Glasgow for the route.
Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) said yesterday a £3.6 billion deal struck with the US Department for Justice was a “milestone moment” in its efforts to clean up the business.
New research shows Aberdeen University is the best in Scotland and among the top 20 globally for producing top-flight company chief executives.
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Plans to make it easier for UK mortgage borrowers to shop around have been proposed by the City regulator after it found nearly a third of people are unable to find the cheapest deal.
Scotland’s fishing fleet is facing a “critical” risk which could force boats out of business or scupper the EU-wide ban on discards, it has been claimed.
Oil giant BP said yesterday earnings for the first quarter of 2018 rocketed by more than £1billion on the back of rising oil prices and production.
Whiskies from distilleries in Moray and the Highlands have helped an exclusive club devoted to Scotland’s national drink to a massive medals haul in an international contest.
The start of the new cruise ship season at Scrabster coincides with plans to step up the port’s involvement in the sector.
The UK’s biggest annual renewable energy event gets under way in Glasgow today.
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Rotech Subsea said yesterday a recent project in Asia had led to so many inquiries that it had set up a new subsidiary and opened an office in Kuala Lumpur (KL), Malaysia, to meet demand.
An offshore incident management centre (IMC) in Aberdeen has signed up its first emergency response and rescue vessel (ERRV) operator.
Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) is urging businesses across the region to embrace trade opportunities in Germany.
The Federation of Small Businesses (FSB) has announced a series of events to help people, whether FSB members or not, prepare for looming changes to data protection law.
A new report from Robert Gordon University (RGU) says North Sea workers on a three weeks on/three off rota are nearly twice as likely to experience ill health as those on a two weeks on/two off shift.
Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) investors were unimpressed by forecast-busting first quarter results from the banking giant yesterday.
Multi-millionaire is now the largest single shareholder in North Sea oil and gas firm Cluff Natural Resources
A multi-millionaire who pours cash into the coffers of the Conservative Party is now the largest single shareholder in North Sea oil and gas firm Cluff Natural Resources.