An app developer from the Highlands has taken an innovative approach to his debut product, by featuring Gaelic, Doric and well-known Glaswegian phrases in the game.
Development agency Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) is running a series of sessions aimed at boosting skills in businesses around the region in the coming weeks.
A fish farming industry body will today start publishing monthly mortality figures for all Scotland’s salmon farms for the first time.
Two major salmon farmers have reported a milestone in their efforts to control sea lice.
A growing Moray firm has completed its biggest contract to date, building the world’s largest floating riverbank in France.
A charity has said a new report it has published on animal welfare in the Scottish salmon farming sector reveals an “enormous gap between the best farms and the worst offenders”.
The world’s best-known shortbread maker is counting the cost of “one of the most challenging” spells in its 120-year history after soaring butter prices took a 60% bite out of its profits.
Major construction projects are expected to boost Robertson’s turnover by more than 25%, the family-owned infrastructure business has announced.
Training firm launched by entrepreneur Gio Benedetti wins lucrative Highland Council health and safety contract
A company launched by Scots serial entrepreneur Gio Benedetti has secured what it describes as a “lucrative contract” to provide first aid and health and safety training for Highland Council employees.
Elgin-based Springfield Properties expects a significant increase in profits and turnover in the second half of its financial year.
A project to develop a new UK oil and gas skills strategy, which could lead to 40,000 new jobs, has been launched after skills and standards body Opito gained widespread support for its recently published Workforce Dynamics Review.
Investment in new technology development by the Oil and Gas Innovation Centre (OGIC) has hit £3.8 million after the Aberdeen-based facility signed its 75th project.
Firms and organisations in the north and north-east have been named among the contenders for the Scottish Environment Business awards, known as the Vibes.
The boss of still-maker and fabrication group Forsyths said an upturn in the oil and gas sector had come at the right time for the firm as the growth of the Scotch whisky industry shows signs of slowing down.
Brewing giant Heineken is eyeing further investment in Highland pubs as it prepares to give one of the oldest bars in Inverness a £450,000 makeover.
The international architectural practice NORR has been appointed by Moray-based Speymalt Whisky Distributors to design a multi-million-pound distillery it plans to build near Grantown.
A husband and wife distilling team have moved production of an award-winning gin they launched last year from the mainland to their home island of Colonsay.
A website credited with helping secure contracts worth a total of more than £174 million for small and medium-sized businesses in the north and north-east over the past six years has been saved from closure.
Inverness-based local newspaper publisher Scottish Provincial Press (SPP) has plunged into the red during what its managing director described as a “very challenging year.”
The chairman of Lerwick Port Authority (LPA) has hailed the growing contribution of cruise ship visits as the organisation released its annual review, showing a steep drop in profits and a decline in turnover last year.
Independent boutique Scotch whisky distillery The GlenAllachie has unveiled its first core range of aged single malts, selected by master distiller Billy Walker.
The community-owned Ross-shire distillery, GlenWyvis, has launched a new gin and unveiled fresh branding for its products.
Plans for a major life sciences and healthcare development at Inverness Campus, expected to create nearly 190 jobs, will be unveiled next week.
Cruise company Loch Ness by Jacobite has introduced a £2.4 million catamaran, capable of carrying up to 200 sightseers, to its fleet.
A new Moray business is looking to change the lives of people who suffer from neurological conditions or lower limb injuries.
Items created by craft makers in the north and north-east will feature in an industry showcase taking place in Edinburgh during the city’s famous festivals in August.
Cavendish Nuclear has signed two further framework deals totalling £10 million to support decommissioning work at Dounreay.
A new ‘FitHome’ village in the Highlands, which uses data-gathering equipment and artificial intelligence to support independent living, could be replicated around the world, according to a partner in the ground-breaking project.
A Black Isle-based businessman is vying to be among the leading – and most northerly – cider makers in the country.
The new boss of Tomatin Distillery, near Inverness, is toasting sales success in the USA and Germany, as well as the UK, after achieving double digit annual growth.
The key element of a £15 million Outer Hebrides water improvement project is being taken to pieces at the Highland factory where it was built to be transported to the islands.
The boss of an Easter Ross company involved in a pioneering “smart homes” initiative has said new funding and support from energy giant Centrica will help take its work to new levels.