Fort William aluminium smelter owner GFG Alliance is mulling a multi-million pound plan to build a hotel near the site, it has emerged.
A union last night claimed plans by the north’s airport operator to shut air traffic control (ATC) towers will put up to 60 jobs and vital transport links at risk.
The Aberdeen-based accountants and business advisers Anderson Anderson & Brown (AAB) completed a record 70 transactions, with a total value of more than £500 million, last year.
A service between Inverness and East Midlands Airport, launched less than four months ago, has been axed by operator Loganair.
New funding has been announced to create “digital communities” among rural firms in Scotland.
A team of academics and music industry professionals is to map and measure the impact of the music industry on Scotland’s economy.
Metals giant GFG Alliance is rethinking its plans to produce alloy car wheels at a new £120 million factory it proposes to build beside Fort William aluminium smelter.
More than 1,300 jobs could be lost across the north-east and Highlands and islands, with the areas’ economies taking a combined £46 million hit, if councils start charging a “tourist tax”, a major trade body has warned.
The operator of the troubled Cairn Gorm ski centre plans to clean up its carbon footprint next month, with a switch from diesel to biofuel to power machinery there, it has emerged.
A project which could see the world’s first electric –powered commercial passenger flights take off in Orkney has won £9 million backing from the UK government.
Moray Chamber of Commerce has added its voice to a growing chorus of concern over the impact of punitive US export tariffs on three of the area’s key industries.
Punitive 25% US tariffs imposed on a number of traditional Scottish products are having a “marked impact” on Speyside, the boss of a Moray-based whisky specialist has warned.
Rocket launches from the proposed spaceport in the north Highlands will be monitored at a “mission control centre” in Forres, it has been announced.
EXCLUSIVE: Law firm linked to HIE boss paid £120k for legal work connected to crisis-hit Cairn Gorm snow sports centre
A law firm headed by Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) chairman, Lorne Crerar, has been paid more than £120,000 for legal work connected with the quango’s crisis-hit Cairn Gorm snow sports centre, the Press & Journal has learned.
A new course for business leaders, developed by Moray College UHI in partnership with Elgin-based distiller and retailer Gordon and MacPhail, starts today.
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 new training course for entrepreneurs in Lochaber will be launched next week during the local chamber of commerce’s annual Ideas Week.
A free event is taking place in Inverness next for businesses interested in exporting to the US.
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.
Isle of Raasay Distillery is expanding its facilities in advance of the launch of its first single malt whisky next year.
Fort William aluminium smelter bosses have said plans for a £120 million car wheel plant on the site are moving more slowly than they had hoped, with Brexit uncertainty playing a part.
The Northern Belle vintage train will set off from Aberdeen for the first time in more than a decade next year, calling at Dundee and Perth to pick up passengers for a nostalgic, luxury-filled Scottish day trip.
A final decision on whether to recommend saving or scrapping Cairngorm funicular will depend on “detailed numbers” currently being compiled by Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE), the agency’s boss has said.
School dinners across the Highlands could be hit by post-Brexit produce shortages, Rural Economy Secretary Fergus Ewing said yesterday.
A leading business organisation has urged Highland Council not to introduce a tourist tax, warning it could damage growth of an industry that is the “only serious game in town” for most of the area.
A Highland businessman has said he is “encouraged” by levels of interest in the products of a modular building firm he re-launched after it went into administration last year.
Scotland’s largest independent accountancy and business advisory firm, Johnston Carmichael, has revealed new figures showing it advised on £17 million worth of investment in the distillery sector in the last financial year, helping to deliver three new distilleries.
A pioneering collaboration between Scottish fishermen and scientists will use new technology to avoid unwanted catches of cod and whiting.
Marine equipment, technology and services firm Gael Force Group has set its sights on growth in the international fish farming industry after a year of acquisitions and product development.
The boss of the world’s most famous shortbread brand has said the business remains “robust” despite enduring two of the toughest years in its history as the price of its key ingredient soared.
Delegates from organisations involved in tackling socio-economic challenges across Europe are visiting the Highlands.
Highlands and Islands Airports Limited (Hial) has launched a drive to find contractors for work worth up to £5 million to develop its planned centralised air traffic control system.