Pubs and breweries giant Marston’s is hoping to score down south with a successful Fifa World Cup run this summer after the Beast from the East took a £3million bite from its profits.
The University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI) has brought together more than 300 apprenticeships from across its network of colleges to offer employers a “regional portfolio” of training opportunities.
A slow spring has put a damper on Scottish retailers, according to new figures out today.
Tourism projects totalling around £3million are being developed in Sutherland by a company owned by Danish billionaire Anders Holch Povlsen, its chief executive has said.
College chiefs have teed up what is believed to be a unique partnership in the golfing world that has seen students take over the running of the pro shop at a Highland course.
The price of fish has helped net an Aberdeenshire family a place on an annual list of the UK’s richest people for the first time.
Two new whiskies launched by Edderton-based Balblair have been awarded gold status at prestigious industry awards less than six months after their release.
The chief executive of energy services company Proserv, David Lamont, is stepping down following the completion of a restructuring deal which will see the firm taken over by its two largest lenders.
Robert Gordon University (RGU) has teamed with the Energy Industries Council (EIC) for a second year to run an awards scheme aimed at future leaders in the oil and gas sector.
Leaders of eight Highland start-up companies, representing sectors ranging from saddle-making to software development, have embarked on an fast-track training programme to help them grow their businesses and lunch new products.
Shetland’s “unrivalled natural advantages” for delivering small satellites into space have been highlighted as the team behind the proposed launch site on the islands stepped up a campaign to win support for its plans.
The Highlands’ first upcycling fair has been hailed as a “huge success” by its organisers.
The Highlands’ busiest cruise liner port is launching a new initiative to help businesses and tourism organisations cash in on visits by thousands of passengers and crew.
The size of the cake has dwindled for Scotland’s oil industry supply chain, but the international slice is getting bigger, a business leader has said.
A host of north-east energy companies and industry professionals have touched down in Texas for the oil sector’s biggest event.
An online qualification for budding entrepreneurs has been launched by the University of the Highlands and Islands (UHI).
The number of passengers using Highlands and Islands Airports’ (Hial) terminals has soared to a new annual record, according to figures released by the Scottish Government-owned company today.
A new, independent commission, being launched today, will examine how the economic performance of Scotland’s rural areas can be improved.
Construction and civil engineering group Bam Nuttall has been awarded a £10million contract by Network Rail to carry out upgrade works to the Highland mainline that will help reduce journey times.
Elgin and Stirling-based infrastructure firm Robertson Group said yesterday it had won a record number of gongs at industry award ceremonies.
Cyclists taking part in this year’s Etape Loch Ness will be able to raise a toast to successfully completing the course with a limited-edition whisky bottled by Tomatin Distillery.
Seaweed proved to be the special ingredient when Skye entrepreneur Alasdair Campbell set about researching sustainable materials to use in paint.
The 700th rig to visit the Cromarty Firth has been welcomed as a further sign of activity picking up in the North Sea oil and gas sector.
The boss of Nevis Range has hailed his “extraordinarily resilient” staff for remaining cheerful through one of its “most difficult years”, as poor weather conditions battered the Lochaber mountain resort’s business in 2017.
Moray-based housebuilder Springfield Properties says the growth of its workforce to more than 500 has seen it cross a “landmark threshold”.
North Sea firms will spend £420million on the development of two new fields containing 50million barrels of oil in total.
Scotland’s sturdy mountain bothies have long provided welcome refuge from the elements for shepherds, mountaineers and fishermen.
Around 70 tourist attractions and organisations from across the north-east, Moray and Highlands will be represented at Scotland’s largest annual travel trade show in Glasgow next week.
A community interest company in the north-west Highlands is working with Netherlands-based Triodos Bank to raise £1.75million through a bond issue to refinance its wind turbine.
Specialist consultants have travelled from the US to the Highlands in advance of a major review of ski uplift infrastructure on CairnGorm Mountain.
Hundreds of young people have taken part in events around Scotland run by infrastructure giant Robertson Group to highlight career opportunities in the construction industry.
Owners of small businesses on the Hebridean islands of Harris and Barra will have the opportunity to learn how they can benefit from innovation at two free workshops this month.