Scotland’s only awards programme dedicated to supporting entrepreneurial women is being launched today, with trips to Dubai and California on offer for the winners.
The Highlands and islands and Cairngorms areas have been chosen to take part in a new Scottish Government-led pilot programme aimed at increasing the number of companies exporting their products and services.
The head of the Scottish Government’s infrastructure delivery company has called on the housing industry and councils to work together to increase the number of homes in Scotland.
Hopes of a jobs boom at a Highland port have been put on hold after the company behind a £250million floating windfarm off Stonehaven announced it is changing its plans for the project.
A project that has been lighting up the Forres skyline, bringing thousands of autumn visitors to the town, has been honoured at an event marking the culmination of this year’s Moray Business Week.
Experts are being sought to help hone the skills of Highlands and Islands’ business leaders as part of a £2.5million scheme.
A company carrying out ground-breaking research into new treatments for cancer patients is aiming to expand its team after moving into premises in Elgin.
Whisky specialist Gordon and MacPhail (G&M) has ensured it has the capacity to step up production of its flagship single malt to meet growing demand from international and UK customers.
The latest activity figures for Shetland’s main harbour underline the growing importance of the cruise liner and offshore decommissioning sectors there, Lerwick Port Authority (LPA) said yesterday.
Only Aberdeen and Aberdeenshire councils are using powers introduced two years ago enabling Scotland’s 32 local authorities to cut business rates, according to the Scottish Retail Consortium (SRC).
Professional services giant EY has said its business in Scotland grew by 11% in the financial year to the end of June.
The whisky industry’s trade body has renewed calls for the chancellor to cut “staggering” levels of tax on Scotch to support sales growth in the UK and international markets ahead of Brexit.
A brief ceremony at the London Stock Exchange (LSE) has seen Springfield Properties’ executive chairman Sandy Adam signal the launch of trading in the Moray housebuilder’s shares.
The enterprising spirit in the north and north-east has been highlighted in the findings of a new study released today by the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB).
The attention of around 75 employees of Elgin-based housebuilder Springfield Properties will be firmly focused on the London Stock Exchange this morning.
A major new study is being launched to determine the Highlands and Islands’ potential to become a leading player in developing the UK’s marine economy.
Drink giant Diageo has hailed its £35million plan to revive a “lost” malt whisky distillery in Sutherland and another on the island of Islay as a “once in a lifetime opportunity”.
A delay in the construction of a £250million floating windfarm off Stonehaven has hit a Highland port that had expected to create up to 200 jobs supporting the project.
Operating losses at publicly-owned airport operator Highlands and Islands Airports (Hial) were slashed from £3.38million to just £8,000 in the last financial year.
The Thailand-based owner of a Dingwall salmon processing business has said it is willing to keep backing the firm for the “foreseeable future” after losses of more than £7million.
They may not be waterproof, or the height of fashion, but the tweeds worn by gamekeepers and ghillies on country estates in the north-east and the Highlands do have a role in contributing to the rural economy.
Confidence among Scotland’s small business owners has plummeted over the past three months and is lagging behind the rest of the UK, according to new figures published today.
Profits climbed by more than 11% and turnover hit a new £3.66billion high at Scottish car sales and rental giant Arnold Clark in the last full year before the death of its “inspirational” billionaire founder.
Scottish law firm Stronachs has revealed plans to make a short move to new headquarters in Aberdeen as it continues to expand.
The Port of Cromarty Firth (PCF) has announced the appointment of Allison McGuire to replace Captain Iain Dunderdale at the helm of its successful cruise business.
North-east rain and Firth of Forth winds helped erode profits at housebuilder and construction group Galliford Try by 57%, the company has said.
Luxury flats in a water-side mansion near Oban, converted by an Aberdeen architecture practice, have sold out within 48 hours of going on the market.
Plans being announced today by Moray-based housebuilder Springfield Properties to float on the London Stock Exchange, are expected to net the family-run firm up to £25million.
A Moray distillery’s flagship product has picked up another international award.
The success of an Inverness cruise company that carries hundreds of thousands of visitors on one of the world’s most famous lochs was recognised at an awards ceremony in the Highland capital last night.
The boss of Nolan Seafoods (UK) has said the company has “exciting” plans for its Aberdeen processing factory.
Aberdeenshire-based food ingredient manufacturer Macphie is celebrating after picking up a national industry honour.