The boss of independent salmon farming company Loch Duart has described the appointment of a luxury brand expert to its board as a “real coup” for the business.
Fish farming giant Marine Harvest Scotland (MHS), which recently announced 34 redundancies, has said it will be “improving efficiencies throughout the business” following the launch of a £44million global cost-cutting drive by its Norwegian parent.
Whisky-maker Chivas Brothers says “greater focus and agility” has helped it drive increased growth in its Scotch portfolio.
The husband and wife team behind a new Orkney distillery has added to its management team with the appointment of local man Louis Wright as head of production at the Kirkwall site.
The founder of a nail polish manufacturer based in Invergordon has said it is close to securing new contracts in India, Ukraine and Mexico which could see it increase its workforce in the Easter Ross town.
Highlands and Islands Enterprise backtrack after “mistakenly” publishing a report containing criticism of the Highland university
Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) has had to backtrack after “mistakenly” publishing a report containing criticism of the region’s university and its ability to support growth of the digital technology sector.
The Torridon Hotel in Wester Ross has been awarded the AA’s top accreditation, with a five-star rating.
A blend of entrepreneurial drive and a passion for Scotland’s national drink has seen a Swedish businessman launch the world’s first regulated fund trading in rare single malt whiskies.
Two drinks industry bodies have joined forces to better protect “authentic” Scottish whiskies.
Businesses across the north will have access to a 24-hour “innovation helpline” this Friday, as part of a campaign being launched by development agency Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE).
Annual exports of Scotch whisky and salmon have continued to grow at record levels to a combined value of more than £4.95billion, the Scottish Government said yesterday.
A Shetland business specialising in contemporary knitwear, homeware and accessories is preparing to expand into new international markets.
A Stornoway aerial filming company that recently marked the first anniversary of its launch has invested in advanced equipment to help secure more work.
Scotland’s largest law firm, Brodies, has made its first move into the Highlands and Islands with the opening of a branch in Dingwall.
Scotland’s offshore wind energy industry workforce has increased by 300%, according to new figures.
There are hopes the arrival of two rigs at a major Cromarty Firth yard could signal the start of a recovery in offshore inspection repair and maintenance (IRM) activities.
The managing director of Lochaber freight services firm Ferguson Transport and Shipping (FTS) has said it is looking to further develop its marine and rail activities as part of its continuing growth plans.
While Scotland is home to many experienced and highly-skilled people, businesses also value the role of young people in achieving competitiveness, sustainable economic growth and community resilience.
Construction of a new pipeline bringing a continual, year-round gas supply to a Speyside distillery has been completed a month ahead of schedule.
Construction of the £2.6billion Beatrice windfarm, in the Outer Moray Firth, is powering ahead towards a goal of generating its first electricity this summer, the development’s project manager has said.
The chief executive of Lerwick Port Authority (LPA) has said its “mixed fortunes” of 2017 are expected to continue throughout this year.
An international business and financial advisory firm’s expansion plans, which will see it move from Aberdeen’s west end to offices in a new landmark city centre development, have been hailed as a further sign of returning confidence in the area’s economy.
More than half of Scotland’s big businesses are breaching new government regulations intended to address concerns among smaller companies over late payments, according to a study published today.
Trade body the Scotch Whisky Association (SWA) has become the latest in a growing number of companies and organisations to announce it is phasing out plastic straws and stirrers.
Moray-based Springfield Properties is to become one of the first UK housebuilders to fit all its new homes with cabling to power electric vehicles.
Mainland Britain’s most northerly whisky maker is exporting to 27 countries just two years after it started selling its products, the firm has said.
The owners of a family-run micro distillery have joined forces with local conservationists to boost stocks of wild juniper on mainland Britain’s most northerly peninsula.
A Shetland boat-building and engineering company has increased its workforce and is aiming to expand into international markets amid growing demand for its workboats.
Salmon giant Marine Harvest Scotland (MHS) has said it is making 34 workers redundant from its processing and farming operations and plans to harvest fewer fish this year than in 2017.
Shetland Distillery Company has launched a special new-look version of its Up Helly Aa gin ahead of this year’s fire festival in Lerwick.
Highland cruise firm adds new £1.5million vessel to its fleet meeting rising demand for Loch Ness tourist trips
A Highland cruise firm has added a new £1.5million vessel to its fleet to meet rising demand for tourist trips on Loch Ness.
Soup giant Baxters Food Group, which employs 450 people in Moray, has opened a new head office in Edinburgh as part of its plans for continuing worldwide growth.