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A multimillion-pound investment supported by £1.6 million of EU and Scottish Government funding is to safeguard hundreds of jobs and create more than 40 new roles at a meat processing factory in Portlethen.
A young farmer from Nairn scooped a fifth championship win at this week’s young farmers overwintered cattle show and sale at Thainstone and sold it for the top price, £2,200.
Property development and construction giant Henry Boot said yesterday work on the £333 million Teca project in Aberdeen helped underpin the second-best annual profits performance in its 133-year history.
Pharmaceutical firms are lining up to partner an Aberdeen University life sciences team working on new antibodies that could save millions of lives.
Collaboration is key to the way Bob Simpson runs Castlemains Farm on the East Lothian coast, a 600-acre arable unit which has been in the family since 1892.
In the 1970s any farmers wishing extra traction for their tractors started to get a large choice of more affordable machines due to an influx of mainstream European-built tractors that offered a four-wheel-drive option.
A stock market bloodbath saw £37 billion wiped off the FTSE 100 on Friday as a host of weak economic data pummelled shares.
Concentrated land ownership is causing “significant and long-term damage” to communities in some parts of Scotland, according to a new report by the Scottish Land Commission (SLC).
A three-month deferral of Brexit and no-deal being taken off the table would be preferable for the farming industry to the “catastrophic” prospect of the UK crashing out of the EU on March 29, according to Rural Economy Secretary Fergus Ewing.
Easter Ross farmer Donald Ross is to embark on a technology make-over after winning the AgriScot Scottish Arable Farm of the Year 2018 award.
The risk to UK pig farms of African Swine Fever (ASF) entering the country through contaminated or infected products remains “medium”, says the latest disease update from Defra.
The UK’s farming unions have joined forces to warn Chancellor Philip Hammond not to permit his proposed temporary no-deal Brexit tariffs to ever be allowed to take on a more permanent look.
Scotland’s animal disease surveillance capacity took a leap forward yesterday with the opening of a new £1.6 million centre on the outskirts of Edinburgh.
Paperchase has gained approval for a radical shake-up of its rent obligations amid declining footfall on the high street, putting a handful of stores at risk of closure.
Sir Philip Green’s retail empire has appointed property advisers to handle talks with landlords as it mulls restructuring plans
Sainsbury’s and Asda have offered to sell up to 150 stores as part of efforts to address competition concerns over their £12 billion merger, and claimed that shoppers would be deprived of lower prices should it be blocked.
Fever-Tree is set to post an increase in annual profits next week after the mixer maker benefited from last summer’s heatwave and bumper Christmas trading.
Mike Ashley has ramped up his efforts to gain control of Debenhams as the department store chain puts in motion plans to secure £200 million in new funding.
Thomas Cook has announced plans to close 21 high street stores, resulting in 320 job losses.
Smiths Group has revealed it will float its medical business on the stock market as part of plans to split the division off from the rest of the company.
Royal Mail has appointed former British Airways boss Keith Williams to be its new permanent chairman as the group grapples with the fast-changing delivery market.
North-east legal firm Raeburn Christie Clark & Wallace (RCCW) has doubled the size of its team in Stonehaven after acquiring a long-established local firm of solicitors and estate agents.
Innovative and growing food and drink businesses from across the north-east had their achievements recognised at the region’s prestigious annual food and drink awards last night.
Commercial gold production from a Scottish hillside is on track to start later this year, the firm behind the project said yesterday.
The boss of North Sea oil producer EnQuest said yesterday he believed the region could yield further discoveries to extend its lifespan.
The FTSE 100 was riding high on Thursday as the pound was dealt further Brexit blows in a bruising day for the British currency.
Giraffe and Ed’s Easy Diner will close 27 restaurants after a restructuring plan gained approval, triggering hundreds of job losses.
The Bank of England has held interest rates at 0.75% once more with Brexit uncertainty reaching its peak as Prime Minister Theresa May battles to secure a delay.
Mobile operator Three has booked rising annual revenues and profits as it prepares for the launch of its 5G network later this year.
Retail sales rose in February as shoppers appeared to shrug off Brexit uncertainty, official figures show.
Chancellor Philip Hammond has been given a boost after official figures showed an improvement in the public finances.
Mike Ashley has doubled down on his efforts to install himself on the board of Debenhams after a previous attempt was foiled by a technicality.