Administrators have revealed there is no cash left to pay creditors owed £3.5million after the collapse of north firm UBC Group more than five years ago.
North of Scotland
A popular Deeside tourist spot is being forced to close its bar and restaurant due to controversial business rates rises.
Economic data is falling thick and fast this week as experts try to get a handle on the mood of the country's businesses amid all the political uncertainty.
Nairnshire entrepreneurs are being urged to fling their weight behind a new initiative to boost the area's economy.
Banchory-based construction firm Bancon Group has appointed Allan Clow as managing director of its homes business.
One of Scotland's shortest ferry crossings, which links the isle of Kerrera in Oban Bay to the mainland town, is to be operated by CalMac.
It was a bumper weekend in Oban when not one, but two cruise ships arrived in the town, bringing a boost to local shops and tourist attractions.
A Highland timber supplier celebrated the opening of new headquarters yesterday, meaning new offices for about 90 workers as it focuses on “remaining a major player in the British sawmilling industry”.
Struggling north-east firms are still waiting for vital government aid to help stave off further business rates misery, it has emerged.
Each week, we ask small businesses key questions. Here we speak to Mike Scott, owner of Mike’s Filling Station in Alness
North and north-east gin-makers are celebrating new deals which will see their drinks go on the shelves of Co-op food stores throughout Scotland.
Highland Fuels has recruited younger blood to lead future growth at a business currently celebrating its 60th year.
Aberdeen-based business are finally starting to feel the benefit of a rates relief package after IT glitches delayed its implementation.
The chief executive of Aberdeen-based health and social care charity Cornerstone has been named Scotland's entrepreneur of the year.
Environment Secretary Michael Gove was in friendly territory when he visited Peterhead to talk Brexit and fishing yesterday.
Environment Secretary Michael Gove will encounter plenty of support for Brexit during a visit to Peterhead today.
Rival Scottish transport operators FirstGroup and Stagecoach Group are involved in a three-way battle to run the UK’s new high-speed trains.
Business leaders have hailed a new united front in Inverurie as traders overwhelmingly backed plans to band together to breathe new life into the town.
Spending plans by the north's development quango have dropped by more than £4million in a year amid a slowdown in sales and lettings of its extensive property portfolio.
The Capitol building in Aberdeen has been named as the best new office development outside central London.
The developer behind a renewable-energy scheme taking shape off the north-east coast has named the projects that will share a £2.6million pot of funding for research into the environmental impacts of offshore wind generation.
Scottish drinkers could face a 5p charge for plastic straws amid calls for the pub and club trade to clean up a growing environmental problem.
North-east MSP, Gillian Martin, has claimed the introduction of new air departure tax cuts will boost the region's economy.
Shellfish firm Shetland Mussels aims to double production after a multimillion-pound finance package.
The latest version of an innovative north-east scheme to help entrepreneurs get their businesses off to a flying start or take them onto the next level is up and running.
NC500 bosses pledged to deliver a "lasting legacy" for the Highlands as a study showed the route had transformed the local economy.
In a room in Brussels today two men will sit down together to start a process that will have significant and lasting implications for businesses in the north, north-east and throughout the UK.
Work on a pioneering but controversial fish feed plant is now under way, in an economic boost for the north.
Lunar Fishing Company, of Peterhead, has reported a boost to turnover and an even bigger jump in profits, thanks to higher mackerel prices.
Scottish Secretary David Mundell has insisted the status of EU migrant workers will be a priority in Brexit talks.
New businesses across Moray are finding more success than elsewhere in Scotland.
Two of the Aberdeen's leading business figures have been made CBEs.