An Aberdeen businessman who was once one of Scotland’s richest people is being investigated by police over more than £1.1million which was withdrawn from an account he holds with his family.
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An old limestone quarry and a former specialist garden centre and tearoom are among the properties being marketed by Aberdeen and Northern Estates (ANE).
New rules preventing people from reducing their exposure to inheritance tax by setting up multiple trusts for their heirs are being considered.
First Aberdeen has invested £4.3million in buses fitted with the latest energy saving technology used on Formula 1 racing cars.
A surprise slump in hotel occupancy in Inverness in April had researchers scratching their heads as the Highland capital fell out of step with the rest of the country.
Strong demand for flights to the islands drove up passenger number at north airports in the three months to June 30.
Breedon Aggregates expects its takeover of Scottish assets from a rival during 2013 to deliver financial benefits before the end of this year.
Flybe franchise partner Loganair said yesterday more than 8,000 passengers flew between Aberdeen and Shetland during June, making it a record month for the route.
The boss of Chevron's upstream operations in Europe says hefty job cuts in Aberdeen are essential for keeping the US oil giant competitive.
FirstGroup faced a significant shareholder revolt over pay in Aberdeen today as the company vowed to review its remuneration policies.
A Highland seafood export company says is on course for another big jump in turnover this year, with sales expected to reach £2.2million.
US oil giant Chevron will axe 225 Aberdeen-based jobs after carrying out a review of its business in Europe’s energy capital.
An Aberdeen safety system design firm predicted it will create a total of 40 jobs in Caithness as it officially opened a new office in Wick yesterday.
US firm Rockwell Automation announced yesterday it had secured a £2.5million contract with a major North Sea operator.
The north could be in line for a Far East tourist boom after a Chinese travel company revealed plans to break into the Scottish hospitality market.
The former chairman of FirstGroup gave his unqualified support for the chief executive of the transport giant as it faces criticism over pay and management at its meeting with shareholders today.
A contractor has been appointed to build a £3.2 million Life Science unit at the new Inverness College campus to provide a space for new research and business growth.
Kinloss, Lossiemouth and Stornoway have been put forward as possible sites for the UK's first spaceport.
Prime Minister David Cameron has again risked angering the North Sea oil and gas industry by appointing a 15th energy minister in 17 years. Matt Hancock has been given the job overseeing the offshore sector, after Michael Fallon was promoted to defence secretary in a wide-ranging re-shuffle. Full story on Energy Voice.
EFC Group has appointed Anand Puthran as its managing director, a newly created role for the Aberdeen energy service company.
North-east hoteliers and tourism chiefs believe the success of the Scottish Open could help position Aberdeen as one of the top weekend break destinations in the UK.
Nearly 400 people in the bar and catering industry in Moray are at risk of losing the licences which allow them to sell alcohol.
Aberdeen firm John Clark Motor Group is headed for a fifth consecutive record-busting performance this year, its boss told the Press and Journal.
A Morayshire fuel supply firm has been bought out by the daughter of its founder in a multi-million pound deal.
Highland businesses are set to enjoy better links to the UK's main financial and commercial centres over the coming weeks following a boost in capacity from Inverness.
A leading investor in Aberdeen-based FirstGroup is trying to co-ordinate a shareholder rebellion against boss Tim O’Toole’s £2million pay packet.
North East Scotland College (NesCol) contributes over £400million a year to the region's economy, a new report has shown.
Twenty engineering students at North Highland College will get the chance to get hands on work experience as part of a new course based in Thurso.
Veteran hotelier Donald Macdonald is moving back into the driver's seat of the business he founded 24 years ago as its chief executive announced his departure from the firm.
Martin Gilbert looks out over the descending sprawl of the Royal Aberdeen golf course, host of this year's Scottish Open, and out to sea.
Temporary power giant Aggreko has won the contract to keep the lights and cameras running at the 2014 Ryder Cup at Gleneagles.
Prime Minister David Cameron has stepped in to try to help save “absolutely vital” air links between Aberdeen and London after British Airways moved to axe services.