Tony Hayward faced a mini shareholder revolt at Glencore Xstrata’s AGM today. The former BP boss’s re-election as chairman – a post he landed just last month – was opposed by nearly 6% of shareholders
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Official figures show aquaculture industry worth £1.4billion a year to Scotland’s economy
Pipeline engineering company STATS Group plans to increase revenue of its testing tools and equipment rental division by a fifth following an investment of more than £500,000 in new premises.
Telecoms giant BT has today launched a drive to recruit 160 engineers across Scotland as it rolls out superfast broadband.
Economic recovery and "canny" investment has ensured that the Highlands is now a "prime" location for successful business, a business leader has claimed.
LIBERAL Democrat peer Nicol Stephen has unveiled plans for his latest foray into the renewables boom in the shape of an offshore windfarm nine miles off the Aberdeenshire coastline.
Multi-millionaire Sir Richard Branson has become a virtual last minute addition to the list of speakers at the All-Energy renewables exhibition and conference next week.
Each week, we ask small businesses some key questions. This time we speak to Michelle Bowley, who along with her partner David Herbert, owns Saladworx in Dornoch
Specialist funding provider, Bibby Financial Services (BFS) has increased its funding to Scottish businesses by 40% over the past 12 months as it looks to bolster its lending capabilities in the north-east.
Looking after the families of international workers could hold the key to keeping staff in the north-east energy industry, according to Network Aberdeen.
A director of Gordon and MacPhail has been accepted into a very exclusive whisky club.
An Aberdeen pipeline manufacturer is moving almost half of its jobs out of the north-east in an effort to stem spiralling costs and mitigate the effects of skills shortages on its business.
SNP president and European Parliament election candidate Ian Hudghton insists Scotland will have a stronger voice in crunch international fishing talks if it becomes independent.
Diet guru and P&J YL columnist Amanda Hamilton came to the Granite City this week to teach some top business executives how to be more like cavemen.
Donald Trump has vowed to never give up on his dream to develop his £750million Menie Estate in Aberdeenshire.
Oil firm Dana Petroleum has snapped up a 56% stake in an asset in German waters and 40% of a Danish licence.
Investor interest in the controversial Aberdeen Bay windfarm appears to be cooling as the threat of a prolonged legal battle with Donald Trump looms large on the horizon.
The Denholm Group – which now has interests across the shipping, logistics, industrial services, seafoods and oilfield services sectors – has announced a big rise in pre-tax profits.
The brother of London Mayor Boris Johnson made a rare foray into the Highlands on Wednesday to welcome the official opening of a wind farm outside Garve in Ross-shire.
The developers have heralded the Countesswells settlement as a "high quality" and "desirable" place for people of all ages to live.
Aberdeen firm Wood Group faced angry protests over its involvement in Israel as investors gathered for its annual general meeting.
A lorry driver has been charged in connection with the deaths of two cyclists from an Aberdeen-based global finance firm.
A leading university academic last night outlined the difficulties the oil and gas industry would face should Scotland become independent.
Scottish celebrity chef Nick Nairn has been revealed as the key-note speaker at a North-east business awards ceremony as competition continues to heat up between finalists.
The £500,000 appeal to create a therapeutic roof garden at Aberdeen Royal Infirmary has received a £10,000 boost from global energy company, Nexen Petroleum UK Ltd.
A looming ban on fish discards could disrupt the delicate marine ecosystem and take food from the mouths of seabirds, a new report says.
German industrial and services group Bilfinger has offered to buy UK commercial property giant GVA
Study finds new rules banning fishers from discarding any of their catches could harm wildlife and fail to improve stocks
Each week we ask small businesses some key questions. This time we speak to Helena Vettese, the owner of Scandinavian design shop, Eighty7 Design + Living in Aberdeen.
Oil and gas companies listed on the alternative investment market (AIM) in London suffered a 15% slump in value in the first quarter of 2014, new figures show.
Marine technology specialist Kongsberg Maritime has launched a new charter vessel, allowing it to improve courses at its Aberdeenshire training centre.