A top employment lawyer has warned North Sea firms not to “miss the boat” on getting a piece of Western Australia’s booming energy sector.
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A key player behind the oil and gas sector deal yesterday called for more “urgency” in implementing the proposals.
Better “reliability” and the start-up of several major projects helped oil giant BP more than doubled its earnings last year.
Scotland’s valuable seafood industry is facing costs running into many millions of pounds if the UK crashes out of the European Union without any trade deal, a Holyrood minister has warned.
Scottish firm EnerMech expects diversification to double its size within five years.
Hurricane Energy has suffered another setback in its efforts to start production from the Lancaster field.
Union bosses have accused offshore accommodation provider Prosafe of perpetrating one of the most “appalling examples of social dumping” ever seen.
Many forecasts are now predicting nearly half of the UK’s workforce will be freelancers within the next decade, but significant changes to off-payroll tax will impact the booming ‘gig economy’.
An “ambitious” oil and gas sector deal will be crucial to protect the north-east’s status as a global energy powerhouse, a new report said.
The UK’s £7.5 billion subsea sector will be championed before a global audience at a three-day conference in Aberdeen this week.
Former EY Scottish entrepreneur of the year David Lamont has been unveiled as the new chairman of north-east subsea company Rovop.
The oil and gas industry needs to ditch negative perceptions of private equity (PE) and get to grips with reality, a top North Sea executive said.
Springfield Properties has continued its march across Scotland with a £72.4 million acquisition but the Moray-based housebuilder has no immediate plans to muscle in on the Aberdeen market, its chairman said yesterday.
Two Highland wind farms will generate a £635 million cash boost for Scottish energy company SSE after it sells nearly half of its 100% stake in them to a London-based renewables firm.
Shell remains firmly focused on beefing up its UK North Sea business in spite of recent oil price volatility, the energy giant’s boss said yesterday.
Japanese corporation Kawasaki Heavy Industries (KHI) today launched a multi-million pound subsea business in Aberdeen.
A Stornoway businessman has revealed proposals to build a new global brand hotel in the heart of Inverness.
Organisers and participants praise successful major training incident at Mowi fish feed plant on Skye
Organisers and emergnecy workers who took part in a major incident training day at the new fish feed plant on Skye have hailed the event a success.
Growing demand for its Scotch helped Diageo to higher profits and sales during the final six months of 2018.
Scottish mackerel has been stripped of an important kitemark showing it is from well-managed, sustainable fisheries.
Cruise ships, fishing boats and ferries helped boost activity levels at Shetland’s main harbour last year, according to figures released by Lerwick Port Authority (LPA) yesterday.
Petrochemicals giant Ineos has confirmed that it is “no longer in discussions” with ConocoPhillips for a number of North Sea assets.
Employment tribunals are “back in a big way”, one of the Highlands’ leading employment lawyers told a gathering of businesspeople yesterday.
An outstanding performance in human resources (HR) will see one lucky winner hailed as “fantastic” at The Press & Journal cHeRries Awards 2019.
Official figures show the value of Scotland’s exports beyond the UK to the rest of the EU grew by £1.7 billion in the year after the Brexit vote.
A fresh dispute over rota changes has broken out between a workers’ union and North Sea service firms.
Passengers will be the biggest victims if airlines fail to step in and fill the gap in services at Aberdeen International Airport.
Oil firm Faroe Petroleum has announced the departure of five directors, including chief executive Graham Stewart.
Chinese oil company Cnooc today announced a new discovery in the UK central North Sea.
Flybe shares rose by more than 15% yesterday after the regional airline’s biggest shareholder moved to oust chairman Simon Laffin and launch a probe into its takeover.
The organisers of the cHeRries Awards are on the hunt for an exemplary employer of choice as the next edition of one of the north-east’s most prestigious business events looms closer.
Almost 60 trainee engineers are being recruited by Openreach in the north and north-east in a major drive to improve fibre broadband connections.The jobs are part of a UK-wide initiative, announced today, which will see the company take on more than 3,000 apprentices across the country.