New figures out today show how north-east food and drink firms are helping to repair some of the economic carnage caused by the recent downturn in the oil and gas industry.
Aberdeen and Grampian Chamber of Commerce
North Sea oil firms are increasingly confident the downturn in the sector has peaked, with a new survey showing three out of five companies believe the industry has already reached the bottom of its current cycle.
Business leaders have backed Aberdeen FC’s vision for a new stadium as being crucial to the north-east’s economic recovery.
Time is running out for north-east firms to challenge controversial business rates bills and claim help - with business leaders and politicians warning: “use it or lose it”.
The man who changed the face of Manchester, securing an extraordinary series of breakthroughs which transformed the city into the northern powerhouse it is today, will be sharing his insights during an exclusive visit to Aberdeen in August.
A heavyweight business body has backed a bid for Aberdeen to become the UK city of culture.
More than a third of north-east businesses say they will have to cut staff numbers as spiralling business rate bills begin to bite, the first major survey of the impact shows.
Business leaders in the north and north-east have appealed for stability and called for clarity from political leaders to boost the economy in the wake of the general election.
A £3million help scheme for Aberdeen firms, hit by huge business rate rises, is finally going ahead after a U-turn by councillors.
Firms across the north-east have deliver a business wish list for tomorrow’s council elections.
The north-east's newest town will be the first community in Scotland with access to "hyperfast" broadband, its developer has announced.
An angry hotelier has accused ministers of "sharp practice" over claims a business rates help package is less generous than promised.
Business groups have heralded the potential economic impact of the Dons' Kingsford plans as the deadline marking the end of public consultation looms.
Scottish Tory leader Ruth Davidson has called for “meaningful action" from the SNP government to help north-east firms hit by massive increases in business rates.
Among the many taxes that businesses pay are business rates - also known as non-domestic rates - which are an annual tax based on the value of the business, commercial and public sector property that they occupy.
It all started back in the summer of last year. Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce (AGCC) organised its first Ultimate Business Show - an expo which brought together over 70 of the highest profile and most innovative companies in the region and around 1,000 delegates with the objective of sharing ways of working differently, more smartly and providing solutions to the challenges around more effective and efficient procurement.
Hundreds of north-east business could be bankrupted by "punitive" business rate changes, local industry leaders have warned.
The term “collaborator” has negative wartime connotations, with perpetrators accused of conspiring with the enemy and subject to court martial.
The Scottish Government is under growing pressure to set the record straight in a cross-border spat over the UK’s new apprenticeship levy.
In the recent Queen’s speech, the UK Government set out further plans to provide universal access to high speed broadband for every household in the UK ensuring it is “sufficient for modern life”.
Scottish business chiefs moved quickly to calm nerves yesterday after UK voters chose to quit the European Union.
Three-quarters of north-east business leaders want the UK to stay in the European Union, a poll by Aberdeen and Grampian Chamber of Commerce (AGCC) has found.
Sir Ian Wood has been chosen as the north-east’s top role model for entrepreneurs.
More than half of north-east business leaders say the outcome of David Cameron's EU negotiations is unlikely to sway their vote in the upcoming referendum.
North-east businesses will be urged to get onside with Aberdeen’s City Region Deal bid at a breakfast event in Europe’s energy capital later this month.
Plans have been unveiled for a £200million expansion of Aberdeen's flagship Union Square shopping centre - paving the way for the creation of 2,000 new jobs.
Business chiefs called for swift action from the UK Government to help secure and potentially improve air links from Aberdeen and Inverness to London after a long-awaited report backed expansion at Heathrow.
Unreliable and expensive buses that don’t go where wanted were some of the top reasons why people in the north-east keep driving cars adding to road congestion, a new report has found.
We are now only days away from the most closely fought general-election in generations.
A vast majority of north-east firms are either already suffering a negative impact from lower oil prices or expect it soon, a survey has revealed.
Chief Secretary to the Treasury Danny Alexander told business leaders yesterday that only the moderate voice of the Lib Dems could prevent the "disaster" of a Tory-Ukip or Labour-SNP coalition.
The fifth annual North East Business Week gets under way on Monday and organisers hope the many events lined up can act as a catalyst for future economic growth.