Conviviality’s parent company has collapsed, but the firm’s administrators have assured that talks with potential buyers of its retail arm are still ongoing in a bid to save 2,000 jobs.
Bargain Booze owner Conviviality could be heading for administration after failing to secure emergency funding, placing 2,500 jobs at risk.
Fears are growing for the fate of 2,500 Maplin workers as hopes of finding a buyer for the stricken electronics chain fade and stores set to begin closing over the coming weeks.
Administrators to collapsed electronics retailer Maplin have made 63 staff at the firm’s head offices redundant, as the fate of 2,500 more jobs hangs in the balance.
Electronics company Maplin has become the second retailer on the same day to collapse into administration, putting another 2,500 jobs at risk.
Fifty-two north-east jobs have been saved after a Chinese takeover of north-east firm Pelikan Hardcopy Scotland (PHS) out of administration.
The leader of Moray Council has sparked speculation that more of his administration colleagues are poised to quit the ruling group.
Council co-leader Jenny Laing has insisted that her party colleagues and Conservative administration partners continue to have a “good working relationship”- despite an embarrassing leak.
North-east company Xtreme Business Solutions (XBS) has collapsed, with 50 jobs lost across operations in Aberdeenshire and Fife.
Moray's only Labour councillor has ruled out joining any ruling group unless it has the strength in numbers required to push through policies.
Kingmaker Liberal Democrats on Aberdeen City Council have called for joint talks with all party leaders to find "a more cooperative way" to run the authority after last week's election.
The future of two Aberdeen venues has been thrown into doubt after the administrators were called in.
Moray Council's leader has faced down calls for his resignation and vowed to stay in his job until at least next year.
Fears have been raised over hundreds of Scottish jobs after footwear chain Brantano confirmed it has gone into administration.
The deadline is looming for candidates wishing to stand in an upcoming Moray Council by-election.
The leader of Moray's Green party has announced his intention to stand in a crucial council by-election.
The SNP could be ousted from power at Highland Council with the formation of a possible coalition comprising 31 independent councillors, 11 Liberal Democrats and the eight-member Labour group.
The leader of Moray Council has condemned an SNP attempt to poach members of his administration.
Moray's Council's Labour group has completed preliminary talks with both the current administration and SNP leaders over a possible alliance.
The SNP are poised to make a bid to seize control of Moray Council after storming to victory in the Buckie by-election.
A senior councillor who was ousted from Moray's council's troubled administration has called for wholesale changes in the way the local authority is structured.
Corporate insolvency in Scotland has fallen by nearly 10% in the past quarter as the economy continues to recover.