FirstGroup's board has survived an attempted coup by a rebel shareholder, with investors rejecting all of the proposals put forward by hedge fund Coast Capital at the firm's extraordinary general meeting in London.
Virgin Atlantic is back in Aberdeen and making its debut in Inverness following a £2.8 million takeover of the assets and operations of regional airline Flybe tonight.
Scotland’s fishing fleet could be in line for substantial quota increases next year, if bureaucrats follow the latest recommendations of scientists.
Whisky-maker Pernod Ricard said yesterday it had notched up a 4% year-on-year jump in sales, boosted by strong growth in the Americas.
A new campaign, The Wold is Your Oyster, has been launched to showcase job opportunities in the seafood industry.
An environmental giant has hit back after being accused of making “misleading and untrue” statements about the fishing industry in order to influence policy-makers.
Scotland’s economy is reaping the rewards of a buoyant technology industry, the boss of brightsolid said yesterday.
A European fishing body has accused an environmental pressure group of making “misleading and untrue” statements” about the industry in an attempt to influence policy-makers.
Fresh claims of a catastrophic decline in global fish stocks are a distortion of the truth, a leading industry body said yesterday.
Galliford Try, the owner of Scottish company Morrison Construction, said yesterday results for the year to June 30 would reflect another record year.
North-east seafood processor Macduff Shellfish said yesterday it had snapped up a shellfish trading business and four scallop fishing vessels from the Exeter-based Greendale Group.
A Scots MEP has invited America's ambassador to the European Parliament to "feast upon the haggis" - and persuade the US government to end its ban on imports of the delicacy.
The boss of a fast-growing energy service firm has died aged just 55.
Whisky-maker Diageo is caught in the middle of a potentially explosive showdown between one of its businesses and Indian billionaire Vijay Mallya.
Time is fast running out for policymakers to produce a workable plan for introducing a discard ban to Europe’s white-fish sector, a Scottish fishing chief has warned.
Europeans believe their fishing fleets have a vital role to play in feeding a growing world population but have also accused governments of failing to do enough to support the industry, new research shows.
The woman heading up the secretariat of European fishing body Europeche said yesterday she wants the industry to challenge the powerful environmental lobby more vociferously.
European fishing body Europeche says its new leader reflects a fresh drive to communicate "the modern face of the industry" to the public and policymakers.
The UK's accounting watchdog has launched a new investigation into a £263million overstatement of profit expectations at Tesco.
A new report and map by insurance broking giant Marsh highlights the 20 most riskiest places in the world to do business in 2015.
Fund management costs are currently the investment headline of the day, with many experts extolling the virtues of low cost passive fund management over active managers.
One in seven of the UK working population is now self-employed. Evan Duffus of Acumen Financial Planning, outlines some savvy steps they can take to safeguard their finances
An appeals process for small firms which have finance applications turned down by the UK's leading banks continues to benefit businesses throughout the UK, according to the independent external reviewer.
Subjects such as science, technology, engineering and mathematics are the "bedrock" for innovation in business and industry, according to helicopter firm AugustaWestland.
From a bidding war over a weekend at a luxury spa to a fierce battle over an exclusive signed football shirt, a charity auction is a great way to have fun and raise much needed funds for a good cause.
Each week, we ask small businesses some key questions. This time we speak to Kathy Taylor, owner of farmed fish vaccination firm Salmovac in Avoch, Ross-shire
The banking industry is upping its game in its fight against fraud.
Each week, we ask small businesses some key questions. This time we speak to Steve Carroll, a freelance illustrator based in Dufftown, Moray
The UK service industry - the main driver of economic growth across Britain - suffered a slowdown in the three months to August, new figures show.
Financial advisers are constantly scouring the market for new investment opportunities. Here, Barry O'Neill, investment director at Carbon Financial Partners, takes a look at one of the more interesting ones.
Peterhead harbour bosses are hoping for a relaxation of Russia's ban on Scottish mackerel imports as fish landing figures continue to rise at the north-east port.
People and skills top the list of priorities for UK businesses after years of under-investment during the recession, according to a survey by professional services firm KPMG.