A new national hub to support town “improvement districts” has been launched in the capital.
The pace of housebuilding across Scotland needs to ramp up if national targets for affordable homes are to be met, a leading firm in the sector said yesterday.
A translation business launched in the bedroom of a house in Mannofield, Aberdeen, in 2001, is on track for smashing the £10 million annual sales barrier for the first time.
Scottish spirits could soon have the same protection as whisky under new proposals mooted by a newly launched trade body.
Around 50 people from around the world are in the Outer Hebrides this week to attend the Social Enterprise Rural Symposium 2018.
The UK’s leading supermarkets may still gobble up much of our spending, but “buy local” campaigns are gathering momentum and helping an army of food and drink producers around the country to survive and thrive.
Future livestock breeding should focus on animals’ ability to recycle nutrients back into the food chain, rather than on improving their lifetime productivity.
The organisers of the annual Highlands and Islands Tourism Awards (Hita) have joined forces with Inverness College UHI in a drive to market the region’s appeal to younger people.
Loch Ness spirit inspires pair to launch absinthe as couple create recipe for first Scottish variety of potent tipple
A Loch Ness doctor and a retired detective have launched Scotland’s first absinthe blanche.
Housebuilding and other gains more than offset any Aberdeen city bypass woes in annual results posted by construction group Galliford Try yesterday.
The owner of Fort William aluminium smelter has said it wants to alter plans for its £120 million alloy wheel factory at the site to enable it to double its output.
Unemployment in some parts of the north and north-east is falling faster than national trends, new figures showed yesterday.
Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) chairman, Lorne Crerar, has hailed “good progress” by the development agency in the 12 months following a Scottish Government climb down on plans to axe its board.
Several major international companies operating in Northern Ireland have called for same-sex marriage to be introduced.
Individuals involved in the collapse of construction giant Carillion should face an immediate criminal investigation, a union leader has urged.
An Aberdeen biotechnology firm has become one of the first in the world to be granted a licence to collect, process and manufacture potentially lifesaving gut microbes for faecal transplants.
Each week, we ask small businesses key questions. Here we speak to Alan MacPherson, senior client manager at Aberdeen accountants Carnegie Knox.
Quitting your job to start your own business is always a daunting task.
Stagecoach has launched a fleet of eight new buses to operate between Inverness and Elgin.
Oil and gas industry bosses have reported a negative impact on offshore safety from lower oil prices despite firms’ good intentions.
Pension obligations has seen losses soar at publicly-owned airport operator Highlands and Islands Airports (Hial).
Kier Construction Scotland has netted £6 million-worth of work to upgrade mental health facilities in the north-east.
Businesses fear giving Scotland control over immigration in the wake of Brexit would lead to more red tape for firms to deal with, the head of the CBI has said.
Businesses fear giving Scotland control over immigration in the wake of Brexit would lead to more red tape for firms to deal with, the head of the CBI will say.
Aberdeen-headquartered Water Weights has been taken over by offshore services provider Unique Group.
Bosses at UK North Sea minnow Azinor Catalyst bosses say they “could have the next Buzzard” in their portfolio.
Entrepreneur Bill Robertson has said restructuring has shaped his huge construction, infrastructure and support services group for continuing success without him and his family at the helm.
Creativity is being stifled at large oil companies by the “fixed mind-sets” of employees, industry chiefs said yesterday.
The countdown is officially on to one of the most prestigious events in the north-east’s business calender.
Nearly four out of five firms in the north have highlighted the importance of hiring and retaining young people to their future success.
The North Sea’s largest producing oil field has been shutdown amid planned maintenance, according to a report from Reuters. Quoting trade sources, the news agency said Buzzard, which is operated by Nexen, is undergoing planned maintenance which was originally scheduled for August. To read more on Energy Voice, click here.
Spirit Energy’s boss has said the firm’s swoop for stakes in two North Sea licences will make it “more attractive” to potential new joint venture (JV) partners.