Moray's MP has welcomed steps being taken to protect small businesses locally against the scourge of late payments.
Brexit, no indyref2 and boosts for business: Jeremy Hunt outlines plans as possible PM on a trip to Peterhead
Conservative leader candidate Jeremy Hunt has pledged an end to the "uncertainties" claiming he will deliver Brexit and is devoted to the union "with every fibre of my being".
Small business owners will gather in Inverness today to discuss ways they can “harness the spending power” of NC500 road trip tourists.
Two-thirds of UK small business owners say they get sleepless nights over company valuations, according to new research.
Brexit stress tests show markets are reacting negatively to the conservative leadership election, according to a leading economist.
Bosses at Aberdeen Harbour Board (AHB) are celebrating external recognition of the port’s record on health and safety.
A north-east technology start-up has been chosen to deliver artificial intelligence (AI) to Citizens Advice Scotland (Cas) under a contract showcasing pioneering new software developed in the region.
Edrington’s new boss is toasting annual figures reflecting strong demand for the world’s top-selling single malt, and other whiskies, in the US, China and south-east Asia.
North-east politicians are well aware of the importance of tourism to the local economy.
A new Highlands and Islands Enterprise manager charged with attracting talented people to Moray has been appointed.
Tourism and conference-hosting is arguably one of the key industries most crucial to sustainable economic growth in Scotland and the north-east. It is a notoriously volatile trade, demanding constant innovation. If this key sector is to be successfully grown it will require long-term strategic thinking.
Go back a few decades and the way we arranged our holidays or business trips was fairly routine.
While the work of many licensed insolvency practitioners tends to focus upon insolvent situations, the provisions of the Insolvency Act 1986 mean that where company assets exceed £25,000, a formal solvent liquidation process is required if shareholders wish to close a company and withdraw the assets, normally cash, while benefitting from the capital gains tax regime.
A former senior executive at Global Energy Group (GEG) has joined forces with the firm again in a joint venture aimed at creating the “strongest offshore drilling inspection company in the North Sea”.
A couple of weeks ago, I participated in the team relay event at the Edinburgh Marathon Festival. To demonstrate how seriously I take my running, I did the 8.3-mile leg listening to the Archers Omnibus on noise-cancelling headphones which probably tipped the scales at roughly 25% of my body weight.
Although farms run as a family business tend to follow a partnership structure, those running such businesses are often reluctant to commit to paper the terms of the partnership or to keep the terms of an existing agreement up to date.
“Success is not final; failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts” - Winston S Churchill
YOLO – or you only live once, much like the Latin carpe diem – is a call to live life to the full.
Picture a postcard of Scotland. Highland coos, beautiful lochs, mountainous terrain, historic castles, glorious golf courses on magnificent dunes, rugged cliffs, sandy beaches and whisky galore.
Six Gothenburg Greats and their former manager at Aberdeen FC could be leaving Dons fans exposed to cyber crime.
A long-awaited report into the alleged mistreatment of thousands of small businesses by Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) led MPs to call it a “whitewash” after its publication yesterday.
Highlands and Islands Enterprise (HIE) has said an HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) review of its VAT recovery practices, which has been under way for the past 20 months, will be “valuable” in updating its methods.
A Moray musician hopes to use his contacts to bring big names to the region after forming his own production company.
The Scottish Government has pledged to do "everything that can possibly be done" to save an under-threat north-east paper mill.
Tory leadership hopeful Matt Hancock has pledged to scrap business rates for small retailers and increase a tax on internet companies to “level the playing field” for high streets.
The oil and gas sector needs to “avoid annihilation” in the climate change debate and stop apologising for its products, an industry veteran said yesterday.
The number of projects involving foreign firms investing in Scotland fell by almost a fifth last year, a new report has revealed.
A profit warning from Kier Group wiped nearly £260 million from the construction and property services firm’s market value yesterday.
North-east underwater robotics firm Rovop has significantly reduced its losses over the last 12 months as it looks to expand the business in Europe.
Further details have emerged of plans to launch the world’s first electric-powered passenger flights on island-hopping routes in Orkney.
Continuing caution among businesses over starting to invest again amid the Brexit process could see inflation pressures build, one of the most senior figures in the Bank of England told The Press and Journal yesterday.
Hundreds of HR professionals gathered at the Aberdeen Exhibition and Conference Centre yesterday to celebrate the most prestigious awards in the sector.