A popular north-east chimney sweep has been forced to give up his business of 20 years as he prepares to undergo treatment for cancer.
Bosses at commercial property consultancy FG Burnett have toasted a successful year, with the firm at the heart of a third of all office deals in Aberdeen during 2019.
Business optimism has “flatlined” following the general election as firms wait to see the impact of the new Government and its policies, a study suggests.
Each week we ask small businesses key questions. Here we speak to Tess Day, who owns and runs Aberdeen-based life coaching business Mindblox
After nine failed suppliers, major takeovers and a price cap on bills, the energy sector has faced another bruising year which seemed to mark, once and for all, the end of the Big Six.
A pair of Aberdeen entrepreneurs have been given an unexpected boost with the backing of some of Scotland’s sporting heavyweights.
Score group is to be sold to a private equity firm for £120 million.
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Two Aberdeen streets have been named among the most expensive in the country, while the Granite City has been recognised as the wealthiest region in the UK.
A giant Shetland wind project has renewed its commitment to push on with construction, as a fresh proposal to connect the island to the mainland was approved by officials yesterday.
North-east food ingredients manufacturer Macphie has reported an “encouraging year” during what the firm described as a time of uncertaintly in global markets.
A Dundee tech firm hopes to almost double its city workforce after receiving a £4.8 million investment.
Holiday giant Tui has revealed the grounding of Boeing’s 737 Max planes saw annual earnings nosedive and warned it could cost it up to another 400 million euros (£337 million) over the year ahead.
Malin Marine has appointed a new director to significantly grow the business.
The amount that banks are lending to business is growing slower than at any point in the last five years as Brexit and other political uncertainty weighs on the market, new data reveals.
A major initiative to address gender balance in technology roles has launched in Scotland.
EnerMech, the Aberdeen-based mechanical and electrical services company, will have a new chief executive from the start of next year.
Scotland will outperform the rest of the UK in economic growth terms this year – but 2020 is expected to deliver a measly 1% rise in gross domestic product (GDP) throughout Britain.
The billionaire founder, chairman and majority owner of industrial giant Ineos has stepped up his efforts to protect and grow populations of Atlantic salmon.
Each week, we ask small businesses key questions. Here we speak to David Rusling, managing director of QHSE Aberdeen
Moray Chamber of Commerce has added its voice to a growing chorus of concern over the impact of punitive US export tariffs on three of the area’s key industries.
Each week we ask small businesses key questions. Here we speak to Gordon Pearson who runs Wow Scotland Tours, together with wife Kay, in Tomatin.
The Moray-born healthcare technology entrepreneur behind English firm C7 Health has struck a £1.5 million deal to buy a thriving business in his home city of Aberdeen.
Invergordon firm Caldive has invested more than £10 million in a new offshore construction vessel, creating 18 jobs.
Littlewoods and Very.co.uk group Shop Direct has secured a £75 million equity injection from owners, the billionaire Barclay brothers, as it looks to cover a hefty payment protection insurance bill.
The proportion of shops lying empty in Scotland’s town centres rose to more than one-in-10 last month, according to figures published today.
Business confidence has hit its lowest level for more than seven years, new research suggests.
Isle of Raasay Distillery is expanding its facilities in advance of the launch of its first single malt whisky next year.
Marks & Spencer (M&S) is ploughing ahead with its turnaround plan after half-year sales slumped during a “challenging” period for its clothing and homeware business.
Business confidence in Scotland has risen, but is still at the lowest level in the UK, new research has found.
Aberdeen harbour expansion firm Dragados UK has more than doubled annual profits as it carries out work on the £350 million-plus project.
Lerwick port bosses have reported a continued upturn in offshore energy-related business during the third quarter of 2019.