Optimism among small and medium-sized manufacturing firms (SMEs) has plunged in the last three months faster than any pace since July 2016, according to the Confederation of British Industry.
UK manufacturers are expecting the steepest decline in orders for a decade over the next three months, as Brexit uncertainty and global growth worries take their toll, according to a report.
Six regional bosses of a UK business organisation have urged the Government to build HS2 in full, amid a Government-commissioned review which could lead to all or part of the high-speed rail network being scrapped.
Businesses “cannot be protected” from the worst impacts of a no-deal Brexit, the deputy director general of the Confederation of British Industry warned.
Business leaders last night gave a cautious welcome to Scotland’s falling deficit but had concerns that more was spent than raised last year.
Boris Johnson believes Brussels will blink first in the Brexit stand-off but acknowledged there would be “bumps along the road”.
Boris Johnson is under mounting pressure to recall Parliament following warnings that a no-deal Brexit would cause “incredibly serious” economic harm.
A Wick-based company that manufactures Kelvin probe measurement systems has been named rural business of the year at the annual Amazon Growing Business Awards.
British business leaders have warned that Brexit talks are too slow and could harm the economy.
New studies signal more positive news for Scotland’s economy – but firms want access to the single market
Scottish business is enjoying its longest run of expansion in nearly two-and-a-half years but Brexit is casting a dark shadow over future prospects, new studies show.
Business leaders in the north and north-east have appealed for stability and called for clarity from political leaders to boost the economy in the wake of the general election.
Unemployment in Scotland fell by 14,000 in the first three months of the year to 120,000, according to the latest official figures.
Business for hotels, bars, restaurants, travel and leisure in the UK rose at the fastest pace in over two years, research covering the service sector in the quarter to February has found.
The service sector saw a decline in optimism in the three months to November, although the fall was less sharp than in the previous quarter, according to the CBI’s latest quarterly Service Sector Survey.
The Prime Minister has denied watering down plans for workers to be represented on company boards.
Devolution settlements must be used to unlock growth across the UK and not create new barriers to business, CBI director-general Carolyn Fairburn will say today.
Pressure on companies to boost representation of women on their management boards is expected to rise this week as a new report shows a diversity push has fallen short.
Growth among smaller and medium-sized (SME) manufacturers remained positive in the three months to July, but exports dragged down overall performance, according research
The head of a leading business group will today warn the UK Government against rushing into "devolution by deadline".
David Cameron's speech at the Conservative conference was branded "shameless" by opponents but hailed as "morally right" by supporters last night.
Ed Miliband's conference speech was hailed as "visionary" by supporters last night while being derided by opponents as "sixth form socialism".
David Cameron has warned that there is just three weeks left to stop Scottish independence from derailing the economic recovery and plunging the nation into the "great unknown".
Prime Minister David Cameron will highlight the north-east's world-leading subsea industry today as he issues a fresh plea for Scots to reject independence.
The UK service industry - the main driver of economic growth across Britain - suffered a slowdown in the three months to August, new figures show.
The prospect of a referendum Yes vote in September continues to cause anxiety among financial service firms, a retail banking expert says.
The president of the CBI will vow today that the recent row over its campaign against independence would not stop the business group raising questions "without fear or favour".
The Bank of Scotland's latest purchasing managers' index (PMI) shows continued economic growth in Scotland's private sector last month.