UK economic growth slowed in the final quarter of last year as car manufacturing declined at its steepest rate in just under a decade.
Manufacturers are stockpiling goods at the fastest rate since records began as they prepare for a hard Brexit and major disruption at ports, with a slowdown in the sector also expected to drag on Britain’s economic growth.
A “modest” rise in Scottish firms’ confidence levels has been reported in a new study.
Retail sales increased in Scotland at a greater rate than the UK at the end of last year, figures show.
Scotland’s economy grew at a third of the rate of the UK last year, figures show.
Scotland’s exports to the European Union grew by £1.7 billion in the year following the UK’s referendum vote, according to official statistics.
A no-deal Brexit would be damaging to Scotland’s economy and public finances, a Holyrood committee has warned.
Government borrowing missed expectations last month as spending exceeded tax receipts.
Orkney, Shetland, Moray and Aberdeenshire have some of the worst broadband connections in the UK, according to new research.
As the hapless former US Secretary of State Donald Rumsfeld once said about predicting the future, there are known knowns, known unknowns and unknown unknowns.
Richard Leonard has called for a “radical” change in the approach to the Scottish economy.
There is no timescale for when Prestwick Airport will pay back the money it has been loaned by the Scottish Government, the Transport Secretary has said.
With a focus on accelerating growth and diversification across the region, companies of all sizes are being encouraged to explore their options to diversify, innovate, invest in their businesses and expand.
As Scotland’s energy sector transitions to a lower-carbon future, diversification has become a buzzword for businesses looking to take advantage of new opportunities.
Business leaders’ confidence in the British economy has plummeted as uncertainty about Brexit continues ahead of the March 29 withdrawal date.
Scotland’s housing market is in a good position to face any challenges that lie ahead, experts said as the average cost of a home hit a new high.
Business confidence in Scotland has plummeted by 20 points in one month amid global changes and “domestic uncertainty”, according to a new report.
The rate of Scottish economic growth has slowed, new figures indicate.
The UK risks falling from fifth to seventh in the rankings of the world’s largest economies next year, analysts have claimed.
The Scottish economy is on track to grow at its fastest rate since 2014 but Brexit could cause “substantial economic shock”, forecasters have warned.
Labour has pledged to deliver the “biggest transfer in wealth and power” from London to Scotland for more than seven decades if it wins power in the next general election.
The Bank of England has warned Britain would be tipped into a recession worse than the financial crisis in the event of a no-deal disorderly Brexit.
The Bank of England has warned the pound would crash, inflation soar, interest rates would have to rise and Britain’s growth would plummet in the event of a no deal disorderly Brexit.
Tentative signs of a recovery in the Aberdeen property market have been detected in a new report as the city begins to emerge from the downturn in the oil and gas sector.
Celtic matches and spending by supporters contributes £165 million to the Scottish economy, according to a study.
A three-month consultation into the impact of Brexit on rural Scotland has been extended to the end of November due to “overwhelming demand” from rural communities.
The transformation of Union Terrace Gardens, a giant statue of a bull for the side of the AWPR and a New York-style “Highline” have all been mooted as ways to reinvent the region.
The north-east’s house prices have continued to fall, but property experts say there are signs of stabilisation in the market.
The Scottish Government has launched a new economic action plan, which includes an £18 million fund for advanced manufacturing and the piloting of two new “productivity clubs” for businesses.
Aberdeen has come out tops in a list of the happiest and “most vibrant” places to live in Scotland.
The Loch Ness Monster is worth nearly £41 million a year to the Scottish economy, new research reveals.
Huge swathes of the Highlands are being put up for sale in what is said to be evidence of a massive boom in multi-million-pound timber industry.