Health boards in the north and north-east have been shortchanged out of tens of millions of pounds, opposition politicians have claimed.
The leader of the largest opposition group in the chamber said he was deeply concerned about the prospect of redundancies.
Schools, libraries and bus services across Aberdeenshire will all be hit by swinging council cuts.
A £5 million roads repair "holiday" is one of a raft of controversial cuts being proposed by opposition politicians to balance a north-east council's books.
Scots have been warned they could be left facing an “uphill battle” to access their cash following an “alarming” number of bank and cash machine closures.
Council chiefs claim a drastic overhaul of local government finance is needed if they are to cope with increasingly tough economic times.
In yesterday's budget announcements, the axe of savings and efficiencies falls largely on education - losing £5.9m - and leisure, with HighLife Highland expected to find £1.5m.
Education and leisure look set to be the main casualties of Highland Council's proposed budget cuts, it has emerged.
Outsourcing giant Interserve has agreed a debt-for-equity swap with its lenders as part of plans to slash its near-£650 million debt mountain and put the firm on a secure financial footing.
Companies supporting the oil and gas sector have seen their turnover decline for the third year in a row, a new report revealed.
Three of Australia’s largest banks could face prosecution following a year-long investigation into misconduct recommended tougher oversight and better consumer safeguards.
Aberdeenshire's finance chiefs have made repeated calls for more powers to be devolved to local government.
Nicola Sturgeon has spoken of strengthening Scotland’s partnership with the City of London at a business event.
Finance secretary’s decision over business rates ‘a slap in the face to the people of Aberdeen’, says council co-leader
Finance Secretary Derek Mackay has refused Aberdeen City Council’s request to retain millions of pounds in business rates.
Interest rates will not automatically go up or down if Britain crashes out of the European Union without a deal, the governor of the Bank of England has said.
Highland Council’s budget leader has given the P&J exclusive insight into the radical changes the local authority is making to deal with a funding shortfall of more than £30million this year, and further cuts anticipated in the coming years.
Punters beat financial markets by an hour when it came to correctly predicting Brexit on referendum night, creating a golden opportunity to cash in, a study found.
NHS Highland chief executive Professor Elaine Mead has claimed it was “good use” of taxpayers’ money to spend almost £1 million on two locum doctors in the area.
The FTSE 100 edged lower on Thursday as the Fed inspired sell-off in the US dragged London’s blue-chip index into the red.
Britain’s big four accountancy firms will have their stranglehold on the audit market challenged as part of a radical shake-up of the scandal-hit industry.
The Scottish economy is on track to grow at its fastest rate since 2014 but Brexit could cause “substantial economic shock”, forecasters have warned.
More than a quarter of Scotland’s farmers plan to diversify to survive after Brexit according to a new report from NFU Mutual.
I’ve spent the last few days studying the detailed Budget announcements and considering what the implications are for individuals and businesses that I advise. Budgets are, by their very nature, political and this one felt particularly so.
Health chiefs in the north-east have billed taxpayers for almost £1.3 million to jet off on foreign trips in the last few years, it can be revealed.
Chancellor Philip Hammond will address Parliament on Monday and outline his earlier than planned 2018 Budget.
Company restructuring has secured jobs at a Moray firm which announced it was in administration this week after being tipped for major expansion.
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.
Scottish law firm Shepherd Wedderburn has almost doubled the number of deals completed in the last financial year, thanks to major north-east projects.
More favourable foreign exchange rates and higher oil prices returned Aberdeen-headquartered Dana Petroleum to the black in 2017.
A new banking partnership has been formed to provide finance to farmers for urgent or complicated projects.
Taking the bank on the road isn’t a new idea; meet Norman Smith, who is continuing a tradition that was started by Royal Bank of Scotland in the 1940s.