Having a “Hard Brexit” six months ago would have been significantly better than having one today, business leaders from around the north-east heard yesterday.
Aberdeen council leaders have hailed a “strong performance” after new financial data revealed the authority has a £5million underspend for the year.
NHS Highland has recruited a team of finance experts from one of the UK’s biggest consultancy firms to help tackle the beleaguered health authority’s “significant financial challenge”.
Aberdeen-headquartered energy services giant Wood saw its total revenues climb to £8.3billion in 2018 amid a “significant year of progress” for the firm.
Business leaders have criticised the “regrettable” decision to cut hundreds of thousands of pounds from Visit Aberdeenshire which they believe could leave the hospitality sector “crippled”.
Highland Council’s current financial position is far worse than it predicted last year, it has been revealed.
North-east councillor questions increasingly ‘depressing’ budget-setting process after voting for £22 million of cuts
One of dozens of north-east councillors who this week voted for £22 million of cuts - which will hit schools, libraries and bus services - has branded the budget-setting process "depressing".
A north-east council has refused to rule out cutting jobs as it attempts to overcome a gaping deficit of almost £30 million.
Hundreds of jobs could go as Aberdeenshire Council looks to close a budget black hole of £27 million.
Highland councillors are in positive mode after a two day intensive seminar tackling the council’s ever-deepening budget challenge and looking at new ways of doing things.
A north-east council has spent more than £256,000 on relief bin lorry staff.
Highland councillors voted overwhelmingly yesterday to demand a share of the Scottish Government’s 2017-18 underspend of £453m.
Much like a car, your finances need regular maintenance to ensure optimum performance.
The number of Scottish firms reporting early stages of financial meltdown has rocketed by one-third, compared with a year ago, new figures show.
Whilst it is a great honour to have been elected as council leader, I am under no illusions.
An Aberdeenshire Council political group will today urge members to back funding urgent road safety measures.
The north health board has slashed its overspend from £8.2million to just under £2million - but £3million of the reduction is thanks to extra funding from the government.