Business Minister Jamie Hepburn has said an Aberdeen papermill is an “attractive prospect” for potential buyers as he pledged to work with all parties to save the 500 jobs at the plant.
A meeting has been held over the future of a paper mill that was placed into administration, putting almost 500 jobs at risk.
Scotland’s walking charity, Paths for All, is calling on businesses in Shetland to sign up to its new Walk to Work Award in a bid to encourage workers to take a stroll to their workplace.
Following the launch of a pioneering Highland delivery scheme, operators Highland Parcels, an arm’s length delivery service of Menzies Distribution, have reported strong demand from both private and commercial customers.
On the busiest internet trading day of the year yesterday - Cyber Monday - the Scottish Government launched its action plan to combat unfair delivery charges to the Highlands and Islands.
The cost of sending parcels is set to become more transparent with measures to track delivery prices across Scotland.
As the festive season approaches, present buying is, or soon will be, at the forefront of our minds.
Employability and Training Minister Jamie Hepburn has welcomed the extension of BT’s apprenticeship programme in Alness during a visit to the communications giant’s contact centre in the town.
A Scottish Government minister has insisted that apprenticeships are "equally as valid" as degrees, but have been left behind in a drive to encourage young people to go to university.
An Aberdeenshire brickie and Caithness-based mechanic scooped two of the top honours at the Scottish Building Apprenticeship and Training Council (SBATC) 2016 Apprenticeship Awards.
The number of people claiming the jobseeker’s allowance (JA) in Aberdeenshire has ballooned by more than half (nearly 57%) in the past year, new figures show.