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Thousands of north and north-east businesses have been caught up in delays processing challenges to steep rises in business rates.
One of Aberdeen’s biggest community schemes has warned that “hundreds of families” will be affected by the council’s proposal to slash its budget by 40%.
Personal income rose by 3.1% on average in 2017 in Fresno County to $41,470.
San Francisco County is in the top 10 for average personal income in California.
SSE has joined the rest of the “big six” in raising its standard variable energy tariff to meet Ofgem’s latest price cap.
The cost of housing in Edinburgh and Glasgow is set to rise above UK averages over the next five years, according to market analysis.
Northern Scotland would have benefited from more than £320 million in European Union funding over the next eight years had the UK not voted Leave, new analysis has revealed.
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.
A Glasgow crime organisation sent an aspiring Indian chef to Aberdeen to flood the city with counterfeit cash in exchange for genuine money.
An Elgin couple who had a “very difficult” time last year are delighted to have won the top prize in P&J's Cash Giveaway.
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.
A decline in property sales is forecast over the next three months amid ongoing Brexit uncertainty, according to a report.
A conservation charity is hoping to raise £1.6 million to buy a mountain in the north-west Highlands.
Changing shopping habits, Brexit uncertainty and rising employment costs and business rates have heaped pressure on retailers during 2018.
An urgent plea has been made to potential investors to buy shares in the UistWind community wind farm project to aid in helping the community project to reach its yearly fundraising total of £350,000.
There was a little more calm in the City yesterday as the dust settled on a tumultuous week in UK politics.
BBC Children in Need is the latest charity to start using contactless card readers in its bid to collect a record number of donations.
Nearly 100 alleged victims of Midas Financial Solutions (Scotland) have lost a High Court battle against their financial adviser.
Small and medium-sized enterprises are rushing to join a proposed lawsuit against Clydesdale Bank, the firm managing the claims said yesterday.
A £3 per day car parking charge at Sumburgh Airport will be introduced on December 1.
A family fun event which was cancelled by Aberdeen City Council at the last minute has cost the public purse more than £18,000.
People in Aberdeen and the north-east are being urged to be aware of counterfeit notes following recent reports of attempts to tender fake notes in the city.
Pension obligations has seen losses soar at publicly-owned airport operator Highlands and Islands Airports (Hial).
Plans for the Moray growth deal are progressing quickly and positively, a senior UK Government minister said this week on a visit to the region.
Budget leader Alister Mackinnon yesterday issued a stark warning over Highland Council’s precarious financial position in a statement predicting a £5.1m overspend this year, almost twice what was projected at the same time last year.
Man who defrauded authorities of almost £50,000 spared prison slapped with fine and community payback order
A man who defrauded the authorities of almost £50,000 was spared prison at Lerwick Sheriff Court on Wednesday when the sheriff imposed a £5,000 fine and an 18-month community payback order.
The lifetime allowance is the maximum you can save into a pension in total, while still qualifying for valuable tax breaks.
An Aberdeen man has been told he “should be ashamed of himself” after holding up his mum at knife-point.
Cash-strapped Orkney Islands Council is holding meetings in local communities to look for ideas to save money or generate income.
Scotland’s fishing industry turns its attention back to the day-to-day business of catching fish during a two-day event in Aberdeen later this week.
Aberdeen hotels had the worst occupancy rates in the UK during 2017, new figures show.