After a snap general election, the beginning of Brexit and Bank of England interest rates rising for the first time in 10 years, the economy saw its share of surprises in 2017.
New figures highlight the Scottish fishing industry’s major contribution to the UK fleet’s best economic performance in eight years.
Knight Frank says Scotland’s industrial property market has enjoyed a “buoyant start” to 2017 despite woes in Aberdeen.
Scottish Enterprise (SE) said yesterday it was entering a “new phase" after chief executive Lena Wilson announced she was quitting the economic development quango.
A group that was formed to gather claims against Royal Bank of Scotland over the conduct of its now defunct Global Restructuring Group has now turned its attention to Clydesdale Bank.
The leader of Scotland’s largest fishing industry body has dismissed claims that North Sea cod are getting smaller due to climate change.
The trade body for Scotch whisky-makers toasted a political agreement on a new EU free trade deal with Japan yesterday.
Scotland’s proud whisky heritage has attracted a record number of people through the doors of Diageo’s distilleries around the country.
A leading bank says more needs to be done to translate youthful enthusiasm into entrepreneurship across Scotland.
Scottish fishing chiefs insisted yesterday the sustainable harvesting of stocks would remain a key priority for the industry after the UK leaves the EU.
The Scottish Council for Development and Industry (SCDI) and the Fraser of Allander Institute have teamed up to hatch a plan for reviving Scotland’s flagging economy.
Whisky-maker Edrington has shrugged off “a difficult backdrop of economic and political volatility” to report a 30% jump in profits.
Scottish property developer FM Group has reinforced its reputation for breathing new life into listed buildings after investing £10million into two historic landmarks.
The developer behind a renewable-energy scheme taking shape off the north-east coast has named the projects that will share a £2.6million pot of funding for research into the environmental impacts of offshore wind generation.
Closing major productivity gaps between different parts of Scotland could help to unlock up to £25billion of economic growth over the next decade, according to a leading business group.
Scottish companies need “reassurance and clarity” over US president Donald Trump’s tax plans, Grant Thornton said yesterday.
Businesses looking for significant investment can claim a share of a £200million funding pot through a new scheme launched by the Scottish Government yesterday.
The Scottish Fishermen's Federation (SFF) said yesterday it welcomed the appointment of Michael Gove as the new secretary of state for the environment, food and rural affairs.
New car sales in Scotland suffered a 17.5% year-on-year plunge in April as motor traders felt the impact of sweeping tax changes, industry figures show.
The family behind one of Scotland’s most successful whisky firms has kept its place at the top of an annual league table of Scotland’s wealthiest people.
The Scottish Government is holding onto valuable mackerel quota while it gauges the success of voluntary efforts by fishers to help increase the amount of fish they land into the country’s ports.
Scottish companies are targeting post-Brexit markets at the world’s largest seafood trade show.
A new report into the health of EU fish stocks has been hailed as proof that decades of industry self-sacrifice have restored fisheries to “greatness”..
Scotland’s largest independent co-operative said a “lacklustre” retail market and the national living wage impacted on profits during the year to January 28.
North Sea herring has been given the thumbs up by the Marine Stewardship Council (MSC), the body behind a highly-prized certification scheme, amid an ongoing furore over haddock.
A project aimed at saving lives at sea has distributed around 3,500 pieces of vital safety kit to Scottish fishers.
The company behind Scotland’s “other national drink” insisted yesterday its sugar-cutting plan would not get in the way of its long-term growth.
Scottish fishing chiefs took the opportunity in the final hours before the triggering of Article 50 to hammer home their demands for their sector to be wholly under UK control after Brexit.
The health of key Scottish fishing stocks is closely linked to the type and quality of the seabed, new research findings have confirmed.
North America’s largest seafood trade showcase has been hailed as a big success for the Scottish firms on a mission to grow their exports across the Atlantic.
Scottish fishing chief Mike Park has warned the Marine Conservation Society (MCS) it could face legal action over its controversial haddock claims.
Scottish fishing chiefs yesterday called for a conservation group to retract “false” claims about the state of North Sea and west coast haddock stocks.