Scotland business

Sleeper blows hole in Serco’s finances

February 23, 2018

Higher-than-expected operating costs for Caledonian Sleeper trains have blown a £47million hole in the balance sheet of operator Serco, prompting a warning from the company it may seek an early exit from the 15-year franchise.

Train contracts put food and drink suppliers on the right track

November 18, 2016

“I never thought I’d be living on the banks of the River Spey, catching salmon and being a bee farmer,” chuckles Tony Harris, who runs Spey Valley Honey from his farm house near Fochabers in Moray. It’s certainly a world away from his previous career.