The latest official figures have shown that the number of people employed in Scotland is the highest it has been in five years.
There are now well over two and a half million people working in the country, (more…)
Businesses working around Inverness and in the Moray Firth area are to benefit from high speed fibre broadband access which has been funded by public money.
The project is the first part of a nationwide scheme to bring broadband to areas with no clear indication (more…)
New figures have shown a notable drop in the number of Scottish firms claiming insolvency, marking the third quarter in a row that there has been such a fall.
The data from KPMG shows that in the third quarter of 2013, 230 firms went into administration, representing a 27 per cent drop from the same period (more…)
An India-based drinks group is to join forces with a Scottish firm to establish a new multi-million pound distillery in Fife.
The deal between Kyndal and Perthshire’s John Fergus and Company will see the opening of a £6.7 million micro distillery in Glenrothes. Set to come (more…)
The opening of a new sales centre in Glasgow will result in the creation of more than 200 jobs, the firm behind the development has confirmed.
Opened in early October, direct marketing company Aquira said its investment in the site was a reflection of Scotland’s growing reputation (more…)
A west Scotland bus operator has moved back into the black, after nearly doubling its turnover last year.
McGill’s, which was previously at risk of a takeover itself, saw a move back into profit with its turnover increasing from £15 million to £28 million (more…)
An English recycling firm is to open a new base in Scotland thanks to a grant from Holyrood, creating new jobs in the south of the country.
The opening of the Dalbeattie plant will see around 25 jobs created, when Panel2Panel moves to the site. The news comes after (more…)
A specialist construction industry recruitment firm has boosted its position thanks to new levels of commercial finance.
Number 8, an agency which supplies construction and demolition workers for projects in Scotland and throughout the world, was created just (more…)
Losses in the book publishing side of the firm has led to a fall in profits at a Scottish publisher, with significant levels of debt and a fall
A Scottish based packaging firm has made 90 redundancies in one of its operations south of the border, following the loss of a major contract.
The unemployment rate in Scotland is continuing to fall, with figures announced at the end of last year showing it is now below the UK average. According to