Business

Business

Interview: Why EDF’s Vincent De Rivaz backs Scotland

Energy
Sir Brian Souter is critical of financial regulators. Picture: contributed

Sir Brian Souter hits out over Airdrie Saving Bank’s demise

Companies
Mike Welch is embarking on a global expansion drive for the Blackcircles brand. Picture: Jane Barlow

Mike Welch set to drive Blackcircles tyre firm into Asia

Retail
Braemore chief Ian Lawson hopes to capitalise on strong interest in the short-term letting market. Photograph: Lisa Ferguson

Braemore snaps up Click-Let to exploit ‘huge opportunity’

Companies

Scots video conferencing firm focuses in on expansion

Tech

Item Club think-tank warns of downturn in growth

UK

Clydesdale reveals list of 40 Scottish branches set to close

Financial
George Goudsmit, managing director of AES Solar, said the UK still lags behind Europe in embracing renewable energy. Picture: Marc Hindley

Scottish company convinced The Queen to embrace solar power

Tech 9
Trawler men unload their catch at Peterhead fish market.. Picture: Jeff J Mitchell/Getty Images

Scottish fishermen fear Brexit bonanza will slip through the net

Farming 16
De Rivaz at the Morrison Street offices of EDF Energy Renewables in Edinburgh

Interview: Why EDF’s Vincent De Rivaz backs Scotland

Energy 5

Braemore snaps up Click-Let to exploit ‘huge opportunity’

Companies

Mike Welch set to drive Blackcircles tyre firm into Asia

Retail

Sir Brian Souter hits out over Airdrie Saving Bank’s demise

Companies 8
The nations jobless total has jumped by a massive 11,000 . Picture: Ian Georgeson

Scots economy “lags behind UK” in latest economic data

Politics 137

Chinese president Xi Jinping warns against trade protectionism

World 1
Almost a third of small firms in Scotland fear Donald Trump will have a negative effect on their business. Picture: Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images

Small firms in Scotland wary over Donald Trump’s impact

Management 7
Left to right are Sandy Kennedy, chief executive of Entrepreneurial Scotland; Paul Reynolds, Saltire Fellow and creator of Cup Tea Rooms and Gin 71; and Mark Baird. Picture: Robert Perry

Entrepreneurial Scotland opens to new intake

Companies
Fashion textiles from Johnstons of Elgin are exported all over the world.

Innovation woven into fabric of Scottish firm’s workforce

Management
Luke Thurman says hotdesks and shared spaces, where client and staff lines cross, are the 'new normal'. Picture: David P Scott

Luke Thurman: Collaboration is key in workplace design

Management

On the move: Latest appointments and promotions

Management

Allan Macpherson: Five steps to ward off winter damage

Management

Five things I wish I knew when I started my business

Management