Companies

Companies

Outlander helps double value of Scotland's film & TV productions

Politics 5
Trader monitoring market activity. Picture: AFP/Getty Images

Thursday market close: Bookies take a hammering as FTSE gains

Markets Economy
The National Grid deal centres on the gas pipe network division. Picture: Contributed

Investor bonanza after National Grid sells holding

News
The commercial arm of the Edinburgh institution is celebrating a highly successful first decade. Picture: Contributed

Royal College of Surgeons' commercial arm cheers milestone

Companies

Scots tech firms urged to join defence industry push

Tech

Tennent’s to pour £1m into new Wellpark visitor centre

Companies

Mike Ashley buys new jet as Sports Direct profits slump

Retail 2

Global accolade for Edinburgh’s ‘father of LiFi’

Tech
Farmgate prices have improved thanks to the weaker pound. Picture: Michael Gillen

Brexit boost a chance to get farming’s house in order

Farming 4
Progress of the tagging scheme has been widely criticised. Picture: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

Beef scheme tagging kits on their way after delays

Farming
Nucleus chief David Ferguson has been named as UK government fintech envoy for Scotland. Picture: Ditte Solgaard/First Light Photography

Two finance technology ‘tsars’ for Scotland unveiled

Financial
Children take part in the Tenner Challenge. Picture: Paul Thomas

BGF aims to nurture next generation of innovators

Financial
HSBC denied being part of an 'anti-competitive cartel'. Picture: Scott Barbour/Getty Images

Banks slapped with €485m penalty for interest rate cartel

Financial
Large banks have started moves from London to Paris. Pic: file

Brexit: Large banks ‘planning moves from UK to France’

Financial 54
Badham pharmacies, which operate from 17 locations in the south-west, are no longer accepting Scottish banknotes. Picture: Google

Online backlash as English chemists bans Scottish banknotes

Financial 161

Scott Reid: Branch closure misery for analogue generation

Financial

RBS reaches £800m settlement over 2008 rights issue

Financial 1

Bill Jamieson: End of an era for UK income funds

Financial

Criminals take six seconds to guess Visa card number and pin

Retail 1
HMS Forth outside the BAE shipyard in Govan. Two more offshore patrol vessels will be built at the same complex. Picture: Bob Shaw/BAE

Scots tech firms urged to join defence industry push

Tech
Harald Haas has been dubbed the 'father of LiFi'. Picture: Contributed

Global accolade for Edinburgh’s ‘father of LiFi’

Tech
Nucleus chief David Ferguson has been named as UK government fintech envoy for Scotland. Picture: Ditte Solgaard/First Light Photography

Two finance technology ‘tsars’ for Scotland unveiled

Financial
The penguin parade at Edinburgh Zoo has been a popular fixture there since 1951.

Edinburgh Zoo penguin parade shelved over bird flu scare

Environment 3

Social impact has risen over decade of introductions

Companies

Tech services outfit launches with North-east takeover

Tech

Steve Ross: Big data still needs the human touch

Tech

Derek Binnie: Worker wellbeing pays dividends

Management
The National Grid deal centres on the gas pipe network division. Picture: Contributed

Investor bonanza after National Grid sells holding

News
N-Sea vessels will utilise the innovative technology, including the Siem Barracuda. Picture: Contributed

N-Sea to work with Strathclyde Uni on pipeline project

Companies
ScottishPower extended its partnership with Cancer Research last year. Picture: Chris James

What corporate responsibility means to me

Farming
BERG can help with advice for communities like Kendal, pictured after the December 2015 floods.

Ready and resilient: help is at hand for communities

News
Atlantis Resources is led by chief executive Tim Cornelius. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Fresh milestone for MeyGen tidal power project

News 6
Business leaders also called for targets on the amount of heat sourced from renewable energy. Picture: John Devlin

Energy efficiency drive could help create 9,000 jobs

News 6

Boosting energy efficiency ‘could help create 9,000 jobs’

News 3

Motorists face soaring fuel prices following Opec deal

News 6

Brexit fallout raises firms’ fears over energy shortages

News 4
Farmgate prices have improved thanks to the weaker pound. Picture: Michael Gillen

Brexit boost a chance to get farming’s house in order

Farming 4
Progress of the tagging scheme has been widely criticised. Picture: Christopher Furlong/Getty Images

Beef scheme tagging kits on their way after delays

Farming
ScottishPower extended its partnership with Cancer Research last year. Picture: Chris James

What corporate responsibility means to me

Farming
Ministers have warned over the risk of avian flu. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Flu risk leads to order to keep all poultry indoors

Farming

Business Stream chief grilled over farm complaints

Farming 1

Scottish poultry farmers warned over deadly bird flu strain

News

Still time to apply for farm support advance loans

Farming 2

Peterhead’s fishing port to receive £5m investment funding

News
Sports Direct boss Mike Ashley said the past six months had been 'tough'. Picture: Joe Giddens/PA Wire

Mike Ashley buys new jet as Sports Direct profits slump

Retail 2
The report said Scotland offers 'great potential' for retailers. Picture: John Devlin

Scotland seen as a hotspot for retail expansion

Retail 1
Bellfield's Kieran Middleton toasts the 'transformational' deal with Bidvest. Picture: Neil Hanna

Gluten-free brewer toasts deal with food service group

Retail
The IET praised gender neutral Stem toys such as science kits. Picture: Getty Images/iStockphoto

Boys three times more likely to have science toys than girls

Retail
Michael Laing on left says the bottom-line figure was impacted by investment in the famous jewellery business. Picture: Contributed

Sparkling full-year numbers at Laing

Companies
ScottishPower extended its partnership with Cancer Research last year. Picture: Chris James

What corporate responsibility means to me

Farming
Trtl managing director Michael Corrigan with business partner David Kellock

Overseas markets can open up potential for growth

Retail

Asda strikes festive deal with Scots snack maker

Companies

Clothing retailer Quiz broadens store network

Retail

Growth on menu as Bar Soba lands £3m funding deal

Companies

Scotland’s top-selling food and drink brands revealed

Retail 3
Caitriona Balfe and Sam Heughan have been filming Outlander in Scotland for more than three years.

Outlander helps double value of Scotland's film & TV productions

Politics 5
The commercial arm of the Edinburgh institution is celebrating a highly successful first decade. Picture: Contributed

Royal College of Surgeons' commercial arm cheers milestone

Companies
The first year-long celebration of Scottish history and heritage was launched at Mary King's Close in Edinburgh.

World heritage sites to be transformed under new Scottish tourism campaign

Lifestyle 5
Donalda MacKinnon has been appointed BBC Scotland's first female figurehead.

BBC Scotland's new director Donalda Mackinnon to decide on Scottish Six

Politics 25

Edinburgh Zoo penguin parade shelved over bird flu scare

Environment 3

Two American dinosaurs go hunting for Nessie

News 1

Growth on menu as Bar Soba lands £3m funding deal

Companies
Chris McDowall HR partner and employment lawyer, Anderson Strathern


. Picture: Stewart Attwood

Employers and employees are key players in a responsible business

Companies
David Morgan, left, David Duke, centre, and Peter Lawson reflect on the relationship between social enterprises and corporate business in Scotland. Picture: Ian Rutherford

Top law firm’s tie-up with social enterprise works both ways

Business
Catriona Munro says the new rules are expected to bring more claims for competition damages. Picture: Contributed

Catriona Munro: New rules let small firms sue cartels

Law
Katie Williams is the new head of Pinsent Masons' Aberdeen office. Picture: Simon Price

First female head for law firm Pinsent Masons in Aberdeen

Law
Shepherd & Wedderburn
 chief Stephen Gibb said Aberdeen remains a 'cornerstone' of the Scottish economy. Picture: Contributed

Shepherd & Wedderburn acquires Aberdeen law firm CLP

Law
Chris Gotts, partner and head of corporate finance at Burness Paull. Picture: Contributed

Burness Paull hails strong deal-making activity

Law
Alison Graham joins commercial law firm Davidson Chalmers as head of marketing and business development. Picture: Contributed

On the move: Latest appointments and promotions

Law

Anderson Strathern eyeing more bolt-on legal deals

Law

Deborah Miller: Uber ruling won’t stop the meter

Law 1

Scotsman Legal Review: A year of change

Law

Scotsman Legal Review: Intellectual Property

Law