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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
It was the biggest monthly retail sales fall in more than four and a half years. Picture: John Devlin

Martin Flanagan: High street woes a portent for economy

Retail 1
In September, the company moved from its base in Strathclyde Business Centre, Motherwell, to Glasgows Templeton Building, giving it additional space to facilitate its growth. Picture: Wikimedia

Scots video conferencing firm focuses in on expansion

Tech
HSBC said it would be contacting customers who are due a refund. Picture: Danny Lawson/PA Wire

HSBC to pay £4m over ‘unreasonable’ debt collection

Financial
Martin Flanagan believes other banks will follow HSBC in shipping significant numbers of workers to the EU following Theresa May's 'hard Brexit'. Picture: Ben Stansall/AFP/Getty Images

Martin Flanagan: Others set to follow HSBC in EU migration

Financial 11
Aviva chief Mark Wilson insisted the group was 'growing in the UK'. Picture: Contributed

Aviva merges UK insurance operations in new shake-up

Financial
79 Clydesdale and Yorkshire Bank branches are set to close. Picture: Ian Georgeson

Clydesdale reveals list of 40 Scottish branches set to close

Financial 24
FreeAgent, led by chief executive Ed Molyneux, is to offer its services to small business customers of RBS and NatWest. Picture: Contributed

FreeAgent inks accounting software tie-up with RBS

Tech
Airdrie Savings Bank. Picture: Alan Watson

Airdrie Savings Bank to close its doors with 70 jobs lost

News 11
Royal Bank of Scotland's Gogarburn HQ will host the Boost launch event on Thursday. Picture: Greg Macvean

RBS aims to help small firms build more connections

Financial

Alliance Trust reveals list of new investment managers

Financial 2

Bill Jamieson: Time to cash in after the market surge?

Financial 4

Chancellor hails £82m ‘vote of confidence’ in Funding Circle

Financial 1

LendingCrowd launches first tax-free savings account

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
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
In September, the company moved from its base in Strathclyde Business Centre, Motherwell, to Glasgows Templeton Building, giving it additional space to facilitate its growth. Picture: Wikimedia

Scots video conferencing firm focuses in on expansion

Tech
The Cromarty Firth has long been used for anchorage when oil prices fall and the need for rigs is diminished. Picture: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

Small pools offer big advantage to Scotland’s oil industry

Tech

FreeAgent inks accounting software tie-up with RBS

Tech

Court to decide on arrest of Samsung boss over bribery charges

World

Offshore firms ‘lock out’ local traders from Google ads

Tech

Mobile giant EE fined £2.7m for overcharging customers

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

Interview: Why EDF’s Vincent De Rivaz backs Scotland

Energy 5
The Cromarty Firth has long been used for anchorage when oil prices fall and the need for rigs is diminished. Picture: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

Small pools offer big advantage to Scotland’s oil industry

Tech
Cairn is on track for first oil from its North Sea Catcher and Kraken projects this year. Picture: Contributed

Cairn Energy gears up for ‘eventful’ year of drilling

News
From left: ESS operations director Mo Petrie, managing director Mike Wilson and Handelsbanken corporate account manager Steven Rae. Picture: Simon Price

Aberdeenshire subsea group taps bank for growth drive

News 1
Tim Cornelius, chief executive of Atlantis Resources. Picture: Ian Georgeson

New Edinburgh arm to open more markets for tidal developer

News 3
Centrica, led by chief executive Iain Conn, is cutting roles in its exploration and production team. Picture: Contributed

Energy giant Centrica to cut 25 jobs in Aberdeen

News 2

Scott Macnab: SNP faces a ‘post-oil’ financial dilemma

Opinion 62

Cairn appoints oil sector veteran as non-executive

News 1

Comment: Floating wind farm key to Scots sustainable energy

Opinion 14

Plexus inks four-year wells agreement with Centrica

News
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
Mike Rumbles urged Holyrood and Westminster to work together 'responsibly'. Picture: Contributed

End turf wars over post-Brexit policy, urges Mike Rumbles

Farming 5
NFU Scotland policy chief Jonnie Hall said farmers needed a clear timetable for outstanding payments. Picture: Contributed

Holyrood’s farming loan scheme set to close today

Farming
Dairy farm numbers have fallen to their lowest level since records began more than a century ago. Picture: John Devlin

Fewer dairy herds than ever before, but they are larger

Farming

Scotland’s potato industry ‘must not expand acreage’

Farming

Farming industry anger after PM signals single market exit

Farming 14

Chief vet defends new cattle movements reporting system

Farming

Defra ‘doesn’t have a clue about post-Brexit world’

Farming 6
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
It was the biggest monthly retail sales fall in more than four and a half years. Picture: John Devlin

Martin Flanagan: High street woes a portent for economy

Retail 1
Bonmarche figures cover the period until Christmas Eve. Picture: Contributed

Mixed numbers at fashion chain Bonmarche

Retail
Halfords has bought a minority stake in a mobile tyre-fitting business. Picture: Chris Radburn/PA Wire

Halfords drives into mobile tyre-fitting market

Retail
Moneysupermarket.com advert complained about by viewers

Adverts showing twerking men top list of complaints

Retail 2
Esther Binnie joined Edinburgh-based Innis & Gunn seven years ago. Picture: Contributed

Brewer Innis & Gunn promotes Esther Binnie to finance chief

Retail 1

Graham’s targets fitness fans with protein-packed snack

Retail

Fashionable figures as Burberry cashes in on slump in pound

Retail

Social beer brand gets funding injection

Retail
Fewer visitors are coming to Scotland in the wake of the vote to leave the EU although numbers from North America are up. Picture: Getty Images

Number of European tourists to Scotland plummets after Brexit

Politics 42

Wetherspoon boss ‘cautious’ after sales and costs warning

Media & Leisure

Hospitality sector’s hangover adds to economic concerns

Media & Leisure
MacRoberts partner Katy Wedderburn examines the legal issues facing employers in the year ahead. Picture: Contributed

Katy Wedderburn: The year ahead for employment law

Law
Colin Graham says the Thorntons chairman role comes at 'absolutely the right time'. Picture: Greg Macvean

Monday interview: Thorntons Solicitors chairman Colin Graham

Law
MacRoberts partner Katy Wedderburn says any attempts to erode employee rights are 'likely to gain little public support'. Picture: Contributed

Katy Wedderburn: How will Brexit affect employment law?

Law 8
Managing partner Murray McCall says Anderson Strathern is in talks to boost its diversity and geographic footprint. Picture: Jane Barlow

Murray McCall: Legal mergers remain an opportunity

Law 1
Julie Hamilton urges caution when supervising children on your property. Picture: Contributed

Julie Hamilton: Occupiers’ liability and child safety

Law
ASAM chief John Brett, left, with senior private wealth manager Shane Presley. Picture: Stewart Attwood

Anderson Strathern assets boss aims for ‘top spot’

Financial
MBM Veritas will hold a seminar next week for firms affected by RBS's GRG arm. Picture: John Devlin

New fight for Scots firms hit by RBS restructuring unit

Financial 7

Employers and employees are key players in a responsible business

Companies

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

Business

Catriona Munro: New rules let small firms sue cartels

Law

First female head for law firm Pinsent Masons in Aberdeen

Law