Business

New Year resolutions to banish January debt blues

21 January 2015 2.49pm.

If the thud of bills landing on your doormat sends you into a panic, you are not alone — along with thousands of Scottish families, you may be ...

1.8 million sign up to Paym service

31 January 2015 1.02am.

Nearly two million people have registered to receive payments under the Paym scheme, which has the potential to eventually link up every current ...

Business chiefs urge taxes shake-up

31 January 2015 1.02am.

Business leaders have called for big changes to taxes raising less than £5 billion, saying they should be merged or scrapped.

'Lost generation' lack work skills

1 February 2015 9.00am.

A "lost generation" of young people are turning up for interviews lacking basic people skills such as maintaining eye contact, according to a senior ...

Greek finance chief in debt talks

Greece's finance minister is holding talks in Paris amid high tensions with international creditors, as his country's new leftist leadership seeks to ...

Havelock CEO Eric Prescott stepping down

The chief executive of Fife-based shop, school and office fitting firm Havelock Europa is to step down.

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Clark Thomson expands with seven-figure deal for Willis Group’s Scottish commercial insurance business unit

Scotland’s largest independent insurance broker has marked its 50th anniversary by completing a seven-figure deal to expand its presence in the north ...

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Spending plans 'will protect NHS'

The Scottish Government's spending plans for the year ahead will protect public services such as the NHS and education, the Finance Secretary has ...

Profits plunge at Perth's I&H Brown Ltd

Profits at Perth civil engineering, site remediation and development contractors I&H Brown Ltd plunged 80%, but the company is expecting margins to ...

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BDO survey shows Scotland’s hotel sector leads rest of UK

Occupancy and revenue in Scotland’s hotels continued to lead the rest of the UK during the autumn.

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Videogames industry body Tiga sets out five-year vision

Industry body Tiga has set out a five-year vision to drive sustainability and growth in the UK videogames sector.

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