Britain is facing three years of slow growth, rising unemployment and squeezed consumer spending as the Brexit-induced collapse in the pound triggers a radical rebalancing of the economy.
Ofcom is pressing ahead with plans to force Openreach to become a legally separate company within the BT Group with the aim of providing faster and more reliable broadband across the UK.
Edinburgh-based travel search website Skyscanner is being bought by Chinese giant Ctrip.com in a deal worth £1.4 billion.
More than half of nearly 800 offshore workers polled say the oil and gas industry's future is in doubt without government help while almost a quarter believe the sector has no future.
The UK Government must take "decisive action" to help the oil and gas industry, the SNP has said, as a new report highlighted a lack of leadership and a closing "window of opportunity" to effect change.
Scotland experienced slightly better sales growth than the UK as a whole in the three months immediately after the Brexit vote.
Lloyds Banking Group has set aside another £1 billion to meet compensation claims for the mis-selling of payment protection insurance (PPI).
Microsoft is hiking prices for British businesses by as much as 22% as a direct result of the collapse in sterling following the EU referendum.
Technology giant Apple has been named the world's most valuable brand despite seeing iPhone sales fall this year.
Sterling plunged to a new 31-year low against the dollar this morning as fears over a so-called "hard Brexit" intensify.