The chief executive of public transport giant Stagecoach has hit out at new bus franchising proposals, saying they are a “one-way ticket” to poorer service, higher fares and local tax rises.
A series of meetings to push for a Tay Cities Deal are to be held over the next few days.
A Fife-based paper bag supplier which counts McDonald’s, Pret, Burger King and Starbucks among its client base has expressed confidence for the future after a challenging period.
Glasgow-based Weir Group is to cut costs by another £40 million this year to survive in a market of “unprecedented” challenges.
A quietly disruptive business model has seen a Swedish bank become a significant player in Scottish financial services.
The bed linen and towels of the Cupar-based Fishers Laundry Group have been electronically tagged to improve its stock control systems.
An antenatal class may not seem the most obvious place for a new business to be born but that’s just what happened to Scottish “mumtrepreneurs” Julie Wilson and Amy Livingstone.
The confidence of UK small businesses is at a three-year low and two-thirds of Scottish firms are concerned about domestic economy, according to the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB).
Cost-cutting measures which were made as the oil price plunged saved energy services giant Wood Group more than $148 million last year.
The managing director of Fife switchgear testing facility Micronas Limited says he is optimistic for 2015 despite suffering a profits fall last year.