Major Dundee healthcare diagnostics firm Axis-Shield has given up its hostile takeover fight despite insisting a new £235 million offer ''fundamentally'' undervalues the business.
The Scottish Chamber of Commerce says manufacturers must continue to diversify and target new markets if a rise in exports is to be sustained.
Rogue traders are undermining the construction sector by stealing a major slice of the business available, the Federation of Master Builders (FMB) Scotland has said.
FMC Technologies has begun recruiting to fill 240 posts, 70 of which are at its Dunfermline plant.
Scottish businesses face rates rises worth £849 million over the next three years, according to a new academic study.
A Fife timber specialist has defied the gloomy economic backdrop to post turnover of almost £100 million.
A Fife company has been awarded a multi-million-pound contract to design a 'super yacht'.
Businesses are being urged to support flights between Dundee and London City airports.
Shareholders in Perth-based transport group Stagecoach are being urged to ignore pressure to block a move that allows executives to minimise the tax bill on their bonuses.
Dundee company My Pinkie Promise has been named as a finalist in the 2011 Association of Scottish Businesswomen awards.