Small businesses in Tayside and Fife are being urged to take advantage of a government advice line on hiring new staff.
The owner of a Dundee venison business says he is "crying out" for more local produce, after his company won a prestigious food industry award.
A Dundee University graduate's heart is beating a little faster after her romantic creation won her a £25,000 grant.
The head of a Dundee packaging company established after a 51-day factory sit-in by sacked workers has called on banks to loosen the purse strings to help out small businesses.
The company which owns the Old Course Hotel suffered substantial losses last year.
Scottish secretary Michael Moore has been told in no uncertain terms that the coalition UK Government must deliver on its promise to support business and wealth creation when he met members of the Dundee and Angus Chamber of Commerce.
A fast-growing software company in Dunfermline has just been awarded a £250,000 grant by Scottish Enterprise.
A group of local licensed trade figures have proved there are good news stories to come out of the recession after returning a leading drinks wholesaler to Scottish ownership.
Dundee company Safedem has built up such a strong international reputation for knocking down buildings that it has become World Demolition Contractors of the Year.
The Apex Hotel hosted Scotland's specialist litigation law firm Simpson & Marwick as it conducted an employment law conference to mark the expansion of the firm in the city.