Rates paid by businesses in Fife have soared by £6.9 million this year.
Angus firms look set to miss out on a near £4 million contract to fit new kitchens in the area's council houses.
Staff at Broughty Ferry's Fort Hotel are "absolutely delighted" after picking up a major award for the second year running in the national licensed trade 'Oscars'.
Fair trade campaigners in Dundee are hoping local groups will join a project to help farmers in one of the world's poorest countries.
Fresh from its triumph at the Fife Business Diversity Awards, St Andrews cafe Zest is preparing for the Scottish finals.
A source close to former Dundee FC director and benefactor Calum Melville has insisted there was no connection between his suspension from offshore supply company Cosalt and its discovery of a £4 million assets shortfall.
Up to £4 million of stock is missing from Cosalt, the Aberdeen company at which Calum Melville was a director.
NCR has bought a Scottish mobile phone ticketing company in a deal that is expected to "complement" the American firm's remaining research and development operation in Dundee.
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.