Oil giant BP has warned that millions of dollars of "fictitious" compensation claims for the 2010 Gulf of Mexico oil spill are putting the company at risk.
Infrastructure services group Balfour Beatty said it expected its struggling UK construction business to break even this year.
Shares in major engineering firm Babcock jumped on Tuesday after the firm reported a 30% increase in pre-tax profits in the last 12 months.
The chairman of taxpayer-owned RBS has warned of possible further job cuts despite saying the major restructure prompted by the bank’s financial collapse was coming to an end.
Scottish retailers were hit by the double whammy of an early Easter and unseasonably cold weather last month as total sales declined by 2.1%.
Taking and wringing the neck out of Scotland’s green energy potential is top of the agenda for many modern-day politicians and business people.
Scottish Gas owner Centrica has said it would use profits from the prolonged winter freeze to keep prices down during the months ahead.
A study of North Sea oil and gas operators found almost a third of firms in the sector reckon Scottish independence would “lead to more complications” for their business.
RBS faces shareholder discontent at its annual meeting today regarding bonuses of £607 million to staff during a year when it lost £5.2 billion.
Forecasts from the CBI suggest Britain’s economy is back on the path to growth, with a 2% rise in gross domestic product anticipated next year.