The number of people finding permanent jobs has fallen for the first time in six months, according to a new report.
Scotland’s shops welcomed fewer customers last month than were tempted on to high streets elsewhere across Britain, new figures have shown.
Shares in Marks & Spencer surged today on speculation that the high street retailer is an £8 billion bid target for Middle Eastern investors.
The company pursuing Scotland’s only commercial gold mine has extended its search for the precious metal across the country.
The parent company of Homebase and Argos has said it is on track to report pre-tax profits of £90 million for the last year.
Estate agent and consultancy firm Savills saw pre-tax profits soar by 36% last year, boosted by improving markets and strategic acquisitions across the UK and Asia.
Deal-making in Scotland’s mid-market sector increased last year, according to a new survey.
Global recruitment firm Adecco saw profits and revenues dip last year, but managed to increase its share of the UK market.
Big four UK supermarket chain Morrisons has announced it will finally launch an online shopping portal in a bid to catch up with its larger rivals after suffering its first profit drop in six years.
Independent housebuilder and mining firm Miller Group revealed a return to profit in 2012 following a major refinancing that “transformed” the group’s financial strength.