Scottish business owners believe that the next UK Government should lower the cost of doing business while offering fresh help for the self-employed, according to a poll.
A Dundee turbine components firm has returned to profit after sustaining a seven-figure loss last year.
A Perth-based parking company has seen its profits increase 20-fold in its latest company accounts.
A man who bought a Dundee sound company when he was aged just 22 has grown it to be a major player in the industry supplying equipment to the likes of Bob Dylan and Liam Gallagher.
Scottish medical group Omega Diagnostics hopes its HIV diagnosis kit will be validated by external testers by the end of the year.
An electronics business which has operated in Dundee for more than 30 years has ceased trading after losing a major contract.
Profits at property to wines and spirits group Wemyss Development fell last year as its agricultural and renewable power operations came under pressure.
The operator behind Dundee’s largest nightclub recorded a loss last year as it undertook a major investment programme on its estate.
Scottish retailers are going through a “significant transition” as they adapt to lower footfall, rising costs and thinner profits.
Operating losses at Dundee Airport approached £1m last year, according to new accounts filed at Companies House.