A survey by the Federation of Small Businesses in Scotland found that, despite the high rate of crime, two-thirds of small to medium-sized businesses do not have any measures in place to combat internal theft.
FMC Technologies, which has a major base in Dunfermline, has won a $70 million contract with Statoil for the manufacture and supply of subsea production equipment to support the Pan Pandora field.
Production has restarted at a Fife vegetable processing factory ravaged by fire last month.
Administrators who took over Lochee's Stack Leisure Park more than six months ago are still struggling to attract a buyer or tenants for the failed £50 million venture.
A think tank has said UK cities should try to emulate Dundee's success in developing high-tech industries to stimulate economic growth.
A west Fife firm is to appear on hit BBC TV show Dragons' Den but is not revealing how it fared.
A Glenrothes electronics firm that was facing oblivion appears to have a brighter future after finding a buyer.
Dundee inventor Ken MacLeod has been given over £3000 to complete his device which he claims will make vehicles' engines greener and use 25% less fuel.
One of Forfar"s oldest businesses is celebrating a milestone, just as it is witnessing the struggle facing the town's high street.
A number of workers at a major Fife gas processing plant are facing a bleak Christmas after being placed on notice of redundancy.