Industry leaders have called for public procurement to be opened up to help ease the squeeze on hard-pressed construction firms.
Marks & Spencer’s profits plunge and announcement of store closures comes amid turmoil on the high street, with multiple retailers falling into administration or announcing restructuring plans since the start of the year.
A political flare-up has fractured Perth and Kinross Council's coalition leadership.
Conviviality’s parent company has collapsed, but the firm’s administrators have assured that talks with potential buyers of its retail arm are still ongoing in a bid to save 2,000 jobs.
Bargain Booze owner Conviviality could be heading for administration after failing to secure emergency funding, placing 2,500 jobs at risk.
Thousands of UK jobs are at risk after a double body blow saw ToysRUs and electronics retailer Maplin collapse into administration within minutes of each other today.
A Canadian firm is understood to have held talks with BiFab bosses, fuelling speculation of a possible buy-out.
Administrators have announced that three subsidiaries of wholesaler Palmer & Harvey are to close, causing job losses in Dundee, Bellshill and Livingston.
Almost 100 jobs have been lost after a Dundee electrical and mechanical contracting firm collapsed.
Administrators have been given another year to wrap up the affairs of a major Dundee engineering firm that suddenly collapsed with multi-million-pound debts last year.