CONVERGE CHALLENGE 2014

The University of Aberdeen - winners last year The quest to add to the growing band of businesses formed through Scotland’s thriving academic entrepreneur community...

EDINBURGH TRAMS – GETTING CLOSER

The first daytime trams in the City centre All pictures by Thomas Haywood Photography There are some in the City who thought that the trams might...

BANK BONUSES – THE CARROT THAT DOESN’T WORK

RBS - £550m in bonuses despite huge losses Why is it that banks are so convinced that the best way for them to succeed is...

SCOTS UNEMPLOYMENT FALLS

Growth in employment at its highest for seven years The latest figures of the Office for National Statistics show that unemployment in Scotland has fallen...

DO WE NEED OSBORNE OR BARROSO’S PERMISSION?

Scotland doesn't need permission to use the Pound There’s been a lot of hot air and printer’s ink spilled over the past few days over...

SUSTAINABLE PROCUREMENT

Scottish Government needs to act SELECT, the trade body for Scotland's electrical sector, has urged the Scottish Government not to delay the implementation of the...

Independence – a bare knuckle fight?

Scotland would 'walk away' from the pound after a 'Yes' vote So – the gloves are off. The Westminster politicians have changed their tactics –...

Amazon retail culture a blessing and a curse for Scots island life

Local businesses in the Western Isles can struggle to compete By Paul Freathy, University of Stirling E-commerce has irreversibly transformed our lives by giving us greater...

TECH-BOOST FOR TOURISM

Fife College Scottish tourism is booming, with new technology heralding the way forward for business growth. However, the tourist sector needs help to tap...

ECONOMIC MOMENTUM CONTINUES TO GROW

The Bank of Scotland's surveys have produced consistently positive economic news The Bank of Scotland's Purchasing Managers' Index (PMI) has shown that growth in the...