Banks, building societies and life insurers believe reducing the cost of regulatory compliance should be the new government's priority for the industry, according to the latest CB/PwC Financial Services Survey.
Proposed wind farm projects in the Northern and Western Isles could be the only onshore projects in Scotland to be unaffected by the UK Government's recently announced plans to scale back subsidies for the sector, it has emerged.
For many years the travelling experience of a landed Scots fish, crustacean or mollusc extended no further than the overnight train from Oban or Peterhead to Billingsgate Market and the dining tables of London.
FORTH Ports has launched its first modern apprentice programme in Scotland, in partnership with trade unions RMT and Unite, to help ensure it has workers with the skills required to succeed employees who are retiring.
STAMP seller Stanley Gibbons has said its adjusted profit before tax lifted 44 per cent to £7.5 million in the year to the end of March, after contributions from the recent acquisitions of antique houses Noble Investments and Mallett.