Business Opinion

  • 17 August 2014

    While Glasgow City Council has made known its feelings about the humanitarian crisis in Gaza by flying the Palestinian flag, it has been less forthcoming about its award in June of a major security surveillance contract to NICE, an Israeli multinational company.

  • 15 August 2014

    THE scale of the changes at the top of two of Scotland's best-known quoted companies, and the attendant challenges, have been underlined this week by news of two executive moves, one entirely out of the blue and the other long anticipated.

  • 11 August 2014

    David Capaldi, managing director of Opinurate, a mobile-optimised customer experience management software firm, warns that businesses need to be careful with how they use daily deal sites in order to avoid damaging their customers' experience of them, their brand and, ultimately, their bottom line.

  • 26 July 2014

    It would not be wise to assume good times are here again just because Royal Bank of Scotland has reported a better than hoped for half-year trading update.

  • 25 July 2014

    IN the world of business, you come across a fair volume of hot air and corporate jargon, and a great deal of general management nonsense.

  • 22 July 2014

    IT now appears that Philip Clarke was on a hiding to nothing when he completed his rise from the shop floor three years ago.

  • 21 July 2014

    In the latest of our series to help the Scottish business community, Gareth Magee gives an insight into how to do business in Germany.

  • 20 July 2014

    We bent our rules to give engineering giant IMI the benefit of the doubt last week as its shares triggered a sell signal under our stop-loss system.

  • 20 July 2014

    Agenda was privileged to get a tour of the Commonwealth Games Athletes' Village with Harper Macleod, legal advisers to the organising committee and official supporters of the event.