Business Opinion

  • 19 August 2014

    WELL done Glasgow, from all of your friends and neighbours in the north-east of Scotland.

  • 18 August 2014

    From 5 April 2015 rights to generous time off work following the birth of a child will no longer be the preserve of women. Now, thanks to new government regulations, men will be able to take on a larger role - if they want to - in bringing up baby.

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 18 July 2014

    Scotland's economic output, we have learned this week, is at a record level.

  • 17 July 2014

    After all the significant delays in getting them up and running, the devastation of many small businesses during the extended building process, the on-going disputes between the key contractor and Edinburgh City Council and the escalating price tag which finally peaked at around £775m, the trams project for Scotland's capital city now has cause for quiet celebration.