Business Opinion

  • 24 August 2014

    As reported in these pages, the Scottish Fishermen's Federation has felt the wrath of the First Minister for daring to question certain dark hints (since denied as being such) about how an ex-EU Scotland could make life difficult for foreign fishermen accessing Norwegian waters.

  • 22 August 2014

    JIM McColl is a man who evidently finds it difficult to resist a challenge.

  • 21 August 2014

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

  • 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.