Business Opinion

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • 15 July 2014

    THE convenience brought by out-of-town shopping centres has been warmly received by Scottish consumers, as the thousands of cars parked outside Silverburn or Braehead each day readily testify.

  • 3 July 2014

    FIRSTGROUP is one of Scotland's surviving 'big beasts' in the quoted sector.

  • 1 July 2014

    CONTINUED investment in our infrastructure is critical to a strong business environment and to facilitate growth.

  • 1 July 2014

    ACCORDING to many, the growth path of Scotch whisky is assured but the austerity measures imposed in China have blunted the trajectory of high-end spirit sales recently.