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Female technical staff appear to have a longer journey ahead of them

Ken Mann: How to engineer workplace equality

Russell Borthwick (54472784)

Russell Borthwick: 'We have to stick our necks out'

Picture: Colin Mearns

Jeremy Peat: 'All in all, 2016 could prove a very difficult economic year north of the Border'

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Decision made at global level takes toll on another local community

Decision made at global level takes toll on another local community

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Stuart Patrick

Stuart Patrick of Glasgow Chamber: Business ready to help on journey toward high-wage, low-welfare economy

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Pinstripe: The trouble with pay

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Teamwork delivers performance

Teamwork delivers performance

Ian McConnell: Sudden loss of confidence is hazardous but so is unrealistic optimism

Ian McConnell: Sudden loss of confidence is hazardous but so is unrealistic optimism

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Liz Cameron, chief executive of Scottish Chambers of Commerce

Liz Cameron: Scottish Government draft budget reignites business rates debate

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Stephen Boyle

Stephen Boyle: The Stanford Marshmallow Experiment and the Scottish economy

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Peter Ward (52653661)

Legal Viewpoint: The community benefits of renewables developments

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So just who should we blame for those pitiful Scottish growth figures?

Ian McConnell: So just who should we blame for those pitiful Scottish growth figures?

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Those working on zero or short-hours contracts cannot access loans, mortgages and long-term home rentals

Zero and short-hours contracts bring nothing to the wider economy

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How to solve the housing crisis

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The last thing hard-pressed retailers needed was the wrong weather

The last thing hard-pressed retailers needed was the wrong weather

Ian McConnell: Ghost of economic cycles past is looming large

Ian McConnell: Ghost of economic cycles past is looming large

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John Swinney delivers the Scottish budget at Holyrood in December. Picture: Gordon Terris/The Herald.

Jeremy Peat: More economic volatility and uncertainty on the way

How George Square in Glasgow may look if UK votes to exit EU

Essay: 2016 looks set to be another referendum year but what happens if voters opt to leave the EU?

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The end of the Green Revolution?

The end of the Green Revolution?

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Leigh McDonald

Christmas parties: An employer’s guide to avoiding the hangover

UK economic weakness makes ride on coat-tails of Fed seem unlikely

UK economic weakness makes ride on coat-tails of Fed seem unlikely

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David Birrell, chief executive of Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce. (49427913)

Capital city has reasons to look forward with optimism

Lower tax rates would be a Christmas cracker

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Ethical hacking students at Dundee’s Abertay University have to think like cyber criminals to develop counter measures

Appointments: A £3,000-a-day career, if you can hack it

James Bream, Aberdeen and Grampian Chamber of Commerce...Pic Donald Stewart. (48478404)

James Bream: Oil and gas sector can't afford to wait for the sun to rise

Our moderation service will become more robust, offering serious contributors an environment where they can comfortably have their say without being drowned out by abusive hecklers

A new approach to comments on HeraldScotland

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Block grant just one uncertainty in Scottish budget process

Opinion: Tyson Fury should be removed from BBC Sports Personality of the Year list. Immediately. 

Sarah-Elizabeth Daly: Tyson Fury should be removed from BBC Sports Personality of the Year list. Immediately 

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Ian McConnell: Trade links between Scotland and Italy on menu but elephant in the room looms as EU poll near

Ian McConnell: Trade links between Scotland and Italy on menu but elephant in the room looms as EU poll nears

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Reaction Engines Limited has developed the revolutionary SABRE space and atmospheric propulsion system.

Appointments: There's space for more engineering high flyers in Scotland

The SNP's Annabelle Ewing.

Flexible working can help unlock economic potential

Osborne finds pot of gold in time for Autumn Statement but what do the experts make of it all?

Ian McConnell: Osborne finds pot of gold in time for Autumn Statement but what do the experts make of it all?

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Can food retailers expect better times or will things get even worse?

Ian McConnell: Can food retailers expect better times or will things get even worse?

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Do Holyrood and Westminster share the same hopes for oil prices?

Do Holyrood and Westminster share the same hopes for oil prices?

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Workers at the Tata Steel plant in Motherwell learned the company is to close its two Scottish plants.   Picture: Andrew Milligan/PA Wire

Appointments: No time to say ta-ta to this totem of industry

Mavericks like Steve Jobs are very rare and many CEOs are risk-averse - but many of them have to be

Geoff Beattie: why every 'control freak' CEO needs a chief innovation officer

Stuart Patrick, chief executive of Glasgow Chamber of Commerce. Picture: Nick Ponty.

More focus need on growing manufacturing base

Ally Scott

Addressing Scotland’s leadership gap

Weak economy ensures hard climb but entrepreneurs up to challenge

Ian McConnell: Weak economy ensures hard climb but entrepreneurs up to challenge

Liz Cameron: Make no mistake, Osborne's Spending Review matters for Scottish businesses

Liz Cameron: Make no mistake, Osborne's Spending Review matters for Scottish businesses

What to tax ?

What to tax ?

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Do you want to build a snowman?

Do you want to build a snowman?

David Birrell, chief executive of Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce. (46013738)

Investing in transport is crucial for Scotland's future

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The terrorists seem to offer no choice... but war won't make us safe

The terrorists seem to offer no choice... but war won't make us safe

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The Closer We Get: why I put my family's story on film

Essay of the week: The Closer We Get: why I put my family's story on film

Survivability is key

Survivability is key

Healthy, active staff are more productive

Appointments: Large employers need to examine the cost benefit of subsidising healthy canteens

Liam Smyth is membership director of Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce

Business Matters: Scotland needs to trade with the world

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Scottish Labour’s cunning plan to damage Scottish business and education

Scottish Labour’s cunning plan to damage Scottish business and education

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We should raise a glass to toast the long-term view of Scotch distillers

We should raise a glass to toast the long-term view of Scotch distillers

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Glasgow has much to offer

Seven years after the ‘great recession’ and there is no indication of a return to the ‘old normal'

Seven years after the ‘great recession’ and there is no indication of a return to the ‘old normal'

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House of Lords defeat could be blessing in disguise for the Chancellor

House of Lords defeat could be blessing in disguise for the Chancellor

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Business Matters: Addressing the challenges of entering new markets

Photograph by Colin Mearns

Free university education - Are we serious about it?

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Carney stance on EU poll contrasts with direct talk on independence

Carney stance on EU poll contrasts with direct talk on independence

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The four stages to achieving urgent reform of Europe ... and why they won't be on David Cameron's wish list

The four stages to achieving urgent reform of Europe ... and why they won't be on David Cameron's wish list

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David Birrell, chief executive of Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce. (42295780)

Edinburgh’s Heritage Status Must Be Retained

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Peter Chambers of law firm Burness Paull.

Legal Viewpoint: Tenancies Bill gives much food for thought

Liam Smyth, membership director at Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce.

Empowering regions to invest in their own future

Pinstripe: What is Scotland’s problem with the private sector making profits when it provides public services?

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Conservatives are self-proclaimed builders but is their work sound?

Conservatives are self-proclaimed builders but is their work sound?

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The recent Police Scotland survey highlighted several positives such as the fact that 78 per cent trust and respect line managers

Appointments: Police Scotland criticism will serve no purpose

Herald View: Oil industry challenges far from elementary but Watson can draw on vast experience

Herald View: Oil industry challenges far from elementary but Watson can draw on vast experience

Some changes but things mostly looking the same at Alliance Trust

Some changes but things mostly looking the same at Alliance Trust

Fast-moving environment means Scottish businesses have much to contend with

Time for radical re-think on health and safety regulations

Time for radical re-think on health and safety regulations

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T time quiz for Hyslop over cash questionsSoldiering on for 100 years

T time quiz for Hyslop over cash questionsSoldiering on for 100 years

Regeneration of Royal High School must strike balance between historic and contemporary

Blanchflower on target as Conservative economic game plan unravels

Blanchflower on target as Conservative economic game plan unravels

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