A GROUND-BREAKING new model of education for disaffected young people is to be launched this week by one of Scotland's leading businessmen - but without the hoped-for public money to help run it.
Although far less evenly balanced than the wider division of Scottish society into Yes and No camps, the business debate over independence spawned passionate supporters on both sides.
CLYDE Union has narrowed losses in a year which saw its US owner SPX consult on job cuts as part of a restructuring programme, accounts newly available at Companies House have revealed.
Ferguson shipyard in Inverclyde, which was rescued on Wednesday by engineering tycoon Jim McColl, could learn as early as the end of this week whether it will win its first contract.
SEVEN companies across Scotland have triumphed at the inaugural Scottish Business Honours ceremony.