Bruichladdich Distillery Company this week posted an increase in profits during a year when it continued developing plans to become an “all-Islay” operation.

READ MORE: The distiller, which is the largest private sector employer on the Hebridean island, made a profit of nearly £1.6 million for the year ended March 31, accounts newly-filed at Companies House show. Profits were up on the £1.25m recorded the year before, and grew as turnover increased by around £4m to £23.9m, the accounts reveal.

300 jobs secured at Greenock semiconductor plant as US owner plans huge investment.

READ MORE: A US giant has given a huge vote of confidence in Scotland’s electronic engineering expertise with plans to invest £47 million upgrading a remnant of the Silicon Glen heyday of the industry.

Scottish brewer BrewDog opens world's first alcohol-free beer bar.

READ MORE: The Ellon-based company said the London Old Street bar will offer 15 taps of draft alcohol-free craft beer.

IAN MCCONNELL: Death knell more fitting than celebratory Big Ben Brexit bell

SME FOCUS: Lanarkshire property entrepreneurs keen to play part in regeneration drive in Scotland​

MONDAY INTERVIEW: The Scots designer to the stars who found fame on German TV​

HERALD ENTREPRENEUR: 'There are huge opportunities for creative people willing to do things differently.'​