The Herald this week expanded its business coverage with the launch of a daily page dedicated to opinion, insight and analysis, called Business Voices.

Articles included:

Guy Stenhouse: Abandon independence and push for devolved immigration

Stuart Patrick: New airport link plan is sending the right signals

Malcolm Cannon: Beware the dangers of empty promises​

Our most read business story of the week was this from Mark Williamson:

Read more: Oil giant loses interest in North Sea find that galvanised industry

This week we also ran a special series of reports by deputy business editor Scott Wright on the issue of business rates:

Day One: Scottish high streets 'in peril' over business rates move

Day Two: Tax controversy dismissed as ‘sideshow’ in battle to save Scotland's high streets

Day three: Scottish town centre revival 'at risk' from new tax rules

Ian McConnell: Brexiters unlikely to let the dark economic clouds rain on parade with ideology to fore

Monday Interview: Thinking big unlocks global ambition for Scotland's Pillow Property Partners​

Herald Entrepreneur: 'You couldn’t a buy a croissant, and I wanted to buy a croissant. That’s why I opened a bakery'​

Sme Focus: Cookery course developer backs local producers in battle against climate change