Tough restrictions on hospitality have been extended for a further week and could go on even longer, as industry leaders warn the decision "could be the end of Scotland's pubs as we know them".
Business leaders on a call with the Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster Michael Gove on Brexit have described the meeting as “pointless”.
A record number of shops closed during the first half of 2020 due to the coronavirus lockdown, new figures show.
Scottish Conservative leader Douglas Ross has urged the Scottish Government to give businesses one week’s notice to prepare for anti-coronavirus measures imposed against them.
‘I hate every aspect of what we are doing right now but there is no alternative’, Nicola Sturgeon addresses concerns over new coronavirus restrictions
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has defended new coronavirus restrictions that will cause numerous bars and restaurants to close.
Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the UK Government has continued to act with speed to protect Scottish companies and safeguard jobs.
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The virus crisis will have a lasting impact on the world of work, with fewer people based in offices, a new study suggests.
An Aberdeen MP has said he is seeking “immediate clarity” from Shell on the local implications of its plans for up to 9,000 job cuts. The oil major has announced it will cut between 7,000 – 9,000 jobs globally by the end of 2022 in order to save $2billion – $2.5billion annually. Read more on Energy Voice here.
TSB has announced that it will shut more than half of its branches in Scotland.
Shell has announced plans for between 7,000 – 9,000 job cuts from its global workforce by the end of 2022.
Businesses in Wales will be offered grants from a £140 million scheme to help survive the coronavirus pandemic, the country’s Economy Minister has said.
Coronavirus has left the Highlands and islands with their greatest-ever economic challenge with a doubling of the unemployment rate and a GDP fall forecast of up to £2.6 billion, MSPs have been told.
Calls have ramped up for further government support measures to protect jobs and firms amid warnings of a “crushing blow” to business from the latest coronavirus restrictions.
Shadow Chancellor Anneliese Dodds has called for urgent action from the UK Government as businesses face "going to the wall" if support is withdrawn.
Douglas Ross calls for more help to combat economic damage of Aberdeen’s local lockdown from UK and Scottish governments
Douglas Ross has called on the Chancellor and Scottish Government to provide more financial help for Aberdeen to combat the economic damage done by the local lockdown.
Business leaders in the hard-hit retail, leisure and tourism industries say the Government’s decision to scrap tax-free shopping for all tourists visiting the UK after Brexit could cost up to 70,000 jobs and write off £5.6 billion from the economy.
The crew of a Norwegian ship stationed in the Cromarty Firth near Invergordon are being quarantined after a Covid-19 cluster broke out on board.
Douglas Ross urges SNP to adopt his emergency proposals for turning round the Covid stricken economy
Scottish Conservative leader Douglas Ross has urged the Scottish Government to adopt his emergency proposals to turnaround Scotland’s ailing economy accusing the SNP of “letting down” businesses.
An Aberdeen finance school has helped eight financial advisers launch their own businesses since the start of lockdown.
Lower levels of business confidence in Scotland are linked to the country’s slower emergence from lockdown, a banking boss has claimed.
A Covid-19 support fund has expanded its criteria to include sit-in cafes and restaurants offering takeaway services.
The Eat Out to Help Out scheme needs to be extended, small businesses have said.
An Aberdeen creative design firm has been awarded a government grant of more than £42,000, enabling it to expand and grow over the next six months.
Audio visual brand communication agency AVC Immedia has announced the appointment of the new operations director for its Aberdeen base.
Aberdeen’s local lockdown will remain in place for at least another week, as Nicola Sturgeon insisted it was “not yet safe” to lift the restrictions imposed in the city.
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Business owners in Stonehaven have spoken of the devastation wreaked by floodwater, as stormy weather took its toll.
Scotland’s economy is “approaching stabilisation”, according to a business report, but there are fears local lockdowns could delay recovery.
Non-essential workplaces are to remain closed until at least September 14 but could stay shut long even longer as Nicola Sturgeon warned working from home will remain the "default option" for the foreseeable future.