Relief, then, seems to be the main takeaway from the yuletide agreement between the EU and UK, hopefully preventing chaos on January 1 for business, trade and the economy.
Ministers are "very keen" to extend business rates relief in Scotland but any decision would be subject to an equivalent policy in England freeing up extra cash, the finance secretary has said.
A north-east university has showcased its role in supporting the region's public health priorities.
Business leaders in the north-east will pursue a region-specific rates deal amid a warning firms have been hit by a "double whammy" of local lockdowns and a downturn in oil and gas on top of the Covid crisis.
Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce’s raison d'être is to support businesses to be better today while helping create the economic conditions for the future success of its region.
From January 1 2021 the way the UK trades with the EU will change. Businesses need to act now!
The first online version of a north-east business event has been held online.
An Aberdeen firm will host an online event this week aimed at helping businesses work virtually.
Placing Aberdeenshire in the second level of Covid-19 restrictions will put businesses "in jeopardy", local leaders have warned.
A chain behind popular bars in Aberdeen has confirmed its city bars will not be shutting, as it looks to close several sites across the UK due to the impact of coronavirus.
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".
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.
The way the UK does business with Europe changes from January 1, heralding a new start for the small and medium-sized companies. Let’s get businesses ready to take advantage of new opportunities...
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.
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.
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.
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.
A Covid-19 support fund has expanded its criteria to include sit-in cafes and restaurants offering takeaway services.
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.
Business owners in Stonehaven have spoken of the devastation wreaked by floodwater, as stormy weather took its toll.
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.