Scottish economic growth has overtaken the UK with 0.5% growth, new official figures show.
Theresa May has been urged by one of her senior ministers to prepare to fight the next general election on a radical pro-business platform of tax cuts and de-regulation.
Scotland’s independent economic forecaster has faced a “significant challenge” obtaining essential data from the Department for Work and Pensions (DWP), it has emerged.
Unemployment in Scotland decreased in the latest quarter, new figures show.
The value of Scottish exports increased by 7% in the year to June, according to new figures.
Economic productivity in Scotland has been “broadly stagnant” for the last 15 years, with the country underperforming against many other European nations, a new report has concluded.
A consultation has been launched on plans for a national investment bank for Scotland.
Business and professional services firms are the most gloomy for nearly two years as rising costs and uncertainty over Brexit take their toll, according to a survey.
Nicola Sturgeon has said an improvement in Scotland’s public finances shows the economy is on the “right trajectory”.
Scotland’s public finances improved last year, with an increase in revenue and a reduction in the deficit, according to the latest official figures.
Greece has successfully completed a eurozone bailout programme after receiving tens of billions of euros to help it fix its economy.
UK economic growth rebounded in the second quarter as retail sales and construction benefited from a warm weather boost.
UK economic growth is expected to have rebounded in the second quarter, with analysts forecasting sunnier news when are official figures are released later.
Scotland is “leading the fightback” for a share of the import-dominated UK steel market, Liberty has said.
UK construction activity rose sharply in July, helped by the fastest rate of expansion in housebuilding in two-and-a-half years.
Europe’s economic upswing has slowed in the second quarter amid jitters over a possible global trade war, official statistics show.
The UK economy benefited from a retail rebound in May as the sector received a “double boost” from warm weather and the royal wedding.
A rise in drone usage in the oil and gas industry and in Scotland’s farming industry could help to deliver a £42 billion boost to the UK economy by 2013, a new report has forecast.
Europe’s beleaguered capital of oil and gas has powered its way into the top five in a league table of the UK’s fastest-growing city economies.
A local authority is set to be £3 million over budget by April – and says a lack of council tax payments is partly to blame.
A North-east MP has said serious concerns remain about the roll-out of Universal Credit.
Almost £9 billion of public and private investment is due to be delivered to benefit the North-east before 2030, it was revealed today.
Fears that the North-east economy will suffer a huge blow due to a major rail development have been disputed by a UK Government minister.
Higher taxes will revitalise the Aberdeen economy, Labour leader Jeremy Corbyn has told the Evening Express.
A former oil worker made redundant in the downturn is bouncing back with a booming ice cream parlour.
A city businessman says he is "devastated" after his company was placed into administration.
TWO scenarios for the future of the North-east's economy have been spelled out by a leading businessman.
BUSINESS activity in the private sector dropped due to the downturn in the oil and gas industry, according to a new report. The Scottish economy contracted in November according to the Bank of Scotland’s monthly purchasing managers index (PMI). It comes after there was modest growth in October. For more on this story visit Energy Voice.
A NEW private sector body was launched today - with the prospect of at least £50 million to help businesses flourish in the North-east.