Rishi Sunak has launched a £2 billion Kickstart scheme in a bid to create more jobs for young people and spur Britain’s economic recovery.
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.
Scotland’s public spending deficit ballooned to £15 billion before lockdown and is predicted to get worse
Scotland's public spending deficit ballooned to more than £15 billion leading up to lockdown and could grow significantly worse due to mounting pressure on services from coronavirus.
Analysis: Why using Gers figures to argue for or against Scottish independence is fundamentally flawed
The publication of the annual Gers report on Wednesday will likely be seized upon by opponents of Nicola Sturgeon's SNP government as evidence of failings in the economic case for Scottish independence.
Chancellor Rishi Sunak rules out extra Treasury cash for Aberdeen to ease the blow of return to lockdown
Chancellor Rishi Sunak has indicated the Treasury will not provide extra cash for Aberdeen to help the city with the reintroduction of lockdown restrictions.
At a glance: Chancellor’s summer spending plans including vouchers to eat out and a cut in VAT for tourism and hospitality
Tourism and hospitality businesses will have their VAT bill slashed and people given vouchers to go out and eat as part of the UK Government's efforts to mitigate the economic damage caused by coronavirus.
Coronavirus: Government calls for wage subsidy support for oil and gas industry and help for tourism
Public wage subsidies for oil and gas workers should continue even after the coronavirus pandemic has subsided, the Scottish Government has said.
Coronavirus crisis has put the independence question firmly ‘back on’ — but which way will it swing opinion?
Before Scotland’s deadly encounter with the coronavirus, Nicola Sturgeon had hoped 2020 would be the year she would deliver Scottish independence on the back of a second referendum.
The "invisible mugger" that sprang from a Wuhan wet market, coronavirus has robbed the world not just of its health, but has and will cause economic pain for years to come.
It could take years for the Scottish economy to recover from the “unprecedented shock” of the coronavirus epidemic, a think tank has warned.
Aberdeen's economy is forecast to grow in the years ahead, a new report has revealed.
The report also reveals that “failing to look properly” is the most common cause of crashes, followed by poor turn or manoeuvre and failure to judge another person’s path accurately.
A housebuilder has delivered a £57 million boost to the north-east economy, according to a new report.
The Scottish Government has launched an economic action plan, including an £18 million fund for advanced manufacturing and the piloting of two new “productivity clubs” for businesses.
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.