Prospective buyers for administration-hit Belfast shipyard Harland and Wolff must submit indicative bids by midday on Friday, trade unions have said.
Airlines are making arrangements to operate flights from different airports and a number will be cancelled on Monday and Tuesday because of a planned 48-hour strike by workers at Heathrow.
Crucial talks aimed at averting strikes by thousands of workers at Heathrow Airport have adjourned and will resume on Sunday.
Last-ditch talks are to be held to try to avert a strike by thousands of workers at Heathrow Airport after they voted overwhelmingly to reject a pay offer.
(Adds more detail from Heathrow in final 4 pars)Indications from a ballot of thousands of workers at Heathrow Airport on whether to accept a pay offer point to an “overwhelming rejection”, union leaders have said.
Scottish workers at drinks manufacturer Diageo will be balloted for strike action after talks with their union collapsed.
Strikes planned by thousands of Heathrow airport workers later this week have been called off so they can vote on a new pay offer.
Leaders of public sector workers have angrily attacked reports of a pay rise for teachers, police officers and other employees as a “last- gasp” attempt to curry favour with an austerity hit workforce.
Strikes have been averted at a major gas terminal in Aberdeenshire after discussions “allayed” workers’ fears on health and safety.
Oil and gas workers at a plant in the north-east will be balloted over strike action, Unite has announced.
Oil and gas workers at a plant in Aberdeenshire will be balloted over strike action, Unite has announced.
Tomorrow's strike action by staff at Aberdeen's airport has been postponed.
About 170 jobs are being axed at De La Rue just over a year after the firm lost the contract to print the new blue British passports.
Staff at Aberdeen International Airport have rejected the latest pay offer and are set to go on strike.
Bosses at Aberdeen International Airport have tabled a new pay offer in a bid to end ongoing strike action.
Hundreds of council workers are set to go on strike over a recent change to policy made by their local authority.
Health and safety investigators have discovered Aberdeen City Council potentially exposed workers to asbestos.
Two further strike dates have been announced at Glasgow Airport which will take the industrial action into the summer holiday period.
Workers at a Ford engine plant due to close next year with heavy job losses have voted to fight the decision, through industrial action if necessary.
Workers at Aberdeen International Airport will go on strike again later this month.
Calls have been made for staff and airport bosses to open discussions to end a strike at Aberdeen International Airport.
Workers at two airports have begun the first of two 12-hour strikes in a dispute over pay and pensions.
Unions have expressed shock at an expected announcement that car giant Ford is to close one of its UK factories with heavy job losses.
Union leaders have been called to a meeting with Ford bosses on Thursday amid fears the car giant is to close one of its UK plants.
Union leaders are at loggerheads with bosses at Aberdeen International Airport over pay and pensions and have confirmed staff will strike from 4am to 4pm on both June 7 and June 10.
British Steel has gone into liquidation, threatening thousands of job losses, amid revelations that it would have run out of cash by the end of the week.
The Government is being urged to nationalise British Steel if a deal cannot be reached to avoid the firm collapsing into administration.
It was a fatal shooting in his native Ireland that gave north-east trade unionist Tommy Campbell his first experience of campaigning for change.
A consultative ballot is to be carried out by the Unite union amid a pay dispute for North Sea drillers.
Workers at Aberdeen airport have voted to take strike action over a pay and pension dispute.