BUSINESS

Beatrice offshore wind farm produces first power

Beatrice wind farm off the Caithness coast has generated power for the first time, operator SSE said on Thursday.

Beatrice has

Orbex will launch orbital vehicles from the newly-announced spaceport in Sutherland

Rockets to launch small satellites into orbit using renewable fuel.

Orbex has announced that it has secured £30 million in public

Cefetra to create base at Port of Rosyth

Cefetra plans Scottish expansion with Forth Ports.

Following an extensive review and consultation with its customers, leading agricultural specialist Cefetra Ltd

Pilots for inshore fisheries management

New fisheries management arrangements to help ensure that coastal communities make the most of their waters are to be trialed

Scottish National Investment Bank - Benny Higgins is appointed as strategic adviser

Former Tesco Bank CEO appointed as strategic adviser.

The First Minister has appointed Benny Higgins as the strategic adviser for the

Funding for offshore wind

£2 million grant to support offshore innovation.

Up to £2 million of funding to encourage innovation in the offshore wind sector

Montrose Port Authority lands £1.5m Scottish Government grant

More freight will be taken off Scotland’s roads and transported by sea thanks to a £1.5m Ports Mode Shift Grant

Rural Economy - Farming needs to change

New policies and mindsets are required to address the unprecedented challenges facing agriculture due to Brexit, the Agriculture Champions have

£31m investment to create ‘world-leading’ centre of excellence

Baker Hughes, a GE company (BHGE), is to build a subsea manufacturing campus in Scotland’s north east,

Roundtable to discuss Brexit impact on food and drink

Roundtable to discuss effect on the sector.

Brexit could “significantly impact” the cost and quality of the food and drink

Clyde Gateway funding secures future for regeneration programme

A £5.5 million cash injection will create jobs and attract private investment to one of the most deprived areas of

First Minister's speech at the National Economic Forum

It’s fantastic to be here in Dumfries today. It’s really important that forums like this one don’t just take place

FM announces boost to entrepreneurial potential

New funding to support entrepreneurs has been announced by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.

The £650,000 investment into Entrepreneurial Scotland will help

NnG - EDF Group acquires 450 MW offshore wind project in the Firth of Forth

EDF Group acquires a 450 MW offshore wind project in Scotland from Mainstream Renewable Power

The EDF Group, via EDF Renewables

Speaking to representatives of the National Grid and Ofgem.

Eilidh Whiteford, SNP member for Banff and Buchan, is speaking to representatives of the National Grid and Ofgem.

Uncertainty has dogged

EU immigration policy for Scotland

A different EU immigration policy for Scotland would not result in a hard border with the rest of the UK,

Saipem and Siemens,new subsea control system

Italian oil and gas contractor Saipem and technology giant Siemens are to work together on new subsea systems.

Siemens, through its

Delivering innovation. FM @NicolaSturgeon opens the Oil and Gas Technology Centre Innovation Hub

First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon MSP was in Aberdeen today to unveil a new state-of-the-art facility to drive innovation in the

Scotland’s Place in Europe: People, Jobs and Investment

A Scottish Government study has warned that leaving the European Union with no deal could leave the country’s economy £12.7bn

Royal Bank of Scotland is closing 158 branches across the UK

Royal Bank of Scotland is closing 158 branches, putting 472 jobs at risk.

The bank will be closing both RBS and Natwest branches

Oil find ‘could be biggest of the century’

Hurricane Energy is set to announce, at the end of March, that surveys of its Halifax well in an area

First Salvo: LSE and Deutsche Börse merger blocked by EU

The EU commission has blocked a £21bn merger of the London Stock Exchange and Deutsche Börse, halting plans for a tie-up

The

Gibraltar's passporting rights

Fund managers and insurers have been drawn to Gibraltar because of corporation tax of 10 percent and easy-to-access regulators.

Financial services

Bank of Scotland branches in the Lothians to be closed

Bank of Scotland management have confirmed that branches in Goldenacre and North Morningside in Edinburgh, and in Gorebridge and Gullane,

London centre for Scottish businesses

Nicola Sturgeon has officially opened a new London centre for Scottish businesses looking to expand internationally.

Branded as Scotland House, the