UK businesses are facing an era of unprecedented disruption and transformation as a direct result of climate change.
As the UK prepares for a potential second national lockdown, it’s forgivable that some people might argue ‘now is not the time’ to address climate change and the wider ESG agenda. In my view, the challenges we’ve all faced over the last year reinforce the need for the business community to take action right now and lead from the front.
North and north-east firms are being warned not to ignore letters from HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) seeking clarification over their applications to the UK Government’s Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS).
An Aberdeen-based angel investment syndicate is inching towards its fifth and sixth portfolio companies just a year after launch.
To describe the last few months as a challenging period for the energy sector would be an understatement.
A dozen “pioneer” start-ups are taking part in the Oil and Gas Technology Centre (OGTC)’s third annual TechX Accelerator programme.
Two senior tax professionals have joined the Scottish tax team at EY in the latest announcement of growth and investment by the professional services firm.
Award-winning Scottish subsea gadget firm WFS Technologies has been bought out of administration in a so-called "pre-pack" deal, saving 19 jobs.
KPMG’s boss in Aberdeen, Martin Findlay, has said it is “something of a badge of honour” to have become the professional service firm’s first senior partner to have no fixed abode.
KPMG is calling on the UK Government and business community to put the green agenda at the heart of its economic recovery plans.
A wave of restructuring will wash through the North Sea oil industry as firms battle to make themselves “fit” for the new reality, a top accountant has said.
New UK Government measures to support the self-employed will cause “sleepless nights” for those North Sea workers who have been left in limbo, according to industry experts.
The deferral of a “deeply unpopular” reform with huge implications for North Sea industry is a welcome surprise for many businesses and contractors, tax experts said yesterday.
We’re just days away from the UK Budget and this year’s spending plans are leaving us all questioning what to expect. With a new Chancellor, a new majority Conservative government, the build-up to COP26, and a flurry of Brexit transition negotiations, there’s a lot of second-guessing about the UK’s direction of travel after March 11.
Plunging oil prices are likely to make North Sea companies “think harder” before making investment decisions, industry experts said on Friday.
An Aberdeenshire crane hire firm has collapsed into administration, with the loss of 11 jobs.
The multiaward-winning Marischal Square developmentin Aberdeen is 75% let just over two years after construction work ended for the £107 million project.
Bosses at commercial property consultancy FG Burnett have toasted a successful year, with the firm at the heart of a third of all office deals in Aberdeen during 2019.
Every Christmas the Oxford Dictionary announces its word of the year. This year it’s ‘climate emergency’. Over the last twelve months there has been a rapid acceleration in climate activism around the world.
Aberdeen and Grampian Chamber of Commerce’s 31st Oil and Gas Survey painted a positive picture for the oil and gas sector.
Another “Big Four” global accountancy giant has chosen Marischal Square as the new home for its Aberdeen office.
A new study into the health of the North Sea oil and gas industry has revealed growing levels of confidence and an increasing number of firms gearing up for the energy transition.
Businesses throughout Scotland are being urged to prepare for a recession as the threat of a no-deal Brexit becomes “increasingly real”.
Growing optimism in the oil and gas sector has failed to date to deliver a lift in oilfield services (OFS) transactions, according to KPMG.
Eleven fledgling companies have graduated from an intensive Aberdeen-based oil and gas technology accelerator programme.