Scottish business is enjoying its longest run of expansion in nearly two-and-a-half years but Brexit is casting a dark shadow over future prospects, new studies show.
A "significant improvement" in the prospects of oil and gas service companies has boosted the Scottish financial and business services sector this year, according to new research.
It is highly likely that Scotland’s economy will be damaged if the UK votes to leave the EU, according to independent forecasters.
The Scottish economy contracted last month as a result of a downturn in the oil and gas industry, according to a new report.
The board of the Scottish Council for Development and Industry (SCDI) met in Aberdeen yesterday to discuss how to prioritise investment for the city's energy industry.
OFFSHORE wind power could generate more than £7billion for the Scottish economy by the end of the decade, Energy Minister Fergus Ewing said yesterday.
THE SNP government plans to invest £2million to help tackle the skills shortage affecting traditional and renewable-energy firms.
First Minister Alex Salmond hailed a new green energy revolution yesterday, claiming it would create 20,000 jobs and boost Scotland's struggling economy.
In the latest Ernst & Young Scottish ITEM Club economic forecast, it is predicted that Scotland is entering its first services sector-led recession, with its weakest performance since the early-1980s.
Energy service giant Weatherford unveiled plans yesterday to invest £11million in its technology and training centre at Bridge of Don, in Aberdeen.