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Marketing teams wanted for £250k media prize

Marketing professionals from across the UK are invited to ‘shoot it out’ for a £250,000 media prize by showcasing their creativity with a one minute video.

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Chancellor of the Exchequer, Philip Hammond

Chancellor announces North Sea exploration funding

New exploration in the North Sea will be supported by a £5m UK Government fund for 2018/19, Philip Hammond announced today during a visit to Aberdeen and Dundee.

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Parlour Manager, Yvette Harrison

Ice cream lovers wanted to join parlour

One of the nation’s most popular ice cream brands is looking to whip up the ultimate team for the sweetest job ever at its flagship parlour.

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Is the sun setting on North Sea Oil? Pic: Shutterstock

UK oil and gas reserves may only last a decade

The Scottish oil industry could be entering its final decade of production - researchers have warned.

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Power station workers across Scotland are threatening strike action over pay.

Power workers threaten strike action over “derisory” offer

Workers at power stations across the country are threatening to go on strike after what has been described as a “derisory pay offer” by Scottish Power.

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Graeme Winram, Calum Fraser, Philip Pratt, Sandy Raffan and Steve Gordon

Firm is back in business

A local firm is fully back in business after moving into a new workshop near Blackburn.

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The new AECC site

Work progressing well on new AECC

Updated photographs show that work is continuing to progress well on the site of the new £333million AECC.

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Brimmond Group team members with one of the marine cranes

Local firm completes Crossing project

A Kintore-based integrated engineering solutions firm is celebrating its part in the completion of the new Queensferry Crossing.

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BrewDog was one of the first companies in Scotland to achieve Living Wage accreditation.

Positive support for Living Wage from Scottish public and employers

The Living Wage has won overwhelming support from Scots who regard it as both a boost to a company’s status and helping to make products and services more attractive.

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Rebecca Carr

Kintore salon announces expansion

An award-winning North-East hairdresser has announced it is to expand as its stylists prepare to head to London Fashion Week.

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Test projects will take place in Aberdeenshire

Broadband boost for Aberdeenshire

Aberdeenshire has been chosen as one of six areas to pilot the UK's fastest broadband as part of a £200 million project.

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Ricky Nicol , chief executive of the telecoms company Commsworld. Pic: Phil Wilkinson.

Call for action to improve Scotland’s poor digital infrastructure

Urgent and significant action is needed to address Scotland’s critically poor digital infrastructure which has already been “left in the dust” of European neighbours.

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The OCT scan takes just a few seconds and is painless

New technology for Inverurie opticians

Specsavers in Inverurie has invested in 3D scanning technology which allows optometrists to view the eye in more detail than ever before.

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How much do you need to earn?

How much do you need to earn to live in these Aberdeenshire towns?

A new survey has revealed how much you would need to earn per hour to live in the different areas of Aberdeenshire.

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The current site will be demolished

Flats and shop set to replace former Meldrum Motors site

Members of the Formartine Area Committee have granted permission for the development of eight flats and retail unit at the former Meldrum Motors site.

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The blow for Scottish sheep producers at this crucial time in the season was the volumes of imported lamb still found on Tesco and Asda shelves.

Availability of Scottish lamb down year-on-year

As Scotland’s lamb sales approach peak season, the latest shelf watch study undertaken by Union members and staff found that 11 percent of lamb available in Scottish supermarkets is imported – almost all of it found on Asda and Tesco shelves.

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All factory staff will soon benefit from the Living Wage.

Poppy factory becomes Living Wage employer

Lady Haig’s Poppy Factory in Edinburgh has been named an accredited Living Wage employer.

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Transport Scotland

Road to close this weekend for AWPR work

The C89C Chapel of Stoneywood to Fairly Road is expected to close at its junction with the U90C Tulloch Road this weekend.

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The Scotsman showed strong growth in digital revenue.

Johnston Press hails ‘milestone’ first half as revenues rise

Newspaper publisher Johnston Press today hailed a strong half-year performance including a double-digit hike in digital advertising revenues and audience numbers.

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