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Managing a business during a recession

21 May 09

Managing a business can be challenging at the best of times. Here are some tips on how to make it through the worst.

Scottish tourism industry website was badly handled, MSPs say

21 May 09

VisitScotland, the Government body set up to promote the Scottish tourism and hospitality industry, made significant mistakes when setting up its dedicated website, according to the Scottish Parliament's Public Audit Committee.

Inefficient scrutiny of EU regulations hurting UK firms

21 May 09

The lack of a proper relationship between the UK’s regulatory system and that of the EU is compromising the competitiveness of British businesses, it has been claimed.

Strict new measures to back employment tribunal payments

21 May 09

New enforcement measures are to be introduced to make sure that employers pay the full amount of any tribunal awards.

Energy efficiency 'could save Scottish business £239 million a year'

20 May 09

According to energy saving experts at the Carbon Trust, Scottish businesses have the potential to save over £239 million a year through implementing cost effective carbon reduction measures.