The taskforce set up to help workers at Honda find new jobs after their factory closes held its first meeting on Wednesday.
Honda’s decision to close its Swindon plant is the latest blow to the UK’s car manufacturing industry, with news of the move emerging 39 days before the Brexit deadline.
Honda is planning to close its plant in Swindon with the loss of more than 3,000 jobs.
EDF Energy is to close a coal-fired power station because of “challenging market conditions” and the drive to decarbonise electricity generation.
Around 15 million households will see their energy prices rise after regulator Ofgem hiked price caps designed to protect those on poor value deals.
Companies supporting the oil and gas sector have seen their turnover decline for the third year in a row, a new report revealed.
The UK Government has been told it needs to step up “urgently” to protect the future of Scotland’s oil and gas industry.
A significant new gas discovery has been made in the North Sea.
Unemployment in Scotland has fallen below 100,000 for the first time, new figures have revealed.
Confidence in the outlook for the UK oil and gas sector has increased almost fourfold in two years, an industry survey found.
The Scottish Government has been included in a list of the 100 most LGBT inclusive employers in the UK.
Staff at a manufacturing plant in Livingston were allowed to carry on working despite bosses knowing they would not be paid.
Business leaders from across the farming and food and drink industry in Scotland have called on politicians to avoid a “no deal” Brexit.
About 200 left-wing activists have staged a “yellow vest” protest in Belfast city centre.
The boss of a clinical waste firm has insisted he is “still fighting” for workers – despite staff having to turn to foodbanks after not being paid when the firm ceased trading.
The impact Brexit could have on Scotland’s construction sector is to be probed by a Holyrood committee.
Councils should be permitted to use a £50 million fund set up to help Scotland’s struggling high streets to cut business rates, according to retailers.
More than £17,000 has been raised for workers at a computer components plant who were laid off on Christmas Eve.
The high street may already be awash with deals put up by desperately competitive retailers but that is unlikely to put consumers off the traditional Boxing Day sales.
Uber is set to find out whether its appeal against a landmark “gig economy” ruling that its drivers are “workers” has been successful.