Business Scotland

Business Scotland

Douglas Fraser brings you the stories and issues making the news in business - from Scotland, the UK, and around the world. Regular interviews with the country's leading chief executives and in-depth reports on the stories of the week.

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Recent episodes (5)

  • 18 Apr 15: Sharing Economy

    Sat, 18 Apr 15

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Available:
    29 days remaining

    This week on Business Scotland, Gillian Marles reports on the UK's sharing economy. It's worth £9bn globally - with that set to rise to £230bn by 2025. Gillian speaks to the chair of the newly formed trade body for the sharing economy. And she hears from some companies which have sharing at their heart.

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  • Business Scotland - Brands - TX 11/12 April 2015

    Sun, 12 Apr 15

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Available:
    23 days remaining

    This week on Business Scotland Gillian Marles takes a look at how to build a business into a brand. It's a way of defining your company and your workers to the outside world. As she finds out, it's just as important for small companies and big ones....

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  • Business Scotland - Pensions - TX 4/5 April 2015

    Sun, 5 Apr 15

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Available:
    16 days remaining

    This week on Business Scotland Gillian Marles takes a look at the latest changes in pension rules. The changes are said to have been designed to give savers greater control over their money going into retirement. Gillian talks to a number of experts about various investments available - art, wine, antiques and property - and asks what the risks are.

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  • Business Scotland - Money - TX 28/29 March 2015

    Sun, 29 Mar 15

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Available:
    9 days remaining

    This week on Business Scotland Gillian Marles takes a look at the future of money. A few days ago the Clydesdale Bank became the first to produce polymer £5 notes. Gillian asks whether hard cash has a future and takes a look at how the alternatives are working out.

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  • Business Scotland

    Sat, 21 Mar 15

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Available:
    1 day remaining

    This week on Business Scotland, Gillian Sharpe brings you a colourful programme. With the signs of spring finally here, she hears about the global flower business and speaks to one importer. She finds out about the Scottish daffodil market and how the crop is very sensitive to the weather. And she learns why catering is a crucial ingredient in the running of the country's garden centre business.

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