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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  • 24 JAN 15

    Sat, 24 Jan 15

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Available:
    26 days remaining

    In this week's Business Scotland, with Celtic Connections in full swing, Gillian Sharpe examines the economic value of the festival. She finds out that Scotland's traditional music is a strong export brand and hears how the financial benefits last far beyond the festival itself.

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  • Business Scotland - Oil - TX 17/18/19 Jan 2015

    Sun, 18 Jan 15

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Available:
    20 days remaining

    This week on Business Scotland we're tracking the downward trend of Brent crude oil, the benchmark which has fallen from $115 US dollars last June, to less than $50 in the past week's trading. While lower oil prices should boost UK economic growth, the price fall is not being seen so positively by many in north-east Scotland. Douglas Fraser's been taking the global view, from Dakota to the Persian Gulf, to find out why it's happened. And he asks what it means for Scotland's oil and gas industry.

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  • Business Scotland - Global Entrepreneurs TX 10/11 Jan 2015

    Sun, 11 Jan 15

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Available:
    13 days remaining

    This week on Business Scotland Laura Maciver talks to some international entrepreneurs who've been chosen to grow their businesses here in Scotland, through an accelerator programme. Budding business start-ups from as far apart as Tanzania, Italy and India are honing their skills with Entrepreneurial Spark.

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  • 03 Dec 14: Lookahead

    Sat, 3 Jan 15

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Available:
    5 days remaining

    On this week's Business Scotland, David Henderson is joined by a panel of leading business women to look ahead to 2015. He discusses what issues are likely to occupy companies in 2015. He gets the panel's predictions for the New Year.

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