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.

              • Updated:
                Weekly
              • Episodes available for:
                30 Days help

              Subscribe for free

              Subscribe to this podcast and automatically receive the latest episodes.

              More help with subscribing

              Recent episodes (4)

              • Business Scotland - Races - TX 23/24 May 2015

                Sun, 24 May 15

                Duration:
                28 mins

                Available:
                28 days remaining

                This week Business Scotland goes to the races. Scotland has five race courses and throughout 2015 more than a hundred race meetings are scheduled across the flat and jump. The most recent economic impact study carried out for Scottish Racing - which does marketing and promotion for the courses - estimated the total direct and indirect spending by racegoers was worth some £67.5m, while the total impact was valued at more than £260m. Gillian Sharpe went to Perth Race Course to study the form.

                Download 13MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

              • Business Scotland - BIDS - TX 16/17 May 2015

                Sun, 17 May 15

                Duration:
                28 mins

                Available:
                21 days remaining

                This week on Business Scotland Gillian Marles travels to Dunblane to see how a Business Improvement District works - a model growing in popularity in Scotland. And she hears about the expectations of Glasgow's city deal - designed to unlock millions of pounds worth of new investment.

                Download 13MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

              • 09 MAY 15: WHEELS

                Sat, 9 May 15

                Duration:
                28 mins

                Available:
                13 days remaining

                This week on Business Scotland, Mike Welch, the entrepreneur behind the Blackcircles tyre firm talks to Douglas Fraser about how it all began. He explains the benefits of doing business in the Borders town of Peebles and the deal which saw Michelin acquire the company for £50m. Also on the programme, with sales of new cars at a record high, Gillian Marles discusses trends with one motor dealer and she hears about how cars will change in the future.

                Download 13MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

              • Business Scotland - Bikes TX 2/3 May 2015

                Sun, 3 May 15

                Duration:
                28 mins

                Available:
                7 days remaining

                This week on Business Scotland Colin Blane checks out the business behind one of the most remarkable inventions of the industrial age .. the humble bicycle. Over the years, cycle sales have been through some ups and downs but for the last decade or so the push-bike has been pushing ahead again. A recent report suggested cycle use in Scotland was up 32 percent since 2003. Colin talks to a number of people who've saddled up to take advantage of the surge in cycling.

                Download 13MB (right click & "save target as / link as")

              Terms of Use

              The BBC Podcasts are for your personal non-commercial use only.

              All title, ownership rights and intellectual property rights in and to the BBC Podcasts shall remain the property of the BBC or third parties. You may not edit, alter, adapt or add to the BBC Podcast in any way. The BBC Podcasts are made available by the BBC on an "as is" and "as available" basis and the BBC gives no warranty of any kind in relation to the BBC Podcast. To the maximum extent permitted by law the BBC will not be liable for any loss or damage which you may suffer as a result of, or connected to, the download or use of the BBC Podcasts.

               

              See the full Standard Licence Terms here.

              Play recent episodes

              You may also like

              Wake Up To Money

              • Factual > Money
              • News

              Award-winning business, economic and personal finance news with Adam Parsons and Mickey Clark. Broadcast live every weekday morning at 5.15am on BBC Radio 5 live.

              21 hours ago

              45 minutes

              NI Business News

              • Factual > Money

              An essential digest of business news from around Nothern Ireland, every Monday through to Thursday.

              17 hours ago

              9 minutes

              Genres

              Stations
              Categories
              Schedules