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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  • Business Scotland - Edinburgh Airport

    Sun, 20 Apr 14

    Duration:
    26 mins

    Available:
    27 days remaining

    Over the Easter break - airports across the country enjoy one of their busiest times of the year. It's estimated around 100,000 people set off from one of Scotland's airports during the past few weeks. The busiest is Edinburgh - used last year by 9.8 million people. This week on Business Scotland, Gillian Marles visits the airport to find out how it works and what's happening in the aviation industry.

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  • Business Scotland - Shipping TX 12/13th April 2014

    Sun, 13 Apr 14

    Duration:
    26 mins

    Available:
    20 days remaining

    This week on Business Scotland, Douglas Fraser is scanning the distant horizon to learn about the the global business of shipping. He looks at the future of freighters, carrying up to 18,000 containers and also hears from the boss at Cal-Mac, about maintaining its lifeline links with the Hebrides.

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  • Business Scotland - Shetland TX 5/6 April 2014

    Sun, 6 Apr 14

    Duration:
    26 mins

    Available:
    13 days remaining

    This week Business Scotland comes from Shetland. Douglas Fraser is in and around Lerwick finding out about the second wind for oil and gas and about the £30 billion business to break up all that offshore kit when it's done with. He hears about the future of fishing, which required in-depth research at Scotland's best chippie. And he finds out how Shetland fiddle is being heard, loud and clear, around the world.

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  • Business Scotland - Southern General TX 29 March 2014

    Sun, 30 Mar 14

    Duration:
    26 mins

    Available:
    6 days remaining

    This week on Business Scotland, David Henderson visits one of the biggest building sites in Europe, to hear about a partnership between the NHS and a construction giant. He finds out how modern contracts and an effective tendering process hold the key to getting public buildings delivered on time and on budget. And he hears from the Glasgow firm whose job it is to paint almost 2000 rooms and corridors.

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