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 - Skiing - TX 28/1/2 March 2015

    Sun, 1 Mar 15

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Available:
    26 days remaining

    This week Business Scotland is catching a bit of air ... doing a bit of carving ... hoping for some champagne powder ... and all in Scotland. Yes, there's no business like snow business. In recent seasons, on average, more than a quarter of a million people a year go skiing or snow-boarding in Scotland. David Henderson and Jackie O'Brien take a look at whether the business has been given a lift or is heading downhill.

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  • Business Scotland - Wool - TX 21/22/23 Feb 2015

    Sun, 22 Feb 15

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Available:
    20 days remaining

    With London Fashion Week in full swing Business Scotland takes a look at wool. After being left out in the cold as a material which was functional but not fashionable, two years ago the Paris fashion house, Chanel, bought the Borders woollen mill, Barrie. Gillian Sharpe takes a look at the revival in the use of Scottish wool.

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  • 14 FEB 15: Love

    Sat, 14 Feb 15

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Available:
    11 days remaining

    On the programme this week, Nina Spence reports on the business of love. She finds out that consumers will spend £1.6bn on Valentine's day celebrations. She speaks to some business hoping to benefit. And she hears that dating activity picks up as the economy grows more buoyant but that a healthier economy leads to a higher divorce rate.

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  • 06 FEB 15: On the Road

    Sat, 7 Feb 15

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Available:
    4 days remaining

    On this week's programme, Gillian Marles takes to the road. She finds out about the growing number of older people riding motorbikes and hears why Saga is keen to capture some of the market. She visits one company making leather interiors for luxury cars and another using those luxury cars to ferry around clients. And she asks if caravanning has become cool.

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