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)

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

    Sun, 29 Mar 15

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Available:
    29 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:
    21 days 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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  • Business Scotland - Immigration TX 14/15 March 2015

    Sun, 15 Mar 15

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Available:
    15 days remaining

    This week on Business Scotland, Douglas Fraser is talking immigration and ethnic minorities in Scotland. Following on the theme running through BBC Scotland news in the past week, he's been finding out about how Scotland's Pakistani and Chinese entrepreneurs do things differently and he hears from the Filipinos that keep Fraserburgh's fishing fleet afloat.

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  • Business Scotland - Genealogy TX 7/8/9 March 2015

    Sun, 8 Mar 15

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Available:
    8 days remaining

    This week Business Scotland investigates the business of who we are and where we come from. Ian Hamilton takes a look at Genealogy which is said to be worth 2.4 billion pounds over the next three years to the Scottish economy.

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  • Business Scotland - Skiing - TX 28/1/2 March 2015

    Sun, 1 Mar 15

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Available:
    1 day 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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