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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  • 25 Oct 14: Supermarkets

    Sat, 25 Oct 14

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Available:
    30 days remaining

    On this week's programme, as Tesco announces a big fall in profits and reveals its accounting black hole is bigger than first thought, Gillian Marles finds out what's gone wrong with Britain's biggest grocer. She hears how competition is affecting the other supermarkets and squeezing suppliers. She talks to the groceries code adjudicator about her role in making sure the supply chain works as it should.

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  • Business Scotland - Gin - TX 18/19/20 Oct 2014

    Sun, 19 Oct 14

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Available:
    25 days remaining

    Scotland may be best known for its whisky industry, but this week on Business Scotland Laura Maciver investigates its growing craft gin production. Seventy per cent of the gin made in the UK is produced in Scotland and a cocktail culture has led to a growth in boutique gin. Laura talks to the master distillers and craft gin producers who are responsible for the burgeoning industry.

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  • Business Scotland - East Neuk of Fife TX 11/12/13 Oct

    Sun, 12 Oct 14

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Available:
    18 days remaining

    This week Business Scotland comes from the East Neuk of Fife. Gillian Sharpe talks to a range of businesses in the area from the baker to the guitar maker. She also finds out about the East Neuk Community Action Plan and their proposals to safeguard the communities long term.

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  • Business Scotland - IT - TX 4/5/6 Oct 2014

    Sun, 5 Oct 14

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Available:
    11 days remaining

    On this week's programme Gillian Marles takes a tour of one data centre near Edinburgh and finds out why Scotland is well placed to win more business. She finds out about the growing skills gap in the IT industry in Scotland and the efforts to get more young people on board.

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  • Business Scotland - After The Referendum

    Sun, 28 Sep 14

    Duration:
    28 mins

    Available:
    4 days remaining

    This week on Business Scotland in the aftermath of referendum we discuss what business has learned from the process. After such heated disagreements, is it possible to agree on any economic priorities for Scotland now? Our economics correspondent Colletta Smith is joined by a panel of key business leaders to find a way forward.

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