Scotland

Thriving and surviving at the Fringe Festival

Sep 1, 2014
The world's biggest arts festival keeps getting bigger, but not everyone profits.
Posted In: Scotland, festivals, performers, seasonal hiring

Scottish independence and the finance sector

Aug 22, 2014
Scotland is about a month away from a vote on whether it would like to be independent from the UK. What's the impact on business in the country?
Posted In: Scotland, independence

Take down the Union Jack?

May 22, 2014
What could happen if Scotland separates from the UK?
Posted In: Scotland, United Kingdom

Using apps to track cattle in Scotland

Feb 5, 2014
A look at the app designed by Scottish teenagers to help track cattle.
Posted In: app, cattle, Scotland

Take down the Union Jack? Scotland to vote on independence

Nov 26, 2013
Next year, Scottish voters will get to decide if they want to remain a part of the United Kingdom. What economic challenges would an independent Scotland face?
Posted In: Scotland, United Kingdom (U.K.)

Campaign for Scotland's independence launches

May 25, 2012
Supporters of cutting Scotland loose from the rest of the United Kingdom kicked off their independence campaign today. A key part of the U.K.'s wealth is the oil under the North Sea, which would become Scottish territory.
Posted In: Scotland, Oil, england

Independence could lead to a wealthier Scotland

May 25, 2012
Scotland has been a part of the United Kingdom for the past 300 years, but many Scots think it's a bad deal. Scotland is home to most of the U.K.'s oil and gas production in the North Sea.
Posted In: Scotland, United Kingdom, Oil

Boring and Dull form strategic partnership

Apr 25, 2012
Residents in two towns -- halfway across the world from one another -- are putting together a tourism partnership.
Posted In: Scotland, Oregon, tourism

Oil leak in Scotland continues to cost Total

Apr 3, 2012
An oil rig off the coast of Scotland has been leaking oil into the North Sea for five days. The rig is owned by French gas company Total, and is costing millions a day in lost revenue and attempted repairs.
Posted In: Scotland, Oil

Britain looks to sell off parts of Royal Bank of Scotland

Mar 27, 2012
Britain faces the same dilemma as the U.S. when it comes to bailed-out companies: When to sell off the billions of dollars worth of assets it bought from those companies at the height of the crisis.
Posted In: Royal Bank of Scotland, Britain, Scotland, bank