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MSP supports Small Business Saturday

SNP MSP for Angus North & Mearns, Mairi Evans, has offered her support for this weekend’s Small Business Saturday – which encourages people to shop locally and support their local businesses.

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Improvements for A90 at Tealing

Improvements for A90 at Tealing

A northbound stretch of the A90 is to benefit from £336,000 resurfacing improvements.

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The Stirling family.

Supermarket signs up Stirfresh

Lidl has announced a new six-figure deal to further develop its range of Scottish fruit and vegetable products, with Stirfresh being revealed as the new supplier of five brand new products for the supermarket’s Oaklands Ready-to–Cook range.

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For onshore wind, Scotland accounts for 46.2 per cent of all UK employment and 57.2 per cent of all UK turnover.

Low carbon industries worth almost £11bn

Low carbon industries in Scotland generated £10.7 billion in turnover and supported 43,500 jobs in 2014, according to news figures.

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Is Freelancing just a disguised Zero Hours Contract?

Is Freelancing just a disguised Zero Hours Contract?

Small businesses are under increasing pressure to find ways to balance the need to hire staff and the need to stay profitable.

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The high ranking delegation from Penglai Pavilion in Yantai visited Glamis Castle on Friday to mark the 10-year twinning of the castle with Great Wall of China; they are pictured cutting an anniversary cake with their hosts.

Angus economy to strengthen due to strong links with China

Glamis Castle celebrated another milestone on Friday in its bid to attract more Chinese visitors.

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Call for public ownership of Scotland’s trains

Call for public ownership of Scotland’s trains

Rail services in Scotland could fall back into public hands if performance doesn’t improve drastically over the next three years.

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Free seminars on family rights at work

Free seminars on family rights at work

Do you know your rights at work when it comes to your family? An Angus law firm is hosting a series of free seminars to explain your rights.

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Picture: Greg Macvean

Public consultation on future rail services launched

A consultation on the future of rail services has been launched on a day of chaos across the network for passengers.

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Controversy over Angus Business Awards dubbed ‘storm in a teacup’

Controversy over Angus Business Awards dubbed ‘storm in a teacup’

A disturbance at a black tie event in Angus has been called a “storm in a teacup”.

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Deadline for Festive Licensing in Angus

Deadline for Festive Licensing in Angus

Alcohol licensed premises looking to apply to extend opening hours for the festive period have just over a week to apply.

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Pub stripped of accolade at Angus Business Awards

Pub stripped of accolade at Angus Business Awards

The limelight at a prestigious awards event in Angus was blighted after police were called when a fight broke out between guests.

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Fuel prices fall as big four supermarkets make 3p cuts

Fuel prices fall as big four supermarkets make 3p cuts

Asda has announced it is capping its petrol prices at 110.7p per litre, with diesel at 112.7p from today (Tuesday).

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Protest day over train services

Protest day over train services

Rail union RMT is staging a day of action calling for train services to be publicly owned.

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Brexit means the UK’s 5m SMEs are even more crucial to our economy

Brexit means the UK’s 5m SMEs are even more crucial to our economy

Marmite-gate might be over, but it has highlighted the increased responsibility being placed on the shoulders of small business owners in the UK.

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The cost of keeping businesses going

The cost of keeping businesses going

More than 550,000 UK small businesses have been forced to halt trading due to a disruption in the last two years, according to new research.

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Top media executive hails ‘unique’ role of local press

Top media executive hails ‘unique’ role of local press

A top advertising creative has hailed the importance of local media, saying its trusted relationship with the communities it serves and its ability to get tangible results puts it in a unique position.

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Jim Pettigrew is the new chair of SFE. Picture: Contributed

Clydesdale Bank boss named chairman of Scottish Financial Enterprise

Scottish Financial Enterprise (SFE) has named Jim Pettigrew as its forthcoming chairman, replacing Sir Ewan Brown who is retiring from the role.

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Johnston Press confirms intention to buy award-winning national newspaper i

Johnston Press confirms intention to buy award-winning national newspaper i

Johnston Press, which owns this title, has today confirmed its intention to buy award-winning national newspaper i.

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