Archive: Industry

Scottish parties have called for the MoD to safeguard big defence contracts, including the building of new aircraft carriers

Spending review: Scottish parties warn over defence cuts

Cuts to defence projects would have a devastating impact on industry and jobs in Scotland, warns a document backed by all the major Scottish parties.

  • BAE is the world's second largest defence contractor

    BAE fined £250m for conspiracy

    Britain's biggest arms manufacturer will pay a $400 million (£250 million) fine after it pled guilty to conspiracy to make false statements to the US government.

  • Cadbury's future in doubt

    Unite union fights Cadbury takeover

    Workers from Cadbury's plants are lobbying their MPs in Westminster as the chocolate-maker's takeover by US firm Kraft is finalised.

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