ANTICIPATING THE AUTUMN STATEMENT

The Chancellor's Autumn Statement in the House of Commons tomorrow The Chancellor of the Exchequer will deliver his Autumn Statement tomorrow. It’s his opportunity to...

SCOTLAND ON THE ROAD TO ECONOMIC RECOVERY

Concern about exports The latest report from the EY Scottish ITEM Club says that Scotland is enjoying its most sustained period of economic growth in...

CURRENCY – BoE GOVERNOR WOULD “WELCOME TALKS”

The Governor of the Bank of England - willing to talk about a shared currency Speaking at a media event in London, the governor of...

COMMENT – CURRENCY UNION?

Could Scotland keep the Pound? There has been an elephant in the room for some time now – and now it has finally been acknowledged....

SCOTS EMPLOYMENT AND UNEMPLOYMENT BOTH RISE

Employment has risen for ten consecutive months This morning saw yet more positive news about the Scottish economy, with a number of Scots in work...

LETTER FROM SCOTLAND 1ST NOVEMBER 2013

The leaves falling from the trees on the Mar Lodge Estate The leaves are blowing off the trees and winter ghosts are peeping round the...

ENERGY PRICE REVIEW – TIME TO SWITCH?

Ed Davey announced the review this morning The UK’s Energy Secretary, Ed Davey, has promised the House of Commons to reform the way in which...

POSITIVE NEWS FROM THE RETAIL SECTOR

There's growing evidence of confidence returning to the High Street. The latest figures show that Scotland's retail outlets recorded an increase in volume and...

SCOTTISH EMPLOYMENT UP AS GROWTH GATHERS MOMENTUM

Employment in Scotland at its highest for five years After the positive news about the Scottish economy from the Bank of Scotland earlier in the...

SCOTTISH ECONOMIC RECOVERY – ‘GAINING MOMENTUM’

Services such as tourism out-performed manufacturing The Bank of Scotland latest survey of purchasing managers suggests that the country's economic recovery in Scotland is gaining...