AN OIL FUND FOR SCOTLAND?

Future Generations could benefit from today's revenues According to a team of economic advisers appointed by the Scottish government, an oil fund should be set...

SURGE IN ECONOMIC ACTIVITY

Best results since 2007 The latest Bank of Scotland Business Monitor shows surge in economic activity, described as the best since 2007. Indeed, the bank's...

8 OUT OF 10 FIRMS SAY UK MUST STAY IN EU

A CBI/YouGov survey has revealed that, if a referendum on the future membership of the European Union was held tomorrow, a substantial majority of...

GROWTH GATHERING PACE

Clear signs of accelerating growth There is growing evidence that the pace of recovery in both the Scottish and UK economies is gathering pace. In...

FOOD AND DRINK – GROWTH TO BEAT TARGETS

Could Food and Drink match Oil and Gas for export value? Over five and a half thousand jobs could be created in Scotland's food and...

SHARP RISE IN PERMANENT JOBS

Demand for IT Staff Particularly Strong The Bank of Scotland's Labour Market Barometer has seen the sharpest rise in permanent staff placements in its ten...

SCOTLAND’S EXPORTS: FASTER GROWTH THAN THE UK

Grangemouth Refinery © Copyright M J Richardson - licensed for reuse under Creative CommonsA report from the accountancy firm EY (formerly Ernst & Young) has...

SCOTTISH EMPLOYMENT: A 4-YEAR HIGH

Employment Rising - Unemployment Falling The latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS) shows that the number of Scots in work, at just...

GROWTH IN THE SCOTTISH ECONOMY

Productivity has returned to pre-downturn levels Two reports show clear evidence of light at the end of the Scottish economic tunnel. The first, from the...

Scotland’s Growing but Aging Population

Scotland's Population is Changing Scotland's population is at an all-time high. On Census Day 2011, around 5,295,000 people were registered as living here -- that's...