As I See It
There are lots of clever folk telling us how much output will be lost as a result of the big freeze: £200M? £500m? £1 billion?
In a week of protests and petitions against sexual harassment and the weapons trade, one ‘voice’ can’t be ignored: big money.
So much expectation had been built up ahead of Theresa May’s set-piece speech on Brexit that it was inevitable that it would disappoint.
Ryanair is closing down its Glasgow base and axeing most routes. Terry Murden says the real reason may have little to do with aviation taxes…
Weekend Comment: Standard Life Aberdeen’s decision to sell most of its insurance business marks a historic and seismic change in Scotland’s financial services sector that should not be underestimated.
We now have a more complex income tax system and it will not result in any significant improvement in public services…
As I See it
Scottish Widows dealt a blow to Standard Life Aberdeen which raises questions about the rationale for the merger…
It’s Jim McColl versus Benny Higgins in the Battle of the Banks….and do we really need an interest rate increase?
After the former Carillion executives were described as ‘delusional’ it is surely time for a more thorough review of how big businesses conduct themselves.
Richard Leonard is demanding more action to boost productivity. But how can the Scottish government do it?