FTSE rises strongly
Markets were encouraged after their favoured candidate made it through to the final round of the French presidential election.
'We need flexibility', says Hammond
The chancellor has hinted that the Conservatives may drop their pledge not to ..
Better outlook for firms
Greater stability in the oil and gas sector has helped Scotland return to “business as usual”..
Uneven performance in first quarter
Scotland’s financial and business services sector has rebounded partly as a result of a “significant improvement” in..
Scotland’s jobless total fell by 15,000 over the most recent quarter to 123,000, with the rate down 0.5 percentage points to 4.5%. It is now below the UK average ofRead More
Cost of living steadies
Inflation remained unchanged at 2.3% in March, according to new data. Figures for March are often affected by Easter trading but as it falls in April this year it hasRead More
Firms remain optimistic
Scotland’s private sector economy broadly stagnating during March, with activity rising only marginally since the previous month and new business continuing to show only minimal growth. Although companies retained aRead More
Business leaders demand change
Business leaders have called for urgent change in Scottish government economic policy including..
Takeover in prospect
Shares in WS Atkins have rocketed by 29.2% to 1990p following a takeover bid from Canada’s SNC-Lavalin Group. The engineering and consultancy group said the Canadian firm is offering 2080p per share.Read More
Lloyd's moves; blow for Sturgeon
Prime Minister Theresa May was under fire after warning the other 27 EU members that Britain will withdraw co-operation on …