Tories paint 'grim picture'
The number of start-up firms receiving support from the Scottish Government’s flagship Business Gateway scheme has dropped to an eight-year low.
Record market close + Scottish deals
Will M&A activity be boosted or derailed by economic conditions? What were the top Scottish deals in 2017?
New Year call for change of gear
CBI chief Carolyn Fairbairn today calls for politicians to work to business timescales
Scottish Budget and reaction
Full round-up and analysis: Income tax + help for homebuyers + schools to pay rates + business rates reform + affect on pensions + growth forecasts
MPC votes for no change...
The Bank of England left interest rates unchanged today as attention focused on its views of Brexit developments.
More joining dole queue
Scotland’s unemployment total rose in the three months to October..
Scottish Budget: economy pledge
Nicola Sturgeon says the Scottish Budget will balance the need for “competitive taxes” and growing the economy.
Research group says tax rises not enough
Derek Mackay will need to use Thursday’s Budget to boost the country’s economic output
Most business owners have urged the Scottish Government leave income tax rates unchanged..
EY Item Club forecast
Economic growth in Scotland is set to pick up pace and match UK-wide performance..