FSB to demand action
The UK Government is being told it must take action to fix Scotland’s ‘unacceptable’ mobile phone coverage.
As I See It: Week in Review
A week in the Daily Business diary began with a call from a housebuilder and also featured lunch at a historic venue, an Oscar winning actress, a pop singer and one of the world’s richest men…
Call for project bank accounts
Small firms have joined the call for ‘project bank accounts’ to be set up to help avoid more problems for sub-contractors caused by the collapse of main contractors.
In wake of Carillion crash...
Small firms leader Colin Borland has called on the Scottish Government award more contracts to smaller businesses in the wake of the Carillion crisis.
Calls for government action
Small businesses and a trades union will unite tomorrow over the Royal Bank of Scotland’s branch closure programme.
Concerns over rising taxes
Scottish small business confidence slid to near record lows in the final quarter of 2017 with more firms looking to sell up
Most business owners have urged the Scottish Government leave income tax rates unchanged..
Call for fund to help firms
A fund to help smaller firms upgrade older polluting vehicles should be introduced at next week’s Scottish Government budget..
'Spend local' plea from FSB
Shoppers are being urged to switch their purchases from cyber Monday to Small Business Saturday to support the country’s independent traders.
Brexit impact evident in survey
Confidence among small businesses has fallen sharply as inflation rises..