Charge could boost property sector
Finance Minister Derek Mackay has called for an ‘accelerator fee’ to be applied to commercial
New report's findings
There is a worrying lack of new commercial property being built in
Research group says tax rises not enough
Derek Mackay will need to use Thursday’s Budget to boost the country’s economic output
Economists call for debate
Economists have called for a debate on Scotland’s devolved budget and the mounting pressure of spending commitments on public services…
As I See It
Nicola Sturgeon admitted the outlook for the Scottish economy was “challenging”, but there were few clues during a half-hour briefing as to how her government intends to crank up activity.
Strategy to improve performance
An economy think tank is joining forces with the Fraser of Allander Institute to develop a plan aimed at tackling Scotland’s weak performance..