Economics

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Scottish shares in strong finish to...

A STRONG final quarter of 2020 saw shares in Scottish companies outperform the wider FTSE and AIM All Share indices, with the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic creating clear winners and losers from...

EIE20 wraps with CBI President Lord...

50 startup to scale-up founders pitched for seed funding to series A investment rounds, with keynote addresses from CBI President and Cobra founder Lord Bilimoria and techUK President Jacqueline de RojasLord Bilimoria: “Our...

Scottish commercial property sales at lowest...

THE Scottish Property Federation (SPF) analysis of the latest commercial property sales figures from Registers of Scotland reveals Scotland’s worst quarter for commercial property sales in a decade.  At £285m, the total value...

Scottish businesses struggle to pay debts

THE number of County Court Judgements (CCJs) issued to businesses over the last three years has increased by 105%, with Scotland reporting an increase of 41%.  Research by UK credit...

VAT changes in construction industry postponed...

A CHANGE to VAT collection arrangements that was heading the way of the UK construction industry has been delayed by HM Revenue and Customs.  Implementation of the domestic reverse charge for...

RSE Enterprise Fellowship Scheme adds...

A report commissioned by the Royal Society of Edinburgh (RSE), Scotland’s National Academy, has established that its Enterprise Fellowship programme has provided a significant boost to the Scottish, UK and global economies.