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Tag: economy

Guilty of bias by omission

  By Paul T Kavanagh The recent paper from the University of the West of Scotland on bias in the Scottish broadcast media has...

Scottish employment at its highest for four years

  By Martin Kelly   Employment in Scotland is now at its highest level since 2009, according to the latest figures published by the...

Scotland already matches UK even without oil says Yes campaign

  By Martin Kelly  An independent Scotland would be no worse off than the rest of the UK even if it didn’t have oil...

Growth boost for Scottish economy as UK slump continues

  By Martin Kelly  The Scottish economy received a massive boost today with the latest figures revealing growth of 0.5%, bucking the UK trend. The...

New budget figures reveal Scots better off with independence

  By Martin Kelly Newly published figures have revealed that Scots would be better off by over £800 per year if the country was independent.The...

Politics first; rebuilding the nation comes next

  By George Kerevan   It is that time of the year when the nation’s self-appointed guardians give us their seasonal messages, in the hope that...

Scottish Oil and gas ‘over-reliance’ claims challenged by official figures

  By Bob Duncan  A new analysis of the role that oil & gas revenues have played in the Norwegian Government’s budget has blown...

Sturgeon calls on Osborne to increase capital spending to help ailing...

  By Bob Duncan  Deputy Scottish First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, will use her keynote speech in Perth to call on UK Chancellor George Osborne to...

Lack of economic powers is harming Scottish employment claims STUC

  By Martin Kelly  The STUC has said that the Scottish Parliament does not have enough powers to deal with the UK’s troubled economy. Commenting...

The rich have benefited most from QE, admits Bank of England

By Andrew Barr The Bank of England has defended its quantitative easing (QE) policy despite mainly benefitting the wealthiest top 5 per cent of...