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Recovery needs ‘push forward’ from capital investment says Swinney as trust...

By a Newsnet reporter  Scottish Finance Secretary John Swinney has today called for more capital investment in order to help economic recovery in Scotland. Mr...

SNP call for urgent UK jobs summit to combat unemployment

By a Newsnet reporter Too many Scots are paying the price for the UK government’s ill-judged economic policies, the SNP said today, as the...

Concerns over future of Clydesdale Bank prompt renewed calls for more...

By G.A.Ponsonby  Concerns over the future of the Clydesdale Bank have prompted renewed calls for Scotland to be given more economic powers in order...

Would an independent Scotland be financially sound?

By John Jappy As a civil servant in London, and being part of the establishment, I always accepted the general view that an independent...

Osborne’s Autumn Statement must deliver for the Scottish economy warns SNP’s...

By a Newsnet reporter  UK Chancellor George Osborne has been urged to adopt an economic plan MacB as he prepares to deliver next week’s...

Calls for economic impact assessment as Kinloss underspend revealed

SNP Westminster leader and Defence spokesperson Angus Robertson has called on the Ministry of Defence to undertake an economic impact assessment of its basing...

Scotland Bill not enough say experts as 78% say they want...

A panel of business and financial experts has called for more from the Scotland Bill as they questioned whether the bill in its current...

Scottish unemployment shows slight increase but again the UK is worse

By G.A.Ponsonby  Scotland’s employment rate has outperformed the UK for the twelfth consecutive month despite unemployment increasing slightly, according to official figures. Statistics for July-September...

Scots jobless total up but figures still improvement on UK

By a Newsnet Reporter Scotland’s employment rate continues to outperform the rest of the UK despite new figures showing the unemployed total north...

UK growth forecasts slashed by Bank of England

The Bank of England has downgraded its outlook for UK growth from 1.8% to around 1.4% following a weakening of the UK economy since...