Private sector contractors subject to new tax consultation

22 May 2018

The Government will launch a review into the taxation of contractors working in the private sector.

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New generation of offshore wind farms set for Scotland

21 May 2018

Crown Estate Scotland has revealed its plans to lease seabed, in a bid to encourage a “new generation” of offshore wind farms.

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TSB fraud detection system fails multiple Scottish customers

18 May 2018

Banking group TSB has failed to inform Scottish customers of fraudulent activity, including the movement of thousands of pounds out of personal bank accounts, according to a new report.

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Reprivatisation of Royal Bank of Scotland possible

17 May 2018

The Royal Bank of Scotland (RBS) could be reprivatised. That’s the considered opinion following the reaching of a settlement with US financial regulators.

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Unemployment in Scotland falls by 6,000

16 May 2018

Scottish unemployment for the first quarter of 2018 has fallen by 6,000. That is according to the latest figures from the Office for National Statistics (ONS).

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UK Farming dispute over CAP funding continues

15 May 2018

A review into the £160 million in CAP funding owed to Scottish hill farmers is to be delayed, the Scottish Government has revealed.

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Rate of expansion on the rise among Scottish private sector businesses, PMI reveals

14 May 2018

A new study suggests that the rate of expansion among Scottish private sector businesses is on the rise.

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ScotRail admits high-speed rail plans have been delayed

10 May 2018

High-speed rail on one of Scotland’s busiest routes may not be available until next year. That was the admission of Alex Hynes, the head of ScotRail.

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New Scottish National Investment Bank could provide £2 billion of investment

9 May 2018

A new publicly owned investment bank could transform the Scottish economy. That is the view of the Cabinet Secretary for the Economy, Jobs and Fair Work, Keith Brown.

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Plans to bolster Scottish film industry “inadequate”

8 May 2018

Members of the Scottish Parliament have dismissed plans to attract more film and TV to the country as “inadequate”. This follows the Government’s backing of a proposed screen unit within the existing Creative Scotland arts body.

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