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Residential property market flatlines despite strong demand

Royal Institute of Chartered Surveyors (RICS) market survey reveals ongoing concerns over Land and Buildings Transaction Tax (LBTT) Demand remains strong for residential properties in...

Scottish Maritime Cluster forms to boost global market share

New collaboration backed by Scottish Enterprise to help grow Scotland's maritime industry  A group of Scottish maritime businesses have joined forces to create a new Scottish...

Scotland’s prosperity declines despite positive growth in GDP

House prices and business growth still muted against backdrop of economic uncertainty  Third edition of UK Prosperity Map from Barclays Wealth & Investments continues to rank...

Deloitte joins top institute to enhance economic insights

Deloitte and the Fraser of Allander Institute have formed an alliance to provide enhanced insights into the Scottish economy   Deloitte and the University of...

Extra £10m to be invested in growing Edinburgh’s Festivals

£10m programme to maximise cultural and economic impact in Edinburgh over the next five years The Edinburgh Festivals will receive a £10 million boost over the...

Scotland’s fiscal position improves and tax revenue grows, finds GERS

Scotland's economy grew nearly four times faster than the UK in the last quarter The latest Government Expenditure and Revenue Scotland (GERS) figures show Scotland’s...

Manufacturing the driving force behind UK business confidence

Manufacturing hits record highs in UK business confidence Manufacturing continues as the principle driving force behind business confidence in the UK, according to the latest...

Global tensions see 76% increase in first-time physical gold-buyers

US and North Korea tensions threaten financial markets as retail investors rush to buy physical gold for the first time  Sales at gold investment firm The...

Scottish housing market in the doldrums, finds latest figures

Results of RICS UK Residential Market Survey – July 2017 Lack of new housing stock, the effect of LBTT (Land & Buildings Transaction Tax) on...

Scottish investment in US firms peaks following major deals

H1 2017 sees rise in Scottish investment in US companies Investment in US companies by Scotland-based businesses is at its highest for two years, according...