A Scottish Government initiative that has saved small firms more than £1 billion in rates charges will be continued for the next five years if the SNP is returned to power at Holyrood, the First Minister pledged.
Budget 2015: Oil and gas tax overhaul would not have been possible under independence, says Chancellor
Chancellor George Osborne has announced a £1.3 billion package of support for the oil and gas industry in his final Budget before the general election while saying an independent Scotland “would never have been able to afford” the measures.
A Fife MP of has been accused of “living in the pretend world” after a budget row appeared to cause a party political split.
A future Labour government would have both trade unions and businesses at the "top table" at Westminster, the shadow chancellor has said.
Dundee-based MSP Jenny Marra has raised Muirfield Contracts’ collapse at First Minister’s Questions.
Big worries have been raised over the number of employees in north-east Fife earning less than the living wage.
Energy giant SSE has admitted it no longer sees bringing any of the 700 renewables jobs touted for Dundee as a priority.
Computer games companies could enjoy a £188 million tax break over the next five years after the European Commission ruled the UK policy does not break competition laws.
The Scottish Government must be “open and realistic” about any risks and costs of independence, the CBI Scotland has said.
Finance Secretary John Swinney has congratulated Cupar for “blazing a trail” in the Scottish independence debate.