Scottish business owners believe that the next UK Government should lower the cost of doing business while offering fresh help for the self-employed, according to a poll.
Scotland has avoided recession after the economy grew by 0.8% in the first three months of the year.
As plans to trigger another Scottish independence referendum are announced, Michael Alexander takes the pulse of business, education and individuals across Courier Country at the prospect of indyref2.
Scottish business confidence has stabilised and the economy will soon begin to grow again, a new report suggests.
A second Scottish independence referendum will have a “material” impact on business, industry leaders have said.
The United Kingdom’s decision to leave the European Union has rocked every aspect of the country, with shockwaves reverberating around the world.
The UK Government must take "decisive action" to help the oil and gas industry, the SNP has said, as a new report highlighted a lack of leadership and a closing "window of opportunity" to effect change.
Lloyds Banking Group and Royal Bank of Scotland could remain part-owned by the taxpayer for years to come after the stock market chaos caused by Brexit, experts have warned.
The UK and devolved governments must show strong leadership to stabilise the economy following the decision to quit the European Union (EU), business and industry chiefs have said.