British chief executives are increasingly confident about the prospects for global economic growth this year – but a growing number also expect to slash jobs at home in the face of Brexit turmoil.
The International Monetary Fund expects Donald Trump’s tax reforms and strong growth in Europe to spur the global economy in 2018, while Britain’s prospects for the year it quits the EU have been downgraded.
Tayside's world-renowned higher education and health science projects were showcased to politicians involved in the Tay Cities Deal.
An electric motors, generators and copper wound coils manufacturer has hailed the impact of a bolt-on acquisition in its journey to becoming a full scope provider of electromechanical services.
Britain’s factories enjoyed further growth in November as the sector notched up its seventh month of expansion in a row for the first time in 20 years.
A fast-growing water supply company which is headquartered in Perthshire has moved into profit.
Growth across Britain’s private sector picked up in the final months of the year, but businesses are expected to suffer a slowdown at the start of 2018.
Britain’s economy saw the first cracks appear from Brexit uncertainty in 2017 as growth slowed and households were gripped in the worst income squeeze since the 1950s.
Britain’s economic growth nudged up in the third quarter, but household spending grew at the slowest pace since 2012 as inflationary pressures continue to weigh on hard pressed consumers.
The amount of money households have to spend is not expected to rise for three years, according to experts.