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New Survey Details How Scottish Businesses Are Responding to Brexit Developments

The Fraser of Allander Institute (FAI) recently undertook a survey to gain insight into how Scottish businesses were responding to recent developments in the Brexit negotiations. Over July, FAI spoke with approximately 350 businesses from different parts of the country and various sectors. The study focussed on how companies were preparing for Britain’s exit for the European Union and their attitudes towards the UK government’s strategy so far.

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Royal Mail fined £50 million for breaching competition law

The UK communications regulator has fined Royal Mail £50 million for discriminating against its only major competitor delivering letters, Whistl. Ofcom said the company were guilty of a serious breach of competition law after Royal Mail abused its dominant position to penalise wholesale customers.

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Research Gives Insight into Characteristics of Entrepreneurs

The proportion of people from ethnic minorities and migrants starting their own firms has risen sharply since the financial crisis, at the same time as more modest increases among white people and life-long residents. 

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Scotland Faces Economic Challenges, But Tech Sector Flourishes

Scotland’s economy is facing considerable challenges and the country’s strategy for growth needs to be updated to take these into account as well as the potential economic consequences of Brexit. 

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Fall in European Businesses Reporting Bad Debt Losses

Businesses across Europe are reporting a fall in bad debt losses, according to a new report from credit management firm Intrum. 

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