Fraser of Allander Institute

Scottish business calls on government to boost market confidence

Businesses are in a period of stasis with global and domestic factors all contributing to subdued levels of confidence and investment, according to the latest Scottish Chambers of Commerce (SCC) Quarterly Economic Indicator (QEI) survey for Q4 of 2019.

Published 23 January 2020

Scotland's highest earners to benefit from Corbyn's tax promises

The highest earners in Scotland will pay less tax than their counterparts in the rest of the UK under Jeremy Corbyn's plan for government, a new analysis by the Fraser of Allander Institute has found.

Published 2 December 2019

31st Oil & Gas survey highlights increase in confidence of North Sea energy firms

Business confidence within the oil and gas sector has increased with 43% of contractors reporting a rise in production activity, up from 28% 12 months ago, according to the 31st Oil & Gas survey conducted by Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce.

Published 27 November 2019

Scotland suffers £3bn Brexit blow

The Scottish economy has suffered a £3 billion hit as a result of Brexit as uncertainty has led to a decrease in investment and growth, the Fraser of Allander Institute has found.

Published 23 October 2019

US announces 25% tariff on Scotch whisky imports

The United States will impose a 25% import tariff on Scotch whisky from October 18th this year, it announced today.

Published 3 October 2019