News and opinion
Recently two of the Uk’s large retailers, Asda and Morrisons, announced that food prices would rise following a vote for an independent Scotland. Is this scare mongering, or is there a business case for this claim?
Paul Cairney looks at the global interest surrounding the Scottish independence debate. Next time you see what looks to be a parochial and inward looking argument in Scotland, remember that the world is watching too.
States’ visions of their foreign policies typically have four elements, or pillars: protection, profits, principles, and pride. The Scottish Government’s White Paper released last month is no exception.
Brad McKay reflects on the implications of Scottish independence for three major industries, the energy, oil, and gas industries, financial services, and defence. In the first of a four part series, Brad introduces his work and turns his attention to the energy and oil and gas sector.