Westminster charges Scotland billions of pounds in service costs

The latest Government figures on Scotland’s economy contain billions in service charges for activities in the rest of the UK. As pointed out by Douglas Fraser, BBC Scotland Business and Economy Editor, this raises a challenge over measuring Scotland’s economy.

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UK Govt facing claims of breach of market rules as RBS confirms no job losses if Yes

Contingency plans announced by RBS in the event of Scottish independence will not affect jobs or operations north of the border, the banking giant has confirmed.

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Financial Times – An Independent Scotland will be better off from Day 1

The Financial Times – had published details of how successful Scotland would be from Day 1 of obtaining Independence.

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Independent Scotland will have a successful and secure banking sector, says former Lloyds risk manager

A former risk manager for Lloyds Banking Group today hit back at No campaign scaremongering, stressing that a Yes vote on Thursday will have ‘no impact’ on staff or customers in Scotland.

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The Scottish referendum – investor FAQs

The Scots go to the polls next Thursday, and the possibility of a ‘yes’ vote has raised a few questions from investors. Danny Cox of Hargreaves Lansdown answers them.

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Corruption from the top, leads to Economic pestilence and plague (again!)

So Deutsche Bank have now joined the long queue to predict pestilence and plagues of frogs in Scotland should the voters exercise their democratic right to choose their own fate. However, is this Deutsche Bank really worth consideration?

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Cash-and-Carry boss dismisses supermarket scare story | Yes Scotland

One of Scotland’s biggest cash-and-carry operations has dismissed No campaign claims that supermarket prices will rise in an independent Scotland, stating that his company plans to lower them.

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BBC accused of anti-independence bias after editing out Salmond’s reply to ‘bank exodus’ question

The BBC faces accusations of anti-independence bias after its political editor, Nick Robinson, produced a report that wrongly claimed Alex Salmond had ignored his question during a heated press conference.

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Treasury briefed RBS move before board decision

The Treasury briefed journalists about RBS’s intention to relocate to London if Scotland were to go for independence, before RBS’s board had formally made the decision to announce the move, I have learned.

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Tim Martin supports independence for Scotland

Scotland could thrive on its own, says Wetherspoon boss

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