This week, we are highlighting the contributions of our fellows to Scotland's Decision: 16 Questions to think about for the referendum on 18 September. Today’s topic is prospects for business and competition.
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Our experts look at two questions under this heading:
Since the publication of our report Work, employment, skills and training: where next for Scotland? at the end of April, debate on these issues has been hotting up, not just in Scotland, but elsewhere in the UK. By requiring the government to produce a comprehensive outline of policies to be adopted by an independent Scotland, the referendum debate has provided a platform for the emergence of what is, by UK standards, a radical new vision for employment relations north of the border. It is
Brad MacKay and Sarah Ivory discuss the results of a survey conducted with the Federation of Small Businesses on the independence debate.
Brad Mackay and Veselina Stoyanova discuss the potential impact of independence on the Scottish food and drink sector.