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Scottish retail sales for August displayed a sluggish performance, growing only 5.6% compared to the same period last year, falling short of the 3-month average increase of 7.5% and the 12-month average growth of 8.5%. When adjusted for inflation, the figures reveal a year-on-year decline of 1.3%.

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The Royal Bank of Scotland's latest PMI survey recorded almost no change in business activity across Scotland's private sector for August 2023. The Scotland Business Activity Index slipped from 51.1 in July to an exact 50.0, ending six months of growth. In addition to this, new orders across both th

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Scottish Development International (SDI) has revealed a notable surge in Scotland’s export figures, showcasing the country’s robust global appeal in spite of recent economic headwinds.

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Scotland's financial health has seen improvements in the past year, with particular emphasis on the country's growing fiscal balance, revealed in the latest Government Expenditure and Revenue Scotland (GERS) figures)

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Scottish retail sales witnessed a sharp decline in July, with factors including inclement weather and unfavourable economic conditions weighing heavily on the industry, as per data from the Scottish Retail Consortium (SRC). July's sales showed a modest growth of 4.6% compared to July 2022, but this

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A significant drop in inflation was recorded for July, with the Consumer Price Index (CPI) having decreased from 7.9% to 6.8%. The drop is in line with the Bank of England's projections and was expected, particularly in light of the preceding month’s energy bill cut. Nevertheless, core inflati

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Recent government research has highlighted a waning faith amongst UK companies in the benefits of new free trade deals post-Brexit.

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There was a notable increase in company insolvencies last month with 97 cases registered in Scotland, marking a 41% rise from the previous year. These insolvencies were spread across 44 compulsory liquidations, 51 CVLs (Company Voluntary Liquidations), and two administrations. There were no instance

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The UK's economic growth outpaced expectations in the second quarter, with a 0.2% increase from April to June compared to the previous three months, according to the Office for National Statistics (ONS). GDP grew 0.5% in June and the Q2 rise was a modest uptick from the 0.1% growth seen in each of t

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