The Scottish Parliament’s Local Government and Communities Committee has launched a call for views on the impact of coronavirus on the financial sustainability of local government in Scotland.
Published 23 July 2020
The Scottish Parliament’s Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee has announced its unanimous support for the general principles of the ‘Protection of Workers Bill’ which seeks to increase protection for retail workers.
Published 30 June 2020
The impact of the coronavirus outbreak on Scotland’s transport services and the rural economy is to be investigated by MSPs.
Published 22 May 2020
The Scottish Parliament's Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee has today published a report on protected trust deeds citing that changes are needed to make the debt solution more effective in supporting people who are in debt.
Published 21 May 2020
Legislation to establish a new consumer organisation has been unanimously passed by the Scottish Parliament.
Published 7 May 2020
On Tuesday, the Scottish Parliament will be invited to nominate Stephen Boyle to Her Majesty the Queen for appointment as the new Auditor General for Scotland.
Published 9 March 2020
MSPs have rejected the proposed changes to the Non-Domestic Rates (Scotland) Bill which suggested giving local authorities the power to set business rates.
Published 5 February 2020
The Scottish Retail Consortium (SRC) and the Scottish Chambers of Commerce (SCC) have both written to MSPs expressing their views on the Non-Domestic Rates (Scotland) Bill.
Published 15 January 2020
Holyrood’s Finance and Constitution Committee has launched a new inquiry into how the UK internal market might operate post-Brexit.
Published 9 January 2020
Professor Alan Alexander has been appointed as the new chair of Audit Scotland.
Published 9 December 2019
The Scottish Parliament’s Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee is seeking views as part of its inquiry into Protected Trust Deeds (PTDs).
Published 26 November 2019
Chartered Accountancy firm Wylie & Bisset has welcomed the Debt Arrangement Scheme reforms, which it says will improve accessibility and streamline bureaucracy.
Published 30 September 2019
Ahead of the stage one debate on the establishment of the Scottish National Investment Bank (SNIB) in the Scottish Parliament this afternoon, economy secretary Derek Mackay has written about what the bank will mean for the future of the Scottish economy.
Published 26 September 2019
By Shirley McIntosh, tax partner at RSM.
Published 2 June 2016