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  • its a man world and its not fair.

    its a man world and its not fair.

    Monday 29th August 2016

    Back in February, I discussed the notion of ‘Womenomics’ in this column. It’s an idea founded on the belief that women’s pay will overtake men’s by 2020 – yet there is still evidently a long way to go.

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  • Still working out the costs of Brexit Vote

    Still working out the costs of Brexit Vote

    Monday 22nd August 2016

    Last week came the good news that the number of people in employment north of the border is on the rise.

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  • Testing times must apply to teachers too.

    Testing times must apply to teachers too.

    Monday 22nd April 2013

    Government ready to give teachers a lesson in economics?

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  • Can our Shops weather the sales storm?

    Can our Shops weather the sales storm?

    Monday 15th April 2013

    I’m sure I‘m among the hordes of Scots welcoming the end of winter and looking forward to the longer, warmer days of spring.

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  • £10 separates the Men from the Del Boys

    £10 separates the Men from the Del Boys

    Monday 8th April 2013

    Some say entrepreneurs are born.

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  • Dear Green Place lives up to name with its eco boom

    Dear Green Place lives up to name with its eco boom

    Monday 1st April 2013

    Our fair city of Glasgow is once again the centre of attention. I was delighted to hear that ‘the Dear Green Place’ has been shortlisted as one of only four cities that will compete to become Europe’s Green Capital in 2015.

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  • Sums add up as business gets a boost

    Sums add up as business gets a boost

    Monday 25th March 2013

    Waiting on the reaction to a budget must be nerve racking for any Chancellor but most get to finish delivering their speech first.

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  • 11th March 2013

    Monday 11th March 2013

    I was encouraged to see a few Scottish businesses reporting good news for a change. Edinburgh based aviation company, John Menzies, announced a 16 per-cent rise in profits while John Wood Group reported a 43 per-cent rise in pre-tax profits.

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  • sumthing does not add up with Georges Plan A

    sumthing does not add up with Georges Plan A

    Monday 4th March 2013

    George Osborne attempted to play down the impact of the UK's loss of its AAA credit rating and said he would redouble efforts to cut the deficit.

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  • Help, we are under attack....Cyber attack.

    Help, we are under attack....Cyber attack.

    Monday 25th February 2013

    Internationally renowned brand, Apple, faced a PR crisis last week when it was announced some of its employees’ computers had been hacked.

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