High taxes hampering growth of North-east companies, according to new report – Aberdeen Business News

Blyth Spirit: home truths about Scottish secession – ThinkScotland

SGF report reveals impact of crime on the Scottish convenience sector – Talking Retail

Avoid SNP sponsored fatalism – there is NOTHING inevitable about the break-up of the UK – Stephen Bailey

Local authority rejects Scottish Government freeze and hikes council tax 10% – STV News

Labour accuses SNP of ‘failing’ businesses in Scotland by ‘choking’ opportunities – Daily Record

Watchdogs warn of ‘gap in political leadership’ in flagship economic strategy – STV News

Pincer movement: A dual approach to defeating anti-UK-nationalism – Stephen Bailey