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Austerity Damages Business - the case for social investment from a business perspective

Austerity Damages Business - the case for social investment from a business perspective | Business Scotland | Scoop.it
By Tony Banks - Chairman of Business for Scotland Austerity is damaging to business and Scotland desperately needs social investment rather than further cuts.� Our society has suffered badly from the austerity cuts of the UK Government and our business prospects have suffered from them as well. We


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Blame Scots for Austerity - Daily Beast

Blame Scots for Austerity - Daily Beast | Business Scotland | Scoop.it

The first is politics. Few of the Republicans who fret so much about today’s allegedly crushing debt burden did so in 2006, at the height of the boom, when the U.S. debt to GDP ratio was steadily climbing above 60 percent and the deficit was at then-all-time high – and when a Republican was in the White House.

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Equity expert's recovery warning | Herald Scotland

Equity expert's recovery warning | Herald Scotland | Business Scotland | Scoop.it

One of Scotland's leading private equity specialists has warned the UK Government history tells us "we cannot cost-cut our way to recovery" and called on ministers to implement a strategy to boost economic growth and stimulate investment.

 

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'Hair-shirted' approach not only answer | Herald Scotland

'Hair-shirted' approach not only answer | Herald Scotland | Business Scotland | Scoop.it
In the latest series of that splendid panel show QI there is at least one question per show in which the answer for all – even the apparently all-knowing Stephen Fry – is \...
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George Kerevan: Austerity be damned

George Kerevan: Austerity be damned | Business Scotland | Scoop.it
The US central bank’s plan to cut QE as the economy turns a corner contrasts with the EU’s policy of eating its young, writes George Kerevan
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UK 'could face austerity to 2018'

UK 'could face austerity to 2018' | Business Scotland | Scoop.it
The UK could face an extended squeeze on public spending, an independent think tank warns nine days before the chancellor's Autumn Statement.
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Worst of cuts yet to come: Report

Worst of cuts yet to come: Report | Business Scotland | Scoop.it

The most difficult years of public spending cuts are still to come, according to an analysis of Scottish budgets.

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