Scottish Economy

Scottish Coal Collapse Costs 590 Jobs

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 20.04.2013 | UK

Scottish Coal has announced it is in liquidation with the loss of almost 600 jobs. The company operates six open-cast coal mines in Scotland - in E...

We'll Drink To That: Scotch Whisky Gains £1bn Boost

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.08.2012 | UK

Drinks giant Diageo has unveiled plans to invest £1bn in Scotch whisky production, creating nearly 1,000 jobs, amid surging global demand for the pro...

Osborne Claims Scottish Economy Damaged By Independence Debate

PA | Posted 12.01.2012 | UK Politics

The prospect of an independence referendum is damaging the Scottish economy, George Osborne has claimed. Speaking to the BBC's ...