Scottish Referendum

Business for Scotland A few Posts of Interest

Gordon MacIntyre-Kemp

Gordon MacIntyre-Kemp is the Chief Executive of Business for Scotland. Before joining Business for Scotland he ran a small social media and sales & marketing consultancy and was the founding member of Business for Scotland. With a degree in business and economics, Gordon has worked as an economic development planning professional, and in marketing roles specialising in pricing modelling and promotional evaluation for global companies (including P&G). I rate his site very highly and recommend it to anyone who is seeking the truth on any matter regarding the Referendum
Businesses in Scotland View

Independence isn’t just for large companies. Small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) make up 99.3% of all Scottish businesses and 97% of all Scottish exports. They create the majority of private sector jobs in Scotland. That is why we are sharing the names of another 100 plus job creators from our growing membership.
Scotland’s Food & Drink Industry Supports Independence

We believe the food and drink sector will have more opportunities and be a much great priority for an independent Scottish government than it will be for a UK government.
Scare Stories Debunked

The people of Scotland are making an important decision on September 18th. They are making a choice between becoming a self governing independent national democracy just like almost every other nation on earth or a decision to be governed by a distant, disinterested and dysfunctional Westminster government over which they have no control and absolutely minimal influence within.
Business for Scotland calls on BBC to leave CBI

The following is the text of a letter sent by Business for Scotland Chair Tony Banks to Tony Hall, Director General of the BBC, calling for the BBC to end its membership of the CBI.
200 Business people declare for YES with an economic vision

Today 200 Business people from all sorts and sizes of companies from all over Scotland publicly declare that they are voting YES – they see it as “the business and jobs opportunity of a lifetime for this and future generations”.
Leading surgeon says Yes vote will save Scotland’s NHS from Westminster privatisation

Dr Philippa Whitford, one of Scotland most respected surgeons, delivered an insightful and hard hitting guest speech at the 2014 Vision for Scotland conference.
First Minister: No Currency Deal, no Debt Deal

This is because if there is no deal on currency there will be no deal on debt.
Top businessman says independence is ‘the jobs opportunity of a lifetime’

Ralph Topping, retiring as Chief Executive of betting giant William Hill plc and is one of Britain’s foremost business leaders with 44 years’ experience, said that a Yes vote will improve “life”.
Independence and the Economy – The Facts

Scotland can more than afford to be independent. Independence will make Scotland’s economy stronger and its people better off financially.
What big business has really said about independence

Many of Scotland’s most successful businesses operate globally. They work across many countries. For them Scotland gaining full economic powers to improve economic growth is a positive or neutral step.
New think tank: high-growth Scotland can be one of the most prosperous nations

It makes clear Scotland should benchmark itself against small independent and highly competitive economies such as New Zealand, Denmark and Singapore.