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 inContinue reading “Business for Scotland A few Posts of Interest”

Fear in the Corridors of the Scottish Whisky Association

Last evening on Channel 4, I watched a, “Project Fear” propaganda presentation blatantly bundled as a fair minded presentation of the Scottish Independence debate. At interview, Gavin Hewitt, former Whitehall career diplomat and later chief executive of the, Scotch Whisky Association, (retired December 2013) offered that whilst he had not been approached directly, he hadContinue reading “Fear in the Corridors of the Scottish Whisky Association”

Should Boot’s be given the The Boot?

Should Boot’s be given the The Boot? New research shows that Alliance Boots, the high street chemist and pharmaceutical giant, has avoided more than £1 billion in tax since it went private six years ago through taking on excessive debts, profit shifting and corporate restructuring. This report, Alliance Boots & The Tax Gap, published byContinue reading “Should Boot’s be given the The Boot?”

The Basket-case Economy- The UK or Panama?? Darling hopelessly wrong again

The Basket-case Economy- The UK or Panama?? Darling hopelessly wrong again Panama announces major oilfield discovery in Darien. I seem to remember a number of the Darien shares were lodged, (for safekeeping) with the, Bank of Scotland. Might be Scotland retains some control of the area formally settled and claimed for Scotland all those year’sContinue reading “The Basket-case Economy- The UK or Panama?? Darling hopelessly wrong again”

Trading Penalties

Alistair (Flipper) Darling issues, (from his cave) another tome of gloom & doom twaddle, Said; ” Businesses in Scotland could suffer if they are cut off from the UK’s single market by a, “Yes vote”. But the rules of the EEC market are explicit; Countries, members of the European Economic Community operate with no impositionContinue reading “Trading Penalties”

Carrillion – £Billions of UK Taxpayers Hard Earned Cash Gifted to Obscenely Rich Shareholders with Offshore Accounts – Time to Get Shot of the Lot of Them

        30 Oct 2017: PFI firms avoid tax despite £2bn profits – Carrilion shareholders should be held accountable – No Public Money to be used for any bail-out Five of the largest listed offshore Private Finance Initiative (PFI) funds have paid    little or no corporation tax despite making billions in profits TheContinue reading “Carrillion – £Billions of UK Taxpayers Hard Earned Cash Gifted to Obscenely Rich Shareholders with Offshore Accounts – Time to Get Shot of the Lot of Them”

The Weir Group – The Only Thing Scottish is the Badge on the Door – But Scots Still Dance to Their Tune

             Weir Group expands into Malaysia – David Cameron, Malaysian Prime Minister Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak and Weir Group chief executive Keith Cochrane.     The Weir Group The company is a global leader in the design, supply and ongoing service of engineering equipment for the mining, oil andContinue reading “The Weir Group – The Only Thing Scottish is the Badge on the Door – But Scots Still Dance to Their Tune”