Reading Time: 5 minutes What do the Scottish Government’s proposals for income tax in 2020-21 mean for individuals and for the Scottish budget?
Reading Time: 7 minutes An initial look at Budget 2020-21.
Reading Time: 5 minutes This blog looks at the UK Government’s approach to the UK-EU future relationship negotiations.
Reading Time: 5 minutes R100 plans to deliver superfast broadband to every home and business in Scotland. This blog looks at recent developments around the R100 programme.
Reading Time: 4 minutes A look at income distribution in Scotland and what it might mean for tax policy.
Reading Time: 4 minutes The Cabinet Secretary for Finance has announced that the Scottish Government will publish its budget for 2020-21 on 6 February 2020, and introduce the Budget
Reading Time: 10 minutes It’s been over 20 years since sustainable development was to be at the heart of Scottish decision making. Are we making enough progress?
Reading Time: 6 minutes A look at how the Parliament and Government/Executive have approached climate change and the oil industry.
Reading Time: 4 minutes SPICe has estimated the additional cost to Scotland of parcel delivery surcharges relative to the rest of the UK. For 2019, we estimate a cost of £40m.
Reading Time: 4 minutes SPICe has recently received a number of enquiries about smart meters. This blog explores some of the issues around the technology, and its introduction to homes and businesses.