This may look serene – but under the surface there is a Referendum debate STILL raging

Alex Salmond and the SNP succeeded in securing a Referendum on Scottish Independence - well done! - but now it's about Self Determination or Servitude for Scotland ... that's was the only question, There were only two answers - yes or no - the rest of the rhetoric was only there to throw you off the scent! ..... and the waters start to stir! The waters may look calm now, but make no mistake, the circumstances of the referendum were such that the waters will never be calm until Scotland has its right of self determination as an independent country. Care to dive in??

Don’t Labour over the minimum wage

Labour love to self congratulate on their management of the National Minimum Wage or as some prefer to call it the ‘poverty trap’. All three UK parties toy around with the National Minimum Wage and the Living Wage.  They suggest the differential should be broken down.  They labour over the impact this may have on business and business competitiveness. So,…

Imagineering

2015, the start of a new year.  This year may not seem to have the same potential as 2014 because we don’t have an independence referendum scheduled.  However, 2015 can and will be every bit as interesting – maybe even more so. Of course, we could have achieved independence for Scotland with a simple cross in a box – but…

White Out

I was out of the country when the White Paper was released.  Clearly, this was a very heavy read and I am sure many people resigned themselves to the Executive Summary.  The Summary was still a fairly expansive document but easy enough to read. I think we all understand the foundation of the White Paper. Prior to the Your Scotland,…