A discussion with Jeremy Peat on the current crisis and where we are heading next

Emma Congreve and Graeme Roy were joined by the distinguished economist Jeremy Peat to discuss the current economic situation and how things are looking over the next few months and years. We discussed the challenges that are ahead, including the virus re-emerging on a large scale, and in terms of issues around those businesses and people who will be most affected by the crisis and how government policy will need to react going forward.

Covid-19 and the hospitality sector

Mairi Spowage is joined by Rebecca Moore, VP of Operations at TravelNest, a software platform for holiday lets, and Gordon Murray, owner of Craigmaddie Muir Farm and user of TravelNest, to discuss the impact of Covid-19 on the hospitality sector.

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Economy and Budget Round up

Graeme Roy is joined by colleagues Mairi Spowage and David Eiser to discuss what we currently know about economic conditions and outlook given the coronavirus crisis, and how this might impact on the Scottish Budget Outlook.

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Poverty in Scotland: A discussion with JRF on progress pre, during and post Covid-19

At the end of the parliamentary year, we would normally have received a progress report form the Scottish Government on their efforts to tackle child poverty and how they are making progress towards the statutory child poverty targets. The report has been postponed indefinitely, but this doesn’t mean that work …

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The short and long term implications for the Global, UK and Scottish economy, with Stephen Boyle and Professor Andrew Goudie

Graeme Roy is joined by Mairi Spowage and Stephen Boyle of the Fraser of Allander Institute, and Professor Andrew Goudie of the University of Strathclyde to discuss the latest economic implications of the global crisis. The team discuss the current ongoing economic implications for the global, UK and Scottish economies, …

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A preview of the FAI Quarterly Economic Commentary with Deloitte

Graeme Roy, Director of the Fraser of Allander Institute is joined by Mairi Spowage, Deputy Director of the Institute and Steve Williams, Senior Partner at Deloitte to discuss the upcoming Fraser of Allander Economic Commentary. The Institute will set out the key messages from the latest Quarterly Economic Commentary, including …

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Business and the new normal, a conversation with Calum Paterson

Graeme Roy is joined by Calum Paterson, Managing Partner at Scottish Equity Partners to discuss how businesses have been affected by the crisis, how they are having to adapt to the new face of the economy and the long term role policymakers have to play in order to support businesses. …

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