Coronavirus and impacts on the global economy: view from Hong Kong

Dr Jim Walker, Chief Economist at Aletheia Capital, an independent advisory firm based in Hong Kong, joins Graeme Roy and Mairi Spowage to discuss the global economy and the impact of the coronavirus. They discuss what we know so far about the impact on countries in Asia and emerging markets, …

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Challenges for business, Government policy and long-term changes with Tracy Black, Director of CBI Scotland

Tracy Black, Director of CBI Scotland, joins Graeme Roy in the latest Fraser of Allander Institute Podcast. They discuss how businesses have responded to the challenges over the course of the crisis, the business view of Government support, how we can best prepare to start the economy back up and …

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Expected sharp fall in outlook for business – Scottish Business Monitor Q1 2020

In this podcast, Graeme Roy is joined by Mairi Spowage and James Black to discuss the latest results from the Fraser of Allander Scottish Business Monitor. The survey, done in partnership with law firm Addleshaw Goddard, has been running since 1998, and seeks to capture business activity and outlook in …

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Public health, the ‘new normal’ and the economy with guest speaker Sir Harry Burns

In this podcast, Emma Congreve is joined by Sir Harry Burns and Professor Graeme Roy. Sir Harry Burns is a Professor of Global Public Health at the University of Strathclyde, and previously was Chief Medical Officer for Scotland between 2005 and 2014. Sir Harry discusses the scale of the crisis, …

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Fair work and workplace practice in the current crisis

Professor Tricia Findlay, Director of the Scottish Centre for Employment Research (SCER) and Co-Chair of Scotland’s Fair Work Convention speaks about fair work and workplace practices in the context of the current pandemic. This includes discussion around new challenges in the workplace, furloughing, and how our relationship with working may …

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The Coronavirus: What does it mean for people, businesses and the economy?

Chair Graeme Roy Speakers John Macintosh Mairi Spowage Emma Congreve Timestamps [0:00] How do you see the Scottish economy being impacted over the coming months? (Mairi Spowage) [5:30] How are businesses being impacted? (John Macintosh) [9:33] What does this mean for individuals and households? (Emma Congreve) [14:10] Will different parts …

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Latest Scottish GDP data and the economic impact of Coronavirus – Podcast

In this podcast, Graeme Roy – Director of the Fraser of Allander Institute – and Mairi Spowage – Deputy Director of the FAI – first take a look at the data released today on Scottish economic growth for the fourth quarter of 2019. Following this is a discussion of the …

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