Minimum wage increase

An increase in minimum wage rates has come into effect on 1 October 2014, the first cash increase in real terms in six years. The above inflation rise follows the recommendations from the…

GENERATION: 25 Years of Contemporary Art in Scotland

The late 1980s marked the beginning of a stark change in the UK’s contemporary art landscape. While the Young British Artists down in London were pickling dead animals and leaving their beds unmade, something…

‘Brain drain’ feared in an independent Scotland

There are fears that Scotland’s top universities could lose researchers if there is a yes vote for independence, resulting in a “brain drain.” Despite repeated promises from the Scottish government that independence would…