Alternative finance – crowdfunding, community shares and peer-to-peer lending – is increasingly playing a role in local economic development. New research by Mark Davis and Tim Braunholtz-Speight from the Bauman Institute in Leeds assesses the potential of decentralised finance.
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As the new government sets out its stall, five commentators give their views on a key policy - devolution
Central Scotland is developing a ‘green’ consciousness for sustainable social and economic development. New Start spoke with head of development at the Central Scotland Green Network, and co-author of ‘Growing Awareness’, Sue Evans
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In 1965, a plan was put in place to tackle ‘the Highland problem’, a seemingly unstoppable downward spiral affecting the whole economy of the Highlands and Islands.