The head of one of the leading think tanks in the UK has stated that the government should consider overhauling inheritance tax and how the system works in the UK.
The Scottish Parliament has recently published new legislation that will introduce a supplement on purchases of additional residential properties in Scotland.
There has been a sharp fall in the number of divorces granted to wives during the early years of marriage, new research has found. According to pro-marriage think tank, Marriage Foundation, the number has fallen by as much as 50% since 1986.
The Scottish Government have announced further funding for the Open Market Equity Scheme in the hope that it will provide first-time buyers with more support when getting on the property market.
The number of people unemployed in Scotland has risen by 18,000 in the last three months according to official figures. Worryingly, this indicates that Scotland is bucking the UK trend with the number of unemployed falling throughout the country.