Only 3 out of 631 new Scottish limited partnerships formed by residents of Scotland
An analysis of all 631 Scottish companies that use opaque financial structures has revealed that only three were formed by residents of Scotland.
Taxable derelict land increase in most council areas sparks calls for tax reform
The number of taxable vacant and derelict land plots grew in most council areas in recent years, prompting calls for an end to “perverse incentives” for owners.
Scottish Government gave £8m of green funds to coal firm’s project
The Scottish Government gave £8.6m of green funding to a coal firm's biomass project.
Edinburgh firm has £50m investment in embattled coal giant
An Edinburgh investment company holds £50m worth of bonds issued by a coal giant accused of "pulling off the biggest corporate con in history".
US oil firm in Montrose exported to Russia months after calls for trading to cease
An oil multinational funded by the Scottish Government exported oil and gas drilling equipment from Montrose to Russia months after calls for trading to cease.
Scotland’s largest council pension funds have £230m invested in firms operating in Russia
Scotland’s largest council pension funds have around £230m invested in Western companies continuing to operate in Russia almost a year after Putin’s invasion of Ukraine.
More than a third of properties in Glasgow’s Sauchiehall Street are vacant
Glasgow shopping street is Scotland's most vacant high street with 36 per cent of its shops, offices and domestic properties now lying empty.
Pretty vacant: Local authorities and tax havens own hundreds of empty properties
Local authorities own over 1,100 vacant properties in Scotland’s cities while real estate investors, tax haven firms and others are responsible for more than 500 high street vacancies.
Scotland’s infrastructure linked to tax havens, China and the ‘Vampire Kangaroo’
Parts of Scotland’s infrastructure are linked to tax havens, China, multinationals accused of greenwashing, foreign pension funds and the ‘Vampire Kangaroo’.