Business

Nicola Sturgeon

The SNP has betrayed business

Jobs and growth will be relegated to a side-show at this year’s party conference – jumping into bed with the Scottish Greens hasn’t helped.

Shoppers walk past an outlet of Next, whose chief executive favours buy-backs.

Buying back the farm

Neil Collins’ Notebook: Companies should follow the Next example and set out strict rules – and prices – for share buy-backs.

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