More than 160 business leaders - including Jim Milne, chairman of Balmoral Group - have co-signed an open letter calling on the Scottish Government to rule out plans for a second independence referendum to “break up the UK”.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has conceded her plans for a second vote on independence were “undoubtedly” a factor as the SNP lost 21 seats at Westminster.
Nationalists should not count on North Sea oil and gas revenues when making their economic case for independence, a former SNP MSP has reportedly said.
First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has said a second Scottish Independence referendum (Indyref2) was back on the table, after the country learned it would be taken out of the European Union against its majority will. Jamie Stark, oil and gas partner at Burness Paull, breaks down what that would mean for the North Sea legally.