Outlook and appraisal [August 1986]

Love, James and Boyle, Stephen and Draper, Paul and Harrigan, Frank and Heeley, John and Jenkins, Iain and Lockyer, Cliff and Love, Jim H and McGregor, Peter and McNicolI, Iain and Simpson, David and Walker, Jim (1986) Outlook and appraisal [August 1986]. Quarterly Economic Commentary, 12 (1). pp. 1-2. ISSN 2046-5378

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The results of the July Scottish Business Survey suggest that optimism about the general business climate improved for retailers but deteriorated for manufacturers , wholesalers and construction companies. Overall, the Survey suggests that activity remains constrained by a shortage of sales and orders and that there is fairly widespread spare capacity. Prospects for employment are reported to be poor.


Love, James, Boyle, Stephen, Draper, Paul, Harrigan, Frank, Heeley, John, Jenkins, Iain, Lockyer, Cliff, Love, Jim H, McGregor, Peter ORCID logoORCID: https://orcid.org/0000-0003-1221-7963, McNicolI, Iain, Simpson, David and Walker, Jim; Love, James