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Ensuring that markets work well for businesses and consumers – a strategic assessment of markets in Scotland

Published: 28 Jun 2016
Part of:
Business, industry and innovation
ISBN:
9781786523396

Our first step in identifying markets where Scottish consumers may not be getting a fair deal.

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Ensuring that markets work well for businesses and consumers – a strategic assessment of markets in Scotland
Footnotes

29 page PDF

670.4kB

Footnotes

1. Scottish Government, Scottish Quarterly Gross Domestic Product, Q4 2015

2. 1.4 per cent for Fraser of Allander Institute, June 2016 and 1.2 per cent for Scottish ITEM Club, June 2016

3. Scottish Government, State of Economy, 3 June 2016

4. Scottish Enterprise & Scottish Annual Business Statistics database

5. Scottish Government Quarterly National Accounts Scotland, 2015 Q4

6. Figure derived from UK overseas Scotch whisky exports, sourced from HMRC Overseas Trade Statistics 2015 , and Scotland's overseas food exports, sourced from HMRC Regional Trade Statistics 2015

7. Scottish Government, Businesses in Scotland, March 2015 figures released on 3 November 2015

8. UK Government, Business population estimate for the UK and regions: 2015 statistical release , released 14 October 2015

9. Scottish Government, Rural Scotland Key Facts 2015

10. A household is defined as being in fuel poverty if it would be required to spend more than 10 per cent of its income on all household fuel use. 'Extreme fuel poverty' is defined as a household having to spend more than 20 per cent of its income on household fuel.

11. ONS, Annual Mid-year Population Estimates: 2014 , June 2015

12. National Records of Scotland, Scotland's Population: The Registrar General's Annual Review of Demographic Trends 2014

13. ONS, Compendium of UK Statistics Social Indicators

14. ONS, Wealth and Assets Survey 2014

15. Scottish Government, Relative Poverty in Scotland 2013-2014

16. Scottish Government, Fuel Poverty

17. ONS, Family Spending 2015: A Report on the Living Costs and Food Survey 2014, Chapter 3

18. ONS, Family Spending 2015: A Report on the Living Costs and Food Survey 2014 , Chapter 1

19. CMA , Productivity and Competition - A Summary of Evidence , July 2015

20. CMA , SMEs & Competition Law - Qualitative Research Report (Prepared by BDRC Continental for the CMA), May 2015

21. CMA, UK Businesses' Understanding of Competition Law (Prepared for the CMA by IFF Research) March 2015

22. CMA, Competing fairly in business: at-a-glance guide to competition law

23. Professor Clayton M Christensen, The Innovator's Dilemma, 1997

24. UK Government, Unlocking the sharing economy - an independent review by Debbie Wosskow , November 2014

25. PWC, Five key sharing economy sectors could generate £9 billion of UK revenues by 2025, August 2014

26. Institute of Economic Affairs, Regulatory Approaches to the Sharing Economy , 2016

27. Ombudsman Services, Consumer Action Report - Scotland, 2016

28. CMA, Energy Market Investigation: Summary of Final Report , June 2016, page 29

29. CMA, Energy Market Investigation: Summary of Final Report , June 2016, page 29

30. Department for Business Innovation and Skills, Principles for Economic Regulation, April 2011

31. Scottish Government, Definition of a Consumer

32. CMA, Energy Market Investigation: Modernising the Energy Market, June 2016, page 6

33. DECC Quarterly Energy Prices March 2016, Table 2.4.2

34. CMA, Energy Market Investigation: Provisional Decision on Remedies: Appendix 3.1: Restricted Meters , March 2016

35. Scottish Government, Parcel Delivery in Remote and Rural Areas

36. Citizens Advice Scotland, The Postcode Penalty: The Distance Travelled, 2015

37. Scotland's Census 2011, Key Results on Households and Families, and Method of Travel to Work or Study in Scotland

38. ONS, 2011 Census: Key Statistics for England and Wales, March 2011

39. OFT, Property Managers in Scotland - A Market Study , February 2009

40. Title Conditions (Scotland) Act 2003 s64

41. OFT, Property Managers in Scotland - A Market Study , February 2009, page 63

42. Professor Kenneth G C Reid and Professor George L Gretton, Conveyancing 2011, page 114

43. CMA, Legal Services Market Study

44. The Law Society of Scotland, The Solicitors (Scotland) Act 1980: The Case for Change

45. OFT, Choice and Competition in Public Services - a Guide for Policymakers (prepared by Frontier Economics for OFT)

46. City University London, Public Service Markets: Their Economics, Oversight and Regulation , December 2014


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