Third complaint about Reporting Scotland on Business Confidence

Reporting ScotlandI write to make my third complaint on the above case. The central point is that in reporting a Bank of Scotland study of optimism in Scottish business, Reporting Scotland on 11 January 2017 at 6.30am selected one negative factor to add to two other negative factors from the Federation of Small Businesses. I suggested that this gave an unduly negative and unrepresentative report as the Bank of Scotland had many other more positive points for Scottish Business. Here they are:

Scotland has managed to withstand a sharp decline in the number of start-up businesses in the last five years. The findings of a Bank of Scotland study reveal that 3% fewer new businesses were started in Scotland in November 2016 compared to November 2011 ….

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Author :  Prof. John Robertson
Source :  Thought Control Scotland
Original Publication Date :  Feb 2, 2017
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