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Too little, too late, for many Borders Businesses

The Barclay review into business rates, commissioned by the Scottish Government alongside research by the Scottish Parliament, highlights how badly business rates will effect Borders businesses.

Calls to end 'English' postcode anomaly

Local politicians have repeated calls to end the anomaly which sees some Borders residents in Berwickshire assigned an ‘English’ postcode.

BT's offer of 'Universal Broadband' welcomed

In response to the UK Government’s move to create a legal right to decent broadband, BT Openreach has offered to invest £600m to enable 99% of homes and businesses to access decent broadband by 2020.