Scottish economy contracted by 19 per cent in Q2 2020

The Scottish economy contracted by 19.4 per cent in the second quarter of 2020 as the COVID-19 pandemic swept the country, new figures show.

Published 16 September 2020

Start-ups to benefit from new £38m Scottish Government fund

Start-ups whose routes for investment and growth have been impacted by COVID-19 will be eligible for support through a new £38 million package announced by the Scottish Government today.

Published 10 July 2020

Sturgeon urged to 'pivot to social enterprises' in COVID-19 recovery

A coalition of economists, charities, think tanks and businesses have called on the Scottish Government to make a "nationwide pivot towards community-led social enterprises" as part of the economic recovery from COVID-19.

Published 10 July 2020