Scottish Government

Scottish Government targets £14m investment in north east workers

The Scottish Government is to invest more than £14 million to support north east-based workers impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and the oil and gas downturn.

Published 25 August 2021

Scottish industry bodies unite to call for rejection of New Year trading ban

Thirteen business representative groups and industry bodies have jointly written to Scottish Ministers urging them to reject a legislative ban on shops trading on New Year’s Day.

Published 24 August 2021

Scottish Government announces multi-million pound package of support for tourism sector

The Scottish Government has announced a multi-million-pound package of support has been invested to help tourism and hospitality businesses recover from the coronavirus pandemic.

Published 23 August 2021

New figures reveal record public spending of £99.2bn in Scotland

New figures have highlighted the impact coronavirus has had on the economy and public spending in Scotland.

Published 18 August 2021

Scottish Government seeks views on minimum income guarantee

The public is being asked for its views on proposals to establishing a Scottish minimum income guarantee (MIG).

Published 17 August 2021

Scottish fintech Miconex launches digital gifting product for towns and cities

Scottish fintech Miconex has launched a first of its kind digital gifting product for towns and cities, under its new global Love Local brand.

Published 11 August 2021

Glasgow sets out affordable housing plans following record £537m investment

Glasgow City Council has approved a list of new projects after the local authority was granted £537 million funding from the Scottish Government to deliver affordable housing over the next five years.

Published 10 August 2021

Scottish Government announces launch of Scotland Loves Local Fund

Projects aiming to help transform towns and neighbourhoods could apply to a new £10 million multi-year fund launched by the Scottish Government.

Published 10 August 2021

£12m Discovery Point redevelopment gains financial backing

Plans for a significant transformation of Dundee's Discovery Point have received a huge boost after securing financial backing from the Scottish Government and the National Lottery Heritage Fund.

Published 6 August 2021

Scottish Government food and drink sector innovation fund opens for applications

Applications have now opened for a £7.3 million fund to support Scottish food and drink suppliers and producers to invest in future growth.

Published 5 August 2021

Scottish Government announces £1m funding for third sector organisations

Organisations across Scotland will share £21 million of funding from the Scottish Government over three years to advance human rights, promote equality and tackle discrimination.

Published 4 August 2021

New SkillSeeder app proves popular with women looking to upskill

SkillSeeder, the go-to marketplace app for in-person and online training, has seen a surge in interest from female skill sharers and skill seekers.

Published 30 July 2021

Scottish Government announces £70 million investment in youth employment

Young people looking to enter the workforce will benefit from £70 million of investment from the Scottish Government.

Published 28 July 2021

Scotland's GDP increased by 0.9% in May

Scotland’s onshore GDP is estimated to have increased by 0.9% in May as restrictions continued to ease, according to the latest figures published by Scotland's Chief Statistician.

Published 21 July 2021

Scottish tourism leadership programme launched

A Scotland-wide programme to support business and community-led tourism enterprises taking the lead in the sector’s COVID-19 recovery was launched yesterday.

Published 20 July 2021