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Scotland Leading UK on Investment

Outperforming UK on Foreign Direct Investment Scotland has recorded a 14% increase in Foreign Direct Investment (FDI) projects in 2021, according to Ernst & Young’s (EY) latest Annual Attractiveness Survey results. Figures published today show this significant level of investment is compared to an increase

Brexit Border Trouble Still Hitting Businesses

UK Government Action Needed on Food Shortages The SNP has demanded UK ministers “take their heads out of the sand” and act to reduce the trading burden for businesses and prevent further reduction in the availability of food. The call follows a report by the

Ensuring An Economic Recovery In Angus

A Manifesto for Angus South: Support for Local Business Through the pandemic more than ever, but also long before, the SNP Scottish Government has been taking decisive action that has supported businesses right across Angus. A re-elected SNP government will drive economic recovery in Angus,

Getting Scotland Working Smarter

Delivering for Scotland #7: Increased Productivity Scotland has one of the strongest economies in the world – with advantages and resources few nations can match. The SNP is absolutely committed to building a more competitive, more sustainable and fairer economy, and a major part of

Scotland as an Exporting Powerhouse

Delivering for Scotland #11: Exports & Foreign Direct Investment International trade and investment are vital to improving Scotland’s competitiveness and reducing economic inequality. The SNP in government has done a great deal to promote Scotland as an attractive place to live, work, invest and do

Scotland at the Cutting Edge

Delivering for Scotland #12: Supporting Research & Development Scotland has an international reputation for excellent science and research. The SNP in government aims to maintain and grow our strength in these areas to create a more educated, inclusive and innovative Scotland. Scotland’s reputation for excellent

Low or No Business Rates

Delivering for Scotland #42: Non-Domestic Rates Relief The SNP in government is determined to support business to thrive in Scotland. One way it has sought to ensure this is through its policymaking on non-domestic (business) rates. Under the SNP, Scotland has the most generous business

Scottish Government Budget Summary

This budget continues the Scottish Government’s urgent measures to control the virus and protect our economy and people in the immediate term, while also ensuring a strong recovery and a fairer, stronger and greener future. At its core this budget focuses on three key guiding

Tory Fisheries Minister Admits Not Reading Brexit Detail

Businesses Must Be Compensated Graeme has reiterated calls for seafood businesses to be compensated for ongoing Brexit chaos, following statements of ‘sheer complacency’ from UK Government ministers. Fisheries Minister Victoria Prentis MP admitted during an evidence session that she did not fully read the details