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How Brexit damages businesses and livelihoods

Brexit is making us all poorer: the facts Scotland overwhelmingly voted against Brexit but it was imposed by the Tories, resulting in long-term economic decline and making the cost of living crisis even worse. Brexit is now also fully supported by Keir Starmer and Anas

Scotland should not have to pay the price of a failing Brexit

UK Fundamentally on the Wrong Path Almost three years on from Brexit, blatantly imposed on Scotland by the Tories and their Labour accomplices at Westminster, the economic damage of it gets starker by the day. The immense damage of Brexit has been felt by businesses,

Brexit Damage Continues to Mount

Harm Ongoing Two Years after Transition Period End Two years on from the end of the transition period to leave the European Union after 47 years of membership, Scotland’s economy is continuing to feel the negative impacts of Brexit. The cost of living crisis and

Parents back funded Early Learning and Childcare

Independent survey shows benefits to children and families. The vast majority of parents using Scottish Government-funded Early Learning and Childcare (ELC) are satisfied with its quality, according to new research. In an independent survey with more than 8,000 respondents, 97% of parents and carers with

Scottish Budget 2023-24

Strengthening the social contract with Scotland’s people. Deputy First Minister John Swinney laid out “a different, more progressive path for Scotland” as he presented the Scottish Budget 2023-24. He promised to strengthen the social contract with the people of Scotland and pledged to do everything

A Budget for a fair Scotland

Spending plan will protect families and public services. The 2023-24 Scottish Budget will take a distinctive approach to creating a fairer, more equal Scotland, Deputy First Minister John Swinney said. He stressed the three Budget priorities of eradicating child poverty, strengthening public services and moving

Priorities for the Scottish Budget

Helping families and services through the cost of living crisis Eradicating child poverty, transforming the economy to deliver net zero and creating sustainable public services will be the key aims of the Scottish Budget 2023-24. A sustained economic downturn is placing economic pressure on everyone

Graeme Visits DJ Laing for Family Business Week

Celebrating & Supporting Family Firms During the Cost-of-Living Crisis For Family Business Week, Graeme visited DJ Laing in Carnoustie to celebrate their amazing work. DJ Laing was established in 1975 as a civil engineering contractor, by David and Dorothy Laing. Today, the next generation are

Exporters Express ‘Real Fear’ of Retained EU Law Bill

Brexit ‘Shock to the System’ for Trading Scottish exporters have expressed their concern around the UK Government’s Retained EU Law Bill, which seeks to revoke over 2,400 pieces of EU legislation that were included in the UK statute book at the end of the Brexit transition