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No recovery in sight for retail as sales continue to decline

Trade is hovering about six per cent down from its pre-Covid level. SEPTEMBER was the eighth month in a...

Labour market statistics 2020

COMMENTING on the latest official labour market statistics, published by ONS today, Minister for Business, Fair Work and Skills Jamie Hepburn said:

Female-led equity-backed businesses show resilience through COVID-19 pandemic

A new report from The Entrepreneurs Network, in partnership with Barclays, reveals that female-founded, equity-backed businesses have been worse affected by the...

Government fund offers financial support for businesses impacted by new COVID restrictions

THE Scottish Government has introduced a £40 million fund to help businesses affected by temporary restrictions to slow the spread of coronavirus...

January start dates for Heriot-Watt graduate apprenticeships in bid to boost economy

HERIOT-Watt University has created January start dates across the majority of its Graduate Apprenticeships programmes in a bid to help businesses and...

Scots urged to shop local to help high street businesses bounce back

THE Scotland Loves Local drive will urge consumers to buy on their local high street to help businesses bounce back.

Pandemic property changes could result in higher rates bills

SCOTTISH businesses that have adapted their property to comply with public health guidance could end up paying more in business rates, the...

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