Scotland’s £4 billion Space Sector

Lift off for Scotland’s space ambitions.

Scotland’s space sector could be worth £4 billion by 2030, Innovation Minister Ivan McKee said

EU exit is impacting business and investment

Economy Secretary urges businesses to prepare now.

Scotland’s Economy Secretary has warned that the UK’s departure from the European Union

Economic impact of ‘No Deal’ Brexit

GDP could drop by up to 7%.

A ‘No Deal’ Brexit could have a dramatic impact on Scotland’s economy, with the

Bringing the rural economy to the forefront of policy making

Delivering rural commitments.

A new group tasked with bringing the rural economy to the forefront of policy making has been announced.


A Ministerial Statement: Brexit - Preparations in the light of recent developments

Presiding Officer.

After today there are only 19 sitting days in this Parliament before the UK is due to leave the

Businesses concerned about Brexit

Risks of higher consumer prices, loss of labour and EU funding.

A new report has been released outlining the extent of

Orbital Marine Power raise £7 million for tidal stream turbine

Orbital Marine Power (Orkney) will fund construction of the UK’s first floating tidal stream turbine to go into commercial production.

Kishorn Port Ltd has landed its first major contract

Kishorn Port Ltd (KPL) will host a visit by the largest semi-submersible offshore drilling rig in the world, the Ocean

Michelin - Joint agreement to develop Dundee site

The declaration, to be signed by the end of the year, will see both parties work in partnership to transform

The future of Michelin in Dundee

Derek Mackay today convened the first meeting of the Michelin Dundee Action Group.

Work to find a sustainable future for the

Getting the best possible outcome for Scottish fishermen

Fisheries Secretary outlines approach to negotiations.

Speaking at the Scottish Fishermen's Federation annual dinner in Edinburgh, Fisheries Secretary Fergus Ewing said:


Orbital Marine Power is looking to raise £7m

Abundance Investment offers opportunity to invest in Orbital Marine Power.

Orbital Marine Power Ltd (formerly named Scotrenewables Tidal

Scottish Investment Bank announces record year

SIB announces record year, supporting more companies than ever before in 2017/18.

The Scottish Investment Bank, Scottish Enterprise’s investment arm, has

Michael Russell: rural Scotland ‘hit hardest’.

‘No deal’ could raise electricity bills.

The UK Government must immediately change course to mitigate against the worst impacts of Brexit,

Speaking to representatives of the National Grid and Ofgem.

Eilidh Whiteford, SNP member for Banff and Buchan, is speaking to representatives of the National Grid and Ofgem.

Uncertainty has dogged

EU immigration policy for Scotland

A different EU immigration policy for Scotland would not result in a hard border with the rest of the UK,

Saipem and Siemens,new subsea control system

Italian oil and gas contractor Saipem and technology giant Siemens are to work together on new subsea systems.

Siemens, through its

Delivering innovation. FM @NicolaSturgeon opens the Oil and Gas Technology Centre Innovation Hub

First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon MSP was in Aberdeen today to unveil a new state-of-the-art facility to drive innovation in the

Scotland’s Place in Europe: People, Jobs and Investment

A Scottish Government study has warned that leaving the European Union with no deal could leave the country’s economy £12.7bn

First Minister's speech at the National Economic Forum

It’s fantastic to be here in Dumfries today. It’s really important that forums like this one don’t just take place

Royal Bank of Scotland is closing 158 branches across the UK

Royal Bank of Scotland is closing 158 branches, putting 472 jobs at risk.

The bank will be closing both RBS and Natwest branches

Oil find ‘could be biggest of the century’

Hurricane Energy is set to announce, at the end of March, that surveys of its Halifax well in an area

First Salvo: LSE and Deutsche Börse merger blocked by EU

The EU commission has blocked a £21bn merger of the London Stock Exchange and Deutsche Börse, halting plans for a tie-up


Gibraltar's passporting rights

Fund managers and insurers have been drawn to Gibraltar because of corporation tax of 10 percent and easy-to-access regulators.

Financial services

Bank of Scotland branches in the Lothians to be closed

Bank of Scotland management have confirmed that branches in Goldenacre and North Morningside in Edinburgh, and in Gorebridge and Gullane,