FM announces boost to entrepreneurial potential

New funding to support entrepreneurs has been announced by First Minister Nicola Sturgeon.

The £650,000 investment into Entrepreneurial Scotland will help

NnG - EDF Group acquires 450 MW offshore wind project in the Firth of Forth

EDF Group acquires a 450 MW offshore wind project in Scotland from Mainstream Renewable Power

The EDF Group, via EDF Renewables

Meeting with Home Secretary requested to discuss Scotland’s unique migration needs

Cabinet Secretary for External Affairs Fiona Hyslop has written to Sajid Javid on his appointment as Home Secretary.

Ms Hyslop highlighted

BiFab - New investment secured for fabrication firm

New investment has been secured for fabrication firm BiFab and its yards at Methil and Burntisland in Fife and Arnish

Technology and the labour market

Impact of technological changes on Scottish jobs.

A new publication sets out how digitisation, automation and other innovations will affect the

Fintech has attracted nearly £37 million in investments

Fintech in Scotland has attracted nearly £37 million investment over the last 10 years with an emerging ‘ecosystem’ which brings

AWPR is now expected to open in Autumn 2018

Economy Secretary Keith Brown has provided an update on the opening of the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route (AWPR).   The project had

South of Scotland Economic Partnership

People in the South of Scotland can help shape the agency being established to reinvigorate the area’s economy.

A Scottish Government

Workers’ rights during extreme weather warnings

The impact of the recent severe weather on businesses and workers was discussed at the First Minister’s six monthly meeting

National Investment Bank is one step closer

A publicly-owned investment bank for Scotland

A Scottish National Investment Bank is one step closer, following the publication of the implementation

UBS Wealth plans to double employees in Scotland

Wealth manager UBS plans to increase the number of staff in Edinburgh to 30 people, over the next two years


Scotland’s economy continues to grow

GDP grew by 0.2% in the third quarter of 2017.

Scotland’s economy has remained resilient going into the second half of

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

Mucomir small hydroelectric power station back on the grid in Scotland

Voith modernises small hydroelectric power station for one of the UK’s largest renewable energy suppliers

Technology Group Voith has successfully completed

Don't put Scotland's competitiveness at risk

CBI Scotland calls for tax parity across the UK and a Budget focussed on boosting productivity.

Ahead of the forthcoming 2018-19

RenewableUK welcomes Welsh Government’s support for return of onshore wind

RenewableUK is highlighting a call by the Welsh Government and a number of Welsh energy and environmental organisations, including RenewableUK

Scotland and the New North

Working closer with Northern neighbours

The Forum brought together policy makers, academics, business leaders and others interested in the future of

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


SPE Offshore Europe 2017

SPE Offshore Europe 2017 Decommissioning debate to take centre stage at SPE Offshore Europe 2017

Decommissioning will be a special focus

Kraken's First Oil

The enclosed announcement has been reported by EnQuest PLC (70.5% Operator) with regards to the Kraken development in which Cairn