BUSINESS

Pilots for inshore fisheries management

New fisheries management arrangements to help ensure that coastal communities make the most of their waters are to be trialed

Scottish National Investment Bank - Benny Higgins is appointed as strategic adviser

Former Tesco Bank CEO appointed as strategic adviser.

The First Minister has appointed Benny Higgins as the strategic adviser for the

Funding for offshore wind

£2 million grant to support offshore innovation.

Up to £2 million of funding to encourage innovation in the offshore wind sector

Montrose Port Authority lands £1.5m Scottish Government grant

More freight will be taken off Scotland’s roads and transported by sea thanks to a £1.5m Ports Mode Shift Grant

Rural Economy - Farming needs to change

New policies and mindsets are required to address the unprecedented challenges facing agriculture due to Brexit, the Agriculture Champions have

£31m investment to create ‘world-leading’ centre of excellence

Baker Hughes, a GE company (BHGE), is to build a subsea manufacturing campus in Scotland’s north east,

Roundtable to discuss Brexit impact on food and drink

Roundtable to discuss effect on the sector.

Brexit could “significantly impact” the cost and quality of the food and drink

Clyde Gateway funding secures future for regeneration programme

A £5.5 million cash injection will create jobs and attract private investment to one of the most deprived areas of

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

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

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