30th May 2018 by Paul Wheelhouse MSP
Read Dr Tammy Watchorn, Head of Innovation at National Services Scotland blogs about the Co-Lab (orate) showcase that was held at TEDxYouth & TEDxGlasgow a couple of weeks ago. It was late December when the request came via Scottish Government to do something innovative on the NHS at the TEDx Glasgow. Gurjit, the TEDxGlasgow curator...
29th May 2018 by The Scottish Government
Audrey Cumberford, Principle and Chief Executive of West College Scotland blogs about how the Scottish Funding Council and Scottish Government’s £500,000 College Innovation Fund is supporting innovation across Scotland.
24th May 2018 by Alaster Phillips
The General Data Protection Regulations comes into force on May 25, 2018, giving individuals more control over their personal data, and ensuring that organisations collect and process that information properly and securely. To find out more about GDPR, visit the Information Commissioner’s website.
9th May 2018 by Keith Brown MSP
I want to thank Benny Higgins and his Advisory Group for their work on developing an Implementation Plan for a new national investment bank for Scotland. The Cabinet has considered in detail the proposals outlined in Mr Higgins’ Implementation Plan, and has agreed that the Scottish Government will accept all 21 of the recommendations. That...
23rd April 2018 by Jamie Hepburn MSP
Minister for Employability and Training Jamie Hepburn discusses Scottish Government efforts to give everyone access to quality education, training and support into employment.
1st April 2018 by Derek Mackay MSP
Our progressive approach to changing taxation, which comes into effect next week, heralds a positive investment in our country’s future. Our new tax system means divergence from Westminster on fiscal policy, but in my opinion it will deliver devolution and the priorities of the majority of the people of Scotland. The changes will deliver an...
21st January 2018 by Fergus Ewing MSP
Burns Night is celebrated by millions of people in Scotland and all around the world. It not only provides a welcome opportunity to celebrate the genius of our national poet, but for us all to enjoy the essential food elements of any Burns Supper – which are available as home grown products in local supermarkets....
12th January 2018 by taylorscott
Stephen Ingledew has been appointed the Chief Executive of FinTech Scotland, the enterprise established by the Scottish Government, the private sector led by Scottish Financial Enterprise, and University of Edinburgh to drive sustainable economic growth in financial services through innovation, collaboration and inclusion. Minister for Business, Innovation and Energy, Paul Wheelhouse, said Mr Ingledew, an...
3rd January 2018 by blog administrator
A series of events will be held in nine areas across the country, to prepare for the roll out of the new £96 million Fair Start Scotland employability service in April.
28th December 2017 by donnawatson
Keith Brown, Cabinet Secretary for the Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Despite the uncertainty caused by Brexit, the Scottish economy has strengthened in 2017. The economy has grown and our labour market has performed strongly with the unemployment rate falling to a record low level and the number of people in employment reaching a record...