25th June 2012 by Nick Shields
This year, we’re working hard to engage with even more Scottish manufacturers, carry out even more projects and deliver even greater value to Scotland’s economy by helping companies generate more savings and create new jobs, new products and new markets.
8th June 2012 by John Swinney MSP
From April 2015, through the Scotland Act, the Scottish Parliament will be able, to introduce and manage taxes relating to the purchase or leasing of land and buildings, and a replacement for Landfill Tax.
6th June 2012 by John Swinney MSP
Later this month I will be discussing my view of the challenges and opportunities to business in the context of the current economic climate and the recent developments in the global economy and Euro Area.
6th June 2012 by Fergus Ewing MSP
It's been an extremely positive day for one of our most successful exports - whisky! The news that Diageo is to invest £1 billion over the next five years in the Scotch Whisky industry is very welcome and a strong indication of the company's belief in the bright future of the sector.
30th May 2012 by Sandy Dobbie
Growing our economy and exporting more goods to the rest of the world is the key to Scotland’s future prosperity. Leading the charge is our whisky industry, which has already helped meet a 2017 target to increase exports six years earlier than planned.
30th May 2012 by Anne MacColl
Getting companies to invest in their growth is vital if we are to get Scotland's economy moving again. That's why I was delighted to announce SDI's annual results this month, which show how we've been supporting Scottish companies to take advantage of new international trade opportunities.
29th May 2012 by Jim Mcfarlane
By creating a cluster of scientists, clinicians and companies located on a single site we are confident that not only will we attract world-class life sciences companies and individual scientists to Scotland but will boost the rate of formation and growth of new science and technology ventures.
24th May 2012 by Richard Lochhead
Tourism and food and drink are both key sectors when it comes to growing Scotland’s economy and the Scottish Food Champions initiative, which I have announced today, will bring the two together.
24th May 2012 by Peter Breslin
As a company, we offer young people another route into the engineering sector, enabling them to gain work experience and qualifications at the same time. We are delighted to support Scottish Apprenticeship Week, which is organised by Skills Development Scotland (SDS).
18th May 2012 by Linda Hanna
This week we launched a new campaign, ‘Yes to Growth’, to stimulate Scottish companies to invest in their growth. If a company has an idea or project that will help it grow, we want to hear about it and positively help make growth a reality.