27th September 2020 by Fergus Ewing MSP
Rural Economy & Tourism Secretary Fergus Ewing writes about recognising tourism as a positive force on World Tourism Day 2020
10th October 2019 by kristenmcnicoll
The refreshed Scottish Business Pledge has been launched today following a review in 2018. Making a commitment to the Business Pledge promotes fairness, equality, opportunity and innovation in Scotland, which in turn creates greater economic success and sustainable, inclusive growth. The reinvigorated Business Pledge has been restructured to better support businesses seeking to make a…
7th August 2017 by Fergus Ewing MSP
Connectivity Secretary Fergus Ewing highlights the launch of the Scottish Government’s 4G Infill Programme, which aims to deliver 4G mobile services to Scotland’s ‘notspots’.
7th July 2017 by admin
Helen Goulden from Nesta, and Chair of the Scottish Expert Advisory Panel on the Collaborative Economy, gives an update on progress made on bringing together “new economy” service providers to look at how they can improve the experience of Scotland’s tourists. On 21 June, the Scottish Expert Advisory Panel on the Collaborative Economy met in Glasgow to…
6th April 2017 by Paul Wheelhouse MSP
Minister for Business, Innovation and Energy Paul Wheelhouse with the first in a series of four blogs on the draft Energy Strategy, currently in consultation.
22nd March 2017 by Derek Mackay MSP
Scotland must seek and seize every opportunity to ensure it continues to have a thriving, open, digital economy. That is why, I visited Tontine House in Glasgow today to launch our refreshed digital strategy and outline the Scottish Government’s vision of Scotland as a vibrant, inclusive, open and outward looking digital nation, and to see first-hand how young aspiring digital businesses are being supported in Glasgow.
2nd October 2013 by John Swinney MSP
Today the Fiscal Commission Working Group has published its Savings and Stabilisation report, a report I welcome in its recommendation to establish both a stabilisation fund and a savings fund in an independent Scotland. Their work highlights the significant opportunities that Scotland’s oil and gas wealth presents and answers the key questions that have been…
8th May 2013 by Professor Asada, Kyoto University
Geographically the cities of Kyoto and Edinburgh are far removed. Intellectually, culturally and economically our two cities are becoming ever closer. That proximity was further reinforced this week when Scotland’s Finance Secretary John Swinney met with key Japanese businesses working in the field of stem cell research and regenerative medicine here in Kyoto. The links…