The Higgins Report of the Advisory Group on Economic Recovery for the Scottish Government has attracted considerable comment in the media and several alternative views have surfaced from senior business figures. At the same time, Campbell Dallas has been holding round table and one to one discussion
Finance leaders expect a slow pick-up in activity, with no quick bounce back anticipated, according to Deloitte’s latest CFO survey. The survey found that almost half of CFOs surveyed (49%) do not expect demand for their own businesses to recover to pre-pandemic levels until after the second q
The Scottish Aquaculture Innovation Centre (SAIC) has launched a £50,000 open, ongoing rapid-response funding call to support Scotland’s growing aquaculture sector through the continuing impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
According to the latest data from the Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA UK) and The Corporate Finance Network (CFN), 13% of Scottish SMEs have decided to liquidate their assets in the last two weeks, highlighting to complications of reopening after the coronavirus lockdown. The SM
Finance provider Social Investment Scotland (SIS) has launched a programme of support for Scotland’s social enterprise community with Baillie Gifford. The scheme aims to help organisations recover from the impact of COVID-19 and develop strategies for future growth. The Ambitions for Recovery
Scottish manufacturing and construction firms saw an encouraging boost in business throughout June as the coronavirus lockdown measures began to ease, according to the latest Royal Bank of Scotland UK Small Business PMI report.
A loan scheme to support farmers and crofters through the coronavirus crisis has been announced by rural economy secretary Fergus Ewing. With the additional uncertainty caused by Brexit, the National Basic Payment Support Scheme will maintain vital cash flow for farm and croft businesses by injectin
Tax and business advisory specialists EQ Accountants have helped clients secure over £17 million of funding support during the coronavirus pandemic. The firm, which has offices in Dundee, Forfar, Cupar and Glenrothes, has successfully claimed over £15m in government loans and g