Covid-19

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A coalition of economists, charities, think tanks and businesses have called on the Scottish Government to make a "nationwide pivot towards community-led social enterprises" as part of the economic recovery from COVID-19. In an open letter to First Minister Nicola Sturgeon, the coalition criticised

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The take-up of industrial & logistics space as hit record levels in Scotland in the first half of 2020, according to Savills latest Big Shed Briefing. The occupation of such units reached 704,531 sq ft (65,453 sq m) across four transactions, marking a 165% increase on the long-term half-year ave

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Edinburgh saw a record low number of office take-up deals in the second quarter of this year as the coronavirus pandemic heavily impacted the sector, according to the latest office market figures from CBRE. Over the second quarter of the year, office take-up in Edinburgh totalled 26,876 sq ft, an 84

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Hiring activity across Scotland continued to decline during June, with both permanent staff appointments and temporary billings falling amid reports of further delays to hiring decisions, according to the Royal Bank of Scotland's latest report on jobs. The report found that although rates of contrac

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The Scottish Government has issued a fresh call for the UK government to ease the financial restrictions imposed on devolved governments so they can better respond to the COVID-19 crisis. The call has come from finance ministers from the three devolved administrations across the UK, with Kate Forbes

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The Edinburgh-based business angel investment syndicate, Archangels, has led investment of £3.3 million in innovative Scottish companies during the coronavirus lockdown.  Archangels’ Q2 (1st April – 30th June) deals data has revealed that three of its portfolio compa

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Jackie Fraser, Inverness-based partner at accountants Chiene + Tait, details the reopening of Scotland's tourism sector after the coronavirus lockdown. Tourism is one of Scotland’s most important and fast growing sectors contributing over £11bn to the nation’s annual GDP. Last year

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Stirlingshire removal firm Sterling Sinclair Removals (SSR) which has been supporting NHS Forth Valley with vital equipment delivery throughout the coronavirus pandemic has secured crucial funds, thanks to a £50,000 Bounce Back Loan from Barclays. Since the early days of the pandemic, Sterling

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Barrhead Travel has announced that it will be making staff redundant after the coronavirus pandemic and the travel restrictions which followed it had caused "a drop in customer confidence". The firm also blamed the uncertainty surrounding quarantine after travel and the contributions it will have to

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