Fraser of Allander Institute

FOA: Scottish businesses are rising to meet net-zero challenge as COP ends

Scottish businesses are rising to meet the net-zero challenge, with a majority confirming they have committed to or already achieved their carbon neutral aims, as new research shows a second consecutive quarter of growth in all sectors of the economy.

Published 15 November 2021

SCC: Economic recovery is underway, but threats are looming for businesses

Businesses in Scotland have continued to benefit from the easing of COVID-19 restrictions and a strong economic rebound over the summer months, according to the Scottish Chambers of Commerce (SCC) Quarterly Economic Indicator (QEI).

Published 14 October 2021

Addleshaw Goddard: Scottish firms report increase in activity levels

Business activity has risen in Scotland as the wider economy continues to reopen, according to Addleshaw Goddard's latest Scottish Business Monitor report.

Published 27 July 2021

SCC economic indicator reveals first shoots of economic recovery, but challenges still lie ahead

For the first time in over a year, businesses in Scotland can see the first shoots of recovery as COVID-19 restrictions begin to lift, according to a quarterly survey led by the Scottish Chambers of Commerce (SCC).

Published 5 July 2021

Fraser of Allander Institute: Scottish economy to reach pre-pandemic peak in summer of 2022

The Fraser of Allander Institute (FOAI) at the University of Strathclyde now forecasts that the economy will reach its pre-pandemic peak in the summer of 2022, three months earlier than was forecast in March.

Published 24 June 2021

Addleshaw Goddard: Scottish businesses report increased optimism

As restrictions start to ease and the wider economy re-opens across Scotland, a major survey published today by Addleshaw Goddard, highlights that business sentiment has improved since the last quarter of 2020.

Published 28 April 2021

Scottish economy to get back to pre-COVID levels by October 2022, says Fraser of Allander Institute

The Scottish economy will get back to pre-pandemic levels in October 2022, according to the latest Economic Commentary by the Fraser of Allander Institute (FAI) at the University of Strathclyde.

Published 18 March 2021

Addleshaw Goddard: Scottish businesses are optimistic despite COVID uncertainty

Scottish businesses are more optimistic for the future now, compared to the end of 2020, according to the latest Addleshaw Goddard Scottish Business Monitor.

Published 10 February 2021

SCC: Scottish economy faces darkest stage 'before dawn' of vaccination

Significant parts of the Scottish economy face worsening conditions due to the pandemic before restrictions are set to ease this year, according to the Scottish Chambers of Commerce (SCC) Quarterly Economic Indicator (QEI).

Published 14 January 2021

Fraser of Allander reveals three scenarios for Scotland's post-COVID economic recovery

The Fraser of Allander Institute (FAI) at The University of Strathclyde has set out three possible scenarios for Scotland's economic growth in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.

Published 15 December 2020

Addleshaw Goddard: Scottish business community remains unsettled despite extension of furlough scheme

Despite the extension of the Job Retention Scheme, the majority of businesses in Scotland remain apprehensive' about the economic outlook, according to Addleshaw Goddard's Scottish Business Monitor.

Published 11 November 2020

COVID-19 encouraged firms to adopt new technology, report finds

The use of technology and the adoption of digital innovation within Scottish businesses has accelerated at an extraordinary level in response to the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new report by Addleshaw Goddard in partnership with the University of Strathclyde’s Fraser of Allander Institute.

Published 1 October 2020

Arran’s economy ‘scarred’ by COVID-19

Published 29 September 2020

Majority of Scottish companies planning redundancies when furlough runs out

The majority of Scottish firms say they plan to make redundancies once the UK Government's furlough scheme comes to an end, according to Addleshaw Goddard's latest survey of Scottish companies.

Published 30 July 2020

SCC: VAT cut needed for Scottish hospitality and tourism sector

The Scottish Chambers of Commerce (SCC) has called for VAT to be cut in the hospitality and tourism industry to help businesses who have been hit the hardest by the coronavirus pandemic.

Published 2 July 2020