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The small proportion of women running companies in Scotland must be addressed as a matter of urgency, Wellbeing Economy Secretary Màiri McAllan has told business leaders. Addressing Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce’s Annual Business Awards, Ms McAllan said the fact that only just over one-

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A funding package has been agreed to secure an estimated £350 million in inward investment for a major energy industry expansion in the Highlands. Sumitomo Electric UK Power Cables Ltd (SEUK), a subsidiary of Japanese company Sumitomo Electric Industries Ltd (SEI) is planning to establish

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A £1 million project has encouraged more than 100 small to medium sized enterprises across Scotland’s manufacturing industry to explore the potential of additive manufacturing (AM) techniques – industrial 3D printing – that could add value and open up new commercial opportun

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Innovation Minister Richard Lochhead will tell a gathering of potential investors meeting in Edinburgh today that Scotland’s cutting edge space industry can lead Europe. He will set out Scotland’s ambitions, which include capturing a £4 billion share of the global space market, to

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First Minister Humza Yousaf is visiting London this week to take part in a number of events in partnership with the City of London Corporation, including agreeing an enhanced framework to promote Scotland and London as centres of excellence for financial services. The latest evolution of the partner

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A new strategy has been published by the Scottish Government to help strengthen ties with key partners, increase economic opportunities and build on networks for both Scotland’s and international partners’ benefit. The International Strategy sets out the outcomes the Scottish Government

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Overseas visitors are coming to Scotland in greater numbers than before the pandemic, according to new figures published by the Office for National Statistics (ONS). Figures published today by the ONS show that Scotland has staged a stronger post-pandemic recovery than the UK as a whole, welcom

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Legislation which would give councils the power to introduce a visitor levy to raise funding for local tourism facilities and services has passed its first vote at Holyrood.

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The Scottish Government has announced that more than £5 billion is being invested in building a fair, green and growing economy that creates jobs, supports businesses and helps finance Scotland’s public services and the transition to net zero. Despite one of the most difficult financial

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A flood of green investment into Scottish land holdings could deepen divides between landowners and rural communities if new policies and regulation don’t keep up, a study by researchers at The James Hutton Institute has found. The Scottish Government-funded research, being published today, in

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John Swinney, MSP for Perthshire North, has been elected as convener of the Cross-party Group on Social Enterprise in the Scottish Parliament, alongside Ariane Burgess, MSP for Highlands and Islands, taking on the role of vice convener. The Cross-Party Group on Social Enterprise (the CPG) is on

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