Reading Time: 7 minutes A no-deal outcome would have many consequences from a change in the trading relationship to the future security relationship and of course the UK and EU fisheries relationship. Over the next two days, SPICe will publish four blogs examining the impact of a no-deal Brexit. This first blog examines what no-deal would mean from a trade perspective.
Reading Time: 7 minutes This blog summarises recent research as part of a SPICe fellowship which investigated policies and interventions that experts agree should form part of a green recovery from COVID-19.
Reading Time: 5 minutes When the UK leaves the transition period with the EU, a number of new processes and procedures will be required to ensure UK exports are able to make it to the EU market. This blog sets out the arrangements for road haulage licences and permits.
Reading Time: 5 minutes The momentous shift to online retail has created a range of issues for Scottish consumers and policy makers. Some of these issues are explored here, including parcel delivery surcharges, decline of traditional retail, and the implications for festive shopping.
Reading Time: 5 minutes The decline in the use of physical notes and coin in the UK is not a new phenomenon. In July 2018 the Scottish Parliament’s Economy,
Reading Time: 8 minutes This blog explores implications of the UK Internal Market Bill for the development of a circular economy in Scotland, with particular discussion of Scotland’s forthcoming
Reading Time: 7 minutes The Scottish Parliament will vote on a motion on whether or not to consent to the United Kingdom Internal Market Bill on 7 October 2020. This blog outlines some of the views of organisations in Scotland on the Bill and provides some examples of how the provisions of the Bill might affect different policy sectors.
Reading Time: 5 minutes This guest blog from the Institute for Government summarises research commissioned by SPICe to support the work of the Economy, Energy, and Fair Work Committee looking at the impact of COVID-19 on Scotland’s businesses, workers, and the economy. The aim of the research was to explore how selected governments around the world have supported businesses with COVID-19.
Reading Time: 7 minutes This blog provides a short analysis of the Scottish and Welsh Governments’ positions on the Internal Market Bill as set out in their Legislative Consent Memorandums for the Bill.
Reading Time: 5 minutes The Scottish National Investment Bank is due to launch before the end of 2020. This blog looks at some of the most recent developments around the Bank, including the publication of the proposed missions.