Reading Time: 6 minutes SPICe has published a comprehensive briefing looking at the impact of COVID-19 on Scotland’s tourism sector. It focusses on the scale of impact, business support,
Reading Time: 7 minutes This blog explores what has changed when sending and receiving post/parcels from the EU, following the UK’s departure from the EU.
Reading Time: 7 minutes This guest blog was written by Norin Arshed of the University of Dundee, as part of a Fellowship with the Scottish Parliament Information Centre. It considers the impact of the pandemic on women entrepreneurs in Scotland.
Reading Time: 6 minutes This blog sets out the latest data on Scotland’s exports to the EU and forecasts for the possible impact of the Trade and Cooperation Agreement signed by the UK and EU.
Reading Time: 7 minutes This blog provides an initial analysis of the 2021-22 Budget.
Reading Time: 7 minutes New post-Brexit requirements have been causing delays in export supply chains that allow fresh seafood to reach markets in the EU. This blog provides background to the ongoing challenges being faced by the Scottish (and UK) fishing industries in getting seafood to EU markets.
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.