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.
Reading Time: 6 minutes This blog looks at the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS), also known as the “furlough scheme” in Scotland. A range of facts and figures based on analysis of HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) Official Statistics on the CRJS are explored. Scotland had 736,500 furloughed employments, as of 30 June.
Reading Time: 7 minutes With over 6,000 businesses and over 75,000 people employed in the night-time economy across Scotland’s four largest cities, it is an important part of Scotland’s wider economy. This blog looks at the impact of COVID-19 on Scotland’s night-time economy.
Reading Time: 7 minutes This blog explores the changes to the food system during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Reading Time: 18 minutes This blog provides a snapshot of responses received by the Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee in response to their call for views on the impact of COVID-19 on Scotland’s businesses, workers and the economy.
Reading Time: 6 minutes This blog provides an overview of all business support measures introduced by the Scottish Government in response to COVID-19. It also explores the costs and funding of these measures.
Reading Time: 5 minutes It is now almost four years since the Enterprise and Skills Review (ESR) was launched in May 2016, by the First Minister. This blog explores progress to date in achieving its aspirations.
Reading Time: 5 minutes This blog explores how SPICe use Scottish input-output models for queries about economic output growth.
Reading Time: 4 minutes A look at trends in takeaway outlets in Scotland by constituency and local authority.
Reading Time: 5 minutes The national tourism strategy is nearing its end in 2020, making now an apt time to look at the fortunes of the sector. This blog looks at current trends and government spend in the tourism sector.