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: 4 minutes This blog looks ahead to Budget 2021-22 and the upcoming period of parliamentary scrutiny.
Reading Time: 6 minutes This blog summarises the views of a range of experts on who is most at risk from the pandemic, and how we can protect them.
Reading Time: 6 minutes This blog summarises the impact of COVID-19 on the National Outcomes.
Reading Time: 7 minutes This blogs looks at how the unusual projection for the GDP deflator could impact analysis of the 2021-22 Scottish Budget.
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.