Reading Time: 6 minutes This blog explores data around the shift to increased online retail, the impact of this shift on the retail business base, support from the Scottish Government to retail, and the implications for parcel delivery surcharges.
Reading Time: 14 minutes This blog explores the likely impact of COVID-19 on Scotland’s tourism sector, government support for the tourism sector, and what can be done to reboot Scotland’s tourism economy.
Reading Time: 4 minutes This blog looks at the importance of connectivity, especially broadband, to Scottish households during the coronavirus (COVID-19) crisis.
Reading Time: 5 minutes R100 plans to deliver superfast broadband to every home and business in Scotland. This blog looks at recent developments around the R100 programme.
Reading Time: 4 minutes SPICe has estimated the additional cost to Scotland of parcel delivery surcharges relative to the rest of the UK. For 2019, we estimate a cost of £40m.
Reading Time: 5 minutes This blog looks at plans to deliver superfast broadband to every premises in Scotland by 2021, under the R100 programme.
Reading Time: 4 minutes Background The scale and concentration of land ownership in Scotland has been passionately discussed for more than 40 years, indeed it has been central to
Reading Time: 3 minutes SPICe last year estimated the additional cost to Scotland of parcel delivery surcharges relative to the rest of the UK. This was £36.3 million and
Reading Time: 4 minutes The Parliament’s Environment, Climate Change and Land Reform Committee has recently concluded taking evidence as part of its consideration of the Climate Change (Emissions Reduction
Reading Time: 3 minutes This blog takes a brief look at what is happening in the world of wildcat conservation, and at the re-introduction of other species with widespread