” A recent report shows that the cost to people in Scotland of additional delivery charges is now £40 million—it has gone up 11% since we previously debated the issue.”
A report published by the Scottish Government this week has painted a bleak picture for Orkney as one of the areas worst hit by Brexit.
“To be selected as a Small Biz 100 business is just fantastic, and an amazing reward for all of the hard work that goes into making historic models.”
Orkney has seen industries come and industries go. Throughout all of this boom and bust the two sectors which have remained constant are farming and fishing.
Population decline with a crisis in staffing our public services was one of the messages delivered loud and clear at The Convention of the Highlands and Islands (CoHI) when it met in Orkney on Monday 4th of March.
Orkney will face economic shock and possible job losses, noting that over 25% of the workforce in Orkney will be exposed to economic damage from a no-deal Brexit.
“we need our politicians to stand-up for working class shipbuilding communities like Rosyth “
The Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee of the Scottish Parliament wants to hear how the sector can move forward and spur on other areas of the economy.
Two rural branches in Scotland ear marked for closure have had a stay of execution.
The UK Government retains control over the key drivers of the economy