In the short term, a recent report by the Fraser of Allander Institute at the University of Strathclyde, has shown some cause for optimism.
Local Political Reaction to the Islands Growth Deal
” The investment through this enhanced deal opens up a range of opportunities for growth that otherwise would not have been possible, of vital importance given these ongoing challenging times. “
Islands Growth Deal Signed
£100million – £50million from each of the UK Government and the Scottish Government – and covering a period of 10 years will deliver a ‘Growth Deal’ for the 3 Islands Authorities: Orkney, Shetland and Comhairle nan Eilean Siar.
Scotland House: Is Your Business Signed Up?
Membership is available to Scottish public sector organisations with an economic development function, or private sector organisations who are currently trading, have a base in Scotland and are committed to growth.
Scotland’s New National Investment Bank
“The Scottish National Investment Bank has the potential to transform Scotland’s society by powering innovation and building a high-tech, inclusive economy.”
Survey on Future Transport Investment
The survey is open to January 10th 2020.