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  1. NEWS

    25 Jul 2018 13:37

    Glasgow Fire Recovery Fund

    £5 million to support affected businesses.

  2. Research publication

    10 Jul 2018

    Business support to third sector organisations contract review: research summary

    Summary findings of the review of the business support to third sector organisations contract, the service known as ‘Just Enterprise’.

  3. Research finding

    10 Jul 2018

    Business support to third sector organisations contract review: research report

    Research report on the review of the business support to third sector organisations contract, the service known as 'Just Enterprise'.

  4. Publication

    02 Jul 2018

    Small Business Survey Scotland: 2017

    Sets out the findings for Scotland of the Small Business Survey 2017.

  5. NEWS

    18 Jun 2018 12:45

    Unlocking Ambition business stars announced

    Next generation of business people to build successful companies with a social conscience.  

  6. Consultation paper

    12 Jun 2018

    National Council of Rural Advisers - A rural conversation: together we can, together we will

    Consultation to help inform recommendations for Scottish Government on future policy direction for the rural economy.

  7. NEWS

    30 May 2018 10:03

    Making waves in subsea innovation

    £31m investment to create ‘world-leading’ centre of excellence.

  8. NEWS

    30 May 2018 09:53

    Non-domestic Rates Revaluation Appeals Statistics, Scotland 2017-18, Quarter 4

    An Official Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  9. NEWS

    22 May 2018 19:30

    Backing for small business

    Almost 80% of public sector contract awards go to SMEs.

  10. Factsheet

    30 Apr 2018

    Supported factories and businesses: procurement framework

    Framework agreement for supported factories and businesses providing products and services to the Scottish public sector.

  11. NEWS

    06 Apr 2018 18:38

    Young's Seafood

    New Group to explore options for retaining Annan processing jobs.

  12. NEWS

    06 Apr 2018 10:27

    Fintech investment reaches £37m

    Economy Secretary reinforces strength of Scotland’s Fintech sector.

  13. NEWS

    04 Apr 2018 09:30

    Future of energy generation

    £33m investment by Aggreko in research and development.

  14. NEWS

    01 Mar 2018 19:04

    Health staffing resilience

    Assistance to transport Edinburgh staff.

  15. NEWS

    28 Feb 2018 10:30

    A publicly-owned investment bank for Scotland

    Plans take shape as recommendations published.

  16. NEWS

    30 Jan 2018 09:30

    Planning application decision times published

    An Official Statistics Publication for Scotland

  17. NEWS

    20 Dec 2017 09:38

    Business Enterprise Research and Development 2016

    A National Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  18. NEWS

    17 Dec 2017 00:01

    A budget for business

    Spending on the economy to increase by 64%.

  19. NEWS

    14 Dec 2017 14:36

    Budget sets out economic growth package

    Economic expansion at centre of spending plans.

  20. NEWS

    14 Dec 2017 14:35

    Scotland's Budget

    Investing in the NHS, protecting low earners, backing Scotland’s economy.

  21. NEWS

    29 Nov 2017 08:00

    Decommissioning fund awards

    £1.1 million to applicants in first round of funding.

  22. NEWS

    28 Nov 2017 15:40

    Sports, arts and community centres to keep rates relief

    Charity relief upheld for community venues.

  23. NEWS

    31 Oct 2017 09:44

    Record number of small businesses accessing relief

    £226 million awarded in 2017-18.

  24. NEWS

    21 Oct 2017 00:01

    £10.5m investment in life sciences

    Biospyder and Acadian seek new opportunities in Scotland.

  25. NEWS

    18 Oct 2017 00:01

    Trade links with Canada must be protected after Brexit

    Business needs certainty over trade agreements.

  26. NEWS

    02 Oct 2017 13:00

    North east technology centre

    Aberdeen innovation facility unveiled.

  27. speech / ministerial statement

    12 Sep 2017

    Barclay review of non-domestic tax rates: ministerial response

    Finance Secretary Derek Mackay addresses Scottish Parliament regarding his plans to act on the recommendations of the Barclay review.

  28. NEWS

    07 Sep 2017 14:56

    Support for Scottish businesses abroad

    First Minister outlines government backing to increase exports.

  29. NEWS

    07 Sep 2017 11:32

    Support for innovation projects

    Accelerator programme winners announced.

  30. NEWS

    30 Aug 2017 12:23

    £5.3 million for Ayrshire

    Funding for The HALO regeneration project on former Diageo site.

  31. NEWS

    30 Aug 2017 09:37

    Labour Productivity Statistics, 2017 Quarter 1

    An Official Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  32. NEWS

    30 Aug 2017 09:32

    Scottish Annual Business Statistics 2015

    A National Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  33. NEWS

    30 Aug 2017 09:30

    Non-domestic Rates Revaluation Appeals Statistics, Scotland 2017-18, Quarter 1

    An Official Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  34. NEWS

    24 Aug 2017 09:00

    £5m oil and gas investment

    Economy Secretary welcomes research and development boost.

  35. NEWS

    22 Aug 2017 10:30

    Business rates review

    Finance Secretary responds to report publication.

  36. Report

    22 Aug 2017

    Non-domestic tax rates review: Barclay report

    Report of the external Barclay review into tax rates for non-domestic properties, with recommendations for rates system reform.

  37. NEWS

    22 Aug 2017 09:30

    Barclay Report on Business Rates Published

    Issued on behalf of the Barclay Review Group

  38. Guidance

    18 Aug 2017

    Practical fire safety guidance for existing non-residential premises

    Guidance note on fire safety responsibilities for business owners of non-residential premises.

  39. NEWS

    26 Jun 2017 11:00

    £1m boost for the young workforce

    Developing the Young Workforce launched in the islands, and nationwide scheme extended until 2021

  40. NEWS

    21 Jun 2017 09:30

    Tidal park approved

    Multi turbine facility near Islay will create up to 32 jobs.

  41. NEWS

    16 Jun 2017 09:28

    Scottish Growth Scheme

    First package of new support for business growth.   

  42. NEWS

    12 May 2017 11:00

    Support for subsea testing centre of excellence

    FM welcomes £2.5m investment

  43. NEWS

    26 Apr 2017 10:00

    Building for the future

    £6.4 billion of infrastructure projects underway.

  44. NEWS

    31 Mar 2017 10:10

    New roles for workers

    More than two thirds of Kwik-fit Insurance Services workers in positive destinations.

  45. NEWS

    30 Mar 2017 16:22

    Strengthening business support

    Economy Secretary confirms new structure to boost productivity.

  46. Guidance

    24 Mar 2017

    Age verification guidance

    A guide for retailers creating an age verification policy for their store, including what documentation to ask for and approaching customers.

  47. NEWS

    23 Mar 2017 14:45

    Support for Scotland's food and drink industry

    £10m backing to boost growth.

  48. NEWS

    11 Mar 2017 11:30

    Boost for infrastructure

    Funding for new roads and land.

  49. NEWS

    09 Mar 2017 10:00

    £25 million for local regeneration

    Grants to support 29 community projects across country.

  50. NEWS

    06 Mar 2017 00:01

    Protecting Scottish farmers

    Rural Secretary fighting for best deal for industry.

  51. NEWS

    01 Mar 2017 11:30

    New opportunities for businesses

    London hub will help to raise Scotland’s international profile.

  52. NEWS

    21 Feb 2017 14:53

    Boost for business with rates support

    Additional backing for more than 9500 premises.

  53. NEWS

    21 Feb 2017 12:00

    Support for business

    Funding to develop the Scottish Business Network in London.

  54. speech / ministerial statement

    21 Feb 2017

    Support for business and the economy: Finance Secretary's statement

    Cabinet Secretary for Finance and the Constitution Derek Mackay MSP delivers a speech to Scottish Parliament.

  55. NEWS

    09 Feb 2017 14:47

    A million ways to support social enterprises

    Funding to promote and drive growth in the sector.

  56. NEWS

    02 Feb 2017 14:47

    Budget boost for economy and public services

    Additional funding for Enterprise, policing and local government.

  57. NEWS

    02 Feb 2017 10:00

    Green Investment Bank

    Cabinet Secretary receives confirmation on protection of Scotland interests during sale.

  58. NEWS

    02 Feb 2017 10:00

    Employment support

    £96 million contracts for 2018 services announced.

  59. NEWS

    19 Jan 2017 14:25

    Green Investment Bank

    Assurances received over strategic importance of Green Investment Bank.

  60. NEWS

    13 Jan 2017 10:06

    Support for small business

    Small Business Bonus Scheme exempts 100,000 properties from business rates this year.

  61. NEWS

    12 Jan 2017 11:29

    Support for innovation projects

    Further £1 million invested to support new pilot projects

  62. Consultation paper

    28 Nov 2016

    Practical fire safety guidance for existing non-residential premises: consultation

    Consultation on the revised fire safety guidance for non-residential premises.

  63. NEWS

    24 Oct 2016 16:41

    Finance Ministers' Quadrilateral

    Devolved administrations meet the Chief Secretary to the Treasury.

  64. NEWS

    24 Oct 2016 00:01

    Business boost

    European funding for small and medium-sized enterprise.

  65. Publication

    06 Sep 2016

    A plan for Scotland: the Scottish Government's programme for Scotland 2016-2017

    The Scottish Government's Programme for Government 2016 to 2017 sets out the actions we will take in the forthcoming year and beyond.

  66. Map

    09 May 2016

    Enterprise Areas: maps

    Maps showing the site boundaries of the various Enterprise Areas, each focused on a different industry.

  67. Advice and guidance

    15 Apr 2016

    Supported factories and businesses procurement framework: buyers' guide

    Guidance for Scottish public sector organisations purchasing from the supported factories and businesses framework.