1. NEWS

    04 Dec 2018 16:34

    Fisheries Bill

    Scotland must have say in determining quota and effort limits.

  2. NEWS

    23 Nov 2018 11:31

    Brexit deal uncertainty

    EU trade and agreements worth £16.4 billion to Scotland.

  3. Publication

    15 Nov 2018

    South of Scotland Enterprise Bill: equality impact assessment

    Summary of potential positive and negative impacts of the South of Scotland Enterprise Bill on groups with protected equality characteristics.

  4. NEWS

    13 Nov 2018 14:51

    Devolved power curb ’should be repealed’

    UK confirms ‘significant progress’ agreeing frameworks with devolved administrations.

  5. NEWS

    07 Nov 2018 09:30

    Labour Productivity Statistics, 2018 Quarter 2

    An Official Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  6. NEWS

    05 Nov 2018 09:30

    Investing in research and innovation

    £5 million to support links between academic research and industry.

  7. NEWS

    01 Nov 2018 10:52

    Helping businesses prepare for Brexit

    Online tool aimed at all companies.

  8. Publication

    25 Oct 2018

    South of Scotland Enterprise Bill: business and regulatory impact assessment

    A document analysing the likely costs and benefits of the South of Scotland Enterprise Bill to businesses and the third sector.

  9. NEWS

    24 Oct 2018 00:01

    Innovation success

    Funding to support world leading research.

  10. Report

    23 Oct 2018

    State of the Economy: October 2018

    Report produced tri-annually by the Chief Economic Adviser to provide a picture of the Scottish economy in an international context.

  11. NEWS

    22 Oct 2018 11:32

    GSK invests in Montrose

    First Minister opens £54 million building.

  12. Statistics publication

    10 Oct 2018

    Scotland's marine economic statistics

    The publication presents economic statistics for industrial categories defined as part of the marine sector.

  13. Research finding

    29 Sep 2018

    New blueprint for Scotland's rural economy: recommendations to Scottish Ministers

    The National Council of Rural Advisers' report detailing their final recommendations to Scottish Ministers.

  14. NEWS

    26 Sep 2018 13:08

    Cupar Digital Improvement Pilot

    Innovative approach will trial and showcase a potential model for smaller town use.

  15. NEWS

    19 Sep 2018 09:30

    Scottish growth pulls ahead of the UK

    GDP rise outstrips official forecast in second quarter of 2018.

  16. NEWS

    30 Aug 2018 10:31

    £4.8 million for R&D in Prestwick

    Supporting growth in aerospace technology.

  17. NEWS

    26 Aug 2018 12:58

    Investing in Scotland’s Digital Future

    £6 million digital network launched.

  18. NEWS

    22 Aug 2018 09:41

    Labour Productivity Statistics, 2018 Quarter 1

    An Official Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  19. NEWS

    22 Aug 2018 09:35

    Public finances continue to improve

    Revenues increase as economy accelerates.  

  20. NEWS

    22 Aug 2018 09:33

    Government Expenditure & Revenue Scotland 2017-18

    A National Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  21. NEWS

    15 Aug 2018 09:30

    GDP Growth and Quarterly National Accounts Scotland, 2018 Q1

    A National Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  22. NEWS

    13 Aug 2018 06:00

    Early loans for farmers being made available

    Funding released to help mitigate impacts of adverse weather.

  23. Factsheet

    02 Aug 2018

    Monthly economic brief: 2016 to 2018

    Monthly summary of key economic events, data, surveys, trends and forecasts for the UK and Scottish economies.

  24. Report

    20 Jul 2018

    Council of Economic Advisers: Chair's report 2016-2018

    An overview of how the Council operates, and the areas they focused on from 2016 to 2018.

  25. Report

    10 Jul 2018

    Collaborative economy report response: June 2018

    Response to the Scottish Expert Advisory Panel on the Collaborative Economy report.

  26. speech / ministerial statement

    10 Jul 2018

    FutureFest conference: First Minister's speech

    First Minister's presentation at the London conference about how Scotland promotes innovations.

  27. NEWS

    09 Jul 2018 00:01

    Search for salmon

    New research to improve monitoring of wild salmon stocks.

  28. NEWS

    06 Jul 2018 11:00

    ShareLab Scotland

    FM announces £172,000 fund to promote collaborative working.

  29. NEWS

    29 Jun 2018 09:30

    State of the Economy report

    Scottish economy continues to strengthen in 2018.

  30. NEWS

    27 Jun 2018 10:10

    Economy continues to strengthen

    Fifth consecutive quarter of growth.

  31. NEWS

    20 Jun 2018 09:30

    Scottish Annual Business Statistics 2016

    A National Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  32. NEWS

    17 Jun 2018 10:00

    Supporting Scottish salmon

    New initiative to improve health of wild salmon.

  33. NEWS

    11 Jun 2018 00:01

    Unprecedented' record of foreign direct investment

    Edinburgh, Glasgow and Aberdeen in UK top 10 for attracting inward investment.

  34. NEWS

    05 Jun 2018 10:56

    EU markets access 'essential'

    Research shows Brexit could be harmful to seafood industries’ trade.

  35. NEWS

    31 May 2018 15:26

    The consequence of UK choices on Scotland

    Finance Secretary calls on UK Government to change course on austerity, immigration and Brexit.

  36. NEWS

    31 May 2018 10:03

    £5 million additional funding for Stirling and Clackmannanshire

    City Region to receive £50.1 million in total from the Scottish Government.

  37. NEWS

    31 May 2018 09:30

    Scottish Shellfish Farm Production Survey 2017

    Publication of official statistics. 

  38. NEWS

    31 May 2018 06:28

    £90.2 million City Region Deal for Stirling and Clackmannanshire

    Economic growth plan announced.

  39. NEWS

    25 May 2018 10:05

    Support for coastal communities

    Fishing vessels and processing businesses to benefit from £6.9 million funding.

  40. NEWS

    23 May 2018 09:30

    Provisional sea fisheries statistics 2017

    A national statistics publication. 

  41. NEWS

    22 May 2018 09:47

    Employment at historic level

    Progress made in tackling the gender gap and youth employment.

  42. NEWS

    22 May 2018 09:30

    Employment level and rate (16+) in Scotland increased to the highest level on record

    An Official Statistics Publication for Scotland 

  43. NEWS

    16 May 2018 10:00

    Driving forward the rural economy

    Protecting rural Scotland from Brexit.

  44. NEWS

    09 May 2018 09:30

    Labour Productivity Statistics, 2017 Quarter 4

    An Official Statistics Publication for Scotland

  45. NEWS

    02 May 2018 09:30

    Quarterly National Accounts Scotland, 2017 Q4

    A National Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  46. NEWS

    30 Apr 2018 14:00

    £3 billion of new infrastructure built

    Investment includes road, rail and hospital

  47. NEWS

    25 Apr 2018 09:30

    Salmon and Sea Trout Fishery Statistics 2017 Season

    An Official Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  48. NEWS

    20 Apr 2018 10:00

    DNA breakthrough for wildlife crime

    Recovery of human DNA to help solve bird of prey offences.

  49. NEWS

    16 Apr 2018 00:01

    Technology and the labour market

    Impact of technological changes on Scottish jobs.

  50. NEWS

    11 Apr 2018 11:00

    Global campaign takes Scotland to the world

  51. NEWS

    06 Apr 2018 00:01

    New progressive tax system takes effect

    More than two thirds of taxpayers to pay less under new system.

  52. NEWS

    04 Apr 2018 09:30

    Fourth consecutive quarter of positive economic growth

    GDP grows 0.3% in 2017 Quarter 4

  53. NEWS

    04 Apr 2018 09:30

    Future of energy generation

    £33m investment by Aggreko in research and development.

  54. NEWS

    28 Mar 2018 09:30

    Gross Expenditure on Research and Development 2016

    A National Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  55. NEWS

    27 Mar 2018 11:48

    £200 million repaid through Debt Arrangement Scheme

    Business Minister announces revisions to widen appeal of pioneering scheme.

  56. NEWS

    22 Mar 2018 09:00

    Jobs announcement for Glasgow

    200 new posts this year at recruitment firm.

  57. minutes

    08 Mar 2018

    Convention of the Highlands and Islands: meeting papers March 2018

    Minutes and papers from the Convention of the Highlands and Islands (CoHI) meeting, held on 12 March 2018.

  58. NEWS

    07 Mar 2018 09:30

    Council Tax reduction for around half a million Scots

    An Official Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  59. NEWS

    28 Feb 2018 10:30

    A publicly-owned investment bank for Scotland

    Plans take shape as recommendations published.

  60. NEWS

    28 Feb 2018 09:30

    Scotland's devolved employment services

    Work First Scotland and Work Able Scotland, 2017, Quarters 1, 2 and 3.

  61. NEWS

    22 Feb 2018 17:12

    Parliament backs migration powers

    Cross-party support for tailored policy for Scotland.

  62. NEWS

    20 Feb 2018 00:01

    Scottish Income Tax

    Reforms benefit lowest earning taxpayers.

  63. NEWS

    14 Feb 2018 09:35

    Funding to support marine economy

    More than £4.8 million shared between businesses.

  64. NEWS

    14 Feb 2018 09:30

    Labour Productivity Statistics, 2017 Quarter 3

    An Official Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  65. NEWS

    07 Feb 2018 11:08

    A tailored migration system for Scotland

    “Overwhelming case” for Scotland-specific system.

  66. NEWS

    07 Feb 2018 09:30

    Quarterly National Accounts Scotland, 2017 Q3

    A National Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  67. NEWS

    06 Feb 2018 14:02

    Brexit and rural Scotland

    EU migrant workforce is ‘essential’.

  68. NEWS

    31 Jan 2018 15:14

    Budget stage 1

    NHS, economy and the low paid to benefit

  69. NEWS

    31 Jan 2018 09:30

    Scottish retail sales flat in 2017 Quarter 4

    A National Statistics Publication for Scotland

  70. NEWS

    24 Jan 2018 10:50

    Labour market statistics

    2,662,000 people in employment.

  71. NEWS

    24 Jan 2018 09:30

    Scottish Insolvency Statistics: October to December 2017 (2017-18 Quarter 3)

    An Official Statistics Publication for Scotland

  72. NEWS

    22 Jan 2018 18:00

    Don't hold us back

    Environment Secretary challenges UK Government over deposit return.

  73. NEWS

    19 Jan 2018 10:12

    State of the Economy report

    2018 a pivotal year for growth.

  74. Factsheet

    19 Jan 2018

    State of the economy: January 2018

    Report produced tri-annually by the Chief Economic Adviser to provide a picture of the Scottish economy in an international context.

  75. NEWS

    17 Jan 2018 11:37

    £10m boost for South of Scotland

    Partnership and funding announcement

  76. NEWS

    17 Jan 2018 09:30

    Scotland's economy continues to grow

    GDP grew by 0.2% in the third quarter of 2017.

  77. NEWS

    08 Jan 2018 00:01

    Keeping Scotland in Europe

    "Next few months are a window of opportunity" says First Minister.

  78. NEWS

    05 Jan 2018 00:01

    Forecasting coastal erosion

    Research to map the effects of climate change.

  79. NEWS

    04 Jan 2018 00:01

    EEA workers vital to economy

    New report finds seafood processing sector reliant on non-UK workers.

  80. NEWS

    31 Dec 2017 00:01

    Hogmanay haggis for Canadian Scots

    Seven tonnes exported.

  81. NEWS

    17 Dec 2017 00:01

    A budget for business

    Spending on the economy to increase by 64%.

  82. NEWS

    14 Dec 2017 14:40

    Budget: Local Government funding settlement

    Public services protected despite cuts to Scotland’s block grant.

  83. NEWS

    14 Dec 2017 14:36

    Budget sets out economic growth package

    Economic expansion at centre of spending plans.

  84. NEWS

    14 Dec 2017 14:35

    Scotland's Budget

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

  85. NEWS

    13 Dec 2017 11:06

    Labour market statistics

    2,653,000 people in employment.

  86. NEWS

    13 Dec 2017 08:31

    Challenging outcome for fisheries

    £440 million deal at annual negotiations.

  87. NEWS

    12 Dec 2017 09:30

    Scotland's Carbon Footprint: 1998-2014

    An Official Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  88. NEWS

    11 Dec 2017 00:01

    Championing fishing interests

    Rural Economy Secretary sets out priorities for annual negotiations.

  89. NEWS

    10 Dec 2017 00:01

    Building Scotland's future

    Budget will prioritise growth and innovation.

  90. NEWS

    04 Dec 2017 10:08

    Funding for seafood sector

    Jobs to be created through investment. 

  91. NEWS

    29 Nov 2017 08:00

    Decommissioning fund awards

    £1.1 million to applicants in first round of funding.

  92. NEWS

    27 Nov 2017 09:31

    Enterprise and Skills Board revealed

    Members will maximise benefits of public investment.

  93. NEWS

    27 Nov 2017 00:01

    Grow the economy by protecting natural capital

    First Minister outlines commitment at conference.

  94. NEWS

    22 Nov 2017 15:25

    Budget falls short for Scotland

    Finance Secretary responds to UK Government financial plans.

  95. NEWS

    21 Nov 2017 15:18

    UK budget must meet Scottish budget tests

    Call for measures to offset Brexit threat.

  96. NEWS

    19 Nov 2017 10:01

    Space technology saving lives

    Clean water for Pakistan.

  97. NEWS

    10 Nov 2017 10:09

    State of Economy report

    Strong jobs market drives pick-up in growth.

  98. NEWS

    10 Nov 2017 00:01

    Brexit negotiations

    Clarity needed on withdrawal from EU.

  99. Factsheet

    10 Nov 2017

    State of the economy: November 2017

    Report produced tri-annually by the Chief Economic Adviser to provide a picture of the Scottish economy in an international context.

  100. NEWS

    08 Nov 2017 10:30

    Green community ambitions

    Up to £400,000 to boost the environment.

  101. NEWS

    08 Nov 2017 10:04

    Scottish Businesses at Record High

    Start-ups sector is “thriving”.

  102. NEWS

    08 Nov 2017 10:03

    Businesses in Scotland 2017

    A National Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  103. NEWS

    08 Nov 2017 10:00

    Benefits of migration

    EU workers’ positive contribution to economy.

  104. NEWS

    08 Nov 2017 09:30

    Quarterly National Accounts Scotland 2017, Q2

    A National Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  105. NEWS

    06 Nov 2017 09:00

    Living wage rises to £8.75

    New rate will benefit thousands of people.

  106. NEWS

    02 Nov 2017 09:31

    A discussion on the role of income tax

    New approaches to taxation published.

  107. NEWS

    01 Nov 2017 09:41

    Growing up in Scotland

    Research highlights barriers mothers face to paid work.

  108. NEWS

    29 Oct 2017 00:01

    More choice for communities

    Landmark agreement with COSLA reached.

  109. NEWS

    25 Oct 2017 09:30

    Scottish Insolvency Statistics: July to September 2017 (2017-18 Quarter 2)

    An Official Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  110. NEWS

    24 Oct 2017 17:26

    Fracking debate

    Scottish Parliament endorses ban.

  111. NEWS

    21 Oct 2017 00:01

    £10.5m investment in life sciences

    Biospyder and Acadian seek new opportunities in Scotland.

  112. NEWS

    18 Oct 2017 00:01

    Trade links with Canada must be protected after Brexit

    Business needs certainty over trade agreements.

  113. NEWS

    12 Oct 2017 11:10

    Regional trade statistics

    47% of exports are to EU.

  114. NEWS

    11 Oct 2017 10:03

    Queensferry Crossing serves up early business boost

    Economy Secretary meets Fife businesses.

  115. NEWS

    09 Oct 2017 15:20

    Youth employment target met four years ahead of schedule

    Pledge to step up efforts to build on progress.

  116. NEWS

    05 Oct 2017 14:46

    Beyond city deals

    Next steps for city region deals outlined.

  117. NEWS

    05 Oct 2017 14:07

    Air departure tax

    Highland and Islands exemption must be protected.

  118. NEWS

    04 Oct 2017 09:30

    Scotland's economy continues to grow

    GDP grows by 0.1% over second quarter of 2017.

  119. NEWS

    04 Oct 2017 09:30

    Scottish economy grows 0.1% in 2017 Quarter 2

    A National Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  120. NEWS

    02 Oct 2017 13:00

    North east technology centre

    Aberdeen innovation facility unveiled.

  121. NEWS

    28 Sep 2017 15:33

    Lowest underspend since devolution

    Accounts given clean bill of health for twelfth year running.

  122. Publication

    28 Sep 2017

    Scottish Government consolidated accounts 2016 to 2017

    Annual report of consolidated financial results of the Scottish Government, its Executive Agencies and the Crown Office.

  123. Publication

    28 Sep 2017

    Scottish Consolidated Fund accounts 2016 to 2017

    Audited annual financial statements of the Scottish Consolidated Fund for the financial year 1 April 2016 to 31 March 2017.

  124. Publication

    28 Sep 2017

    Autumn budget 2017-2018: supporting document

    Supporting document providing details of changes to the Level 2 and 3 budgets in the Budget Scotland Bill 2017-2018.

  125. NEWS

    28 Sep 2017 09:56

    Rise in renewable electricity

    On track for record year of generation.

  126. Statistics publication

    26 Sep 2017

    Scottish household survey 2016: key findings

    Short report summarising the key findings from the Scottish household survey 2016: annual report.

  127. Statistics publication

    26 Sep 2017

    Scottish household survey 2016: annual report

    Results from the 2016 edition of the continuous survey based on a sample of the general population in private residences in Scotland.

  128. NEWS

    18 Sep 2017 13:30

    Social security agency

    FM confirms locations in Dundee and Glasgow.

  129. NEWS

    14 Sep 2017 14:12

    Income tax plans

    Parties invited to share proposals.

  130. NEWS

    13 Sep 2017 11:40

    Labour Market Stats

    Employment at record high, unemployment at joint record low.

  131. NEWS

    13 Sep 2017 09:57

    Oil and gas production rises

    Increase of 2.9% during 2016-17.

  132. NEWS

    13 Sep 2017 09:48

    Oil and Gas Production Statistics, 2016-17

    An Official Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  133. 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.

  134. NEWS

    07 Sep 2017 14:56

    Support for Scottish businesses abroad

    First Minister outlines government backing to increase exports.

  135. NEWS

    07 Sep 2017 10:00

    Flexible Workforce Development Fund

    £10 million to deliver in-work training.

  136. Factsheet

    05 Sep 2017

    Council of Economic Advisers: building our industrial strategy

    Submission by the Council of Economic Advisers, regarding institutions to support patient capital and economic development, to the UK Government consultation on industrial strategy

  137. Agreement

    05 Sep 2017

    Scottish National Investment Bank implementation plan: terms of reference

    Terms of reference for the plan to implement a Scottish National Investment Bank, as announced in the Programme for Government 2017.

  138. NEWS

    04 Sep 2017 12:42

    A future in food

    Funding for food and drink careers education in schools.

  139. NEWS

    03 Sep 2017 00:01

    Bold plan to shape Scotland

    Embracing the future and advancing our economy.

  140. NEWS

    01 Sep 2017 09:46

    Supporting the rural economy

    Economic benefits of new food and animal health research.

  141. Report

    01 Sep 2017

    Strategic Research Programme 2011-2016: economic impact

    Assessment of the economic impacts generated by the Rural and Environment Science and Analytical Services Division's research programme.

  142. Publication

    31 Aug 2017

    Women in enterprise: framework and action plan

    Refreshed action framework to promote female entrepreneurs, focusing on mentoring, networking, role models, finance and support.

  143. NEWS

    29 Aug 2017 09:30

    Youth participation rises

    Greater proportion of 16-19 year olds in education, training or work.

  144. NEWS

    28 Aug 2017 09:30

    Improving employment support

    £2.5 million for 13 projects across Scotland.

  145. NEWS

    23 Aug 2017 09:30

    GERS figures published

    Scotland’s fiscal position improves and tax revenue grows.

  146. Statistics publication

    23 Aug 2017

    Government Expenditure and Revenue Scotland 2016-2017

    National Statistics publication estimating the contribution of revenue raised in Scotland towards goods and services provided in Scotland.

  147. 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.

  148. NEWS

    22 Aug 2017 09:30

    Barclay Report on Business Rates Published

    Issued on behalf of the Barclay Review Group

  149. Publication

    22 Aug 2017

    Collaborative economy: evidence analysis

    Analysis of responses to the call for evidence issued by the Scottish Expert Advisory Panel on the Collaborative Economy in April 2017.

  150. NEWS

    16 Aug 2017 11:09

    Record high in Scottish employment

    Unemployment and inactivity falls over the quarter.

  151. NEWS

    02 Aug 2017 16:15

    Funding boost for offshore wind

    £1.5 million investment announced to maximise production and reduce costs.

  152. NEWS

    17 Jul 2017 10:41

    Aberdeen harbour expansion

    Funding crucial for north east growth.

  153. NEWS

    12 Jul 2017 11:11

    Unemployment at record low

    Unemployment rate falls in Scotland, while employment rate rises.

  154. NEWS

    11 Jul 2017 09:30

    Clock ticking on capital deal

    Safeguarding investment in Edinburgh and South East Scotland.

  155. NEWS

    07 Jul 2017 12:27

    Increase in affordable housing

    Major investment delivering new homes.

  156. NEWS

    05 Jul 2017 09:31

    Scotland's economy bounces back

    Oil and Gas stabilises as economy grows by 0.8%.

  157. NEWS

    30 Jun 2017 15:00

    Fisheries stocks on the rise

    Publication of scientific advice.

  158. NEWS

    27 Jun 2017 14:16

    UK Government/DUP deal

    Call for urgent meeting to discuss full implications of the funding agreement.

  159. speech / ministerial statement

    27 Jun 2017

    The importance of place to inclusive growth: speech

    Equalities Secretary Angela Constance addresses the Joseph Rowntree Foundation conference on Scotland's inclusive economy.

  160. NEWS

    26 Jun 2017 15:10

    Scottish aquaculture thriving

    Strengthening the sustainability of the industry.

  161. 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

  162. speech / ministerial statement

    23 Jun 2017

    Royal Highland Show 2017: First Minister's speech

    First Minister Nicola Sturgeon addresses the Scottish agricultural gathering one year on from EU referendum.

  163. NEWS

    22 Jun 2017 09:00

    Strengthening Scotland's economy

    South of Scotland agency leads wide-ranging business and skills review.

  164. NEWS

    19 Jun 2017 10:30

    Innovation in manufacturing

    £8.9m for Lightweight Manufacturing Centre.

  165. NEWS

    15 Jun 2017 10:30

    Help to get into work

    Fund to improve and align support services.

  166. NEWS

    14 Jun 2017 14:35

    Brexit threat to business funding

    SME support fund among projects affected.

  167. NEWS

    14 Jun 2017 09:30

    Unemployment rate matches lowest on record

    Rate at lowest level since before recession.

  168. NEWS

    14 Jun 2017 00:01

    Scotland's economic performance

    Growth outlook remains positive.

  169. NEWS

    13 Jun 2017 13:00

    Ensuring students stay the course

    Raising attainment, improving retention at Scotland’s world class colleges. 

  170. NEWS

    12 Jun 2017 11:30

    £3.6m boost for Borders economy

    Hawick projects to create around 55 jobs

  171. NEWS

    06 Jun 2017 09:34

    Increase in modern apprenticeships

    On track for 30,000 by 2020 target.

  172. NEWS

    02 Jun 2017 10:17

    Widening access to justice

    Civil Litigation Bill introduced.

  173. NEWS

    01 Jun 2017 09:45

    Graduate apprenticeships expanded

    More opportunities for work-based learning.

  174. NEWS

    25 May 2017 00:01

    Strengthening inshore fisheries

    New pilots to boost coastal communities.

  175. Statistics publication

    23 May 2017

    Regional employment patterns in Scotland: statistics from the Annual Population Survey 2016

    Summary publication of results from the Annual Population Survey 2016, presenting analysis on the labour market, education and training.

  176. Statistics publication

    23 May 2017

    Annual Population Survey 2016: regional employment patterns in Scotland

    Summary of statistical results from the Annual Population Survey 2016, presenting analysis on the labour market, education and training.

  177. NEWS

    23 May 2017 00:01

    Record-breaking year for foreign direct investment

    Scotland retains top UK region status outside London for foreign direct investment.

  178. NEWS

    18 May 2017 09:38

    Living Wage

    800th Living Wage employer accredited.

  179. NEWS

    17 May 2017 10:43

    Labour Productivity Statistics, 2016 Quarter 4

    An Official Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  180. NEWS

    11 May 2017 16:00

    New chair for SNH

    Environment Secretary confirms appointment.

  181. NEWS

    02 May 2017 12:18

    £8.35 million to support urban regeneration in the heart of Glasgow

    New high quality office space and hundreds of jobs for the city centre

  182. NEWS

    01 May 2017 00:01

    Scallop conservation

    New protection measures.

  183. Publication

    27 Apr 2017

    Europe 2020: Scottish national reform programme 2017

    A summary of the actions the Scottish Government has taken with partners in 2016 and 2017 in pursuit of the Europe 2020 Strategy.

  184. Statistics publication

    27 Apr 2017

    Scottish farm business income: annual estimates 2015-2016

    Farm business level estimates of average incomes for the accounting year 2015 to 2016, which relates to the 2015 crop year.

  185. Report

    26 Apr 2017

    Infrastructure investment plan 2015: 2016 progress report

    Annual report outlining key achievements over the course of 2016 and looking forward to developments in 2017 and beyond.

  186. NEWS

    26 Apr 2017 10:00

    Building for the future

    £6.4 billion of infrastructure projects underway.

  187. NEWS

    21 Apr 2017 09:30

    Salmon and Sea Trout Fishery Statistics 2016 Season

    An Official Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  188. FOI/EIR release

    13 Apr 2017

    Scottish Monetary Institute: FOI release

    Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

  189. Publication

    12 Apr 2017

    Building a sustainable social enterprise sector in Scotland: 2017-2020

    Action plan setting out the first steps in Scottish Government's social enterprise strategy, in particular pertaining to inclusive growth.

  190. NEWS

    12 Apr 2017 09:30

    Unemployment falls in Scotland

    Scottish rate lower than the UK’s.

  191. NEWS

    08 Apr 2017 00:01

    VisitScotland and TripAdvisor team up to put Scotland on world stage

  192. NEWS

    07 Apr 2017 08:00

    Scotland's food and drink exports secure £8.3m US contracts

    North America contracts for Scottish gin, seafood and cheese.

  193. NEWS

    06 Apr 2017 12:30

    Green jobs increase

    Employment in low carbon and renewables up by more than a third.

  194. NEWS

    06 Apr 2017 09:07

    Investing in Scotland's tourism sector

    FM welcomes announcement that Marriott International plans to open seven new hotels in Scotland.

  195. NEWS

    05 Apr 2017 09:31

    Jobs and investment central to future growth

    Growth slows after Brexit vote and North Sea challenges.

  196. NEWS

    05 Apr 2017 09:30

    Scottish economy contracts 0.2%

    A National Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  197. NEWS

    02 Apr 2017 00:01

    £4.9 million invested in Scotland

    New jobs created by US firm.

  198. NEWS

    01 Apr 2017 00:01

    Crown Estate Scotland

    Control of multi-million pound assets will benefit local communities.

  199. NEWS

    30 Mar 2017 16:22

    Strengthening business support

    Economy Secretary confirms new structure to boost productivity.

  200. NEWS

    30 Mar 2017 09:30

    Gross expenditure on research and development 2015

    A National Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  201. speech / ministerial statement

    30 Mar 2017

    Enterprise and Skills Review: Economy Secretary's statement

    Economy Secretary Keith Brown updates Scottish Parliament on the progress of the enterprise and skills system review.

  202. NEWS

    29 Mar 2017 09:02

    Global giant invests in Scotland

    Hundreds of jobs for Glasgow as Genpact expands European base.

  203. NEWS

    24 Mar 2017 10:03

    Building links with Bavaria

    First Minister signs joint economic declaration.

  204. NEWS

    22 Mar 2017 11:41

    Support for low carbon rural energy innovations

    £10 million fund open for applications.

  205. NEWS

    17 Mar 2017 10:00

    Floating wind farms to the fore

    Pioneering technology to power almost 60,000 homes.

  206. NEWS

    15 Mar 2017 09:30

    Unemployment levels fall

    Record youth unemployment rates continue. 

  207. NEWS

    14 Mar 2017 12:10

    Life sciences in Scotland

    Industry focused on £8bn target.

  208. NEWS

    11 Mar 2017 11:30

    Boost for infrastructure

    Funding for new roads and land.

  209. NEWS

    09 Mar 2017 10:00

    £25 million for local regeneration

    Grants to support 29 community projects across country.

  210. NEWS

    07 Mar 2017 22:30

    Chancellor must respond to Scottish concerns

    UK Government must end austerity and protect public services

  211. NEWS

    07 Mar 2017 09:28

    German trading links strengthened

    Berlin innovation and investment hub will boost trade.

  212. Factsheet

    03 Mar 2017

    State of the economy: March 2017

    Report produced tri-annually by the Chief Economist to provide a picture of the Scottish economy in an international context.

  213. NEWS

    28 Feb 2017 09:00

    Supporting urban regeneration

    Milestone for SPRUCE fund.

  214. Advice and guidance

    23 Feb 2017

    Enterprise and Skills Review: report by Professor Lorne Crerar

    Report setting out options for the potential scope, structures and functions for a new statutory board for our enterprise and skills agencies.

  215. NEWS

    21 Feb 2017 14:53

    Boost for business with rates support

    Additional backing for more than 9500 premises.

  216. 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.

  217. speech / ministerial statement

    21 Feb 2017

    Scottish rate resolution: Finance Secretary's statement

    Cabinet Secretary for Finance and the Constitution Derek Mackay MSP delivers a speech on Scotland's income tax rates to Parliament.

  218. NEWS

    20 Feb 2017 09:00

    Investing in fisheries

    European funding to support sector.

  219. NEWS

    02 Feb 2017 14:47

    Budget boost for economy and public services

    Additional funding for Enterprise, policing and local government.

  220. NEWS

    01 Feb 2017 09:30

    Scottish retail sales fall 0.5 per cent

    A National Statistics Publication for Scotland

  221. NEWS

    30 Jan 2017 12:30

    Sealing the deal

    Inverness and Highland City Region Deal is signed.

  222. NEWS

    27 Jan 2017 10:04

    Investing in growth and public services

    Budget Bill introduced to Parliament.  

  223. NEWS

    27 Jan 2017 09:39

    Economic benefit of The Open

    £110 million benefit to Scotland from last year’s event at Royal Troon.

  224. NEWS

    25 Jan 2017 09:30

    Scotland's Exports Increase

    A National Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  225. NEWS

    25 Jan 2017 09:30

    Debt solutions in Scotland hold steady

    Scots accessing statutory debt solutions show little movement, according to Accountant in Bankruptcy figures

  226. NEWS

    25 Jan 2017 09:30

    International exports rise by £1 billion

    Membership of new Trade Board confirmed

  227. NEWS

    20 Jan 2017 14:45

    Finance trilateral meeting

    UK Government must give greater clarity about budgets

  228. NEWS

    18 Jan 2017 11:29

    GDP statistics

    Cabinet Secretary for Economy, Jobs and Fair Work, Keith Brown, comments on GDP statistics.

  229. NEWS

    18 Jan 2017 09:30

    Scottish economy grows 0.2%

    A National Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  230. NEWS

    05 Jan 2017 00:01

    Support for cities

    City Region Deals boosting jobs and local economies.

  231. NEWS

    27 Dec 2016 15:14

    Huge progress on Scotland's biggest project

    A year in the life of building the Queensferry Crossing

  232. NEWS

    17 Dec 2016 00:01

    Investment In Scotland's Trunk Roads To Soar

  233. speech / ministerial statement

    15 Dec 2016

    Draft Budget 2017-2018: parliamentary statement by Finance Secretary Derek Mackay

    Parliamentary statement by Finance Secretary Derek Mackay MSP upon the publication of the Draft Budget 2017-2018.

  234. NEWS

    14 Dec 2016 11:00

    Social enterprises 'will drive inclusive growth'

    Strategy to boost economy.

  235. NEWS

    14 Dec 2016 09:30

    Council Tax Reduction for around half a million households in Scotland

    An Official Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  236. NEWS

    11 Dec 2016 00:01

    Clarity sought over Jobcentre Plus closures

    Employability Minister requests further information from UK Government.

  237. speech / ministerial statement

    30 Nov 2016

    Autumn Statement 2016: response from Scotland's Finance Secretary

    Cabinet Secretary for Finance and the Constitution Derek Mackay MSP responds to the UK Chancellor's Autumn 2016 Statement.

  238. speech / ministerial statement

    24 Nov 2016

    Supporting and strengthening our island communities

    Minister for Transport and the Islands Humza Yousaf MSP delivers a speech about proper representation of Scotland's island communities.

  239. NEWS

    23 Nov 2016 13:43

    New employment support powers

    First contract under newly devolved powers.

  240. NEWS

    21 Nov 2016 12:45

    Backing for city deal

    UK Government should commit to City Region Deals.

  241. NEWS

    21 Nov 2016 11:30

    £250m Aberdeen City Region Deal.

    Signing completes agreement.

  242. NEWS

    20 Nov 2016 00:01

    Increased investment 'essential'

    Finance Secretary calls for growth in wake of Brexit.

  243. NEWS

    17 Nov 2016 12:59

    Economic Summit

    Continued strong links with Europe.

  244. NEWS

    15 Nov 2016 10:48

    Women in Enterprise

    Additional funding to tackle the gender gap in business.

  245. NEWS

    13 Nov 2016 00:01

    Scotland must remain in EU single market

    Keith Brown calls for parliamentary consensus over single market membership.

  246. minutes

    03 Nov 2016

    National Economic Forum: October 2016

    Programme and supporting documents for the 17th National Economic Forum meeting that took place on 26 October 2016.

  247. NEWS

    02 Nov 2016 20:00

    Clarity on quotas

    Stability over quota allocations for fisheries industry.

  248. NEWS

    02 Nov 2016 14:40

    EU funds guaranteed

    Certainty for over £700m of farming, fishing and structural funds projects

  249. NEWS

    31 Oct 2016 09:41

    Support for apprenticeships

    Industry endorsement for 30,000 Modern Apprenticeship target.

  250. NEWS

    31 Oct 2016 09:30

    Council Tax Base up 1.5% in 2016

    An Official Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  251. NEWS

    28 Oct 2016 09:30

    Migrants vital to economy

    Workers contributing to Scotland's financial growth.

  252. Report

    25 Oct 2016

    Enterprise and Skills Review: report on Phase 1

    Outlines Scottish Ministers' decisions to achieve stronger governance across a coherent enterprise and skills system.

  253. NEWS

    25 Oct 2016 09:30

    Scottish farm census

    A National Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  254. NEWS

    24 Oct 2016 16:41

    Finance Ministers' Quadrilateral

    Devolved administrations meet the Chief Secretary to the Treasury.

  255. NEWS

    24 Oct 2016 00:01

    Business boost

    European funding for small and medium-sized enterprise.

  256. NEWS

    19 Oct 2016 09:30

    Fall in Scottish unemployment

    Latest statistics show encouraging signs for labour market.

  257. Report

    14 Oct 2016

    Council of Economic Advisers: annual report 2015-2016

    An overview of how the Council operates, and the areas they focused on from 2015 to 2016.

  258. NEWS

    07 Oct 2016 10:00

    Scotland gets low-carbon cosy

    More renewable heat than ever before.

  259. Publication

    30 Sep 2016

    Scottish Government Consolidated Accounts 2015 to 2016

    Annual report of consolidated financial results of the Scottish Government, its executive agencies and the Crown Office, prepared in accordance with IFRS.

  260. Publication

    30 Sep 2016

    Scottish Consolidated Fund Accounts 2015 to 2016

    The audited annual financial statements of the Scottish Consolidated Fund for the financial year 1 April 2015 to 31 March 2016.

  261. speech / ministerial statement

    27 Sep 2016

    Institute of Directors annual convention 2016: First Minister's speech

    First Minister Nicola Sturgeon MSP delivers a speech to the Institute of Directors concerning Scotland's outlook following the EU referendum.

  262. Publication

    22 Sep 2016

    Autumn Budget 2016-2017: supporting document

    Budget revisions set out in the Budget Bill 2016-2017.

  263. 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.

  264. NEWS

    15 Jul 2016 12:15

    Enterprise and skills review

    Call for evidence.