1. Understanding the local economic impacts of natural capital investment

    This report outlines new economic analysis that quantifies the typical contributions to local economies, measured as output and jobs created, from four key natural capital investments, including peatland restoration and woodland creation.

  2. Scotland at Expo 2020 Dubai: evaluation report

    An evaluation report detailing the work undertaken in developing and delivering Scotland's programme of activity and engagement at the EXPO 2020 Dubai between October 2021 and March 2022, highlighting outcomes achieved and recommendations to support participation at future World Expo events.

  3. Resource Spending Review

    Plans to invest in Scotland’s future.

  4. Moveable Transactions (Scotland) Bill: fairer Scotland duty summary

    Assessment of the consideration carried out under the Fairer Scotland Duty in relation to the Moveable Transactions (Scotland) Bill.

  5. Moveable Transactions (Scotland) Bill: child rights and wellbeing impact assessment - stage 1 screening

    This report evidences the consideration that has been given to the impact the Moveable Transactions (Scotland) Bill will have on children and young people.

  6. Moveable Transactions (Scotland) Bill: business and regulatory impact assessment

    The business and regulatory impact assessment (BRIA) considers the impact of the Moveable Transactions (Scotland) Bill.

  7. Moveable Transactions (Scotland) Bill: equality impact assessment

    Details of the equality assessment (EQIA) carried out in relation to the Moveable Transactions (Scotland) Bill.

  8. Town centre action plan review: joint Scottish Government and COSLA response

    Joint response from SG and COSLA to the New Future for Scotland's Town Centres report. Sets out some of the ways in which we can all seek to do our part, locally and nationally, in rebuilding, reenergising and reimagining our towns to meet our place and country ambitions.

  9. Scotland National Strategy for Economic Transformation: evidence paper

    This Evidence Paper presents evidence on the structure and performance of Scotland’s economy, and identifies areas where the new National Strategy for Economic Transformation must take action to deliver transformational improvements to Scotland’s economic performance.

  10. Scotland National Strategy for Economic Transformation: industry leadership groups and sector groups - evidence

    This paper provides summary evidence received from Scotland's industry leadership groups and other economic sector groups as part of the National Strategy for Economic Transformation engagement process.

  11. Infrastructure Investment Plan 2021-22 to 2025-26: major capital projects progress update - September 2021

    The following information relates to projects with a capital value of £5 million or more which are at the outline business case (or equivalent) approved stage or beyond.

  12. The Campbell Report: a roadmap to investment for health innovation life sciences and healthtech

    This Working Group brought together a diverse group of professionals from across the life sciences and healthtech ecosystem, and was chaired by Dr Ian Campbell, Chief Business Officer, LifeArc. Their aim was to explore how to attract increased levels of private investment in the sector in Scotland.

  13. The Scottish Government's Medium Term Financial Strategy

    This is the fourth Medium Term Financial Strategy (MTFS) published by the Scottish Government. The MTFS provides the context for the Scottish Budget and the Scottish Parliament.

  14. Supporting impact - Scottish Crown Estate net revenue: local authority use and insights

    Net Revenues from the Scottish Crown Estate have been distributed to coastal Local Authorities for the benefit of coastal communities since 2019. This study was commissioned as part of the review process for the first two rounds of distribution of Scottish Crown Estate net revenues.

  15. Financing Scotland's recovery: analysis

    The Cabinet Secretary for Economy, Fair Work and Culture has been working closely with the banks in Scotland since the start of the COVID-19 crisis to better understand how we can facilitate economic recovery.

  16. Core missions for Investment Bank

    New body to drive economic recovery.

  17. Sector guidance for easing lockdown

    Support to work safely.

  18. Call for urgent talks with new Chief Secretary to the Treasury

    Joint letter from the devolved administrations.

  19. Certainty for Scottish businesses

    Rates relief will be retained.

  20. Fintech cluster wins European recognition

    Accreditation award is the first in the UK.

  21. Tackling problem debt advice: routemap

    Sets out our vision for a user-centred, collaborative and sustainable free debt advice system in Scotland.

  22. Bankruptcy and debt advice review: consultation

    The consultation which forms part of the review into the Bankruptcy and Debt Advice (Scotland) Act 2014.

  23. Scottish National Investment Bank Bill: business and regulatory impact assessment

    Potential costs on businesses in Scotland that may result from the creation of Scottish National Investment Bank.

  24. Scottish National Investment Bank Bill: equality impact assessment

    How Scottish National Investment Bank's ethical approach will be developed.

  25. Scottish National Investment Bank consultation: analysis of responses

    Analysis of responses to Scottish National Investment Bank consultation which ran from 5 September to 31 October 2018.

  26. Businesses concerned about Brexit

    Risks of higher consumer prices, loss of labour and EU funding.

  27. Michelin tyres plant

    Economy Secretary meets unions and management.

  28. Scottish National Investment Bank: consultation paper

    This consultation paper will focus on the Bank’s objectives, purpose and governance, as well as its relationship with Ministers and stakeholders.

  29. Small Business Survey Scotland: 2017

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

  30. The consequence of UK choices on Scotland

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

  31. Bankruptcy numbers level off in Scotland

    Accountant in Bankruptcy provisional figures for 2017-18 show similar sequestration numbers year-on-year.

  32. Scottish Insolvency Statistics: January to March 2018 (2017-18 Quarter 4)

    An Official Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  33. Fintech investment reaches £37m

    Economy Secretary reinforces strength of Scotland’s Fintech sector.

  34. Scottish retail sales flat in 2017 Quarter 4

    A National Statistics Publication for Scotland

  35. Budget sets out economic growth package

    Economic expansion at centre of spending plans.

  36. Most taxpayers to pay less than rest of UK

    Additional revenues raised to protect NHS and other services.

  37. Scotland’s Budget

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

  38. Additional Rate of Income Tax analysis

    Update reflects advice by the Council of Economic Advisors.

  39. Sports, arts and community centres to keep rates relief

    Charity relief upheld for community venues.

  40. 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

  41. Scottish Annual Business Statistics 2015

    A National Statistics Publication for Scotland.

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

    An Official Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  43. UK Government/DUP deal

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

  44. Green Investment Bank sale

    Economy Secretary welcomes commitment to Scotland as new owner announced.

  45. Scottish Income Tax

    2017/18 rates to come into force.

  46. New roles for workers

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

  47. Life sciences in Scotland

    Industry focused on £8bn target.

  48. Budget secures Scotland’s social contract

    Budget Bill 2017-18 passes final Parliamentary vote.

  49. Green Investment Bank

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

  50. Debt solutions in Scotland hold steady

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

  51. Green Investment Bank

    Assurances received over strategic importance of Green Investment Bank.

  52. 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.

  53. Life for people in Scotland in 2015

    A National Statistics Publication for Scotland.

  54. 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.

  55. Investing in junior savers

    Funding for credit unions to set up schemes in schools.

  56. Financial Services Advisory Board minutes: June 2016

    Record of discussion for the June 2016 meeting of the Financial Services Advisory Board (FiSAB).

  57. Financial Services Advisory Board: terms of reference

    The terms of reference for the Financial Services Advisory Board (FiSAB).

  58. Financial and business services key sector report

    A description of Scotland's financial and business services key sector, identifying challenges faced as well as potential opportunities.

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