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Standard of living more costly in rural Scotland

30 November 2016

The level of income required to afford a socially acceptable standard of living and to participate in society is ten to thirty per cent more expensive in remote rural Scotland than elsewhere in the UK.

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Rural leaders celebrate a decade of boosting Scotland’s rural economy

22 November 2016

In the last ten years, over 400 rural leaders across Scotland have completed a programme aimed to help them create additional wealth through leading, team working, networking, influencing and driving ambition.

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Scheme launched to help Scottish businesses prevent cyber crime

07 November 2016

Small and medium-sized businesses (SMEs) across Scotland are being given the chance to enlist the services of an industry expert to assist them with a cyber security strategy.

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Scotland showcases progress in industrial biotechnology to European industry leaders

18 October 2016

Glasgow will today become the host city for the ninth European Forum for Industrial Biotechnology and the Bioeconomy (EFIB), which is taking place 18-20 October.

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French Master Chefs arrive en masse to sample Scottish produce

10 October 2016

Twenty-three of the top chefs in France have arrived in Scotland to sample the best food and drink that the country has to offer.

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Scotland’s oil and gas sector delivered record sales during 2014

23 March 2016

New figures showing Scotland’s total oil and gas supply chain sales reached a record £22.9 billion during 2014, over half of which was delivered via international activity, are a strong reminder of the important role the sector plays in Scotland and globally.

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Industry unveils growth plan for Scotland’s Aerospace, Defence, Marine & Security sector

18 March 2016

Scotland’s industry leaders in the aerospace, defence, marine and security (ADMS) sectors have set out an ambitious growth plan for the next five years to develop Scotland’s supply chain and retain a greater share of revenue north of the border.

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Oil and Gas companies prepare to respond and survive

18 February 2016

A series of Scotland-wide events to support resilience in the oil and gas sector have been so successful, a sixth event is to be organised in Aberdeen.

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New plan for long term oil and gas industry growth

08 February 2016

Refreshed oil and gas strategy responds to industry challenges.

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