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Industry News from Jan 2021

Scottish Budget 2021-22

28/01/2021
Scottish Budget 2021-22 Published: 28 Jan 2021 14:36 Significant new investment to drive economic recovery, bolster public services and support families underpins the Scottish Government’s spending and taxation plans for the coming year. Presenting the...

Outdoor & Marine Tourism Fund Guidance Launched

28/01/2021
Outdoor & Marine Tourism Fund The guidance for this fund was launched yesterday & the fund will open for 1 week from the 2nd February: Wild Scotland & Sail Scotland began lobbying the Scottish Government in July 20 for funds to support the Mar...

Is Scotland ready for the return of lynx?

20/01/2021
                  Is Scotland ready for the return of lynx? An extensive and impartial study to assess people’s views about the possible reintroduction of Eurasian lynx to the Scottish Highlands is being laun...

Letter to businesses from Cabinet Secretary for Finance, Kate Forbes – 20th January 2021

20/01/2021
Letter to businesses from Cabinet Secretary for Finance, Kate Forbes – 20th January 2021 Please click on the link below to read a letter sent today from Cabinet Secretary for Finance, Kate Forbes. The letter is for businesses in Scotland and as well...

Economic Impact Assessment of the Self-Catering Industry in the UK

19/01/2021
Economic Impact Assessment of the Self-Catering Industry in the UK The Association of Scotland’s Self-Caterers (ASSC) and the Professional Association of Self-Caterers UK (PASC UK) have commissioned Frontline Consultants to carry out an Economic Impact ...

Top Tips for Cold Water Dips – RNLI

19/01/2021
Top Tips for Cold Water Dips – RNLI With many reported health benefits, cold water dipping is increasingly being tried out for the first time by intrepid swimmers. In this video, Liam and Nick from the RNLIwater safety team explain how to enjoy cold...

Trees for Life crowdfunder to protect Scotland’s beavers raises £60,000

12/01/2021
                Trees for Life crowdfunder to protect Scotland’s beavers raises £60,000 A crowdfunding appeal by Trees for Life to help protect Scotland’s endangered wild beavers has raised almost £60,000 – ...

Guidance for hill walkers and climbers in Scotland

11/01/2021
Guidance for hill walkers and climbers in Scotland – Mountaineering Scotland **Please note that the information below is the Scottish Government guidance and restrictions may differ between Scotland and the rest of the UK. ** Update 07/01/2021 Fro...

VISITSCOTLAND AND DIGITAL BOOST WEBINARS

11/01/2021
VISITSCOTLAND AND DIGITAL BOOST WEBINARS In partnership with Digital Boost and Business Gateway, VisitScotland is offering a series of webinars aimed at supporting the Scottish tourism industry, providing support and advice during the COVID-19 pandemic. W...

Stay at Home – Lockdown Scotland

11/01/2021
Stay at Home – Lockdown Scotland Statement given by the First Minister to the Scottish Parliament The First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced from 5 January for the duration of January, a legal requirement to stay at home except for essential ...