The Scottish National Investment Bank has partnered with Black Professionals Scotland (BPS) to support black ethnic minority professionals across Scotland. The Bank will strive to provide greater professional opportunities to members of the black community through its partnership with BPS, including an internship program. BPS, founded by Enoch Adeyemi, equipsRead More →

The former Scottish National Investment Bank chief executive has released a statement explaining why she abruptly quit the job. Throughout the week, Finance Secretary Kate Forbes and Prime Minister Nicola Sturgeon faced questions about why Eilidh Mactaggart left office. During Prime Minister’s Questions, Scottish Conservative leader Douglas Ross (below) claimedRead More →

Three MPs from the Scottish National Party (SNP) have written to the UK Government and the EU Vice-President urging both sides to remove Brexit-induced barriers to the export of Scottish seed potatoes to the UK. European Union. Richard Thomson MP (Gordon), Alyn Smith MP (Stirling) and Dave Doogan MP (Angus)Read More →

The Scottish National Investment Bank is providing £4.45million in funding to Highland Coast Hotels to support the upgrade of four properties, saying it will “help support more sustainable, community-led hospitality around North Coast 500 Scenic Route”. The taxpayer-funded SNIB pointed to the potential of loan financing to enable the creationRead More →

A £4.45 million investment in Highland Coast Hotels by the Scottish National Investment Bank will help support more sustainable, community-led hospitality around the North Coast 500 tourist route. The investment will support tourism and employment opportunities in a remote region of northern Scotland, where tourism is crucial to the localRead More →

The taxpayer-funded Scottish National Investment Bank has committed £20 million in funding to the Lothian Broadband Group, saying the money will “help tackle digital inequality in rural communities and small towns”. SNIB noted that its ‘pillar’ funding commitment is in addition to £5m of new investment from the company’s currentRead More →

The Scottish National Investment Bank has provided a £ 3million loan to finance the construction of 25 homes on an abandoned site in Nitshill in Glasgow for sale to local social housing tenants and first-time buyers. He said his loan “stipulates that the homes in Station Wynd’s development must firstRead More →

Murrayfield Racers have withdrawn from Scottish National League 2021-22 season However, that decision has now been overturned, with the club blaming the actions of fellow SNL Dundee Comets for the decision. A statement read: ‘The Murrayfield Racers are disappointed to inform our loyal fans and sponsors that we have withdrawnRead More →

While many people plan to witness the transition to net zero, decarbonizing transportation is one of the most important and difficult factors in achieving it. There are good incentives to encourage consumers to switch to electric vehicles and purchasing costs are plummeting, but access to charging points remains a barrierRead More →

Police Scotland have launched an investigation into the finances of the ruling Scottish National Party following allegations that it spent hundreds of thousands of pounds on a future independence referendum for other purposes. The allegations highlight tensions within the Scottish independence movement over what some supporters see as the failureRead More →

With rainy weather forecast for next week, many residents and visitors enjoying staycations will take the opportunity to revisit attractions forced to close due to the coronavirus lockdown. Here we take a look at which museums are open, what you can see and how you can book your visit. ThisRead More →

Prime Minister Boris Johnson has invited the leaders of the UK’s devolved nations to crisis talks over the union after the pro-independence Scottish National Party won its fourth successive parliamentary election. Key points: Mr Johnson congratulated Nicola Sturgeon on his party’s victory in the Scottish election He invited leaders fromRead More →

Former Scottish Justice Secretary Kenny MacAskill has become the first Scottish National Party politician to defect to Alex Salmond’s new Alba party. The SNP called for a Westminster by-election in response and said his departure was ‘somewhat of a relief’ after Salmond launched his latest political project on Friday asRead More →

Since 2007, every household in Scotland has benefited from the government’s SNP policies. We have transformed education, strengthened our NHS, created a new social security system with new ‘game-changing’ benefits and delivered over 100,000 affordable homes. We used our powers to build a fairer country, making Scotland’s tax system moreRead More →