On Monday afternoon, the UK Government changed its guidance for the general public and businesses in order to slow the spread of the corona virus in the UK. These are the key points to be aware of: People who are
First of all, I’d like to thank all of you who participated in the Scottish Technology Industry Survey 2020. Motivating people to take time out of their busy days to fill in questionnaires can be a real struggle but this
Usually, I am starting every year by launching the Scottish Technology Industry Survey, our key measure for the health and performance of our sector. However, we decided to give ourselves a head-start for the 2020 edition and launch already mid-December.
Svea Miesch, Research and Policy Manager, ScotlandIS As Research and Policy Manager at ScotlandIS, my job is to stay updated on the size, health and development of Scotland’s digital technologies sector and identify and research new business opportunities and potential
Yesterday, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon announced the new bills and initiatives her government is planning until September 2020. The main focus of this Programme for Government is on tackling the climate emergency, but it also includes a number of announcements
Just before Christmas, the UK Government published its plans for a post-Brexit immigration policy. Since access to international talent is crucial to many of our members, we’ve prepared an overview of the proposed changes and their potential impact. What are
Last week, Cabinet Secretary Derek Mackay presented the Scottish Government’s budget for 2019-20 with news about taxes and public spending. We would like to give you a quick overview of the key announcements that are relevant for Scotland’s digital technologies
Last week, First Minister Nicola Sturgeon reshuffled her cabinet and ministers and created a number of new positions. We are having a look what this means for the topics that are important to Scotland’s digital technologies industry and who you