Team Scotland’s Export Promotion Support: evaluation

The Enterprise Research Centre (ERC) and the Centre for Business Prosperity (CBP) at Aston University were commissioned by the Scottish Government to undertake the evaluation of Scotland’s export promotion support provided by its delivery partners. The Scottish Government provides funding to delivery partners to deliver the customer facing export promotion support and services offered to… Read more

Rural SMEs and the environment

Environmental considerations play a critical role in rural businesses’ decision-making, however, barriers exist which prevent them from fully transitioning to net zero, according to a major new survey from the National Innovation Centre for Rural Enterprise (NICRE). Four out of ten rural businesses ‘always’ consider the environment when making decisions with 57% taking action to… Read more