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Coronavirus: Chancellor’s Scotland visit to highlight business support

Image copyright Reuters Image caption Rishi Sunak is the fourth UK minister to visit Scotland in recent weeks The chancellor is to visit Scotland later to highlight the benefits of UK government schemes for businesses during the coronavirus pandemic. Rishi Sunak said 65,000 businesses in Scotland had been supported through loan schemes, paying out £2bn. Mr Sunak is the fourth… Read more →

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Coronavirus: Reports highlight impact on Scots economy

Image copyright Getty Images The huge impact of the coronavirus crisis on the Scottish economy has been highlighted in separate reports. An RBS survey indicated that private sector activity in Scotland fell at an “unparalleled” rate last month. Its Purchasing Managers Index (PMI) recorded the biggest drop in new business on record. Meanwhile, the Scottish Council for Development and Industry… Read more →