The Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee has today published a report on protected trust deeds citing that changes are needed to make the debt solution more effective in supporting people who are in debt.
A bill aimed to increase retail workers’ protection is to be scrutinised by the Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee.
The Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee has today published its budget scrutiny report on regional selective assistance, a fund which financially supports local businesses across Scotland.
Leading change in business is to be the focus of a two-day conference in the Scottish Parliament.
MSPs call for formal role in direction of Scottish National Investment Bank
Can ‘Business Finance Support’ from Scottish Enterprise and HIE be improved? asks Holyrood Committee
MSPs propose Bill to limit early access to key economic data for Scottish Government Ministers and officials.
The Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee has expressed concern about the lack of transparency, accountability and alignment of Business Gateway, a local-authority provision that aims to help businesses develop and grow.
A new system to calculate the financial situation of people in debt or facing bankruptcy should be delayed until significant reservations are addressed, according to a Holyrood committee.
Scotland’s construction sector is being placed under the microscope by a Holyrood committee.
A Publicly Owned Energy Company must be positioned at the heart of policy making, long-term in its thinking and flexible enough to react to change as it happens, according to a Holyrood committee.
Those who have suffered the trauma of personal injury should have their compensation calculated in a fair and transparent way, according to a Holyrood Committee.
2018 Enterprise agencies under fire from Holyrood Committee
Views on the feasibility of a not-for-profit, publicly owned energy company are being sought by a Holyrood committee.
An inquiry into bank closures in Scotland was launched by the Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee in March 2018, as a response to the closing of more than a third of Scotland’s bank branches since 2010.
Scotland’s strategy for economic growth should be reviewed as a matter of urgency according to a report by the Scottish Parliament’s Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee.
Is enough being done to support Scotland’s local businesses? A new inquiry by the Scottish Parliament’s Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee will explore just this.
The closure of more than a third of Scotland’s banks since 2010 is set to come under the microscope.
The effectiveness to the Scottish economy of European funding with an overall value of €940m*, and its post-Brexit replacement, will be two key issues for an upcoming Holyrood Committee inquiry
Economic data is ‘the new gold, informing policy making, influencing business decisions and affecting our pay and pensions’, and the Scottish Government must help the public and media better understand it, according to a report.
Households, workers, the unemployed, and small and large businesses are being called on to share their views as the Scottish Parliament’s Economy, Jobs and Fair Work Committee launches its inquiry into the performance of Scotland’s economy since 2007.
The Scottish Parliament’s Presiding Officer, Ken Macintosh MSP, is to lead a delegation to Munich on a trip to strengthen parliamentary ties and support economic, cultural and environmental links between Scotland and Bavaria.
The Scottish Government could use devolved powers to help close the gender pay gap, and boost Scotland’s economy, according to a Holyrood committee report.
The reliability of economic statistics used by the Scottish Government, media and others is set to come under the microscope, as a Holyrood Committee urges businesses and economists to share their views and concerns.
Climate change targets across all of Scotland’s sectors should be “equally challenging”, according to a Holyrood report published today.
Could closing the gender pay gap boost the Scottish economy? This will be a key question for the Scottish Parliament’s Economy, Fair Work and Jobs Committee as it launches its inquiry into the impact of equal pay.
A Holyrood Committee is urging the Scottish Government to give better support to Scottish business in ‘selling brand Scotland’ in Europe and across the world.
Four parliamentary committees have launched a joint call for views on the Scottish Government’s plan on how it will meet climate change targets from 2017 to 2032.
A Holyrood Committee is urging Scottish businesses and workers based throughout the country to help shape the economic impact of leaving the European Union, by sharing their views and concerns.
The Economy, Energy and Fair Work Committee is looking for a wide range of views on electric vehicle infrastructure and local energy as part of a three-part inquiry into the energy sector.