Scottish businesses kick off 2024 with rise in confidence

  • Scottish businesses kick off 2024 with rise in confidence

    31st January 2024

    Business confidence in Scotland rose 11 points to 42% in January. Scottish firms reported higher confidence in their own prospects, up 13 points to 57%. Overall UK business confidence increased by nine points in January to 44%, with firms’ outlook on the economy also up month-on-month by ten points (37%…

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  • Scottish firms pick productivity, training and hiring as top New Year’s resolutions

    3rd January 2024

    Bank of Scotland survey shows: A third (32%) of Scottish firms make New Year’s resolution to improve productivity as part of long-term plans More than a third (34%) of firms plan to invest in staff training and developing their business in the year ahead Almost half (49%) of firms also…

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