State of Small Business

This report is an extensive look at the small business community in the run up to the Scottish Parliament election - as well as the key business asks of the next Scottish Government

Ahead of the Holyrood elections – taking place against an unprecedented economic and business backdrop – we wanted to know how Scotland’s small businesses are feeling, what they’re planning to do, and what the next Scottish Government needs to address if it’s to deliver economic recovery.  We hope these findings, based on responses from 698 small businesses, will inform, not just the election debate, but one of the most important legislative programmes a new government will ever have to set out