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SCDI MEETS WITH ECONOMY CABSEC

30/04/2020

SCDI's Policy Committee met with Economy Cabinet Secretary Fiona Hyslop MSP, who committed to accelerating infrastructure investment to stimulate Scotland's post-COVID-19 recovery.

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Skills & People

Expanding COVID-19 Testing for Key Workers

27/04/2020

The Scottish and UK governments are expanding the COVID-19 testing programme to other key workers. Access further information and guidance for employers in Scotland here.

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Economy

SCDI REINFORCE COVID-19 ‘TEST AND ISOLATE’ STRATEGY TO SAVE LIVES AND LIVELIHOODS

20/04/2020

SCDI today reinforced its commitment to work closely with the UK Government through the COVID-19 crisis to save lives and livelihoods after a positive and productive meeting with UK Ministers.

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Scotland’s Future

SCDI joins with business organisations to call for clarity, consistency and cooperation in Covid-19 response

03/04/2020

Scotland’s leading business organisations have issued a joint statement in response to the private sector’s role in tackling the COVID-19 crisis.

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Scotland’s Future

Blog Post: A Collective Response to Crisis

01/04/2020

Individuals and businesses are demonstrating a collective desire to overcome this crisis by volunteering to help combat the Covid-19 outbreak. The collective approach fostered by SCDI at times of national crisis is one which our members still share. We continue to work together across sectors and regions for a better Scotland.

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SCDI RALLIES NATIONAL RESPONSE TO COVID-19

20/03/2020

Today, the Scottish Council for Development and Industry (SCDI) called on the UK Government and the Scottish Government to take urgent action to stabilise our economy and protect it for the future in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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YESC

A day of competition at the YESC Regional Celebration of STEM

13/03/2020

Around 80 young people from both primary and secondary schools gathered at Dundee Science Centre to take part in SCDI’s Young Engineers and Science Clubs (YESC) Regional Celebration of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) in partnership with SHELL U.K. Limited.

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YESC

Scotland’s future Young Scientists and Engineers contend for Highland STEM awards

05/03/2020

90 young people representing 14 schools from the region gathered at Eden Court Theatre on Thursday 5 March to take part in the Highland Celebration of Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths (STEM).  The Celebration organised by SCDI’s Young Engineers & Science Clubs (YESC) programme was sponsored by Bristow Helicopters Ltd.

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SCDI appoints innovation specialists to key roles

05/03/2020

Shonaig Macpherson CBE, former Senior Partner at McGrigors Solicitors, and current Chair of the Robertson Trust has succeeded Dame Susan Rice DBE to become its 14th President. Joanna Boag-Thomson, Partner in Shepherd and Wedderburn’s media and technology practice, has been elected its new Vice-Chair.

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Michelle Handforth appointed Vice Chair of SCDI’s North East Committee

SCDI MEETS WITH ECONOMY CABSEC

Expanding COVID-19 Testing for Key Workers

SCDI REINFORCE COVID-19 ‘TEST AND ISOLATE’ STRATEGY TO SAVE LIVES AND LIVELIHOODS

SCDI joins with business organisations to call for clarity, consistency and cooperation in Covid-19 response

Blog Post: A Collective Response to Crisis

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