Posts Tagged: rural economy

Awards are a win-win

Is that a glimmer of optimism on the horizon? I’m no economist, as my accountant will confirm, so please don’t quiz me for details about the strength of the economy or the impact of the twin whammies of Brexit and Covid. And whatever you do, don’t hold me to any of my hazy predictions about… Read more »

The stories behind the rural economy

Did you hear the one about the distiller, the shellfish processor and the National Park Planner? No? Well maybe you weren’t at the Kingsmills Hotel in Inverness last Thursday for the first Scottish Highlands and Islands Rural Economy Conference. It wasn’t a joke, but a conversation I had with three key players in the rural… Read more »