Most owners of small businesses are wary about sharing their data electronically, holding back the rollout of open banking which makes it easier to manage their money.
Federation of Small Businesses
The chief executive of the Scottish Chamber of Commerce has called on the new Government to provide support to create an environment that is “fit for business”.
It is not only hard-working retailers who face an uncertain future as the high street struggles with falling footfall and increased online competition.
The Federation of Small Businesses has stressed its commitment to campaigning for a sustainable future for town centres.
Angus and Fife town centres are among those worst hit by the “blight” of shops lying empty and unused, according to a report.
The Scottish Chambers of Commerce last night demanded that Boris Johnston “get a grip” on the Brexit process as the Scottish economy was on a “knife edge”.
A Scottish high street renaissance could be around the corner if new Scottish Government funding is complemented with local business and public sector support, according to the Federation of Small Businesses (FSB).
Perth Farmers' Market bosses say they are fighting back against the downturn blighting Scottish high streets.
The Scottish Government has been told to drop plans to impose a “triple tax whammy” on out-of-town firms.
It is hoped that a month-long programme of events in Perth and the surrounding area will support and inspire the region’s businesspeople.