Tags - Brexit

Lessons from the policy tour so far

Blog Post

2 Aug 2019

This week, three of our policy team, Eleanor Kay, Marcelina Hamilton and Emma Steel, began their tour of the North East and Highland Regions. They talk us through what they have learnt about the...

SLE statement on latest EU withdrawal vote


29 Mar 2019

Scottish Land & Estates has issued the following statement after today’s vote at Westminster on the EU Withdrawal Bill.

Sarah-Jane Laing, Executive Director at Scottish Land & Estates, said:...

Brexit or not - are you ready?

Blog Post

22 Jan 2019

Apparently 62% of Scottish businesses have done no contingency or scenario planning to help prepare for Brexit. Whether that’s exactly right, the figure doesn’t surprise us here at Scottish Land &...

Rural businesses resilient and flexible but still urgently require Brexit certainty


16 Jan 2019

Following last night’s vote in the House of Commons and ongoing debates about the way forward for Brexit, Scottish Land & Estates has set out its key concerns for land-based businesses in Scotland.


Implications of Agriculture Bill on Scotland need to be understood


12 Sep 2018

The publication of the Agriculture Bill provides a degree of clarity on the direction of travel for UK farming – but more discussions will be required to understand the implications for Scotland.

New agriculture adviser appointed by Scottish Land & Estates


7 Sep 2018

Scottish Land & Estates (SLE) has enhanced its policy team with the appointment of a new adviser on agriculture.

Eleanor Kay joins the organisation from Rothamsted Research, the world leading...

Long-term vision required for Scottish agriculture


17 Aug 2018

Scotland must seize the opportunity to carry out a comprehensive review of how the nation’s agricultural sector is to move forward in the long-term, Scottish Land & Estates (SLE) has said today.


Brexit no barrier to rural business enhancing Scotland’s economic activity


20 Jun 2018

New jobs are ready to be created by farms and estates if politicians deliver a Brexit deal which serves Scottish agriculture and rural business well.

That was the message from Scottish Land &...

Rural businesses must meet challenges of Brexit head on


29 May 2018

Rural businesses in Scotland will have to make daring and innovative investment ecisions to meet the challenges of Brexit successfully.

Failure to adapt to current uncertainty and the post-Brexit...