Tags - Rural Business

SLE enhances its Policy & Public Affairs team with four new appointments


28 Jul 2021

Four new staff appointments have been made by Scottish Land & Estates (SLE) to boost its policy and public affairs team.

Lindsay Duncan, Simon Ovenden, Paul Richardson and Andrew Henderson have...

Aim to Sustain – a new initiative


23 Jul 2021


We are delighted to announce that Scottish Land & Estates is one of nine rural organisations to join a new formal partnership to promote the multitude of conservation and community benefits that make...

The Helping it Happen Awards 2021: Shepherd and Wedderburn's Hamish Lean on the Rural Business Award

Blog Post

21 Jul 2021

rbaIn this blog, Hamish Lean covers how Shepherd and Wedderburn represents the needs of its clients throughout the rural sector, and how this knowledge of the diverse kinds of businesses all over rural...

Ferry Fish

HIH Case Study

16 Jul 2021

Since the introduction of Covid-19 restrictions in March 2020, Ferry Fish, a family run business have shown business resilience . Before Covid they sold fresh, locally sourced fish, game and other...


HIH Case Study

8 Jul 2021

Seilich is a natural ingredient company with a difference. Run by botanist and nature conservationist Dr Sally Gouldstone, Seilich grows native and naturalised Scottish plant species within a...

Listen to 'ScotLand Matters: The Scottish Land & Estates Podcast'


24 Jun 2021

We are excited to announce the launch of 'ScotLand Matters: The Scottish Land & Estates Podcast', which is now available to listen to for free on major streaming platforms.

The podcast is available...

Enter the Helping it Happen Awards 2021


10 Jun 2021

Our Scotland-wide Helping It Happen Awards, which are once again sponsored by GLM, recognise the role of estates, farms and rural businesses who are helping rural Scotland thrive.

Whether through...

Five key benefits of a Scottish Land & Estates Landowner or Manager membership

Blog Post

9 Apr 2021

In this blog, our Membership Coordinator Nadia Flaherty highlights five of the advantages and perks available to land managers as part of an SLE membership. Whether you are an existing member or are...

Welcome measures announced in the UK Government Budget


4 Mar 2021

The extension of the Government’s furlough scheme was among the measures in the UK Government budget yesterday welcomed by Scottish Land & Estates. 

In his budget speech, the Chancellor Rishi...

Sustainability in Practical Terms

Blog Post

10 Feb 2021

windIn this introductory blog, Erik Odendaal of AGREN poses questions around rural businesses adapting and keeping pace with a changing global and political climate.

With the concept of ‘green recovery...

SLE Highland Committee welcomes engagement with Cabinet Secretary


4 Feb 2021

Saving jobs and businesses must be our shared priority for the rural Highland economy. This was the message from Scottish Land & Estates (SLE) Highland Committee members as they met with Highland MSP...

Welcome measures announced in the Scottish Government budget


29 Jan 2021

Increased support for peatland restoration and additional funding for tree planting and woodland creation were among the measures announced in the Scottish Government’s budget welcomed by SLE...