Boost for Ar­gyll busi­ness sec­tor

The Oban Times - - NEWS -

THE Scot­tish Gov­ern­ment’s Small Busi­ness Bonus scheme has helped to sup­port 4,967 of busi­nesses in Ar­gyll and Bute this year, ac­cord­ing to SNP MSP Michael Rus­sell.

The new fig­ures showed the Scot­tish Gov­ern­ment’s com­mit­ment to lo­cal jobs and com­mu­ni­ties, the MSP for Ar­gyll and Bute said.

Across Ar­gyll and Bute, the num­ber of firms ben­e­fit­ing from this pol­icy has risen from 3,152 in 2008 to 4,967 in 2017/18, with £7.4 mil­lion be­ing spent across Ar­gyll and Bute to sup­port lo­cal busi­nesses this year.

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