Why Scottish salmon farmers ‘inspire Britain’
SCOTLAND’S salmon farmers are included in the London Stock Exchange’s list of inspirational businesses.
Mowi Scotland, one of 38 Scottish names included, features in the £100 to £150 million group of ‘1,000 Companies to Inspire Britain’, now in its sixth edition.
And Wester Ross Fisheries makes it into the £10 to £20 million category.
Seafood business Aquascot, meanwhile, is listed among the £50 to £75 million enterprises in the report.
the UK’s most dynamic and fastest growing small and medium sized
Scotland’s First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, said: ‘I’m delighted that this year’s report includes a dedicated Scottish chapter.
‘It highlights the great innovative businesses emerging from Scotland.’
Philip Hammond, Chancellor of the Exchequer, said:‘Small businesses not only generate over 50 per cent of all private sector turnover in the UK, they also account for 60 per cent of all UK private sector employment.
‘SMEs are the backbone of the UK economy and we are dedicated to supporting these high growth companies to achieve their potential.
‘I congratulate all the companies that are included in this year’s 1,000 Companies to Inspire Britain report.’