Why Scot­tish salmon farm­ers ‘in­spire Bri­tain’

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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.’

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