Invitation to attend Adam Smith Tercentenary Events: University of Glasgow

2023 marks the tercentenary of the birth of Adam Smith. Smith was a key figure in the Scottish Enlightenment and a student, professor and rector of the University of Glasgow. […]

  • April 27, 2023
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SFT’s new business plan urges focus on a net zero built environment

The Scottish Futures Trust’s new business plan, launched today, urges public and private sector organisations across Scotland to focus on greater collaboration to help deliver a net zero built environment. The plan […]

  • April 20, 2023
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Blog: The hybrid working genie is out of the bottle – so let’s make it grant everyone’s wish

It’s just over three years since the world of office-based work changed forever. When we were sent home with our laptops on that dark day in March 2020, few of […]

  • April 13, 2023
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SOSE’s five year plan launched to improve lives of local people

South of Scotland Enterprise has set out its six key priorities for the region over the next five years, which will aim to make the day to day lives of […]

  • April 10, 2023
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An announcement from the EDAS Board

Economic Development Association Scotland (EDAS) Chair, Liz McEntee, has decided to step down at the conclusion of her three-year term in office. Liz has been widely praised by economic development […]

  • March 23, 2023
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EDAS launches search for new Chair

Scotland’s foremost economic development association, is seeking a new Chair to lead, develop and deliver on its next strategy (2024 – 2027). Role  This is an exciting and prestigious position […]

  • March 23, 2023
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Reflections on the Economic Observatory Rural Economies and Sustainable Tourism Roundtable

EDAS board member Charlie Woods attended the Economic Observatory Rural Economies and Sustainable Tourism Roundtable. In his reflections below he shares key takeaways that will be of interest for EDAS […]

  • March 20, 2023
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Blog: ‘Investing in Trust’

How important is trust to economic development? The chart below from ‘Our World in Data’ would suggest that there is quite a strong relationship.   As with any correlation questions […]

  • February 27, 2023
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Job opportunity with EKOS Ltd – Senior/ Principal Consultant

EKOS are seeking to recruit a Senior or Principal Consultant to continue to grow their organisation in areas such as place development, skills, enterprise and innovation, sport and leisure and […]

  • February 22, 2023
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Transforming Local Economies – Scottish Government launch Community Wealth Building Consultation

Views are being sought on ground-breaking proposals to help grow local economies and ensure more money stays in the hands of communities. The Scottish Government is consulting the public on […]

  • January 31, 2023
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