Following the final announcement of the election results, this reference document is a summary of some of the key measures in the Manifestos of the successful MetroMayor candidates.
Following the election result, this reference document is a summary of some of the key measures in the Welsh Labour Party Manifesto.
Following the election result, this reference document is a summary of some of the key measures in the SNP Manifesto.
In addition to the broader Budget Summary, the BSA has produced a guide of announcements relating specifically to Scotland.
In addition to the wider Budget Summary, the BSA has produced an overview of announcements that relate directly to Wales.
In addition to the broader Budget Summary, the BSA has produced a guide of announcements relating specifically to the English regions.
The following is a summary of the 2020 Budget produced by the BSA.
The full Budget document can be found here.
Responding to the Budget, Mark Fox, Chief Executive of the BSA, said: “Investment in infrastructure, research and development is all welcome. Additional Support through the period of the coronavirus is necessary and welcome. Government needs to move swiftly to include procurement reform, ‘the playbook’, into legislation.”
The Business Services Association has produced a discussion paper on the subject of government spending with SMEs and VCSEs. It contains recommendations following discussions with BSA VCSE and SME members.
This briefing, published on Friday 13th December 2019, covers the Withdrawal Agreement and the next steps in the Brexit process.
An Address by Professor Gary L. Sturgess to a meeting of the Business Services Association, London, 18 June 2019
As part of National Apprenticeship Week the BSA has surveyed members to gauge their experiences of the Apprenticeship Levy since its implementation last April. The response reveals a mixed picture in terms of take-up and members have also identified a number of areas where the levy might be improved in future.
The BSA has published a new briefing paper looking at the opportunities and challenges arising from the use of AI within public services. Digital public services is a key theme for the BSA this year, with a series of events looking at the application of new technologies to service delivery across different sectors.
This note summarises the contribution providers of business services make to inclusive growth across Scotland. It also highlights the central importance of the commissioning process in building on this work to deliver sustainable and inclusive growth.