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63% of Scottish SMEs plan to invest and grow

08/09/14 - 12:35

Hot of on the heels of our last blog, there is more good news of business confidence and growth, specifically for Scotland this time.


Bibby Financial Services have recently released the findings of their study of 1,000 businesses and have found that 63% of Scottish SMEs plan to invest in their businesses in the three months to October, with 18% saying they will hire more staff.


With particular interest to the IT / Digital sector, nearly 30% of those said their focus of investment will be on technology.


Encouragingly 53% said they expect to see sales grow over the next few months.