ALVA Public Sentiment Tracker Results

Our friends at the Association of Leading Visitor Attractions (ALVA) have shared with ASVA their latest wave of public sentiment research they commissioned with Steve Mills of Decision House. This is the 7th wave of results and follows [...]

Further Business Support to Aid Re-Opening

As part her announcement on 16th March, the First Minister confirmed that the last four-weekly Strategic Framework Business Fund (SFBF) Temporary Closures Grant payment of up to £3,000 will be paid on Monday 22 March.After this, one off re-start grants of up to [...]

ASVA Board meets with Cabinet Secretary for Tourism

Today (3rd March),  ASVA CEO, Gordon Morrison and the Board of Directors were pleased to host the Cabinet Secretary for Rural Economy & Tourism, Fergus Ewing, for a wide-ranging discussion about the current challenges being faced by businesses in and [...]

Chancellor Announces 2021 UK Budget

Today (3rd March), the Chancellor the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak, presented the 2021 UK Budget to Parliament. In his announcement, Mr Sunak set out a £65 billion three point plan to provide support for jobs and businesses as the UK looks to recover from the effects [...]

FCA Update on Business Interruption Insurance

Following the Supreme Court test case on a range of business Interruption insurance policies, the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA), have today (3rd March) published [...]

Scottish Government Publishes Updated Strategic Framework – 24/02/21

Yesterday (23rd Feb), in a statement to the Scottish Parliament, the First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon presented details of the updated Strategic Framework for a return to ‘normal’ life, setting out initial priorities and providing an indicative timeframe for [...]