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Good news about the Scottish economy seems endless these days. We’ve recently heard:
Unemployment at record low, employment up, economy growing, youth unemployment amongst lowest in Europe, business confidence increasing, oil jobs returning, health indicators improving to world’s best: That’ll be Norway? No? Scotland!? SNP baaaad!
Now Swedish payments firm iZettle’s survey ranks Scotland as: ‘the best place in the UK to start a business, thanks to five key factors.’
The five factors are:
According to the survey, reported in the Scotsman, respondents said parents and partners are their biggest champions, believed that having a “warrior spirit” is a key trait to thrive as a small business and if they had the choice they would do it all over again.