From Insider business magazine today:
‘Edinburgh’s strong economic performance and high proportion of skilled and educated workers have made it the UK’s most attractive city for inward investment, according to a new report. The study by design and consultancy firm Arcadis put the Scottish capital ahead of cities such as Liverpool on fourth and Coventry at fifth. London came in at seventh, highlighting what Arcadis described as the challenges associated with sustaining the growth of some of the UK’s most established economic centres.’
Edinburgh came first of 24 UK cities, assessed against six criteria deemed crucial for future inward investment and growth: business environment, workforce and skills, infrastructure performance, housing, place and “city brand”.
This comes soon after two other reports praising Edinburgh:
Glasgow also featured in:
Finally, the whole country scored highly in this:
Plenty good news, easily at hand, Reporting Scotland.