Founded by Dan Macdonald, N-56 provides a new locus for Scotland’s business community to work with government, the public sector and wider society, establishing and implementing a new economic strategy that will deliver a more prosperous future for the whole of Scottish society.
Its aim is for Scotland becomes one of the top five wealthiest countries in the world.
Having consulted business leaders from across Scotland, it is clear that there is massive scope to improve the Scottish economy. To that end N-56 has launched a series of detailed examinations of the Scottish economy and its future direction, entitled Scotland Means Business.
These reports, commissioned by N-56 and authored by leading UK and international experts in their respective fields, provide independent analysis of Scotland’s current economic performance. They explore what business leaders, policymakers and wider society should do going forward to ensure that Scotland becomes one of the top five wealthiest countries, looking at the most relevant examples of successes from elsewhere in the world.
To this end the organisation aims to harness the input and talents of Scotland’s most successful business leaders to drive forward a detailed economic strategy for success that is focused on expanding the economy, growing productivity, increasing the population and encouraging participation from every section of society, delivering a prosperous future.
The Scotland Means Business reports have been prepared by a study team that includes: