James Hutton supports 2,100 jobs

An analysis commissioned by the James Hutton Institute has calculated that the Institute delivers £12.75 of economic benefit for each £1 received in funding from the Scottish government – a substantial economic impact and an impressive return on investment for its funders.

Our latest report looked at the past financial year, 2015/16, and its findings shed light on the important contribution the Institute makes to underpinning the success of many sectors of the Scottish and UK economies.

2015-16 figures indicate that the James Hutton Institute contributes an estimated £211.8m gross value added (GVA) to the Scottish economy, £318m GVA to the wider UK economy and £447.9m GVA to the global economy. In terms of jobs, the Institute supports around 2,130 jobs in Scotland and 3,280 jobs in the UK.

The full report can be read here . The press release from the James Hutton Institute can be read here

Posted 15.12.16