05 August 2020
Tracy Black, CBI Scotland Director, said:
“While this news will come as a disappointment to many people and businesses, it’s essential that we keep on top of the virus and public safety must come first.
“Aberdeen won’t be the last local area that faces renewed restrictions in the coming months, so the Scottish Government must do everything it can to provide clear, timely advice and appropriate support to firms and individuals. That’s a must to maintain public confidence.
“This will be a particular blow to the local hospitality sector, which has now faced a double-whammy of lockdowns, and emphasises the need for government support to evolve in-line with the trajectory of the virus.”