Coronavirus, Scottish Economy

Business and the new normal, a conversation with Calum Paterson

Graeme Roy is joined by Calum Paterson, Managing Partner at Scottish Equity Partners to discuss how businesses have been affected by the crisis, how they are having to adapt to the new face of the economy and the long term role policymakers have to play in order to support businesses.



Graeme Roy, Fraser of Allander Institute

Calum Paterson, Scottish Equity Partners

(0:45) What are your current thoughts on the economic and business environment?
(7:45) What are the views within the business community for change in the face of the crisis?
(15:10) What do you think could and should change in the new ‘normal’ for businesses?
(21:10) How might policy change in the future to continue to support business?
(27:00) What are your views on how the economy might restart?
(29:10) What is the long term role of the state?


Picture of Graeme Roy, director of the Fraser of Allander Institute
Graeme Roy

Dean of External Engagement in the College of Social Sciences at Glasgow University and previously director of the Fraser of Allander Institute.