Economic & social

Creating jobs


Our farming activities support 682 jobs directly, the majority of them in remote and rural communities, and are estimated to support as many as 3,410 indirect jobs across the supply chain.

Economic & social

Encouraging diversity


Where previously salmon farming was seen as a predominantly male career, we’re now seeing more women apply. Currently, female employees account for 19% of our team; a figure thought to be 5% above the sector global average.

Economic & social

Investing in skills

Modern Apprenticeships

At present, 70 of our employees are being supported to gain a Modern Apprenticeship: eight within our mainland Scotland region, 26 within Orkney and 36 within Shetland.

Economic & social

Buying Scottish

spend with Scottish suppliers annually

Annually, we now spend in excess of £100M with over 700 Scottish suppliers the length and breadth of Scotland; the result of a long-standing effort to ‘buy Scottish’ wherever possible.

Economic & social

Corporation tax

corporation tax in 2020

In 2020 alone, our farming activities contributed £4.87M in corporation tax to HMRC, paid at the rate of 21.4%. (2021 figures will be publicly available Autumn 2022.)

Economic & social

Heart of the Community

given to local good causes

Since establishing our Heart of the Community Fund back in 2011, 415 local causes around our regions have shared in 626 grant awards with a combined value in excess of £1.6M.