Economic & social

Creating jobs


Our farming activities support 679 jobs directly, the majority of them in remote and rural communities, and are estimated to support as many as 3,395 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 17% of our team; a figure thought to be 3% above the sector global average.

Economic & social

Investing in skills

Modern Apprenticeships

At present, 103 of our employees are being supported to gain a Modern Apprenticeship: 30 within our mainland Scotland region, 30 within Orkney and 43 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 2021

In 2021 alone, our farming activities contributed £5.8M in corporation tax to HMRC. (2022 figures will be publicly available Autumn 2023.)

Economic & social

Heart of the Community

given to local good causes

Since establishing our Heart of the Community Fund back in 2011, local causes around our regions have shared in 727 grant awards with a combined value in excess of £1.7M.