The Royal Highland and Agricultural Society of Scotland (RHASS) has reported a year of growth with total income in the year ended 30 November 2016 at £7.85 million (2015: £7.07 million), an increase of £779k.
RHASS Chairman Keith Brooke said: “RHASS is in a very strong financial position with good performance across membership, Royal Highland Centre and The Royal Highland Show. This robust financial position will enable the Society to fulfil our charitable aims including delivering the award-winning Royal Highland Show.”
Adding to Keith’s comments, RHASS Chief Executive Alan Laidlaw said: “This is an exciting time as the Society forges ahead with our ambitious investment programme in the Royal Highland Centre. Our vision is to create the best outdoor event space in Scotland and we are making great strides in achieving this.
“We are committed to being a dynamic and progressive membership organisation playing a supportive and influential role in a thriving rural economy. Our investment in the Royal Highland Centre asset during this financial year will ensure we remain a sustainable business with an ability to generate sufficient funds to allow us to meet our charitable remit, including our significant financial support of the Royal Highland Education Trust.”
For full details view the 2016 annual review below: