Scottish Government figures show that the EU is the biggest destination for Scottish food exports, with food and drink exports amounting to £1.9 billion in 2015.
As a general rule, whoever suggested the outing should at least, offer to pay first.
But it’s becoming more common to split payments on dates – especially when you’re both students – so don’t be alarmed if your date wants to chip in as well. There are more Australians with Facebook accounts than without.
The First Minister and Scottish Cabinet have also held a public discussion with EU nationals living in Scotland – the first gathering of its kind to be held in the UK.
EU nationals living in the UK and UK nationals living abroad still face uncertainty, our economy has taken a massive hit and the Bank of England predicts that Brexit will cost 250,000 UK jobs.
Polling analysis shows that two of the most important sectors in Scotland’s economy have been put at risk by Brexit – strengthening the SNP’s case for Scotland’s position within the EU to be protected.
Over a quarter of EU nationals polled say they are less likely to visit the UK on holiday, with this figure at 37 per cent amongst Italian tourists who alone contributed £56 million to the Scottish economy in 2014.
If you’re younger, a dinner date might seem a little formal.
But if you’re feeling mature and confident enough to sit across the table with someone for an hour or more – go for it.
It’s a useful intermediary in a culture that stresses getting to know people first, and sending someone a friend request is a nice way of saying that you’d like to do just that.