News & Blog

Read the latest business news, blogs and thought leadership articles from our members, as well as updates on the Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce's work in the city.

News & Blog
  • BCC Forecast: Business investment deep freeze to continue in 2019

    18th December 2018

    Uncertainty over the UK’s future relationship with the EU is one of many factors that has weakened the outlook for…

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  • Start strong this January with a free fitness taster event

    18th December 2018

    With a new year always comes new year resolutions.  So this 2019, start the year right and a positive attitude.…

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    Tis the season to……………..GET READY!

    17th December 2018

    It is a traditional thought that the property market shuts down over Christmas and New Year. Does it though? What…

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  • Increase in Additional Dwelling Supplement unlikely to benefit first time buyers

    17th December 2018

    Derek Mackay, Finance Secretary of Scotland, announced his draft Budget on 12th December 2018, in which he proposed amendments to…

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  • Virgin Trains offers first vegan-friendly train menu in UK

    17th December 2018

    -Vegan option included in both First and Standard from morning to evening -Vegan Society calls on other train operators to…

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  • Transforming Granton waterfront: council and key partners sign agreement

    14th December 2018

    The City of Edinburgh Council, National Galleries of Scotland, National Museums of Scotland, Edinburgh College, Scottish Government and Scottish Futures…

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  • ScotRail Alliance performance improving as new timetable arrives

    14th December 2018

    New figures published today show that punctuality on Scotland’s railway has improved. Across Scotland, 83.4 per cent of ScotRail trains…

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  • Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh appoints new Director of Sales

    14th December 2018

    Waldorf Astoria Edinburgh – The Caledonian, has chosen Andrea Bullen as its new Director of Sales. Andrea originally joined the…

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  • Clear vision for Scotland’s future

    14th December 2018

    The Scottish Government has a clear vision of the kind of country we want to be. A Scotland that leads…

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    Home Reports have worked well for 10 years, but surveyors must always be open to opportunities for improvement

    14th December 2018

    It is quite remarkable that it is now 10 years since Home Reports, the initiative which radically altered the Scottish…

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