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
  • Days left to participate in Edinburgh’s Low Emission Zone consultation

    19th July 2019

    Members of the public are being encouraged to share their views on Edinburgh’s ambitious Low Emission Zone (LEZ) plans before…

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  • BCC and Indeed: Cost and administrative burden of employment continues to climb  

    19th July 2019

    Business is calling on the next Prime Minister to reduce the unsustainable cost of employing people in the UK. Nearly…

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  • Glidden Design and Brand Communications

    18th July 2019

    In business, appearance really does matter. Glidden are a strategic design and brand communications agency. Quite simply, we help businesses…

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    Why you should care about work-related stress

    18th July 2019

    Imagine this picture: as soon as you wake up in the morning the first action is checking your phone and…

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  • Help put an end to homelessness with a simple cup of coffee

    18th July 2019

    Dear Green team up with Social Bite to create a coffee that not only tastes good, but does good too…

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  • BCC comments on inflation statistics

    17th July 2019

    Commenting on the inflation statistics for June 2019, published today by the Office for National Statistics, Suren Thiru, Head of…

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  • Over half of young people in Scotland working alongside their studies as students look to earn income from their smartphones

    17th July 2019

    -54% of young people in Scotland currently have a part-time job, higher than the UK average -Nationally, part-time jobs are…

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  • Social Enterprise that uses circus skills to improve the welfare of Leith’s youth, secures £25,000 of funding in Firstport’s latest Build It Award. 

    17th July 2019

    Kat Borrowdale, the founder of Think Circus CIC, was one of four social entrepreneurs to secure a share of £100,000…

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  • New 5-star hotel opens in Inverness with funding from Barclays

    17th July 2019

    A new 5-star hotel, bringing 65 new jobs to the city, has opened in Inverness in a development supported by…

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  • House prices in Scotland grow faster than the UK average

    17th July 2019

    Monthly UK House Price Index figures released for May 2019. Three key figures for May: £152,801 The average price of…

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