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
  • War Hero and Suffragist Dr Elsie Inglis Honoured at Central Library

    War Hero and Suffragist Dr Elsie Inglis Honoured at Central Library

    28th November 2017

    A memorial to pioneering doctor and founder of the Scottish Women's Hospitals, Dr Elsie Inglis, was unveiled on Friday at Edinburgh Central Library, 100 years on from her death.

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  • Councillor Neil Gardiner Appointed As New Planning Convener

    Councillor Neil Gardiner Appointed As New Planning Convener

    24th November 2017

    Councillor Neil Gardiner has been appointed as the new Convener of the Council’s Planning Committee.

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  • Should Diesel Cars Incur A Parking Permit Surcharge in Edinburgh?

    Should Diesel Cars Incur A Parking Permit Surcharge in Edinburgh?

    25th October 2017

    That's the question posed in a new consultation being run by the City of Edinburgh Council as it carries forward Edinburgh's Parking Action Plan.

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  • Outline Business Case Published for taking Tram to Newhaven

    Outline Business Case Published for taking Tram to Newhaven

    29th August 2017

    The Outline Business Case (OBC) for taking Edinburgh’s tram service down to Leith and Newhaven has been published on the…

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  • City of Edinburgh Council – Active Travel Challenge: FREE ENTRY

    City of Edinburgh Council – Active Travel Challenge: FREE ENTRY

    26th July 2017

    The City of Edinburgh Council are about to launch an Active Travel Challenge which is open to everyone working or living in Edinburgh.

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  • City of Edinburgh Council: St Andrews Square road closure and diversion

    City of Edinburgh Council: St Andrews Square road closure and diversion

    6th June 2017

    The City of Edinburgh Council hereby give notice under Section 14(2) of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984, as amended, that…

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  • Consultation on Edinburgh’s World Heritage Site Management Plan

    Consultation on Edinburgh’s World Heritage Site Management Plan

    24th March 2017

    Building on the awareness raised over the years on support available for building repairs, improving the quality of architecture, and the experience of residents and visitors, are some of the actions included in the proposed management plan for Edinburgh’s Old and New Towns’ World Heritage site.

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  • Making Edinburgh a fairer City

    Making Edinburgh a fairer City

    22nd February 2017

    “A great city is one which commits to sharing success and improving the well-being and life experience of all its citizens”. This fair city approach is one of the four emerging goals highlighted in the early findings of the Edinburgh City Vision 2050. Individuals and businesses consulted would like Edinburgh to be a city without barriers to achievement and where a good quality of life is enjoyed by all.

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  • INDEPENDENT REPORT INTO SCHOOL CLOSURES PUBLISHED

    INDEPENDENT REPORT INTO SCHOOL CLOSURES PUBLISHED

    9th February 2017

    The School Closures Report was commissioned by Chief Executive Andrew Kerr last summer after the collapse of a wall at Oxgangs Primary School and subsequent closure of 17 schools.

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  • Edinburgh City Futures – A Discussion – Date for your 2017 Diary

    Edinburgh City Futures – A Discussion – Date for your 2017 Diary

    22nd December 2016

      Title Edinburgh City Futures – A Discussion Summary We begin the New Year with a debate about the future…

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