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
  • 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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  • #PLAYYOURPART IMPROVING COUNCIL SERVICES

    #PLAYYOURPART IMPROVING COUNCIL SERVICES

    6th October 2016

    Edinburgh residents are being asked by the City of Edinburgh Council for their views on reshaping council services as part of public engagement for the 2017/18 budget, which will be set early next year.

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  • #Edinburgh2050: CAPITAL SETS ITS SIGHTS ON A COLLECTIVE CITY VISION

    #Edinburgh2050: CAPITAL SETS ITS SIGHTS ON A COLLECTIVE CITY VISION

    5th October 2016

    Edinburgh residents, businesses, partners and stakeholders are being called upon to share their vision for the Capital’s future.

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  • Edinburgh Eyes a Greener Future as New Sustainable Energy Company Takes Shape

    Edinburgh Eyes a Greener Future as New Sustainable Energy Company Takes Shape

    20th September 2016

    A new energy services company (ESCo) for Edinburgh has moved closer to going live, boosting the Capital’s ambition to become a…

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  • Mayor of Shenzhen Visits Edinburgh Exchange

    Mayor of Shenzhen Visits Edinburgh Exchange

    8th September 2016

    Creative business links between China and Edinburgh were strengthened yesterday during a visit by Shenzhen Mayor Mr XU Qin.

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  • EDINBURGH VOTED ONE OF WORLD’S TOP 20 FRIENDLIEST CITIES

    EDINBURGH VOTED ONE OF WORLD’S TOP 20 FRIENDLIEST CITIES

    18th August 2016

    Council Leader Andrew Burns has welcomed news that the Capital is the only UK city to make it on to a shortlist of the world's friendliest cities. Edinburgh took 11th place in the countdown by Condé Nast Traveler Magazine, with only five other European cities making the list (Dublin, Galway, Krakow, Bruges and Reykjavik).

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