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
  • Satisfaction With Life in the Capital Continues to Rise

    Satisfaction With Life in the Capital Continues to Rise

    7th April 2016

    Satisfaction with Edinburgh as a city to live in is the highest it's ever been, the City of Edinburgh Council’s annual residents’ survey has shown.

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  • Edinburgh wins fDi business friendliness award

    Edinburgh wins fDi business friendliness award

    24th February 2016

    Edinburgh has been crowed winner in the annual fDi awards within the mid-sized cities category for Business Friendliness. The Capital also makes the top 10 cities list for Human Capital and Lifestyle, and is runner-up mid-sized city for both Foreign Direct Investment strategy and Economic Potential.

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  • One City – Working Together

    One City – Working Together

    27th October 2015

    I am looking forward to the end of the week, when I will be taking part in a very special dinner which I hope will reap real and tangible rewards for our wonderful City in the years to come.

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  • Chinese Creative And Tech Sector Sets Up In Council Incubator Space

    Chinese Creative And Tech Sector Sets Up In Council Incubator Space

    15th September 2015

    A delegation of 10 small to medium sized businesses (SMEs) from China’s creative and tech sectors will arrive today Tuesday, 15 September, for the establishment of the Shenzhen Creative.

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  • Community Projects To Brighten Up New Waverley Site

    Community Projects To Brighten Up New Waverley Site

    15th September 2015

    Six community groups in Edinburgh are being allocated funding to enhance the New Waverley development in the Old Town while it is under construction.

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  • Call for sponsorship of Eurocities AGM

    Call for sponsorship of Eurocities AGM

    9th September 2015

    The City of Edinburgh Council is bidding for the 2017 Eurocities AGM and conference. This prestigious event is the annual meeting and platform for European city representatives to discuss key urban challenges faced by cities in the EU.

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  • Lady Provost Prepares To Sleep Rough At The Zoo

    Lady Provost Prepares To Sleep Rough At The Zoo

    1st September 2015

    Edinburgh’s Lady Provost will brave a cold night at the Zoo in September in a bid to raise thousands of…

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  • Huge Rise In Number Of Foreign Direct Investments To Edinburgh

    Huge Rise In Number Of Foreign Direct Investments To Edinburgh

    4th August 2015

    The number of foreign direct investments to the Capital this month is the highest attracted since the figures were first recorded…

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  • New Chief Executive Takes The Reins

    New Chief Executive Takes The Reins

    28th July 2015

    The new Chief Executive of City of Edinburgh Council began work on Monday 27th July. Andrew Kerr joins from Cornwall Council,…

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  • CONSULTATION BEGINS ON FUTURE GROWTH IN EDINBURGH AND SOUTH EAST SCOTLAND

    CONSULTATION BEGINS ON FUTURE GROWTH IN EDINBURGH AND SOUTH EAST SCOTLAND

    21st July 2015

    **THIS RELEASE HAS BEEN ISSUED ON BEHALF OF SESPLAN** Residents and interest groups living in Edinburgh and the South East…

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