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 and Unum: Employee wellbeing critical to business success as firms face staff absences due to ill health

    19th September 2019

    Over two-fifths (43%) of businesses have had employees absent from work for more than four weeks due to ill health…

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  • House prices in Scotland grow twice as fast as the UK average

    18th September 2019

    Monthly UK House Price Index figures released for July 2019. Three key figures for July: £153,968 The average price of…

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  • Lindsays announces two newly qualified solicitors secure roles with the firm

    18th September 2019

    Two Lindsays trainees, Emma McGinley and Claire Brown, have successfully qualified and join the firm’s Dispute Resolution and Litigation team…

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  • Pinsent Masons launches ‘Spark Board’ to promote inclusive decision-making

    18th September 2019

    International professional services firm Pinsent Masons has added a new perspective to its strategic decision making with the launch of…

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  • Heart of Midlothian’s Ninety Minutes Business Support

    17th September 2019

    Heart of Midlothian’s Ninety Minutes Business Support series will inspire new start-ups and aspiring entrepreneurs to build solid foundations to…

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  • Kitchin Group welcomes new Managing Director, Peter Southcott

    17th September 2019

    Peter, who trained and qualified as a Chartered Accountant, was introduced to Tom and Michaela Kitchin in 2007 in Edinburgh, becoming their accountant…

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  • Edinburgh turns tartan for final Kiltwalk of 2019

    16th September 2019

    6,000 walkers raise £1.7 million for charities in Scotland Scotland’s capital was a sea of tartan (today) as 6,000 people…

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  • BCC forecast: Business investment and productivity sinking amid Brexit stalemate and global slowdown

    16th September 2019

    The British Chambers of Commerce has today (Monday) released its latest economic forecast, downgrading growth expectations for the UK in…

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  • Lothian Country joins team Jak to fight cancer

    16th September 2019

    Lothiancountry has today (13 September) announced a new partnership with Team Jak, a locally based charity fighting cancer in young…

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  • Employing staff with (criminal) conviction: Hiring and firing ex-offenders

    16th September 2019

    Only 17% of ex-offenders get a job within 1 year of leaving prison whereas two-third of companies employing ex-offenders would…

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