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
  • Scottish Chambers of Commerce comment on Labour Market Figures

    Scottish Chambers of Commerce comment on Labour Market Figures

    19th October 2017

    The Scottish Chambers of Commerce welcomes the release of the latest labour market figures, which show that the UK unemployment rate has continued to hold at the lowest level observed since 1975.

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  • Political Leaders Pledge to Heed Chambers Priorities for Business Growth

    Political Leaders Pledge to Heed Chambers Priorities for Business Growth

    25th September 2017

    Leaders from Scotland’s main opposing political parties came together on Thursday (21st September) in a pledge to work together with the Scottish Chambers of Commerce to heed the concerns of business and prioritise economic growth.

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  • SCC Comment on Inflation Figures

    SCC Comment on Inflation Figures

    13th September 2017

    Commenting on the latest UK inflation figures showing CPI increasing from 2.6% to 2.9%, Liz Cameron, Chief Executive, Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said...

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  • SCC Initial Response: Programme for Government

    SCC Initial Response: Programme for Government

    6th September 2017

    The Scottish Chambers of Commerce welcomes the thrust of the Scottish Government’s 2017-18 Programme for Government, and applauds its ambition “to be the inventor and the producer, not just a consumer, of the innovations that will shape the lives of our children and grandchildren.”

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  • Initial SCC Network Response to Barclay Business Rates Review

    Initial SCC Network Response to Barclay Business Rates Review

    22nd August 2017

    Scottish Chambers of Commerce welcomes the Barclay Review Recommendations as a step in the right direction to improve the operations of Business Rates in Scotland

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  • SCC Comment on Labour Market Figures

    SCC Comment on Labour Market Figures

    17th August 2017

    Commenting on the news that Scottish employment rose by 30,000 (1.1%) and unemployment fell by 12,000 (0.5%) in the three months to June, Liz Cameron, Chief Executive, Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said...

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  • Healthy Business Performance Clouded by Falling Real Incomes & Recruitment Challenges

    Healthy Business Performance Clouded by Falling Real Incomes & Recruitment Challenges

    20th July 2017

    Scottish Chambers of Commerce’s Quarterly Economic Indicator engages with five of Scotland’s key business sectors: Construction, Financial and Business Services, Manufacturing, Retail & Wholesale, and Tourism.

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  • Fall in Inflation Will East Pressure on Interest Rates

    Fall in Inflation Will East Pressure on Interest Rates

    19th July 2017

    Scottish Chambers of Commerce believe that June’s fall in CPI inflation from 2.9% to 2.6% will ease pressure for an early increase in interest rates.

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  • Scotland’s Businesses Say No Brexit Deal Is Not An Option

    Scotland’s Businesses Say No Brexit Deal Is Not An Option

    10th July 2017

    A new survey conducted across the UK by the British Chambers of Commerce has highlighted business’s need for stability in terms of our trading relationship with the EU, regardless of the state of negotiations at the time of the UK’s exit from the EU in March 2019.

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  • SCC Responds to First Minister’s Statement

    SCC Responds to First Minister’s Statement

    28th June 2017

    Commenting on the First Minister’s statement in the Scottish Parliament this afternoon, Liz Cameron OBE, Director and Chief Executive of Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said...

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