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New Categories In Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce 6th Annual Business Awards Highlights Diversity In The Workplace.

Posted: 18th January 2017

The Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce have added two new categories in their awards line-up to recognise ‘Diversity’ and ‘Contribution to Skills and Development’.


Edinburgh Chamber of Commerce Chief Executive, Liz McAreavey, said:

“Creating a culture which values individual difference and variety contributes to a positive work environment. It broadens skills, views and experiences in our businesses making us all more innovative and competitive. This award recognises those who continually embrace and celebrate individuality, inclusion and equality.”

City Of Edinburgh Council (Sponsors of Contribution to Skills and Development category), Chief Executive, Andrew Kerr commented:

“Growth and improved productivity leads to greater success for our businesses and our city. Investing in people, particularly our young people throughout their career paths, is critical to ensuring we have a skilled and inspired workforce, embracing leading technology and new ideas. We are delighted to support this award recognising those organisations who value and develop their talent”.

The awards will take place on Monday 27th February at the Sheraton Grand Hotel & Spa.

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