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
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    Edinburgh firms making plans for growth

    30th October 2014

    Business leaders asked about their prospects for 2015 at Bank of Scotland Gameplan event last night 93 per cent say that the economic recovery has presented growth opportunities 9 out of 10 businesses anticipate a growth in turnover, profits and headcount during 2015 Edinburgh-based companies say that optimism has returned…

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    Minister shares vision for Scotland’s tourism industry with students from pioneering academies project

    30th October 2014

    Students from a pioneering academy project visited the Scottish Parliament on Tuesday 29th October to hear from Scotland’s Minister for Tourism about his aspirations for the future of Scotland’s tourism industry. Fergus Ewing, The Minister for Energy, Enterprise and Tourism in the Scottish Parliament, has been a big supporter of…

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  • New Serviced Offices to Queen Street

    30th October 2014

    One of Edinburgh’s most sought after addresses, 15 Queen Street is an elite serviced office accommodation offering a unique experience luxurious yet affordable edge. We would like to invite Chamber members to drop by to see our new offices.Please contact our office manager Eimear, on 0131 603 7372 or hello@15queenstreet.com…

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  • Utilitywise wins at AIM Awards
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    Utilitywise wins at AIM Awards

    29th October 2014

    Utilitywise plc was declared Company of the Year at this month’s AIM Awards. This award is the ultimate accolade for any AIM company. In order to win, the company must demonstrate that it is a responsible, fully accountable, dynamic business with strong growth prospects and a commitment to AIM. Above…

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    Scotland’s airports call on Smith Commission to recommend devolution of Air Passenger Duty (APD)

    28th October 2014

    Scotland’s largest airports have today (Tuesday 28 October) made a joint submission to the Smith Commission, calling for Air Passenger Duty (APD) to be devolved to the Scottish Parliament. APD is the highest air passenger tax in the world and together, Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow Airports have made the case…

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    Edinburgh graduate named Scotland’s ‘Outstanding Young Communicator’ of the Year

    28th October 2014

    Queen Margaret University (QMU) graduate, Shaun Bell, has won the prestigious title of ‘Outstanding Young Communicator’ at the Chartered Institute of Public Relations (CIPR) Scotland PRide Awards 2014. This national award recognises the achievements, performance and excellent work of young professionals in Scotland’s public relations industry who are making a…

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    Why pay the Living Wage? Invitation to a breakfast session

    28th October 2014

    On Wednesday 5th November, Standard Life will host a breakfast session to discuss the benefits and considerations of becoming an accredited Living Wage employer. As a Living Wage employer Standard Life is delighted to be joined by Angela Constance MSP, Cabinet Secretary for Training, Youth and Women’s Employment as well…

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  • Langstane Press has for the third year running received the British Office Supplies and Stationery, Dealer Award of Excellence

    27th October 2014

    This is an award which recognises Langstane’s real excellence through the successful performance of their business. The news marks the third year in a row, and sixth time in total, that Langstane – whose head office is in Aberdeen but has branches throughout Scotland – has been given the award. An…

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  • Win Lifetime Membership For The Homeless World Cup Supporters Club

    24th October 2014

    Win lifetime membership of the Homeless World Cup Supporters Club. To mark the 12th annual Homeless World Cup, now underway in Santiago, and the launch of our new Supporters Club, We have 74 lifetime memberships to be won…representing the 74 countries of the Homeless World Cup movement. To enter please…

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    BCC Global Monthly Economic Review

    23rd October 2014

    The latest issue of the BCC’s Global Monthly Economic Review is out. This briefing is intended to be an easy-to-use commentary on key global economic indicators relevant to UK businesses. The report also aims to provide a regular update on UK’s trade position in comparison to its key trading partners.…

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