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
  • £1bn bid submitted to accelerate growth in Edinburgh and South East of Scotland

    £1bn bid submitted to accelerate growth in Edinburgh and South East of Scotland

    8th September 2015

    The £1bn Edinburgh and the South East of Scotland City Region deal reached a major milestone on Friday 4th September as the six bid partners submitted their proposal to the Westminster and Scottish governments.

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  • Students gather to kick start their Academies programme

    Students gather to kick start their Academies programme

    8th September 2015

    Four hundred students from 50 schools across Edinburgh, The Lothians and the Scottish Borders gathered at Queen Margaret University to kick start their learning on the pioneering South East Scotland Academies Partnership programme.

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  • ExecSpace secures sole supplier status for Conference and Meeting Venues Bookings under Scottish Procurement Multi-lot Travel Services Framework Agreement

    ExecSpace secures sole supplier status for Conference and Meeting Venues Bookings under Scottish Procurement Multi-lot Travel Services Framework Agreement

    8th September 2015

    Scottish Procurement deal builds on strong 2015 for fast-growing venue finding and accommodation agency

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  • History of Tantallon Castle Uncovered

    History of Tantallon Castle Uncovered

    8th September 2015

    Visitors to Tantallon Castle can see behind the scenes of a live archaeological dig this week, culminating in a weekend-long living history event on the 12th and 13th September, Tantallon Uncovered.

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  • Supreme Court ruling will cost firms millions in extra business rates
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    Supreme Court ruling will cost firms millions in extra business rates

    8th September 2015

    A decision by the UK Supreme Court on business rates in shared office buildings will lead to higher fees for many businesses in Scotland, according to commercial property experts at Colliers International.

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  • Driving force behind leading chauffeur company nominated for top Scottish business award

    Driving force behind leading chauffeur company nominated for top Scottish business award

    8th September 2015

    The director of Scotland’s leading chauffeur company has been recognised as one of the most prominent female business leaders in the country. Heather Matthews, Managing Director of family-run firm Little’s, which co-ordinates chauffeur services throughout the world, has been shortlisted for Female Business Leader of the Year at the Scottish Business Awards 2015.

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  • Senior appointment in rural property at Murray Beith Murray
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    Senior appointment in rural property at Murray Beith Murray

    8th September 2015

    Murray Beith Murray has announced the appointment of Philip Buchan as Associate within the Edinburgh-based law firm.

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  • Shepherd and Wedderburn advises BSW Timber Limited in acquisition of Tilhill Forestry

    Shepherd and Wedderburn advises BSW Timber Limited in acquisition of Tilhill Forestry

    4th September 2015

    Leading UK law firm, Shepherd and Wedderburn has acted for BSW Timber in its acquisition of Tilhill Forestry Limited from UPM-Kymmene.

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  • Capital Document Solutions to showcase  public sector expertise at Procurex Scotland

    Capital Document Solutions to showcase public sector expertise at Procurex Scotland

    3rd September 2015

    More than a thousand businesspeople are expected to attend a key event for the Scottish public sector.

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  • Onyx and VMware to provide Cloud and Virtualisation Workshop

    Onyx and VMware to provide Cloud and Virtualisation Workshop

    3rd September 2015

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