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
  • Ground Breaking Commences at tHe Haymarket Edinburgh

    Ground Breaking Commences at tHe Haymarket Edinburgh

    2nd May 2016

    tHe Haymarket development, Edinburgh's prestigious £200m joint venture commercial scheme by Tiger Developments & Interserve, has marked a major milestone in construction by ‘breaking ground' as it progresses onto the next major development phase.

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  • Shepherd and Wedderburn Attends Premier Global Oil and Gas Conference

    Shepherd and Wedderburn Attends Premier Global Oil and Gas Conference

    29th April 2016

    Next week, leading international energy professionals will gather at this year’s Offshore Technology Conference (OTC) which returns to NRG Park in Houston, Texas.

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  • ‘Schemie’ Garry Fraser lands job on Trainspotting 2

    ‘Schemie’ Garry Fraser lands job on Trainspotting 2

    29th April 2016

    Garry Fraser, self-proclaimed “schemie”as a former heroin addict who once believed the best he could hope for was a life in prison, has landed a job as a filmmaker on one the most eagerly awaited sequels of all time.

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  • The Secrets of Growing Old Gracefully Courtesy of Shepherd and Wedderburn at All-Energy

    The Secrets of Growing Old Gracefully Courtesy of Shepherd and Wedderburn at All-Energy

    29th April 2016

    For the 2nd year running, leading UK law firm, Shepherd and Wedderburn is the headline sponsor of All-Energy, the UK’s largest renewable energy event, which returns to Glasgow’s Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre on 4th May.

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  • Ryanair Launches New Edinburgh Route to Warsaw

    Ryanair Launches New Edinburgh Route to Warsaw

    28th April 2016

    Ryanair, Europe’s No.1 airline, has further expanded its Edinburgh winter 2016 schedule with a new route to Warsaw, in addition to the 6 new winter services which will deliver 2.5m customers p.a. and support 1,900* jobs at Edinburgh Airport.

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  • MagicFest Announces 7th Magical Year Programme & Launches a New MagicFair at Summerhall

    MagicFest Announces 7th Magical Year Programme & Launches a New MagicFair at Summerhall

    27th April 2016

    Seekers of wonder and amazement are invited to ‘lose themselves in magic’ this summer as the Edinburgh International Magic Festival celebrates its 7th magical year as the UK’s biggest festival of innovative and cutting-edge magic, 1st – 8th July.

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  • Edinburgh Teams Help Raise Over £150,000 for Children 1st in Dragons’ Glen

    Edinburgh Teams Help Raise Over £150,000 for Children 1st in Dragons’ Glen

    27th April 2016

    Teams from Skyscanner, University of Edinburgh and Larbert Academy took on the heat of Dragons’ Glen, raising £9,437.93 for Children 1st, Scotland’s National Children’s Charity.

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  • Space Solutions Builds on Q1 Results

    Space Solutions Builds on Q1 Results

    26th April 2016

    Scottish-based design and property specialist, Space Solutions, have made a number of key appointments to their business and studio teams as their growth strategy continues to deliver results.

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  • Is Scotland Ready for Edible Insects?

    Is Scotland Ready for Edible Insects?

    26th April 2016

    New university research has shown that despite TV shows like ‘I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here, which highlights the consumption of insects, Scotland is just not ready to embrace entomophagy (the consumption of edible insects).

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  • ‘Soar’ stunning aerial footage of Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh by Walid Salhab

    ‘Soar’ stunning aerial footage of Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh by Walid Salhab

    26th April 2016

    Watch this stunning new aerial film by Queen Margaret University’s (QMU) award winning filmmaker Walid Salhab and colleague Michael Grant from QMU’s Kinetic Film Project. The film shows QMU's campus at Musselburgh, towards the east side of Edinburgh.

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