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
  • SCC Survey Shows Growing Business Optimism, But Continues To Warn Of Recruitment Pressures

    SCC Survey Shows Growing Business Optimism, But Continues To Warn Of Recruitment Pressures

    19th January 2018

    The latest Scottish Chambers of Commerce’s Quarterly Economic Indicator survey shows Scottish firms continuing to display resilience in the face of economic uncertainty.

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  • #WomenWhoLead: Industry first as new Scottish mentoring programme launched for women-led businesses

    #WomenWhoLead: Industry first as new Scottish mentoring programme launched for women-led businesses

    5th June 2017

    'Women's Business Mentoring' launches nationwide today (1st June 2017) with some of the most recognisable and successful Scottish businesswomen leading the way.

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  • Recap: Inspiring Women in Business Lunch with Tracey McNellan
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    Recap: Inspiring Women in Business Lunch with Tracey McNellan

    24th May 2017

    On a warm day in May, a group of around thirty (mostly) women joined us at the G&V Royal Mile Hotel for our monthly Inspiring Women in Business Lunch. Our guest speaker was Tracey McNellan, a woman boasting an illustrious career in the fast-paced media industry.

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  • Politicians Must Address The Inflation and Growth Challenge

    Politicians Must Address The Inflation and Growth Challenge

    16th May 2017

    Today’s news that inflation has jumped to 2.7% has confirmed long-held expectations and highlighted growing concerns over the capacity for businesses to contain rising costs and the potential threat to consumer demand, as disposable incomes become squeezed.

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  • Scottish Chambers of Commerce Opens New Trade Office in Yantai, China

    Scottish Chambers of Commerce Opens New Trade Office in Yantai, China

    16th May 2017

    Scottish Chambers of Commerce (SCC) has announced the official opening of a new International Trade Office in the city of Yantai, China, as part of a trade mission by a Chambers’ delegation to explore new trading opportunities and links with business, education and government organisations.

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  • Tackling Businesses’ Core Costs Remains Vital for Next UK Government

    Tackling Businesses’ Core Costs Remains Vital for Next UK Government

    12th May 2017

    The Bank of England is expecting three further years of above-target inflation in the UK, whilst GDP growth projections this year are down marginally this year to 1.9% but up slightly to 1.7% and 1.8% in each of the next two years.

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  • BCC: Widening trade deficit highlights UK’s economic imbalances

    BCC: Widening trade deficit highlights UK’s economic imbalances

    11th May 2017

    Commenting on the trade statistics for March 2017, released today by the ONS, Suren Thiru, Head of Economics at the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), said...

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  • New Scotland Office Must Redefine Its Role to Support Business

    New Scotland Office Must Redefine Its Role to Support Business

    11th May 2017

    A new UK Government will herald new opportunities for it to work more closely and effectively with Scotland’s businesses; and Scottish Chambers of Commerce has called for a renewed role for the Scotland Office in generating new partnerships to help grow Scotland’s economy.

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