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
  • Scottish Chambers of Commerce comment on Labour Market Figures

    Scottish Chambers of Commerce comment on Labour Market Figures

    14th December 2017

    The latest labour market figures have held to the trend of a strong employment rate, while continuing to illustrate a job market characterised by wages that are failing to keep pace with inflation.

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  • Scottish Chambers of Commerce comment on Labour Market Figures

    Scottish Chambers of Commerce comment on Labour Market Figures

    19th October 2017

    The Scottish Chambers of Commerce welcomes the release of the latest labour market figures, which show that the UK unemployment rate has continued to hold at the lowest level observed since 1975.

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  • Waverley Festivals Traffic Up 8 Per Cent Compared to Last Year

    Waverley Festivals Traffic Up 8 Per Cent Compared to Last Year

    17th August 2017

    The number of people passing through Edinburgh Waverley station during the second weekend of the August Edinburgh festivals increased by 8 per cent compared to 2016, the ScotRail Alliance confirmed today.

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  • More than 340,000 People Passed Through Waverley During First Festivals Weekend

    More than 340,000 People Passed Through Waverley During First Festivals Weekend

    9th August 2017

    More than 340,000 people passed through Edinburgh Waverley station during the first weekend of the August Edinburgh festivals, the ScotRail Alliance confirmed today.

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  • Low Unemployment Rate Masks Trend of Rising Inactivity

    Low Unemployment Rate Masks Trend of Rising Inactivity

    13th July 2017

    Scottish Chambers of Commerce have welcomed the news that Scotland’s unemployment level has fallen by 19,000 in the three months to May 2017, resulting in an unemployment rate of just 3.8%.

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