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
  • Scotland has £35.6bn in hidden cash that could be used to fund growth

    Scotland has £35.6bn in hidden cash that could be used to fund growth

    26th September 2017

    Sustained economic growth and the fall in the Sterling exchange rate have put record pressure on businesses in Scotland to increase the amount of money tied up in working capital, leaving them at risk if growth were to weaken in the months ahead, according to a new report from Bank of Scotland.

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  • Political Leaders Pledge to Heed Chambers Priorities for Business Growth

    Political Leaders Pledge to Heed Chambers Priorities for Business Growth

    25th September 2017

    Leaders from Scotland’s main opposing political parties came together on Thursday (21st September) in a pledge to work together with the Scottish Chambers of Commerce to heed the concerns of business and prioritise economic growth.

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  • Backing business to drive long-term growth
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    Backing business to drive long-term growth

    23rd May 2017

    For UK businesses to the deliver the jobs, growth and investment needed to secure our long-term economic future, they need a competitive environment here at home. However, as we approach yet another General Election, the UK continues to lag behind its international competitors.

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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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  • The good news…growth is accelerating

    31st July 2014

    After a weak start to the year, the economic picture is improving in the US as we move into the…

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