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
  • Are Legal Standards for Minimum Energy Efficiency for Properties the same North & South of Hadrian’s Wall?
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    Are Legal Standards for Minimum Energy Efficiency for Properties the same North & South of Hadrian’s Wall?

    17th January 2018

    In England and Wales, regulations which are due to come into force on 1 April 2018 will potentially affect the ability to let out properties and the market value (and marketability) of those properties.

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  • ScotRail Alliance joins up with the Samaritans to combat the blues with brews

    ScotRail Alliance joins up with the Samaritans to combat the blues with brews

    15th January 2018

    On what is claimed to be the most difficult day of the year, the ScotRail Alliance and the Samaritans are asking people to get together on ‘Brew Monday’ for a cuppa and help save a life.

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  • Leading charity Diabetes UK is appealing to swimmers all over Scotland for their support

    Leading charity Diabetes UK is appealing to swimmers all over Scotland for their support

    12th January 2018

    Diabetes UK is looking for people from all over Scotland to take on the swimming challenge of the year, Swim22, between 22 February and 22 May.

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  • QMU becomes first university to join Food & Drink Federation Scotland

    QMU becomes first university to join Food & Drink Federation Scotland

    10th January 2018

    Queen Margaret University has become the first higher education partner to join industry trade body Food and Drink Federation Scotland (FDFS).

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  • Scottish business confidence steady but among lowest in UK 

    Scottish business confidence steady but among lowest in UK 

    9th January 2018

    Scottish businesses have reported the second lowest confidence rates in the country amid market uncertainty and concern over weak domestic demand, according to the latest Business in Britain report from Bank of Scotland.

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  • Mortgage Advice Bureau Network Partner Scotland recognised for commitment to Armed Forces community

    Mortgage Advice Bureau Network Partner Scotland recognised for commitment to Armed Forces community

    22nd December 2017

    Mortgage Advice Bureau Network Partner Scotland has been recognised for its commitment to the Armed Forces, with a silver award presented by the Ministry of Defence (MoD) at a prestigious ceremony at Edinburgh Castle.

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  • Thorntons is legal firm of choice for universities and colleges in Scotland

    Thorntons is legal firm of choice for universities and colleges in Scotland

    22nd December 2017

    One of Scotland’s leading legal firms has been appointed on all six legal services lots by the Advanced Procurement for Universities and Colleges (APUC).

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  • National Library of Scotland to hold ‘Business Slam’ in January

    National Library of Scotland to hold ‘Business Slam’ in January

    21st December 2017

    On 22nd January the National Library of Scotland will be holding its first ever Business Slam (think Dragon’s Den meets poetry slam).

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  • Top Tips from Paddington 2! How to foster resilience at work this winter?
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    Top Tips from Paddington 2! How to foster resilience at work this winter?

    19th December 2017

    We all need a feel good factor. I’d recommend that you go and see Paddington 2 for a good many lessons about mental health and resilience at work this winter. Plus it’s a hilarious movie that will have you laughing and crying (if you’re like me!).

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  • Teapot Trust Named in First Minister Christmas Card

    Teapot Trust Named in First Minister Christmas Card

    11th December 2017

    Teapot Trust is so delighted to have been chosen as one of the four charitable beneficiaries of the First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon's Christmas card this year.

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