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SCC QUARTERLY ECONOMIC INDICATOR: Q2 2017

[ 20-07-2017 ]

HEALTHY BUSINESS PERFORMANCE CLOUDED BY FALLING REAL INCOMES AND RECRUITMENT CHALLENGES   Scottish Chambers of Commerce’s Quarterly Economic Indicator engages with five of Scotland’s key business sectors: Construction, Financial an…

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FALL IN INFLATION WILL EASE PRESSURE ON INTEREST RATES

[ 18-07-2017 ]

Scottish Chambers of Commerce believe that June’s fall in CPI inflation from 2.9% to 2.6% will ease pressure for an early increase in interest rates.  Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said:   “Jun…

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LOW UNEMPLOYMENT RATE MASKS TREND OF RISING INACTIVITY

[ 12-07-2017 ]

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%.  However, there are fewer people in employment an…

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SCOTLAND’S BUSINESSES SAY NO BREXIT DEAL IS NOT AN OPTION

[ 10-07-2017 ]

A new survey conducted across the UK by the British Chambers of Commerce has highlighted business’s need for stability in terms of our trading relationship with the EU, regardless of the state of negotiations at the time of the UK’s exit …

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