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Latest Unemployment & GDP Figures

[ 15-10-2014 ]

SCC WELCOMES GOOD NEWS ON SCOTTISH UNEMPLOYMENT AND GDP Commenting on today’s release of official data which showed that the Scottish economy grew by 0.9% in the second quarter of 2014 and that Scottish unemployment fell by 40,000 in the three…

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SCOTLAND MUST DELIVER BEST VALUE FROM HISTORIC BUDGET

[ 09-10-2014 ]

Commenting on the draft Scottish budget for 2015-16 published today by the Scottish Government, Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said on the following areas:   On Tax: “It is disappointing that the Governme…

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ScotRail Franchise

[ 08-10-2014 ]

Commenting on the decision to award the next ScotRail franchise to Dutch bidder Abellio, Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said:   "Scotland's rail services are a vital part of the connectivity that helps …

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Joint Statement: Enhanced Holyrood powers must be aimed at economic growth

[ 23-09-2014 ]

Scotland’s leading business, industry and employer organisations have today issued a joint statement urging the Scottish and UK governments to focus any new devolution settlement on driving economic growth.   The statement – issued…

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SCOTTISH BUSINESSES NEED THE BEST FROM OUR GOVERNMENTS

[ 19-09-2014 ]

Commenting on the ‘No’ vote in the referendum on Scottish independence, Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said:   “Scotland has decided that the way forward is to remain as part of the United King…

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