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RISING INFLATION UNDERLINES THE NEED FOR GOVERNMENTS TO FOCUS ON BUSINESS

[ 21-03-2017 ]

RISING INFLATION UNDERLINES THE NEED FOR GOVERNMENTS TO FOCUS ON BUSINESS   On the release of data which shows that UK inflation rose to 2.3% in February 2017, Scottish Chambers of Commerce warned that our Governments need to focus on mitigati…

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LOW UNEMPLOYMENT UNDERLINES NEED FOR GOVERNMENTS TO TACKLE SKILLS NEEDS

[ 15-03-2017 ]

LOW UNEMPLOYMENT UNDERLINES NEED FOR GOVERNMENTS TO TACKLE SKILLS NEEDS   Commenting on the news that Scotland’s unemployment has fallen by 16,000 in the three months to January, Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of Scottish Chambers of Comme…

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SCC COMMENT ON THE FIRST MINISTER’S STATEMENT

[ 13-03-2017 ]

SCC COMMENT ON THE FIRST MINISTER’S STATEMENT   Certainty, stability and confidence are the “watch-words” for the business community and must be for Scottish & UK Governments too Scottish Chambers of Commerce network w…

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SCC RESPONSE TO THE SPRING BUDGET

[ 08-03-2017 ]

SCC RESPONSE TO THE SPRING BUDGET   Scottish Government must use some of the £350 million additional funds to invest in social care skills and to bridge skills gaps Rise in self-employed NI and reduction in dividend allowance will mak…

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Chambers of Commerce strengthen business links in Germany

[ 07-03-2017 ]

Chambers of Commerce Strengthen Business Links in Germany Liz Cameron OBE, Chief Executive, Scottish Chambers of Commerce, met with the Association of German Chambers of Commerce, alongside Cabinet Secretary for the Economy Keith Brown to discuss th…

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BREXIT BRINGS NEW OPPORTUNITY TO TARGET TALENT FOR BUSINESS

[ 06-03-2017 ]

BREXIT BRINGS NEW OPPORTUNITY TO TARGET TALENT FOR BUSINESS   The UK’s withdrawal from the European Union will result in major changes in terms of how businesses are able to access the talent they need to succeed but Scottish Chambers of…

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