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SCC RESPONSE TO BUDGET STATEMENT

[ 22-04-2009 ]

Commenting on the Chancellor’s Budget statement, Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said:   “Scottish businesses were looking to this Budget for a clear signal that the UK Government recognises the chall…

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SCC: FOCUS MUST BE ON THE FUTURE

[ 22-04-2009 ]

Commenting on the release of Scottish Government figures which reveal that the Scottish economy shrunk by 1.7% in the fourth quarter of 2008, Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said:   “It comes as no surprise…

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SURVEY DETECTS GLIMMERS OF HOPE FOR ECONOMY IN 2010

[ 16-04-2009 ]

Scottish Chambers of Commerce have today (Thursday) released their Business Survey results for the first quarter of 2009. The survey, conducted in conjunction with the University of Strathclyde’s Fraser of Allander Institute, points to a diffic…

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SCC: NO SURPRISES FROM BANK OF ENGLAND

[ 09-04-2009 ]

Commenting on the decision by the Bank of England's Monetary Policy Committee (MPC) to keep interest rates on hold at 0.5%, Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said:   "This decision by the Bank of England comes a…

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SCC SETS OUT BUDGET AGENDA

[ 02-04-2009 ]

Scottish Chambers of Commerce have today published their Budget recommendations in advance of the Chancellor of the Exchequer’s Budget Statement on 22 April.  The report identifies key measures which the UK Government could introduce to re…

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SCC: SCOTTISH MANUFACTURING CAN WEATHER THE STORM

[ 01-04-2009 ]

Commenting on today’s Scottish Manufactured Export figures, published by the Scottish Government, Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said: “The sharp drop in our manufactured exports at the end of last year is…

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