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SCOTTISH CHAMBERS WELCOMES NETWORK RAIL COMMITMENT ON HSR TO SCOTLAND

[ 26-08-2009 ]

 Scottish Chambers of Commerce this morning welcomed Network Rail's announcement of its preferred route for HS2, including Edinburgh and Glasgow.   Chief Executive Liz Cameron said:   "We welcome this vindication of the campaign w…

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SKILLS BASE CRITICAL TO SCOTLAND'S FUTURE EMPLOYMENT PROSPECTS

[ 12-08-2009 ]

Commenting on the Monthly Labour Market Statistics Scottish Chambers of Commerce identified some indications justifying optimism, but felt that overall the labour market would still suffer further before the recovery rebuilds employment.  Chief …

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SCC CALLS FOR PROCUREMENT LEVER TO BE PULLED IN THE RIGHT DIRECTION

[ 11-08-2009 ]

More than 30 business representatives from Wick to Wigtown met with Enterprise, Energy and Tourism Minister Jim Mather at a special event to discuss issues relating to public procurement.    Public procurement contracts in Scotland are wort…

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SCOTTISH BUSINESSES SET FOR LONG CLIMB BACK, ACCORDING TO BCC/SCC SURVEY

[ 07-08-2009 ]

The latest British and Scottish Chambers of Commerce  Monthly Business Survey, published today (Friday), reveals mostly positive attitudes to the road to recovery, with businesses prepared for the long haul stretching over at least the next…

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SCC COMMENT ON SCOTTISH GDP FIGURES

[ 22-07-2009 ]

Commenting on the release of Scottish Government figures which reveal that the Scottish economy shrunk by 2.4% in the first quarter of this year, Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said:   “These figures for the…

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