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BUSINESS SEEKS STRONGER PARTNERSHIPS WITH GOVERNMENT

[ 29-10-2009 ]

Speaking today at the Procurex Scotland Conference in Glasgow, Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of Scottish Chambers of Commerce, has underlined the need for Scotland’s public and private sectors to work together as we build towards economic recove…

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LET'S BUILD A JOINED UP SCOTLAND

[ 27-10-2009 ]

Scottish Chambers of Commerce (SCC) have today called on the Scottish Government to put Scotland's economy first and put the Glasgow Airport Rail Link (GARL) project back into their budget plans.  SCC's call came as it gave evidence to the Scott…

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CONTINUING RECESSION DEMANDS FURTHER ACTION FROM MPC

[ 23-10-2009 ]

Commenting on the news that UK GDP has fallen for the sixth consecutive quarter, Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said:   “This is disappointing news but it serves to underline the challenges that Scottish bus…

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SCC QUARTERLY BUSINESS SURVEY - BUILDING THE RECOVERY

[ 22-10-2009 ]

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

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SCOTTISH CHAMBERS CALLS FOR COMMON SENSE IN POSTAL DISPUTE

[ 22-10-2009 ]

Scottish Chambers of Commerce today called for common sense to prevail in the postal dispute.  Chief Executive Liz Cameron said:   "This has to be one of the most disastrous pieces of industrial action in recent times.  The indica…

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SCC COMMENT ON CWU POSTAL STRIKE BALLOT

[ 08-10-2009 ]

Commenting on the decision by members of the Communications Workers Union in the Royal Mail to vote for strike action, Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said:   “At a time when businesses are just beginning to …

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SCC REACTION TO INTEREST RATE AND QE ANNOUNCEMENT

[ 08-10-2009 ]

Commenting on the decision of the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee to keep interest rates on hold at 0.5% and continue with their current policy of quantitative easing, Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of Scottish Chambers of Commerce, s…

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SCC COMMENT ON MANUFACTURED EXPORTS FIGURES

[ 07-10-2009 ]

Commenting on today’s publication of official figures which show a decline in Scottish Manufactured Exports of 0.7% in the second quarter of 2009, Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said:   “These figures …

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