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SCC CALL FOR MORE AFFORDABLE BANK LENDING

[ 10-12-2009 ]

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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PBR SOME GOOD NEWS BUT TAX ON JOBS DOUBLES

[ 09-12-2009 ]

Commenting on today’s Pre-Budget Report from the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said:   “The Chancellor’s Pre-Budget Report contained a mixture of good news and bad n…

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SCC WELCOMES CONTINUED BUSINESS RATE PARITY

[ 26-11-2009 ]

Welcoming the decision by the Scottish Government to continue to match the English Business Rate poundage in 2010/11, Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said:   "This is a very welcome decision indeed from the Sc…

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LET SCOTLAND FLOURISH

[ 25-11-2009 ]

Speaking at the 2009 Scottish Chambers of Commerce Annual Dinner, the organisation’s new Chairman, Mike Salter, has called for a greater understanding between government and business and for a much greater emphasis on the creation of wealth, ev…

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FORTH CROSSING BILL WELCOMED BY CHAMBERS

[ 17-11-2009 ]

Welcoming the introduction of the Forth Crossing Bill in the Scottish Parliament, Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said:   “This marks another significant step on the journey towards the construction of this v…

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