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SCOTLAND’S POLITICIANS MUST PROVE THEY CAN BE TRUSTED ON TAXES

[ 28-04-2011 ]

As the politicians prepare for the final few days of the Scottish Parliamentary election campaign, Scottish Chambers of Commerce have challenged the parties to work together to deliver a positive change to Scotland’s business rates system over …

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SCOTLAND NEEDS A COMPREHENSIVE ENERGY PLAN FOR THE 21ST CENTURY

[ 19-04-2011 ]

Scottish Chambers of Commerce have called on the political parties to commit to a coherent energy plan for Scotland, mapping out our energy supply and consumption for the next 25 years.  Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of Scottish Chambers of Comme…

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RISING COST PRESSURES THREATEN THE FRAGILE ECONOMIC RECOVERY IN 2011

[ 14-04-2011 ]

Scottish Chambers of Commerce (SCC) have today (Thursday) released their Business Survey results for the first quarter of 2011.  The survey, conducted in conjunction with the University of Strathclyde’s Fraser of Allander Institute, raises…

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UNEXPECTED FALL IN INFLATION MAY BUY TIME BEFORE INTEREST RATE RISE, SAYS SCC

[ 12-04-2011 ]

Commenting on the news that CPI inflation has fallen from 4.4% to 4%, Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said:    “This fall in the rate of inflation is welcome and may buy a little more time before the Ban…

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BANK OF ENGLAND MUST LOOK BEFORE THEY LEAP

[ 07-04-2011 ]

Commenting on the decision by the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee to keep interest rates on hold at 0.5% for a further month, Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said:   “Following weeks of conf…

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SCC COMMENT ON BRITISH CHAMBERS ECONOMIC SURVEY

[ 05-04-2011 ]

Commenting on the publication today (5 April) of British Chambers of Commerce’s Quarterly Economic Survey for the first quarter of 2011, Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said:    “From a Scottish pe…

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