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SCOTTISH CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE CALL FOR RADICAL CHANGE IN SCOTLAND’S SKILLS SECTOR TO DRIVE ECONOMIC GROWTH

[ 22-12-2011 ]

The Scottish Chambers of Commerce have today proposed a series of radical reforms to funding and structure’s of Scotland’s skills and employability system.  The proposals form the basis of the SCC’s response to the Scottish Gov…

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SCOTTISH CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE CAUTIOUS ON IAG’S BMI TAKEOVER

[ 22-12-2011 ]

IAG, the company that own British Airways, have today announced that they have reached a binding agreement to buy competitor carrier BMI from Lufthansa.   Following the announcement, Scottish Chambers of Commerce Chief Executive Liz Cameron comm…

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SCC WELCOMES PUBLICATION OF NEW BUSINESS CASE FOR SCOTTISH HIGH SPEED RAIL

[ 14-12-2011 ]

Scottish Chambers of Commerce (SCC) have this morning (Wednesday 14 December 2011) welcomed the publication of Fast Track Scotland, the business case for bringing High Speed Rail to Scotland.  SCC played a key role in working with Transport Scot…

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URGENT ACTION NEEDED TO TACKLE UNEMPLOYMENT CRISIS

[ 14-12-2011 ]

Commenting on the news that Scottish unemployment has risen by 25,000 in the three months to October, Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said:   “These unemployment figures are extremely concerning and are a tra…

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INFLATION FIGURES SHOW NEED FOR GOVERNMENT AND BANK OF ENGLAND MEASURES FOR STABILITY

[ 13-12-2011 ]

As inflation figures published today show inflation continues to fall, Scottish Chambers of Commerce Chief Executive Liz Cameron has reiterated her call for the Government and the Bank of England to respond to economic realities.   Liz Cameron c…

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SCOTTISH CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE WELCOME FOCUS ON HIGH STREETS

[ 13-12-2011 ]

The Scottish Chambers of Commerce have welcomed the publication of Mary Portas’ report on high streets, and the ensuing media and political debate.   Liz Cameron, Scottish Chambers of Commerce Chief Executive, commented:   “Cham…

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SCC WELCOMES INFRASTRUCTURE VISION FOR SCOTLAND

[ 06-12-2011 ]

Commenting on the publication of the Scottish Government’s revised Infrastructure Investment Plan, Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said:   “This revision of the Scottish Government’s Infrastructur…

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