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SCOTTISH CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE LOOK FORWARD TO ACTION ON DIGITAL INFRASTRUCTURE

[ 31-01-2012 ]

The Scottish Chambers of Commerce have welcomed today’s publication of the Scottish Government’s new Digital Action Plan.  Scottish Chambers’ of Commerce Chief Executive Liz Cameron commented:   “It is good to see ev…

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SCC WELCOMES NEW HIGH SPEED RAIL REPORT

[ 26-01-2012 ]

Commenting on the publication of advice to the Scottish Government from the Scottish Partnership Group on High Speed Rail, Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said:    “This is an important contribution to t…

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2012: A FURTHER DIFFICULT YEAR IN PROSPECT FOR SCOTTISH BUSINESS

[ 18-01-2012 ]

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

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SCOTTISH CHAMBERS COMMENT ON TODAY’S ECONOMIC DATA

[ 18-01-2012 ]

Responding to a raft of economic data published today, Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said:   On Scottish unemployment:   “This further large rise in Scottish unemployment is disappointing and highlight…

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SCOTTISH BUSINESSES PAYING THE PRICE FOR INFLATIONARY COINCIDENCE

[ 17-01-2012 ]

The falling inflation rate is adding further weight to the case to mitigate the planned rise in Scotland’s business rates bills this April.  Following today’s news that CPI inflation had fallen to 4.2% and RPI inflation had fallen to…

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SCOTTISH CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE WELCOME ENTERPRISE AREAS

[ 17-01-2012 ]

The Scottish Chambers of Commerce have welcomed today’s announcement by John Swinney that the Scottish Government is creating four Enterprise Areas, over 14 sites across Scotland.  Scottish Chambers of Commerce Chief Executive Liz Cameron …

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CHAMBERS COMMENT ON INTEREST RATE DECISION

[ 12-01-2012 ]

Commenting on today’s decision by the Bank of England’s Monetary Policy Committee to keep interest rates on hold at 0.5% and to maintain QE at £275 billion, Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said:  …

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SCC WELCOMES HIGH SPEED RAIL GO-AHEAD

[ 10-01-2012 ]

Commenting on the Transport Secretary’s announcement of the go-ahead for HS2, Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said:    “This announcement is great news for British businesses and is confirmation of…

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