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THE TIME IS RIGHT FOR A CHANGE OF POLICY ON HEATHROW

[ 28-08-2012 ]

Commenting on the news that senior Conservative MP Tim Yeo has called upon the Prime Minister to reconsider his opposition to the expansion of Heathrow Airport, Scottish Chambers of Commerce have said that the construction of a third runway at the ai…

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SCC WELCOMES FALL IN UNEMPLOYMENT

[ 15-08-2012 ]

Commenting on the news that Scottish unemployment has fallen by 5,000 in the three months to June, Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said:    “Scottish unemployment has fallen for the fifth month in a row …

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INFLATION FIGURES WILL IMPACT ON THE COST OF DOING BUSINESS IN SCOTLAND

[ 14-08-2012 ]

Commenting on the publication of figures which show that CPI inflation has risen to 2.6% and RPI inflation to 3.2%, Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said:    “Inflation was a little lower than expected in…

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GOVERNMENT URGED TO OPTIMISE ECONOMIC IMPACT OF PROCUREMENT CASH BY SCOTTISH CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE

[ 09-08-2012 ]

The Scottish Chambers of Commerce have given a cautious welcome to the Scottish Government’s moves towards reforming the way the public sector buys goods and services, to improve the positive impact that this spending can have on Scotland&rsquo…

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SCOTTISH CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE DRAW SOME HOPE FROM RETAIL SALES TREND

[ 01-08-2012 ]

 As the Scottish Retail sales Index figures are announced today, showing a drop in the last quarter of 0.3% but an overall annual increase of 0.6%, Scottish Chambers of Commerce Chief Executive Liz Cameron commented:    “This lat…

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