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Press Releases

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SCC COMMENT ON SCOTTISH UNEMPLOYMENT

[ 12-12-2012 ]

Commenting on the news that Scottish unemployment has fallen by 19,000 in the three months to October but that overall employment also fell during the same period, Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said:   “The…

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SCC GIVES BROAD WELCOME TO MINISTERIAL STATEMENT ON RAIL – BUT MORE IS STILL NEEDED

[ 06-12-2012 ]

Commenting on today’s ministerial announcement regarding the Scotrail franchise Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said:   On the current franchise extension:    “There was much to welcome in Ke…

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AUTUMN STATEMENT RESPONSE FROM SCC

[ 05-12-2012 ]

 Commenting on the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement, Scottish Chambers of Commerce (SCC) have welcomed some positive news for Scottish businesses but warned that even more action be necessary to help boost demand and kick start solid and cons…

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RATES DECISIONS QUESTIONABLE BUT REVIEW HOLDS HOPE FOR THE FUTURE

[ 27-11-2012 ]

Commenting on the Scottish Government’s announcements today on the future of Business Rates, Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said:   On the decision to continue to match the English poundage rate:   &ldq…

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SCC LOOKS TO BOTH SCOTTISH AND UK GOVERNMENTS TO PRIORITISE SUPPORTING BUSINESSES TO GROW AND CREATE JOBS

[ 14-11-2012 ]

Commenting on today’s disappointing Scottish unemployment figures, Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said:    “The Scottish and UK governments must share responsibility for the continually disappoint…

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