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Chair of Scottish Chambers Recognised in National Honours List

[ 22-01-2014 ]

Nora Senior, Chair of Scottish Chambers of Commerce has been announced as a ‘Woman of Inspiration’ by the Association of Scottish Businesswomen.   These awards give recognition to women who are inspirational role models and to cele…

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SCC Comment on Manufactured Export Figures

[ 22-01-2014 ]

Commenting on the release of official data which showed that Scottish manufactured exports fell by 2.2% in the third quarter of 2013, Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said:   “These figures tally with the fi…

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SCC Welcomes Fall in Scottish Unemployment

[ 22-01-2014 ]

Commenting on the release of official data which shows that Scottish unemployment fell by 25,000 in the three months to November, Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said: “Scottish businesses are gaining in confiden…

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SCOTTISH ECONOMY PRIMED FOR FURTHER GROWTH IN 2014

[ 16-01-2014 ]

  Scottish Chambers of Commerce have today (Thursday) released their Business Survey results for the fourth quarter of 2013.  This broadly based survey, now in its 30th year and conducted in conjunction with the University of Strathclyde&r…

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SCC WELCOMES SOLID SCOTTISH GROWTH FIGURES

[ 15-01-2014 ]

Commenting on the release of official data which shows that Scotland’s GDP grew by 0.7% in the third quarter of 2013, Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said: “These excellent growth figures, combined with th…

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FALL IN INFLATION IS WELCOME ECONOMIC MILESTONE

[ 14-01-2014 ]

Commenting on the news that the headline CPI rate of inflation has fallen to the Government target of 2%, Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said:   “The news that inflation has fallen back to its target level…

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BUSINESS RATES DEALS MATTER FOR SCOTTISH ECONOMY

[ 08-01-2014 ]

Commenting on suggestions that the Scottish Government should reduce its rebates to businesses through the rates regime, Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said:   "Business Rates are one of the major expenses …

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BCC SURVEY POINTS TO CONTINUED SCOTTISH GROWTH

[ 07-01-2014 ]

  The British Chambers of Commerce’s Quarterly Economic Survey for the fourth quarter of 2013, published today (7 January 2014), has indicated that the Scottish economy continued to demonstrate strength towards the end of last year. …

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