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SCC, BCC & DIHK: Joint UK-German call to put shared economic interests first in Brexit negotiations

[ 28-08-2017 ]

The Scottish Chambers of Commerce (SCC), in partnership with the British Chambers of Commerce (BCC), and the Association of German Chambers of Commerce (DIHK) have today (Monday) called for UK and EU negotiators to put a clear focus on our shared eco…

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SCC COMMENT: BARCLAY REVIEW ON BUSINESS RATES

[ 22-08-2017 ]

MEDIA RELEASE   22nd August 2017   INITIAL SCC NETWORK RESPONSE TO BARCLAY REVIEW   Scottish Chambers of Commerce welcomes the Barclay Review Recommendations as a step in the right direction to improve the operations of Business …

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SCC COMMENT ON LABOUR MARKET FIGURES

[ 16-08-2017 ]

Commenting on the news that Scottish employment rose by 30,000 (1.1%) and unemployment fell by 12,000 (0.5%) in the three months to June, Liz Cameron, Chief Executive, Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said:   "The overall employment fi…

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Commenting on today's inflation statistics released by ONS, Liz Cameron, Chief Executive, Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said:

[ 15-08-2017 ]

"Inflation was unchanged at 2.6% in July, as fall in fuel prices were offset by price rises for food, clothing and household goods. Although UK's inflation has come in lower than forecasts anticipated, it remains higher than other major econ…

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SCC Comment: UK Govt Future Customs Arrangements Paper

[ 15-08-2017 ]

MEDIA RELEASE 15th August 2017   Commenting on the publication of the Customs briefing paper by the Department for Exiting the EU, Liz Cameron, Chief Executive, Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said:   "The UK Government's commi…

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Monetary Policy Committee: SCC Comment

[ 03-08-2017 ]

  MEDIA RELEASE 3rd August 2017 SCC Comment on Interest Rates Announcement  Commenting on the Bank of England's decision to keep benchmark interest rates unchanged at 0.25%, Liz Cameron, Chief Executive, Scottish Chambers of Commerc…

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