Virgin Trains benefits from Banning the Box
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Virgin Trains benefits from Banning the Box

Five years ago, Business in the Community established the Ban the Box campaign in the UK – aimed at encouraging employers to take a different approach to asking…

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Circular Glasgow shortlisted for major award
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Circular Glasgow shortlisted for major award

Glasgow Chamber of Commerce initiative Circular Glasgow ended a promising and productive year by being named a finalist at the Circulars. The prestigious awards, now in their fifth…

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Retailers receive much needed support from Scottish budget after record low November
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Retailers receive much needed support from Scottish budget after record low November

Liz Cameron OBE Director & Chief Executive, Scottish Chambers of Commerce The figures showed that sales of clothing and footwear on the high streets had seen their biggest…

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BA extends Heathrow- Inverness services
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BA extends Heathrow- Inverness services

Stewart Nicol, Chief Executive, Inverness Chamber of Commerce A good news story for the Highlands has highlighted the need to step up campaigning to maintain and improve vital transport…

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Xplore Dundee is getting a buzz from electric buses once again
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Xplore Dundee is getting a buzz from electric buses once again

Scottish manufacturer Alexander Dennis Ltd is lending the bus operator a new electric Enviro200Ev for a week to test it on the streets of Dundee. Managing Director of…

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Recruitment on the rise as oil & gas optimism continues to grow
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Recruitment on the rise as oil & gas optimism continues to grow

Workforce recruitment is on the rise among oil and gas contractors in the UK Continental Shelf (UKCS) as business confidence reaches its highest level since 2013, according to…

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Lift-Off with Heathrow Airport for Scottish Businesses
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Lift-Off with Heathrow Airport for Scottish Businesses

With the news of the green light for its expansion, Heathrow Airport is beginning an exciting phase in its history. With the opportunity to build a third runway…

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SnowRoads Scenic Route Launches Inspiring App
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SnowRoads Scenic Route Launches Inspiring App

The SnowRoads Scenic Route has launched a new mobile application to help visitors explore as they travel through the heart of the Cairngorms National Park. The app uses…

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Are you an ambitious Scottish SME looking to raise £2m+ of equity for growth?
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Are you an ambitious Scottish SME looking to raise £2m+ of equity for growth?

Scottish Enterprise has increased the availability of later stage equity investment to support Scottish businesses to meet their growth and export ambitions through the Scottish-European Growth Co-Investment Programme…

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ScotRail appoints first female Engineering Director
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ScotRail appoints first female Engineering Director

Earlier this year, ScotRail has appointed its first female Engineering Director, Syeda Ghufran. The appointment was announced ahead of International Women in Engineering Day in June. Ms Ghufran…

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