Embracing new energy could establish Scotland as a global supplier

A breakthrough in renewable energy could see Scotland becoming one of the largest global energy exporters in the world, believes Professor of Economics Ronald...

Lucy’s in business through her Foundation Apprenticeship

Teenager Lucy Gallagher got the chance to get her foot in the door at a world-leading technology firm thanks to her Foundation Apprenticeship. Now, more...

Work-based learning unlocking potential in young people

Frank Mitchell (Chair, Skills Development Scotland) Two years ago, Deputy First Minister John Swinney underlined his commitment to provide up to 5,000 new Foundation Apprenticeship...

Women-owned businesses contribute £8.8bn to the Scottish economy

New research published by FSB and launched at Facebook Community Boost, reveals the contribution women-owned businesses make to the Scottish economy has increased by...

Women in Business: Unstoppable Women!!

The Association of Scottish Businesswomen (ASB) was founded in 1995 as the umbrella organisation for a number of business and professional women’s groups throughout...

Women in Business: Mentor plan for female entrepreneurs

The First Minister Nicola Sturgeon has announced £100,000 of new funding for an initiative aimed at driving entrepreneurship among females in Scotland. The Scottish Chamber...

What can shared transport do for your business?

How do you travel for work? Whether it’s getting stuck in traffic, boring and lonely drives to the office or travel to meetings, none...

Strathleven Regeneration CIC Event

£414m gross value has been added to Dumbarton’s economy since the creation of Strathleven Regeneration CIC. The new job count is 671 and 344...

Water company showered with praise as it secures Perthshire’s top business accolade

Congratulations poured in as Blairgowrie-based company Castle Water was crowned Perthshire Chamber of Commerce “Business Of The Year 2018”. The UK’s leading independent water retailer...

New CEO takes the helm at Lochaber Chamber of Commerce

Change is in the air at Lochaber Chamber of Commerce this spring time as local business man Frazer Coupland takes up post as Chief Executive Officer, taking...

Success at Lanarkshire Chamber

Launched in late August 2018, newly formed Lanarkshire Chamber has gone from strength to strength. Since January, 65 businesses have joined the refreshed Lanarkshire...

A World First – Highlander International pioneer new equipment

Lanarkshire Chamber of Commerce members Highlander International Recycling have provided recycling services to Arjo Wiggins since 2013. In this time they have pioneered innovations...

Latest SCC survey results show a challenging trading environment for Scottish businesses

Neil Amner (Director, Scottish Chambers of Commerce and Director, Anderson Strathearn) The results of Scottish Chambers of Commerce’s Quarterly Economic Indicator were released in February and...

Support for Highland Business Dinner continues with another sell-out

With a reputation for providing the Highland business community with a superb evening of high-profile networking, corporate hospitality and engaging speakers, tickets for this...

How to avoid the queues with Virgin Trains

Virgin Trains customers now have the chance to skip ticket office queues with the introduction of hand-held ticketing devices across the Virgin network. The new...

A global outlook and a local welcome

Malcolm Roughead OBE, (Chief Executive, VisitScotland) As we approach Brexit, the quality of Scotland’s welcome is more important than ever as we work to reassure our...

ScotRail stations on the up

New figures published reveal that ScotRail’s station and train facilities have improved to their best level for two years – and with recent investment...

Funding growth for Scottish businesses

Derek Shaw, Head of Investment Management at the Scottish Investment Bank, the investment arm of Scottish Enterprise, tells us more. For many Scottish companies with...

Skills for Growth helps physio firm get fit for expansion

When small business owners Lynne Falconer and Sally Kiddie decided to expand, they recognised that getting the right support was a vital part of...

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...
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