Test and Protect launches for Chamber Network

Seven Chambers of Commerce have now launched a Test & Protect web app to help support their local areas during the Covid-19 pandemic. The Track and Trace web apps gives business owners a platform to...

Scottish businesses need further direct financial support to cope with further lockdowns

A new survey by the Scottish Chambers of Commerce has found the vast majority of businesses in Scotland are doing their utmost to retain staff in the coming months despite high levels of concern...

Why supporting staff with caring responsibilities during Covid-19 is vital to your organisation

This year has seen a dramatic boost in the numbers of carers in Scotland, increasing by almost 400,000 to an estimated 1.1 million since the beginning of the Coronavirus pandemic. This issue is particularly...

SCC Deputy Chief Executive awarded by Prime Minister for voluntary work

A volunteer from Glasgow who has galvanised the Sikh community to deliver over 80,000 meals and food parcels to families across Scotland in response to the pandemic has today received Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s...

New Renfrewshire Business Fund now open for applications

A new package of support for Renfrewshire businesses to tackle the immediate impact of Coronavirus is now open for applications. The £1.3million Renfrewshire Coronavirus Business Support Fund has been created following detailed discussion with 500...

Change the daily commute for good!

Travelknowhow Scotland is here to enable Scottish workplaces to better support their employees with their travel choices as we work our way out of this COVID-19 pandemic. The current situation has demonstrated that as a...

Independent Scottish optician stays open during lockdown to serve the community and help key...

A family of dedicated eye health professionals have stayed at their posts throughout the COVID-19 crisis not only to serve their West Dunbartonshire community but also to help key NHS workers carry on the...

Attention turns to fate of state-guaranteed coronavirus loans

Lenders have already issued almost £43bn to more than one million UK-based businesses through government-backed schemes in the three months to the end of June, according to official data from the Treasury. More than 967,000...

Covid 19 recovery and new ventures for Fleximix Concrete

The past few months have proven to be a turbulent time for most businesses and although the economy is now starting to open up again, challenges still remain. The West Lothian Chamber acknowledges that there...

73 Scottish SMEs receive a total of £5M in funding from Business Loans Scotland

Business owners across Scotland have received loan funding totalling £5,023,175 to help them achieve their growth aspirations and to raise working capital to support them through the COVID-19 pandemic. Issuing funds to businesses from a...