Scottish Chambers of Commerce supports £3 million deal to make whisky in China

Scottish Chambers of Commerce has hailed a plan to build a whisky distillery in Inner Mongolia worth more than £3 million to suppliers in Scotland. The deal follows a series of SCC-led events which welcomed...

Strengthening the China-Scotland relationship

Scottish Chambers of Commerce hosted an Exclusive B2B Audience with His Excellency, Ambassador Liu Xiaoming, China’s Ambassador to the UK to talk about business connectivity, opportunities overseas and building relationships between Scotland and China. In...

Taking Scotland to the World

Tourism is an important export for Scotland. Tourism also supports Scotland’s exports by giving tourists exposure to Scottish products which they may look to access back in their home countries – opening up potential...

On track for expansion thanks to Skills for Growth

Operations Director of engineering firm Mage Control Systems, Janet Menzies, has seen the firm enjoy rapid growth in the last few years. She turned to the Skills for Growth service from Skills Development Scotland...

Jump in to Scotland’s Year of Coasts and Waters 2020

From fishing to textiles, whisky to wave power, Scotland’s waters have shaped our history, influenced our culture, our stories and our way of life. 2020 will be Scotland’s Year of Coasts and Waters. It’s an...

Solheim delivers new era for golf in Scotland

As the renowned Home of Golf and the country that gave the game to the world, Scotland is no stranger to hosting the world’s biggest golf events. More Open Championships have been held in Scotland...

Golden years and an even brighter future

From the Development of Tourism Act 1969 to the opening of the V&A Museum, Dundee last year, Scotland has become a tourism giant since the first official Scottish Tourist Board was formed half a...

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 doors are opening for the 17-year-old pupil at St Ambrose...

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 opportunities available in schools by the end of 2019. The ambition...

New national network of apprentices

Pupils in every high school across Scotland will benefit from a new national network of apprentices. The network will help inspire future generations to benefit from apprenticeship opportunities. Scotland’s Apprentice Network is open to current and...
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