Attracting new investment and creating new jobs

PD Ports is one of the UK’s major port groups. Its main operators of Teesport, the fifth largest port in the UK and the only major port in England to handle more exports than...

Nova Scotia offers new horizons for Scottish business

Lochaber Chamber of Commerce shares their experience of leading their first virtual trade missions to Nova Scotia. What do you picture when you think of an international trade mission? People in smart business outfits milling...

SCC hosts virtual trade missions to Shandong & Inner Mongolia

Over the last few weeks, Scottish Chambers of Commerce have hosted virtual trade missions to Shandong and Inner Mongolia. Both missions, which took place in November 2020, introduced Scottish businesses to the main socio-economic profile...

Liz Cameron reappointed to UK Government’s Strategic Trade Advisory Group

Dr Liz Cameron OBE, chief executive and Director of the Scottish Chambers of Commerce has been re-appointed as the Scottish Business representative to advise the UK Government on strategic trade policy issues, including future...

A national player, keeping it local

At the helm of Clancy Consulting’s Scottish offices, directors Neil Orrock and Neil Robson reflect upon the fine balance of ‘keeping it local’ whilst operating within a nationwide multi-disciplinary engineering practice leading some of...

Feast and famine

Just as the pandemic has thrown up both winners and losers in the business world, we are currently anticipating high levels of both solvent (MVLs) and insolvent liquidations over the first quarter of 2021. Feast Many...

Full fibre matters – how CityFibre is rolling out gigabit-capable broadband to transform and...

One of the biggest lessons from months of living through a pandemic has been the critical importance of digital connectivity in keeping businesses running. And, despite the fact we all now have serious Zoom...

Economic turmoil across oil & gas sector with confidence about 2021 remaining low, according...

Reduced activity levels, project cancellations and workforce cuts as a result of the coronavirus pandemic have slashed business confidence across the UK’s oil and gas sector, according to an industry report released today. The 32nd...

Continuing to deliver despite COVID-19

In a year that has seen unprecedented challenges for all businesses PD Ports, one of the UK’s major port groups, is still just as passionate about offering exceptional customer service no matter the situation...

Teesport welcomes new container service from Bilbao

Teesport, owned and operated by PD Ports, is preparing to welcome a new container service as part of a weekly route from Bilbao, Spain. Operated by specialist Iberian shortsea container line W.E.C Lines in conjunction...