Creating conditions for growth

When the UK government launched its Industrial Strategy green paper at the beginning of the year, it presented an opportunity to reset the partnership between business communities and government, and for them to collaborate...

Business can gain by switching to the land register

Registers of Scotland is leading the drive to complete the digital, map-based Land Register of Scotland, continuing our proud tradition of leading innovation in recording land and property ownership. This tradition began when we established...

Central. Competitive. Commercial. Choose Lanarkshire.

Lanarkshire is at the heart of Scotland with unparalleled motorway, rail and freight links and just 40 minutes from the country’s two biggest and busiest airports. Lanarkshire is home to over 15,000 businesses generating tenth...

North Ayrshire, where businesses flourish

Located on one of Scotland’s most scenic stretches of coastline, with a fantastic sport and leisure offer and an abundance of history and heritage, North Ayrshire is a great place to live. It’s also...

Airbnb boosts the economy

Founded in August of 2008 and based in San Francisco, California, Airbnb is a trusted community marketplace for people to list, discover, and book unique accommodations around the world – online or from a...

Subdued Scottish Economy needs clear steer from government

Scottish Chambers of Commerce’s Quarterly Economic Indicator engages with five of Scotland’s key business sectors: Construction, Financial and Business Services, Manufacturing, Retail & Wholesale, and Tourism. These findings, released in collaboration with the University of...

Scotland’s businesses are ready to grasp the opportunities

Scotland’s economy is getting smaller at the same time as the UK economy as a whole is growing at a healthy rate. That is the snapshot from the Scottish Government’s calculations of Gross Domestic Product...

The United Kingdom is very much open for business

It’s been quite a frenetic few weeks in politics, to say the least. But we now have a new Prime Minister, a new Government and the message is absolutely clear – the United Kingdom...

What does Brexit mean for the UK and Europe?

The UK’s vote to leave the EU shocked currency and stock markets, and has led to an environment of economic and political uncertainty. main scenario projections for UK real GDP growth to 1.6% and 0.6%...