The Scottish Chambers of Commerce (SCC) started the new year by calling on the Scottish Government to urgently address the “continual cry” of firms to “sort our business rates”.
Scottish Chambers of Commerce
The Scottish Chambers of Commerce has launched an online platform to help businesses prepare for Britain leaving the European Union.
Research from the Scottish and British Chambers of Commerce has shown a high number of UK firms are not ready for a no-deal Brexit.
Scottish Chambers of Commerce (SCC) president Tim Allan said the business network saw 2018 as a year to focus on growing Scotland’s economy, thanks to the absence of any elections or referenda this year.
The Highlands and islands and Cairngorms areas have been chosen to take part in a new Scottish Government-led pilot programme aimed at increasing the number of companies exporting their products and services.
The old cliché “a week is a long time in politics” has had a whole new lease of life over the past seven days, leaving the business community in the north, north-east and the rest of the country wondering what the political world can throw at it next.
The aftermath of the general election offers the Scottish and UK governments a "golden opportunity" to set politics aside and co-ordinate their activity to help business succeed.
Unemployment in Scotland fell by 14,000 in the first three months of the year to 120,000, according to the latest official figures.
The Scottish Chambers of Commerce (SCC) network has set out three key business priorities ahead of next month's general election.
Businesses with larger premises across Aberdeen city and shire must stump up an extra £15.4million on top of their normal business rates in the next tax year.
The number of people claiming the jobseeker’s allowance (JA) in Aberdeenshire has ballooned by more than half (nearly 57%) in the past year, new figures show.
A leading Scottish business group is today calling on the UK Government to quickly clarify the future status of EU nationals working north of the border.
Scottish business chiefs moved quickly to calm nerves yesterday after UK voters chose to quit the European Union.
Three-quarters of north-east business leaders want the UK to stay in the European Union, a poll by Aberdeen and Grampian Chamber of Commerce (AGCC) has found.
The bosses of Aberdeen, Edinburgh and Glasgow airports have called on First Minister Nicola Sturgeon to make a 50% cut in air passenger duty in 2018 a Holyrood election manifesto commitment.
More Scottish businesses need to become exporters in order to create a more dynamic and prosperous country, guests at the 23rd annual dinner of the Scottish Chambers of Commerce (SCC) heard last night.
Scotland’s economy grew at its lowest level for three years in the most recent quarter lagging behind the UK, new figures have shown.
A business group has called for relief on taxes and employers' contributions to help meet a plan announced by Scottish Government to see all firms pay a "living wage" to employees.
Scotland’s economic recovery to pre-recession levels of growth is “not good enough”, a leading business group said yesterday.
A Scottish business leader warned that the UK economy was facing the risk of a dangerous cycle of deflation after new figures revealed the cost of living fell to a 12-year low in November.
Ed Miliband will step up the campaign to save the Union today with an attack on Alex Salmond's currency plans for an independent Scotland.
The head of the Scottish Chambers of Commerce said there had been no reports of business leaders being bullied or put under pressure over independence.
Nick Clegg has accused the SNP of "living in the past" by constantly harping on about old grievances.