Moray Chamber of Commerce Award Applications 2018 – OPEN NOW

David Sim Chamber News

Moray Chamber of Commerce is proud to present the Annual Business Awards 2018. The awards provide an opportunity for businesses across the region to promote their achievements and for the business community as a whole to celebrate their success.  Past winners have ranged from small local businesses to internationally renowned brands – regardless of size, all of them share a …

SCC Comment on Programme for Government 2018-19

David Sim Chamber News

4 September 2018 Commenting on the First Minister’s Programme for Government announcement, Liz Cameron OBE, Director & Chief Executive, Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said: On International Trade & Exporting: “Exporting continues to remain a key pillar of Scotland’s economic growth strategy and the business community will be upbeat to hear the emphasis placed by the First Minister on expanding Scottish …

A96 Dualling: Hardmuir to Fochabers Scheme- Design Update

David Sim Chamber News

On behalf of Transport Scotland, a letter and leaflet can be found below containing information on their latest design update for the A96 Dualling scheme. The letter includes a link to Transport Scotland’s web site where you will also be able to find the design update leaflet and additional plans.

Foundation Apprenticeships with SDS

Sarah Medcraf Chamber News

Have you thought about taking on a Foundation Apprentice, but don’t know where to start? There can be a magnitude of benefits for your business when employing a Foundation Apprentice. Please take a look at the flyers below to read more, and let us know if you would like any further information, or direct contacts with Skills Development Scotland.

ECONOMY RESILIENT BUT RECRUITMENT DIFFICULTIES AND PAY SETTLEMENTS SUGGEST WORKFORCE SKILLS REMAIN ON TOP OF BUSINESS AGENDA

Sarah Medcraf Chamber News

SCC QUARTERLY ECONOMIC INDICATOR: Q2 2018 REPORT The latest Scottish Chambers of Commerce’s Quarterly Economic Indicator survey sees Scottish businesses displaying continued resilience, however, in an uncertain policy and business environment, the results show that expectations are weakening in some sectors. Recruitment challenges have also been brought to the fore once again, as firms struggle to find the right skills.  …

Heathrow green light is great for Scottish business

Sarah Medcraf Chamber News

Commenting on the vote to approve expansion at Heathrow Airport, Liz Cameron OBE, Director & Chief Executive of Scottish Chambers of Commerce said: “The UK Parliament’s green light for Heathrow expansion is the right decision for our economy and an important enabler in promoting Scotland as an outward-looking nation open for business. “Keeping up this momentum and moving ahead with …

Business and charities join forces to tackle cycle of re-offending

Sarah Medcraf Chamber News

New Release Scotland partnership stresses benefits of employing people with convictions. A new partnership aimed at unlocking the potential of people with criminal convictions has won the backing of business leaders, charities and the Scottish Government. Release Scotland is set to provide a one-stop shop for employers in Scotland seeking advice and help with recruiting people with convictions when it …