Scottish Chambers of Commerce respond to latest Scottish Government COVID-19 announcement

20th April 2021

Responding to the Scottish Government’s latest COVID-19 announcement, Dr Liz Cameron OBE, Chief Executive of the Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said: “Today’s confirmation that more businesses can finally open their doors to begin trading again is great news. We have been waiting a long time to finally welcome our customers back. We must remember there are many […]

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Caithness Chamber of Commerce calls for “relationship reset” as Holyrood elections approach 

15th April 2021

Caithness Chamber of Commerce is calling for the relationship between businesses and politicians to be reset in a policy document issued ahead of the Holyrood election.  Caithness Chamber said Scottish Parliamentarians need to understand and support the value and importance of business in their policy programmes, in a paper entitled “Rally for Growth”, a business-led action plan […]

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Scottish Chambers of Commerce respond to latest Scottish Government lockdown review

13th April 2021

Responding to the Scottish Government’s latest review of lockdown easing, Dr Liz Cameron OBE, Chief Executive of the Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said: “Today’s announcement has not offered solace for businesses who are ready to safely open up now. We have been calling for the crucial detail behind the levels criteria to be published. Without […]

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Scottish Chambers of Commerce Welcomes Global Travel Framework but warns we need the “detail”

9th April 2021

Responding to the UK Government’s announcement on a traffic light system for the restart of international travel, Dr Liz Cameron OBE, Chief Executive of the Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said: “Whilst this announcement does not give a full and meaningful restart to the aviation and tourism industry, there are signs of green shoots emerging. The […]

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Caithness Chamber of Commerce announces extended and expanded business support programme

30th March 2021

Caithness Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that, thanks to continued support from Dounreay Site Restoration Ltd (DSRL), it will be extending and expanding its business support programme for a further three years. The financial support from DSRL will enable the Chamber to provide support to both new and existing businesses across Caithness and […]

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Scottish Chambers of Commerce respond to latest update on lockdown restrictions from Scottish Government

30th March 2021

Responding to the latest update on lockdown restrictions from the First Minister, Dr Liz Cameron OBE, Chief Executive of the Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said: “Businesses will be relieved on the confirmation that hairdressers, click and collect services and garden centres, will be able to re-open from 5th April. As the vaccine rollout continues to give […]

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Scottish Chambers of Commerce respond to latest update on lockdown restrictions from Scottish Government

16th March 2021

Responding to the latest update on lockdown restrictions and the outline of indicative dates for the re-opening of the economy from the First Minister, Dr Liz Cameron OBE, Chief Executive of the Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said: “Businesses have been patiently waiting for indicative dates to re-open and today’s announcement is a good start. It […]

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Scottish Chambers of Commerce comment ahead of March 16th lockdown update from Scottish Government

15th March 2021

Commenting ahead of the March 16th lockdown update from the Scottish Government, Dr Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of the Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said: “We are in a different place now than we were two weeks ago, with good progress being made on both the roll-out of the vaccination programme and numbers of new cases reducing. This […]

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3 month membership fee waiver for 2021!

11th March 2021

We’re delighted to announce that, thanks to a generous contribution from Dounreay Site Restoration Ltd, we are once again able to offer a three-month waiver on membership fees to all Chamber members! This will enable current and new members to access our valuable services at a reduced cost. Current members will have received an email […]

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Scottish Chambers of Commerce comment on UK Government proposals to reduce Air Passenger Duty

10th March 2021

Responding to the UK Government launch of a consultation on proposals to reduce the cost of Air Passenger Duty (APD) on domestic flights, Dr Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of the Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said: “Any moves to reduce the charges on domestic flights is fantastic news. The Scottish Chambers of Commerce Network has long […]

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