SCC respond to Scottish Government June 22nd COVID-19 Update

22nd June 2021

Following the First Minister’s statement to the Scottish Parliament this afternoon updating on the future of Covid-19 restrictions, Dr Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of the Scottish Chambers of Commerce said: “This is the moment businesses have been waiting for and they can finally breathe a sigh of relief that Scotland is now on the path […]

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Scottish Chambers of Commerce comment on first estimate of Q1 2021 GDP for Scotland

16th June 2021

Commenting on the Scottish Government’s first estimate of Scotland’s Gross Domestic Product (GDP) for 2021 Quarter 1 published today, Dr Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of the Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said: “These statistics indicate that the Scottish economy has contracted by 1.9% during the first quarter of this year and compared to the first quarter […]

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Scottish Chamber of Commerce respond to expected delay in Scotland’s Roadmap

15th June 2021

Responding to the expected delay in Scotland’s Roadmap, as suggested today by the First Minister, Dr Liz Cameron OBE, Chief Executive of the Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said: “The statement from the First Minister today, which outlined that the easing of Covid-19 restrictions in Scotland is likely to be delayed at the next review by […]

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Scottish Chambers of Commerce respond to June 14th UK Government COVID-19 Briefing

15th June 2021

Responding to the June 14th UK Government Coronavirus Briefing, Dr Liz Cameron OBE, Chief Executive of the Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said: “Businesses who have been patiently waiting for restrictions to ease will be deeply frustrated by the Prime Minister’s announcement confirming the delay of the planned June 21st lockdown lifting in England and the subsequent prospect […]

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Caithness site included for evaluation in major clean energy development

11th June 2021

Plans for Caithness to become the host site for a prototype generator for one of the world’s most efficient, cleanest and lowest carbon forms of energy have taken a step forward. A bid to host the Spherical Tokamak for Energy Production (STEP) prototype fusion power plant was submitted by the Caithness and North Sutherland Regeneration […]

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Scottish Chambers of Commerce respond to latest Scottish Government lockdown announcement

1st June 2021

Responding to the First Minister’s announcement on Coronavirus restrictions, Dr Liz Cameron OBE, Chief Executive of the Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said: “It is immensely welcome that Glasgow will now be able to move from Level 3 to Level 2 on Saturday, as well as 14 local authorities across Scotland which will move to Level […]

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New Members May 2021

1st June 2021

This month, we welcomed Caithness Mentality to our Chamber membership group. Caithness Mentality Coaching is specifically designed to help you become mentally strong and healthy. Are you looking to grow in confidence or resilience? Are you looking to overcome anxiety, fears, stress, or negative thoughts Many of us are just living life. We should be loving life […]

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Scottish Chamber of Commerce respond to latest Scottish Government lockdown review

28th May 2021

Responding to the Scottish Government’s announcement that Glasgow will remain at Level 3 until at least the 5th of June pending a review on the 2nd of June, Dr Liz Cameron OBE, Chief Executive of the Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said: “There were many anxious businesses across Scotland waiting to hear the decision of the First Minister […]

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ILM Highland launches new service to prolong the life of household appliances and protect the environment

28th May 2021

A Highland social enterprise has launched a new service to provide affordable spare parts and repairs for domestic appliances in an effort to reduce waste. ILM Highland, based in Alness, has launched the Spares & Repairs service to provide new and refurbished spare parts for fridges, freezers, washing machines, tumble dryers, cookers and Dyson vacuum […]

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Scottish Chambers of Commerce respond to the latest Scottish Government lockdown review

21st May 2021

Responding to the Scottish Government’s update on lockdown levels for East Renfrewshire, Glasgow & Moray, Dr Liz Cameron OBE, Chief Executive of the Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said: “Today’s announcement will bring a mixture of relief and anxiety. Whilst more businesses in Moray will now be able to open from midnight tonight and East Renfrewshire businesses will […]

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