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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Scottish Chambers of Commerce respond to latest Scottish Government lockdown update

9th 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 across Scotland have been desperately awaiting confirmation of a business routemap with indicative timelines as to when we can get closer to normality so there will be relief that, […]

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Scottish Chambers of Commerce comment on suspension of US tariffs on UK goods

4th March 2021

Commenting on the suspension of US tariffs on UK goods for four months, Dr Liz Cameron OBE, Director & Chief Executive, Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said: “We lift a dram while wearing our cashmere jumpers to those who have worked to suspend these damaging and unnecessary tariffs on key Scottish exports. The USA are our allies […]

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Scottish Chambers of Commerce respond to UK Budget 2021-2022

3rd March 2021

Commenting on the UK Budget delivered today by the Chancellor Rishi Sunak, Dr Liz Cameron OBE, Director & Chief Executive, Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said: “This budget was always going to be a difficult balance for the Chancellor, given we are still in the midst of a major economic and health crisis. “There is good […]

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Scottish Chambers of Commerce respond to UKGOV Restart Grants & Changes to Visa System

1st March 2021

Responding to the announcement by the UK Treasury of plans for £5billion Restart Grants for businesses that have been hit hardest by pandemic restrictions, Dr Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of the Scottish Chambers of Commerce said: “The additional funds to support the cash flow of those businesses that have been hit hardest by closures or […]

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New Members February 2021

26th February 2021

A warm welcome to D. Calder Builder who joins the membership group this month. D. Calder Builder is a general building firm with works including: Blockwork Stonework Roughcasting Rendering Roof Tiling Joining D. Calder Builder is Tracey Inkson Photography. Tracey is a qualified and fully insured photographer, specialising in Lifestyle and outdoor photography. Photography services include: Business branding […]

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Scottish Chambers of Commerce respond to Scottish Government roadmap for easing lockdown restrictions

23rd February 2021

RE-OPENING ECONOMY ONLY ROUTE TO BUSINESS SURVIVAL  Responding to the statement by the First Minister Nicola Sturgeon MSP which outlined a roadmap for easing lockdown restrictions in Scotland, Dr Liz Cameron OBE, Chief Executive of the Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said: “Businesses have made it clear. The only route to protect livelihoods and jobs is […]

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Scottish Chamber of Commerce welcome extension of Non-Domestic Rates Reliefs

16th February 2021

Responding to the Scottish Budget update delivered today by the Cabinet Secretary for Finance Kate Forbes MSP, Dr Liz Cameron OBE, Chief Executive of the Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said: “The Finance Secretary committed to extending non-domestic rates relief if she had the budget to do so, so we welcome this confirmation. This will provide […]

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

16th February 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: “We know the immense relief that parents will feel today at knowing that schools will slowly and gradually re-open so that young people can resume vital face to face education. […]

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