Scottish Chambers of Commerce comment on Workplace Parking Levy

9th February 2022

Responding to the Transport Minister’s Workplace Parking Levy comments at the Net Zero, Energy and Transport Committee in the Scottish Parliament earlier today, Dr Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of the Scottish Chambers of Commerce said: “Scotland’s businesses have consistently opposed the introduction of the Workplace Parking Levy (WPL) in Scotland due to the additional financial […]

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Stagecoach marks National Apprentice Week with highest ever number of apprentices

4th February 2022

Stagecoach, the UK’s largest bus and coach operator, is marking National Apprentice Week 2022 which runs next week (7 to 11 February) by reaching the milestone of having its highest ever number of apprentices currently employed. The company currently has over 1000 apprentices being trained on a variety of roles, from driving and engineering to […]

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UK cutting-edge space defence backed by £1.4 billion

2nd February 2022

The UK will invest £1.4 billion to bolster our national interests in space, as part of the first Defence Space Strategy published today. UK’s first Defence Space Strategy published today to address growing threats £1.4 billion invested in cutting-edge technology to protect UK interests in space UK will strengthen partnerships with key allies and NATO […]

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Thurso Youth Club Kitchen Refurbishment

2nd February 2022

The Management Team of Thurso Youth Club were delighted to thank the various funders and tradespeople who all contributed to the project at an event in Thurso Youth Club on Sunday 30th January. In partnership with the Rotary Club of Thurso the Youth Club took on the £60k refurbishment which included replacing the roof and […]

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Dunnet Bay Distillers wins DigitalBoost Grant to improve carbon footprint

28th January 2022

Dunnet Bay Distillers has won a DigitalBoost Grant, funded with the support of the Scottish Government, to contribute to the launch of a new, low carbon website which will halve the environmental impact of the site. Martin Murray is co-founder and co-owner of Dunnet Bay Distillers, a company he set up with his wife Claire […]

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Scottish Chambers of Commerce respond to the Scottish Government’s COVID-19 Update – 25th January 2022

26th January 2022

Commenting on the First Minister’s Covid-19 update, Dr Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of the Scottish Chambers of Commerce said: “The First Minister has made the right decision today which will finally enable the reopening of offices and provide the freedom of choice for employees and employers to decide how and where they work. “With the […]

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We’re Hiring!

25th January 2022

We’re looking for an Office Administrator to join our team on a Part Time, permanent basis. The key aim of the post is to assist the Chief Executive and Chamber team and provide an efficient administration service. If you’re enthusiastic with at least two years experience in a similar role, we want to hear from […]

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New DASA Themed Competition – Telexistence Phase 2 – closes 06 April

19th January 2022

DASA Scotland is delighted to announce a new DASA Themed Competition – Telexistence Phase 2 which closes on 06 April. We are looking for innovators to develop a complete telexistence system. This will involve the integration of telepresence, robotic and haptic technologies onto a single platform. Solutions must enable the user to experience and interact with […]

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Scottish Chambers of Commerce respond to the Scottish Government’s COVID-19 Update – 18th January 2022

18th January 2022

Commenting on the First Minister’s Covid-19 update, Dr Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of the Scottish Chambers of Commerce said: “The removal of the operating limits placed upon the hospitality, retail and evening economy is good news and will be welcomed by many businesses. With these restrictions lifting from 24th January, these sectors will finally be […]

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Scottish Chambers of Commerce comment on awarding of the latest ScotWind leasing round

17th January 2022

Commenting on the awarding of the latest ScotWind leasing round, Dr Liz Cameron CBE, Chief Executive of the Scottish Chambers of Commerce said:  “The ScotWind leasing programme is set to be a game changer for Scotland’s businesses and today marks an important step in supporting Scotland’s renewable energy and net-zero ambitions. “ScotWind has the potential […]

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