Scottish Chambers of Commerce



Scottish Parliament rejects business rate changes

MSPs have rejected the proposed changes to the Non-Domestic Rates (Scotland) Bill which suggested giving local authorities the power to set business rates.

Published 5 February 2020

Scottish business calls on government to boost market confidence

Businesses are in a period of stasis with global and domestic factors all contributing to subdued levels of confidence and investment, according to the latest Scottish Chambers of Commerce (SCC) Quarterly Economic Indicator (QEI) survey for Q4 of 2019.

Published 23 January 2020

SRC & SCC write to Scottish Parliament concerning the Non-Domestic Rates (Scotland) Bill

The Scottish Retail Consortium (SRC) and the Scottish Chambers of Commerce (SCC) have both written to MSPs expressing their views on the Non-Domestic Rates (Scotland) Bill.

Published 15 January 2020

Financial and business services respond to election results

Following the announcement of a majority Conservative government, various financial and business services in the UK have given their response. 

Published 13 December 2019

Scottish businesses issue wish list to UK Parliament for first 12 days of Christmas

The Scottish Chambers of Commerce has set out a list of actions the newly elected government must take in the days following the opening of parliament to ensure that Scottish businesses regain confidence to hire, plan and invest.

Published 12 December 2019

Scottish Chambers of Commerce supports £3m deal to make whisky in China

The Scottish Chambers of Commerce (SCC) has hailed a plan to build a whisky distillery in Inner Mongolia worth more than £3 million to suppliers in Scotland.

Published 22 November 2019

Scottish Chambers: Brexit uncertainty causing businesses to struggle

The latest Scottish Chambers of Commerce (SCC) Quarterly Economic Indicator survey for Q3 of 2019 shows that businesses continue to struggle due to factors caused by Brexit uncertainty in the most recent quarter.

Published 11 October 2019