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National Lottery Heritage Fund Event In Greenock

Community groups, charities and organizations based in Inverclyde are invited to join the NLHF Team in this interactive opportunity aimed at discussing potential heritage projects that could be supported by the Fund.

SCC QEI Q2 2022 Opens

The Q2 2022 Scottish Chambers of Commerce Quarterly Economic Indicator survey fieldwork begins today providing an opportunity for chamber members to share their perspective on trading conditions as Scottish businesses facing a growing cost of business crisis, accompanied by a cost of living crisis, rising interest rates, inflation and taxation impacting upon growth and prospects for the rest of 2022.

Support For Fishing And Coastal Communities

A new round of funding to support fishing businesses and wider marine organisations in coastal communities is open for applications.

Global Business Dinner To Showcase The Best of Scotland

The Scottish Chambers of Commerce (SCC) are set to host an inaugural Global Business Dinner on the 22nd of June at the Glasgow Science Centre with keynote speeches from Scottish Nobel Prize-winning chemist, Professor David MacMillan and Scotland’s Deputy First Minister, John Swinney MSP. 

Free Climate Emergency Training for people across Scotland

Free online Climate Emergency Training is being offered by the environmental charity Keep Scotland Beautiful in May and June 2022.

Tourism Recovery Fund For EV Charge Points

The Destination Net Zero programme is one of the Scottish Government’s funded Covid-19 tourism recovery projects.

McCabe To Lead Inverclyde Council’s Labour Group Again

Councillor Stephen McCabe has been reappointed Inverclyde Council Labour group leader following the party’s success in last week’s elections.

Latest FPMC Funding Round Announced

Applications are now invited for a fund to support Scottish food and drink suppliers and producers to invest in future growth.

Thousands Attend Gourock Highland Games Return

Gourock Highland Games were back with a bang at the weekend with thousands of visitors basking in glorious sunshine for the start of the Scottish season.

Good Causes Benefit From Home Fix Scotland Donation

A large amount of office furniture has been donated to local organisations by Inverclyde repairs and maintenance contractor, Home Fix Scotland. Items including desks, chairs, filing […]

Inverclyde Council Election Results

Labour and the SNP have emerged as the big winners in the Inverclyde Council election.

TalentScotland Immigration Update

The UK Government has recently announced further details of 3 new visa routes which will come into effect in the coming months.

Relaunch For Inverclyde Chamber Of Commerce Business Awards

Inverclyde Chamber of Commerce's annual awards ceremony has been relaunched with a brand new name.

Bowman Rebecchi Launches Estate Agency With New Director And Gourock Homes Contract Win

Inverclyde’s largest independently owned property firm has added a new arm to its business operations with both the launch of Bowman Rebecchi Estate Agents and a new contract to oversee the sale of 22 new homes in Gourock.

Scottish Census Deadline Extended After Poor Response

The deadline for completing Scotland's census has been extended until the end of May because of low completion rates.

Number Of Firms In Critical Financial Distress Rises Sharply

A growing number of UK businesses are at risk of going under, as costs spiral and Covid loan repayments come due, a report has found.

Covid Self-isolation Guidance To End In Scotland

Self-isolation guidance is to end this weekend for people in Scotland who have Covid-19 or symptoms of the virus.

Brexit Import Checks Delayed For Fourth Time

The UK government has delayed introducing more checks on EU goods entering the UK over fears it will disrupt supply chains and add to rising inflation.

Government Borrowing Halves As Covid Costs Fall

Government borrowing in the last financial year more than halved from the amount borrowed a year earlier when the UK saw major Covid restrictions.

International Workers’ Memorial Day 2022

A service will take place this week to mark International Workers’ Memorial Day.

Digital Apprenticeship Development

Employers across Scotland have been invited to get involved in redeveloping Scottish Apprenticeships that provide the digital skills needed to support their businesses.