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Queen’s Awards For Enterprise (QAE) 2022

The Queen’s Awards for Enterprise are the most prestigious awards for businesses, recognising and celebrating business excellence across the UK.

SCC Annual Business Address – 15th September 2022

Scottish Chambers of Commerce’s Annual Business Address is the flagship networking event and one of the highlights of the Scottish business calendar.

Bin Workers At 15 Scottish Councils To Strike In Pay Dispute

Bin workers at 15 Scottish councils including Inverclyde will go on strike in a new wave of industrial action later this month.

Scottish Ship Repair Specialist Grows Workforce As It Expands Business

Dales Marine Services Ltd (Dales Marine), a well-established and successful ship repair, fabrication and engineering service provider, announces plans to grow its workforce to support its […]

Inverclyde Pupils Make The Grade

The results are in for young people across Inverclyde after receiving their exam results this morning.

An open letter to Scotland’s Young People

We wanted to write to you in our role as Scotland’s business leaders and on behalf of our networks of thousands of Scottish employers to reassure you of our commitment and support no matter what path you follow.

Council Commits To Workplace Equality Pledge

Inverclyde Council has signed up for a national initiative aimed at promoting greater diversity within the workforce and tackling violence against women.

Training To Help Safeguard Organisations From Cyber Attacks

A £500,000 contract to extend cyber resilience training to more than 250 organisations across the country has been awarded by the Scottish Government.

UK Interest Rates See Biggest Rise In 27 Years

The Bank of England has hiked interest rates by the most in 27 years and warned the UK will fall into recession.

Liz Cameron: Next Prime Minister Must Put UK Economic Growth At Heart Of Agenda

An excerpt of a piece printed by Dr Liz Cameron, CEO of Scottish Chambers of Commerce, in The Herald.

West Blackhall Street Revamp Roads Consultation

The next phase of the ambitious regeneration of Greenock’s traditional high street has taken another major step forward with views being sought on changes to the road layout.

Fuel Prices In Inverclyde Highlighted With Regulator

A Government regulator could be set to step in over the unfair vehicle fuel prices which have sparked fury on the forecourts in Inverclyde.

Work Starting On £200k Playpark

Work on a new £200,000 playpark at an Inverclyde beauty spot is set to swing into action this week.

New £15m Greenock Housing Development Proposed By Easdale Investment Group

A plot of land which once formed part of the former Tate & Lyle sugar refinery in Greenock is being proposed as a new private housing […]

Business Boost £25k Competition

The Business Boost competition is back! Small businesses can win £25,000 to start or grow their businesses.

Scottish EDGE Round 20 Applications Now Open

Scottish EDGE is a funding competition aimed at identifying and supporting Scotland’s innovative, high-growth potential entrepreneurial talent.

UK Government Pays UK Banks £352m To Cover Covid Loan Defaults

UK banks have made initial claims worth £352mn from the government to cover losses on one of its flagship state-backed Covid-19 loan schemes, after recording default rates as high as 25%.

The Scotsman Green Skills Conference

The  Scotsman Green Skills Conference is taking place on Tuesday 4 October in Edinburgh.

Plea Over £20m Council Funding Crisis

Council leader, Stephen McCabe has delivered a stark warning to the Scottish Government about the funding crisis facing local authorities with an estimated £20 million budget gap looming in Inverclyde alone.

New Leadership Appointments At RCH Group

River Clyde Homes has announced changes to its Executive Leadership Team, with two new Director appointments.

Virgin Money Launches New Online Service For Small Businesses

Virgin Money has launched a new online service to help with running and management of small businesses.