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ICC Response To Latest Extension Of Lockdown Restrictions In Scotland

George McKay, Chief Executive of ICC responds to the announcement by the First Minister that the current lockdown restrictions will be extended to at least mid-February.

Business Round-Up – 18 January 2021

Inverclyde Chamber of Commerce's weekly newsletter, with all of the latest Inverclyde business news for the week ending 17 January 2021.

ICC Director Steps Down From Board

Inverclyde Chamber of Commerce has announced that Junior Vice-President, Andrew Bowman is stepping down from his role as a director of ICC to concentrate on his own business interests.

ICC Hosts Business and Skills Minister for Virtual Roundtable Event

Jamie Hepburn MSP, Minister for Business, Fair Work and Skills, was Inverclyde Chamber of Commerce’s (ICC) guest speaker at its recent virtual roundtable event on Tuesday 12th January 2021.

Scottish Economy Faces Darkest Stage Before Dawn Of Vaccination

Significant parts of the Scottish economy face worsening conditions due to the pandemic before restrictions are set to ease this year, according to the Scottish Chambers of Commerce (SCC) Quarterly Economic Indicator (QEI).

ICC Responds To Latest Changes To Lockdown Restrictions In Scotland

George McKay, Chief Executive of Inverclyde Chamber of Commerce responds to the latest changes to lockdown restrictions on Inverclyde and Scottish businesses.

Online Tax Payment Plans For Self Assessment Customers

Almost 25,000 Self Assessment customers have set up an online payment plan to manage their tax liabilities in up to 12 monthly instalments, totalling £69.1 million, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) has revealed today.

DigitalBoost Development Grant – Now Open For Applications

The DigitalBoost Development Grant Fund is now open (as of Tuesday 12th January 2021) to Scottish businesses from The Scottish Government and Business Gateway. The £10m […]

President Vacancy – Inverclyde Chamber of Commerce

An opportunity has arisen for a talented individual to drive and support the future growth of Inverclyde Chamber of Commerce, as it looks to appoint its next President following the end of current President Gavin McDonagh's two-year presidency.

Business Round-Up – 11 January 2021

Inverclyde Chamber of Commerce's weekly newsletter, with all of the latest Inverclyde business news for the week ending 10 January 2021.

Dales Marine Services To Expand Workforce To Support Major New Contract With Caledonian MacBrayne

Dales Marine Services Ltd, a leading ship repair and maintenance company based in Scotland, announces a new 4-year contract with Caledonian MacBrayne (CalMac) for 19 vessels.

Self Assessment Deadline – Less Than One Month To Go

Around 5.4 million Self Assessment customers have less than a month to complete their tax return, HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) announced today, ahead of the deadline on 31 January.

ICC Comment On Additional Business Support From HM Treasury

George McKay, CEO of ICC has commented on the additional business support announced by the Chancellor.

Coronavirus (COVID-19): Stay At Home Guidance

To minimise the risk of spreading the virus, you must stay at home as much as possible.  By law, in a level 4 area, you can […]

ICC Response To Latest Scottish COVID-19 Measures

Inverclyde Chamber CEO George McKay responds to the latest measures to tackle Coronavirus in Scotland, outlined by the First Minister today.

Funding Announcement

The Cabinet Secretary for Rural Economy, Fergus Ewing MSP, has outlined further details on the specific sectoral business support packages that will be available in January 2021.

Merry Christmas From Inverclyde Chamber

A very Merry Christmas and Happy New Year to all of our members here at the Inverclyde Chamber of Commerce and the wider business community.

Business Round-Up – 21 December 2020

Inverclyde Chamber of Commerce's weekly newsletter, with all of the latest Inverclyde business news for the week ending 20 December 2020.

Labour Market Insights And Skills Support Session With SDS

A Webinar developed by Skills Development Scotland (SDS) in partnership with Inverclyde and Scottish Chamber Commerces (SCC), Scottish Chamber Network (SCN), Businesses Event Series is taking place on 19th January 2021 from 10:00-11:00.

New ICC CEO Visits Dales Marine Services

Inverclyde Chamber of Commerce (ICC) met with Dales Marine Services at its Greenock branch to review its ongoing local investment programme and future local opportunities.   

Ardgowan Distillery Discovery 1 Sells Out In Less Than One Week

A limited-edition lowland single malt released on December 1 and bottled by the Ardgowan Distillery Company Limited has been snapped up by the nascent distiller’s growing […]