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Inverclyde Chamber of Commerce News

News and press releases from Inverclyde Chamber, our members and our partner organisations at Scottish and British Chambers of Commerce.

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03/08/2020

Business Round-Up – 3 August 2020

Inverclyde Chamber of Commerce's weekly newsletter, with all of the latest Inverclyde business news for the week ending 2 August 2020.
03/08/2020

#CallTimeOnTariffs

Inverclyde Chamber of Commerce and wider Chamber network campaign to end unfair tariffs on Scottish exports to the USA.
01/08/2020

ICC Hosts Business and Skills Minister for Virtual Roundtable

Jamie Hepburn MSP, Minister for Business, Fair Work and Skills, was Inverclyde Chamber of Commerce’s guest speaker at its recent virtual roundtable event on Wednesday 29th July.
30/07/2020

Further Changes to Phase 3 Route Map Announced

Further changes to phase 3 of Scotland’s Route Map have been announced by the First Minister in her daily briefing today (30th July). The updates include […]
30/07/2020

Lifeline Support For Tourism And Hospitality Sectors

Two new funding packages worth £15 million will support the tourism sector as it continues to feel the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic.
29/07/2020

Dr Liz Cameron OBE Appointed To The Board Of Inverclyde Leisure

Inverclyde Leisure has announced the appointment of Dr Liz Cameron OBE as Board Director and Trustee.
29/07/2020

Possible Covid-19 ‘Cluster’ In Glasgow Area Under Investigation

A possible coronavirus "cluster" is being investigated in the Glasgow area after 14 new cases were reported there, Nicola Sturgeon has said.
27/07/2020

Business Round-Up – 27 July 2020

Inverclyde Chamber of Commerce's weekly newsletter, with all of the latest Inverclyde business news for the week ending 26 July 2020.
23/07/2020

ICC Virtual Roundtable with Jamie Hepburn MSP – 29th July at 1pm

Members are invited to join Inverclyde Chamber of Commerce at a Virtual Roundtable with Jamie Hepburn MSP, Minister for Business, Fair Work and Skills, online via ZOOM on Wednesday 29th July at 1pm.
20/07/2020

Business Round-Up – 20 July 2020

Inverclyde Chamber of Commerce's weekly newsletter, with all of the latest Inverclyde business news for the week ending 19 July 2020.
17/07/2020

Join DYW’s #NoWrongPath Campaign To Help Inspire And Reassure This Year’s School Leavers!

#NoWrongPath is DYW’s award-winning social media campaign which seeks to inspire and reassure young people by using stories from individuals in the world of work along with well-known faces that demonstrate that there is no wrong path to success.
16/07/2020

£100 Million For Employment Support And Training

People in Inverclyde looking for work or those at risk of redundancy will benefit from additional assistance to move into work or retrain.
16/07/2020

Phase 5 – Covid-19 Survey

The Phase 5 Coronavirus Survey Tracker focuses on the changes to business operations, obstacles to restarting, the situation with regards furlough and redundancies, as well as ascertaining what’s needed next for businesses and what role they see the Chamber network playing in the economic recovery period.
15/07/2020

£11bn Boost For Taxpayers Facing Difficulty Due To COVID-19

Anyone who has difficulty paying their second 2019 to 2020 Self Assessment payment on account can take advantage of automatically deferring the payment until 31 January 2021, HMRC is reminding taxpayers.
14/07/2020

MCT Enjoys Huge Increase In Membership In One Week

Morton Club Together (MCT) has welcomed a 132 new members following the agreement in principle to take over Greenock Morton Football Club from Golden Casket in time for the beginning of the 2021/22 season.
14/07/2020

Hospitality Industry Invited To Register For Eat Out To Help Out

Inverclyde's restaurants and other establishments serving food for on-premises consumption can now sign up to a new government initiative aimed at protecting jobs in the hospitality industry and encouraging people to safely return to dining out.
13/07/2020

Support For Scottish Coastal Communities

Coastal communities across Scotland will receive £9.7 million of revenue generated by the Scottish Crown Estate’s marine assets, providing vital support for responding to the impact of coronavirus (COVID-19).
13/07/2020

UK Government ‘Brexit Ready’ Campaign Launches

The UK Government campaign, under the slogan ‘The UK’s new start: let’s get going’ is intended to set out the actions businesses and individuals need to take to prepare for the end of the Brexit transition period on 31 December.
13/07/2020

Business Round-Up – 13 July 2020

Inverclyde Chamber of Commerce's weekly newsletter, with all of the latest Inverclyde business news for the week ending 12 July 2020.
11/07/2020

Workplace Guidance For Micro And Small Businesses

In response to a large number of requests, Inverclyde Chamber of Commerce has created some guidance which provides practical advice for micro (less than 10 employees) and small (less than 50 employees) companies as they plan to re-open their businesses.
10/07/2020

£38 Million Support Package For High Growth Companies

A comprehensive package of support for innovative early-stage businesses whose routes to investment and growth have been impacted by COVID-19 has been announced by Economy Secretary Fiona Hyslop.