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Re-Advertisement: Job Opportunity: Executive Assistant, Inverclyde Chamber

An opportunity has arisen for a talented individual to drive and support the future growth of Inverclyde Chamber of Commerce as it appoints a new Executive Assistant.

SCC Responds To Publication Of Scotland’s Strategic Framework For Covid-19

On the publication of the strategic framework for Scotland on Covid-19 from the Scottish Government, Dr Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of the Scottish Chambers of Commerce […]

Ready, Steady, File: 100 Days Left To Self Assess

HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) is reminding Self Assessment customers that there are just 100 days left to complete their tax return ahead of the deadline […]

ICC Responds To The Expansion Of UK Government Coronavirus Business Support

On the announcement by the UK Chancellor Rishi Sunak of changes to the UK Government’s business support package to support businesses affected by health restrictions, Gavin […]

Additional Funding For Businesses Affected By Temporary Restrictions

More funding will be made available for businesses affected by the extension of temporary restrictions to slow the spread of COVID-19. The First Minister announced that […]

Hospitality Restrictions Extended For Another Week

The First Minister said that the rationale for this decision was due to the Scottish Government’s plans to publish a new strategic framework for handling the […]

ICC Comment On Extension Of Restrictions For The Hospitality Sector

On the announcement by the Scottish Government that current restrictions on the hospitality sector will be extended for at least another week, Gavin McDonagh, President of Inverclyde Chamber of Commerce, said:

Business Round-Up – 19 October 2020

Inverclyde Chamber of Commerce's weekly newsletter, with all of the latest Inverclyde business news for the week ending 18 October 2020.

New Scottish Coronavirus Grant Scheme Opens

Businesses in Inverclyde impacted by the current block of coronavirus restrictions can apply for grants of between £1,000 and £3,000 from today.

New Grant For Local Projects

A new £1 million ‘Scotland Loves Local’ fund will provide grants of between £500 and £5,000 to hundreds of projects to promote town centre and online businesses.

Dr. Liz Cameron Re-appointed To UK Gov Strategic Advisory Group

Dr Liz Cameron OBE, Director & Chief Executive of the Scottish Chambers of Commerce has been re-appointed as the ‘Scottish Business’ representative to advise the UK Government on strategic trade policy issues, including future trade agreements.

Virtual Trade Missions To Shandong, China and Inner Mongolia

Inverclyde Chamber of Commerce working in partnership with Scottish Chambers is pleased to invite applications from local businesses for two virtual outward trade missions to Shandong and Inner Mongolia.

New COVID-19 Business Support

Outlined by the Scottish Government earlier today, these new and temporary business support funds will be administered by Local Authorities, providing one-off grants to businesses directly impacted by the restrictions implemented on 9 October 2020. 

Business Round-Up – 12 October 2020

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

Scottish Government Announces Fund To Provide Grants And Employment Support

Economy Secretary Fiona Hyslop has outlined details of a £40 million fund to help businesses affected by temporary restrictions to slow the spread of COVID-19. The […]

Job Support Scheme Expanded To Firms Required To Close Due To Covid Restrictions

Under the expansion, firms whose premises are legally required to shut for some period over winter as part of local or national restrictions will receive grants […]

SCC Responds To Further Business Support Outlined By Scottish Government

Responding to further details of the £40 million business support funding outlined today by the Scottish Government, Dr Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of the Scottish Chambers […]

Faltering Business Recovery Faces Winter Of Risk

The Scottish economy showed only weak signs of recovery where a return to trading was allowed as COVID-19 restrictions eased over the summer, according to the […]

SCC Response To New Restrictions

Following the announcement by the First Minister of new measures restricting hospitality sector businesses to prevent the spread of Covid-19 in Scotland, Dr Liz Cameron, Chief […]

New Lockdown Measures Announced

The First Minister, Nicola Sturgeon, has announced today a series of new lockdown restrictions – mainly aimed at the hospitality sector and the central belt of […]

Scottish Chambers of Commerce: Business Says No To National Lockdown

Following a meeting of Scottish Chambers of Commerce’s Business Advisory Group, where business experts reviewed the State of the Scottish Economy, Tim Allan, President of SCC, […]