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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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11/11/2019

Business Round-Up – 11 November 2019

A round-up of all of the latest Inverclyde business news for the week commencing 4 November 2019.
05/11/2019

Amazon Agree A New Deal

Global internet giant Amazon has secured a deal to stay at the huge premises it operates from in Gourock.
04/11/2019
Visit Scotland CEO Malcolm Roughead with ICC Directors

Business Round-Up – 4 November 2019

A round-up of all of the latest Inverclyde business news for the week commencing 4 November 2019.
01/11/2019

Dedicated Council Worker Nominated For Top Education Award

Thanks to Alan Dean’s work at Inverclyde’s SQA Centre, people with barriers to learning now have access to SQA qualifications in a range of subjects and levels. Alan has achieved this by working in partnership with local organisations, and his success has seen him shortlisted in the SQA Champion category at the SQA Star Awards.
31/10/2019
Visit Scotland CEO Malcolm Roughead with ICC Directors

ICC Share Tourism Goals with Visit Scotland Chief

Visit Scotland Chief Executive Malcolm Roughead visited Inverclyde as part of his 2019 Listening Tour. Malcolm met CalMac’s managing director Robbie Drummond before travelling to Kip […]
28/10/2019

SCC launch online hub to help businesses navigate Brexit

The ReadyForBrexit.Scot hub brings together all that the Scottish Chamber network has to offer to prepare for Brexit.
28/10/2019
Diodes-Plant-Greenock

Business Round-Up – 28 October 2019

A round-up of all of the latest Inverclyde business news for the week commencing 28 October 2019.
25/10/2019
Diodes - Dr Gerry McCarthy

Fresh £30m Investment Into Diodes

A Greenock semiconductor factory that was on the brink of closure just six months ago is enjoying a new lease of life with £30m being invested into the site and employing over 300 staff.
21/10/2019
Orkney Ferries

Business Round-Up – 21 October 2019

A round-up of all of the latest Inverclyde business news for the week commencing 21 October 2019.
21/10/2019
Scottish Superfast Broadband

Is Your Business Going Superfast?

Whether you work from home or use premises having reliable fast broadband is now a fundamental part of your business - big or small. Did you know, that thanks to the £460 million Digital Scotland Superfast Broadband (DSSB) programme over 9,000 homes and businesses across Inverclyde can now access fibre broadband?
20/10/2019
Inverclyde Development

Inverclyde – Q3 Economic Indicator Results

The latest Scottish Chambers of Commerce (SCC) Quarterly Economic Indicator survey for Q3 of 2019 shows that Inverclyde businesses continue to struggle due to factors caused by Brexit uncertainty in the most recent quarter.
19/10/2019
Super Saturday - House of Commons

SCC Response To Super Saturday

Dr Liz Cameron OBE, Chief Executive of the Scottish Chambers of Commerce comments on Saturday’s Parliamentary debate.
17/10/2019

SCC Response To Brexit Negotiations

SCC has responded to the latest news regarding the ongoing negoatiations over the UK leaving the European Union.
15/10/2019

SCC Response to HMRC

The Scottish Chambers of Commerce has welcomed moves by HM Revenue and Customs (HMRC) to make importing simpler and easier for companies in Scotland.
15/10/2019

Awards Success For Golden Casket

Greenock-based confectionary firm Golden Casket is celebrating after its partnership with Vimto to create a new Jelly Babies product picked up a national award.
14/10/2019

Inverclyde Business News Round-Up – 14 October 2019

A round-up of all of the latest Inverclyde business news for the week commencing 14 October 2019.
12/10/2019

£1 million Investment To Be Made Into Inverclyde Roads

Businesses have been given a boost after roads chiefs announced a major £1 million investment into Inverclyde's cracked main carriageways.
09/10/2019

Scotland’s Green Investment Portfolio: Call For Projects

The Scottish Government is leading a drive to develop a Green Investment Portfolio to select and promote market-ready, investor-grade green projects that are seeking private capital.
09/10/2019

ICC Welcomes Dales Marine Services As Newest Member

Inverclyde Chamber of Commerce (ICC) has welcomed a new company to its membership to support its continued growth. Dales Marine Services is the latest business to join the Chamber, following its ongoing expansion of its Greenock yard.
08/10/2019

Amazon To Fight To Keep Its Gourock Base

Global internet giant Amazon says it will fight a court order requiring it to vacate the premises it operates from in Gourock.
07/10/2019

Robin Barr To Speak At ICC Event

W Robin G Barr, the former Chair of Irn-Bru parent company A.G. Barr, will share the secrets of his and his family’s success at a special evening to be held in Greenock’s, The Albany in what will see the launch of the new networking format for Inverclyde.