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The Chamber Blog

25/09/2017 - 14:40


Sibbald Training have been selected as finalists in two business categories for the VIBES Scottish Environmental Business Awards 2017.

The VIBES – Scottish Environmental Business Awards encourages businesses across Scotland to increase their sustainability and reduce...

13/09/2017 - 09:48


A direct route between the capital of Scotland and the capital of the United States of America will operate from next summer.

It’s the first time there has been a direct route between Scotland and Washington DC.

United Airlines will operate the service from 23rd of May 2018, offering daily flights from capital to capital, opening Scotland to a brand-new market.

United will continue to operate their year-round flights to New York Newark as well as extending...

28/08/2017 - 15:29

The Chamber has been involved in the creation of a new youth project funded by ERASMUS+ with partners from around Europe. The EYP programme has been designed  to provide a new way to deliver youth work and to support the personal and professional development of NEETs aged 16-24. ...

23/08/2017 - 11:40

Last Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday we welcomed over 50 new learners who will be beginning their Foundation Apprenticeship with us next week. These learners will begin their two-year courses in a range of subjects: Civil Engineering, Engineering, ICT Software Development, Social Services (Children & Young People), Social Services & Healthcare.


The new learners had an exciting start to their apprenticeship with variety of activities. To give a quick summary of the...

05/07/2017 - 10:37


- Growth and entrepreneurship veteran John Anderson becomes Chair as part of 3-year growth plan

- New financial director Mark Probert to help execute strategy across the Central Belt


iMultiply has appointed growth and entrepreneurship expert John Anderson as Chairman as the company enters a new phase of expansion.

The company, which last month acquired the public practice accounting recruiter Allen Accountancy Recruitment Ltd, also...

14/06/2017 - 09:41


  • 1600 pupils across Eleven West Lothian senior schools compete to create the most inventive use for an energy efficient heat pump.
  • The ultimate ‘Green Energy’ competition places design innovation, teamwork and strategy at its core


Livingston, West Lothian – Monday 12th June 2017:  A team of three third year pupils from Bathgate High School in West Lothian honed their design,...

07/06/2017 - 12:31

- Acquisition expands iMultiply’s public practice accountancy division
- Growth of interim division with launch of Agile FD
-Partnership with ICAS
iMultiply has acquired Allen Accountancy Recruitment Ltd, a specialist public practice accounting recruitment company, for an undisclosed sum. Managing Director Alex Allen will now lead iMultiply's expanded public practice division, placing accounting and...

16/05/2017 - 15:36

Event Collection will deliver team building and event management solutions across the U.K. and Europe. New clients already include Dundee Heritage Trust, Newcastle Racecourse and Scottish Gas with more to be announced over the coming months.


12/05/2017 - 15:32

Students from all over Europe are gathering in Scotland to share their ideas for new cross-border businesses. Young Scots have been part of the two-year EU-Preneurs initiative along with their counterparts from Spain, Sweden, Romania and Turkey.

The scheme is aimed towards fostering the entrepreneurial spirit in European Youth and at transforming the way entrepreneurs are helped and supported through education.

Although the gathering brings the current EU-...

27/04/2017 - 12:24

Livingston ‘Lions’ established in 1995 are now celebrating being the winners of the Scottish League 1 after an impressive seven-win run. After being relegated to back to Third Division a few years ago, Livingston FC have proved to be a determined and skilled team which has saw them back in to the League One obtaining the number 1 title in 2017.

To celebrate this achievement, the club are hosting a ‘Player of the Year Dance’ which will include the full award...