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Economic Information

 

Scottish Chambers Brexit Survey 

This survey is designed to provide information that will assist the Scottish Chamber network to target the needs of businesses and secure the best deals from the UK and Scottish Governments to help support our economy in the months and years to come. It should take just a few minutes of your time to complete. The results are used to build an excellent evidence base to enable us to faithfully reflect the views of Chamber member businesses. As someone who knows what it’s like to be in business, your opinions and experiences are key to making sure business needs are at the centre of plans for Scotland’s and the UK’s future international relationships.

The results of the survey are now in. To view the report on the findings please click here

 

West Lothian is a distinctive economy, ideally placed between Scotland’s two major cities and with road, rail and air links to all parts of the country.  The county has a cross section of businesses, ranging in size from the small one man operations to the international corporations with global markets.

Scottish Chambers of Commerce Reports

Quarterly Economic Indicator
The Quarterly Economic Indicator formally known as the Quarterly Business Survey is a highly valued economic indicator of the health of the Scottish economy click here

Local Economic Report
West Lothian Local Economic Report, contains economic data. click here

West Lothian Economic Updates provided by West Lothian Council
Regular publication summarising the key trends in the West Lothian economy

Nov/ Dec 2015

Invest in West Lothian

West Lothian Ecomonic Partnership

Working in partnership with our economic partners West Lothian Chamber offers support and guidance for businesses looking to trade in West Lothian.  West Lothian has successfully demonstrated its capacity to respond to challenges and reinvent itself as a business location and the economic strategy for 2010-2020 maps out how the Partnership intends to build on this success over the next ten years. 

West Lothian has a young and fast growing population and a key objective of the Partnership is to Improve core employability skills  … to make West Lothian the best performing area in Scotland in terms of adult core employability skills by 2020. With two colleges locally based and easy access to a further selection of top Scottish universities and colleges there is a wealth of skills available.

 

Scotland in the United Kingdom: An enduring settlement
Draft legislation to deliver more powers to the Scottish Parliament has been published by the UK Government.

•    Overview
•    Tax and revenue 
•    Welfare changes 

For more information click here