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JOIN US FOR THE 2017 CARLOWRIE CASTLE GARDEN PARTY

We are very excited to invite you to the first Carlowrie Castle Summer Garden Party.   

It will be the perfect way to spend a summer Friday afternoon and experience our unique castle, gardens and 32 acre estate.

We wil be hosting a grand barbecue fit for a King with a menu created by our Executive Chef Jonathan Greer, live music by some of Scotland’s most talented musicians, a decadent Afternoon Tea, delicious cocktails, multi-sensory whisky tasting by specialist Blair Bowman, giant garden installations, games and so much more...

FALL IN INFLATION WILL EASE PRESSURE ON INTEREST RATES

Wed, 2017-07-19 06:55

Scottish Chambers of Commerce believe that June’s fall in CPI inflation from 2.9% to 2.6% will ease pressure for an early increase in interest rates.  Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said:

“June’s fall in inflation is significant, although much of the downward pressure came from a fall in fuel prices this year compared to an increase at the same time last year.  Staples such as food and household goods continue to increase and expectation remain that inflation will continue to rise above the target rate of 2% for some time to come.

LOW UNEMPLOYMENT RATE MASKS TREND OF RISING INACTIVITY

Wed, 2017-07-12 12:28

Scottish Chambers of Commerce have welcomed the news that Scotland’s unemployment level has fallen by 19,000 in the three months to May 2017, resulting in an unemployment rate of just 3.8%.  However, there are fewer people in employment and more people economically inactive in Scotland than there were a year ago, highlighting the continuing challenges facing the Scottish economy.  Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said:

West Lothian Women's Aid- Benefit

West Lothian Women’s Aid are the sole charity in the area providing support, advice and accommodation to women and children experiencing domestic abuse.

Our services include telephone support, housing support, out-of-hours service for those staying in our accommodation, resettlement support and specialist financial advice through a partnership with CAB.

iMultiply names senior industry executives as Chair and Financial Director

Wed, 2017-07-05 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.

TURTLE PACK makes a £110k winning splash

Tue, 2017-07-04 10:10

Michael Harkins’ company TURTLE PACK, based at the University of Stirling Innovation Park has won £110,000 in prizes from the Scottish Edge Fund to develop his business.   

Michael received the 2nd highest cash prize at the Scottish Edge awards ceremony as he won £100,000 in the Scottish Edge and £10,000 in the Wildcard Edge. Turtle Pack will be using the funding to build the team, manufacture the product, expand the IP and grow the brand.

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