Commenting on the news that Scotland’s unemployment levels have fallen by 15,000 in the three months to February 2017, Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said:
Commenting on the news that inflation has remained level at 2.3%, Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said:
“Inflation now looks set to remain above the 2% target for some time to come as higher fuel costs and rising import costs feed through into the economy. As a result, the Bank of England will come under renewed pressure from some quarters to raise interest rates but we believe that, given current economic conditions, this would be premature.
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Digital skills are increasingly important to the operation of businesses in Scotland but companies are facing a shortage of skills in their workforce which is hampering productivity, according to a new survey conducted across the UK by the British Chambers of Commerce.
The findings, released today (Friday), found that 83% of firms say digital and IT skills are more important to their business than two years ago, with nearly half (44%) saying these skills are significantly more important.
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Scottish Chambers of Commerce have called for urgent government action to restore confidence in the Scottish economy, as GDP figures show that Scotland’s economy is contracting – in stark contrast to the overall UK position.
Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said:
Top Scottish entrepreneur, Tim Allan, appointed as President of SCC
Scottish Chambers of Commerce announces the appointment of Tim Allan as its new President, taking on the role from Nora Senior who stands down after four years in office. Tim Allan will serve in the non-exec post from April 2017 to March 2019.
SCC RESPONSE TO THE TRIGGERING OF ARTICLE 50
On the release of data which shows that UK inflation rose to 2.3% in February 2017, Scottish Chambers of Commerce warned that our Governments need to focus on mitigating business costs and boosting consumer confidence over the next two years. Liz Cameron, Chief Executive of Scottish Chambers of Commerce, said: