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Obesity ruling could classify many Scottish workers 'disabled'

The European Court of Justice (ECJ) has upheld an argument that obesity may amount to a disability on the basis of its impact on the everyday lives of workers. 

Arts & Business Scotland (A&BS) - Board Matters Update

Arts & Business Scotland (A&BS) offers a range of training and development for trustees and boards as well as supporting board recruitment as part of our portfolio of board development activities. 

Codify managing director joins national body

The managing director of Aberdeen business software specialist Codify has been appointed to the board of a prestigious national body.

‘A Business Plan for Britain’ 

The BCC’s Annual Conference is Britain’s foremost business conference. Billed as Britain’s leading ‘B2P’ – business to politicians – summit, the conference links the ‘real economy’ to Westminster and Whitehall.

Comment on Treasury oil and gas support

Commenting on Danny Alexander’s announcement of government support for the oil and gas industry today as part of the Autumn Statement, research & policy director at Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce (AGCC) James Bream said:

“Oil and gas operators have told us that the current fiscal regime is unpredictable, unnecessarily complex and simply too burdensome. 

Comment on Chancellor’s Autumn Statement

Commenting on the Chancellor’s Autumn Statement, membership director at Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce (AGCC) Liam Smyth said:

“The Chancellor’s announcement of a reduction of 2% in the North Sea Supplementary Charge shows the industry has his attention, so we welcome his announcement that Danny Alexander will be in Aberdeen tomorrow to set out the UK Government’s full proposals to assist the oil and gas industry in the face of the falling oil price.