Network Benefits

Policy and Lobbying

Policy and lobbying

The Chamber has run various high profile campaigns in response to concerns from Chamber members on a number of different issues. AGCC has lobbied heavily on the issue of Non-Domestic Rates and its impact on businesses. AGCC has also campaigned to support the development of the AWPR. In bringing vast improvements to the road network the Aberdeen Western Peripheral Route will also have a positive impact on the local economy through better access to the north-east, along with greater opportunities to integrate private and public transport. Please contact Rachel Elliott for more information.

Northern Star Business Awards

Northern Star Business Awards

The Northern Star Business Awards is Aberdeen & Grampian Chamber of Commerce's biggest, brightest and most prestigious business networking event of the year which celebrates talent, achievement and the success of the stars of Scotland's North-east business community. Feedback from previous winners shows that they experienced a growth in sales and revenue which they put down to increased exposure and business opportunities following their success.

Awards include Overall small, medium and global businesses of the year. These awards are presented to companies which are held as an example of excellent practice and an inspiration to all businesses by attaining market prominence. For information on The Northern Star Business Awards click here .

Free Legal Advice Helpline

Free Legal Advice Helpline

All Chamber members have 24-7 access to the free legal advice helpline. The Legal Advice Line provides impartial independent advice when you become aware of a potential dispute within your organisation. For more information click here.

News

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Library of information

Property Survey - NOW LIVE

North-east property businesses expect to increase turnover and profits in the next 12 months.

The financial outlook for the sector is strong with over 60% of firms expecting an increase in turnover in the next year. Half also expect that this will translate into increased profits while 23% expect to increase their market share

The strategic direction for the sector tends towards growth with 45% expecting to expand or consolidate (45%). Only 5% of respondents reported considering downsizing or divesting from the sector.

One quarter of businesses surveyed expect to increase staff numbers over the next year whilst two thirds anticipate maintaining existing employment levels.

To view the full survey, click here.

Get involved

If you would like to be part of the Property Network, please contact Roule Wood, Membership Network Manager, on 01224 343963 or email roule.wood@agcc.co.uk for more information.

As a member of the Chamber, you can also get involved by sending information on Property related news and events to business.bulletin@agcc.co.uk for inclusion on our Property Network page and monthly Property updates.